Capron, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 23. Population change since 2000: -45.2%
Males: 15  (65.2%)
Females: (34.8%)
Median resident age:  60.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 73717

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,984 (it was $24,250 in 2000)
Capron:

$48,984
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,693 (it was $11,156 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $21,134 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Capron:

$21,134
OK:

$132,200
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Capron: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.0%), German (14.3%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1293 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 203 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Capron:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Capron town:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

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

Capron town:  2.0% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Capron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (87.6 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (301.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alva, OK (2.9 miles ), Burlington, OK (2.9 miles) , Hardtner, KS (3.0 miles) , Kiowa, KS (3.1 miles ), North Alfalfa, OK (3.9 miles ), Byron, OK (4.0 miles) , Cherokee, OK (4.0 miles ), Amorita, OK (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 36.90 N, Longitude: 98.58 W

Area code: 580

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

2.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+20.0%).

Average climate in Capron, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Capron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Capron town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Capron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 64% 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 6.4 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 120.4 miles away from Capron 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 294.7 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 195.9 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 146.5 miles away from Capron 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 156.8 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 Woods County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Capron:

  • BEADLES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ALVA, OK)
  • SHARE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ALVA, OK)
  • KIOWA DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • FRIENDSHIP MANOR OF KIOWA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • KIOWA HOSPITAL DISTRICT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KIOWA, KS)
  • THE CARING COMPANY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)
  • ALFALFA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CHEROKEE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Capron:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 73 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 85 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 86 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 86 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Friends University (about 86 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 89 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita State University (about 91 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

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

Woods County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  33.3%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 8.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Oklahoma average:

11.7

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Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Capron town (based on Woods County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,41721
Mainline Protestant2,3689
Catholic1482
Other1302
None2,815-
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: 5
Woods County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Woods County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Woods County:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Woods County:

27.5%
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

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
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  0.49% ($32,429 average AGI)
from Alfalfa County, OK  0.42% ($18,250)


8.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
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  1.23% ($24,611 average AGI)
to Alfalfa County, OK  0.58% ($36,529)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.51% ($24,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Capron:

  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Capron:

  • 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.)
  • KSNS (91.5 FM; MEDICINE LODGE, KS; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Capron:

  • 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.)
  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K30AE (Channel 30; ALVA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $2,404,000Total costs
  • 1,400Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,240Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Near Hwy 64, 6.4 Km Sw Of (Lat: 36.828889 Lon: -98.597778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 106.4 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:

3
  • Jessica Norrid, 169 Yds. N Of Hwy 11, Just E Of County Rd. 510 (Lat: 36.900278 Lon: -98.539722), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40003 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Jessica.Norrid@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Jessica Norrid, 169 Yds. N Of Hwy 11, Just E Of County Rd. 510 (Lat: 36.900278 Lon: -98.539722), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40003 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Jessica.Norrid@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Jessica Norrid, 169 Yds. N Of Hwy 11, Just E Of County Rd. 510 (Lat: 36.900278 Lon: -98.539722), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40003 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 9189494551, Jessica.Norrid@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ACP423, Lat: 36.894611 Lon: -98.578889, Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P GrunstedRegistrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1585 Ft. S. Hwy. 11 & 200 Ft. W Of N-S Township Road Running (Lat: 36.894472 Lon: -98.577000), Call Sign: KWU307
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHzExpiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999Registrant: Kanokla Telephone Association, Inc., Anthony, KS 67003

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1441F , Serial Number: 17254936, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Dempsey L Roten, 48664 State Highway 11, Capron, OK 73717

Capron compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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