Byron, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 36 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.0%
Males: 19  (52.8%)
Females: 17  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 73722

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,073 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Byron:

$60,073
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,442 (it was $44,525 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,566 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Byron:

$73,566
OK:

$132,200
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    • 3291.4%White alone
    • 38.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Byron: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.3%), English (14.3%), European (9.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 148 people per square mile   (very low).

Byron, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byron town:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 87.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Byron town:  0.9% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Byron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (75.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (296.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Amorita, OK (1.2 miles) , North Alfalfa, OK (2.0 miles ), Burlington, OK (2.7 miles) , Waldron, KS (3.1 miles) , Cherokee, OK (3.3 miles ), Nescatunga, OK (3.6 miles) , Kiowa, KS (3.6 miles ), Hazelton, KS (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 36.90 N, Longitude: 98.30 W

Area code: 580

Byron household income distribution Byron home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-21.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Utilities (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (56%)
  • Transportation occupations (44%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (40%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Byron, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Byron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Byron town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/16/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from Byron center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.8 miles away from Byron center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alfalfa County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Byron:

  • THE CARING COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • ALFALFA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • CHEROKEE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF KIOWA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA HOSPITAL DISTRICT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; KIOWA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 58 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 71 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 74 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 75 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita State University (about 79 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 84 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)

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Notable location: Amorita - Byron Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Alfalfa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.6%
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Oklahoma average:

11.1

Byron travel time to work - commute Byron mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byron town (based on Alfalfa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,12811
Evangelical Protestant1,62117
Catholic2722
None1,621-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Alfalfa County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Alfalfa County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alfalfa County:

29.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$89
Totals for Government 0$0 5$89

7.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Garfield County, OK  1.16% ($48,421 average AGI)
from Woods County, OK  1.03% ($36,529)


7.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Garfield County, OK  1.58% ($33,154 average AGI)
to Woods County, OK  0.73% ($18,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byron:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KREJ (101.7 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Byron:

  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K60ER (Channel 60; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K62EH (Channel 62; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K64EA (Channel 64; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $644,000Total costs
  • 900Total average daily traffic
  • 135Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,440Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.6 Km Southwest Of (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN703
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Curtis Branch, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4053754111, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 108 EAST ROBBERTS AVE
  • Neal Brown, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4053754111, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 108 EAST ROBBERTS AVE
  • Neal Brown, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4053754111, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 108 EAST ROBBERTS AVE
  • Neal Brown, Byron, Ok (Lat: 36.892306 Lon: -98.308278), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4053754111, Dnbrown@ptci.Com, 108 EAST ROBBERTS AVE
  • 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139167), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: 4052474296, , 701 NE 7TH ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898917 Lon: -98.139222), Call Sign: WNCH581
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2015, Expiration Date: 05/10/2025Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-3351

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 8.3 Mi E Of (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139222), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEJ719
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.487 MHz, 928.487 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/2010, Expiration Date: 07/05/2020Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73004, Phone: (405) 247-3351, Email:
  • BYRON, 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WNEJ766
    Assigned Frequencies: 6670.00 MHz, 6689.37 MHz, 6681.25 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2010, Expiration Date: 07/05/2020Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-4296, Email:
  • BYRON, 8.25 Mi E (Lat: 36.898889 Lon: -98.139167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WPTG284, Licensee ID: L00002501
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.368 MHz, 941.368 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Hermie MayerRegistrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-4289, Fax: (405) 247-4366, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5KNC, Grant Date: 12/21/1993, Expiration Date: 12/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2005, Registrant: Ila M Strickland, Rt 1 Box 99, Byron, OK 73723

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)

Byron compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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