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Population in 2012: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 

Males: 39  (36.6%)
Females: 68  (63.4%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74833

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,359 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Castle:

$20,359
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,787

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,510 (it was $22,100 in 2000)
Castle:

$39,510
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,062; Detached houses: $52,838; Mobile homes: $28,000
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  • White alone - 70 (66.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (14.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (7.5%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (6.6%)
  • Black alone - 3 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (2.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Castle: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.1%), Irish (15.2%), Dutch (5.7%), English (4.8%), German (3.8%), West Indian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 606 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Castle:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle town:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This town:  2.3%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.6%)

Castle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (51.4 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (51.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (186.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: IXL, OK (1.8 miles) , Okemah, OK (2.3 miles ), Boley, OK (2.4 miles ), Bearden, OK (2.8 miles) , Cromwell, OK (3.1 miles ), Paden, OK (3.3 miles ), Clearview, OK (3.5 miles) , Weleetka, OK (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.48 N, Longitude: 96.38 W

Area code: 918

Castle household income distribution Castle home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+29.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (44%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (73%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (38%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Castle-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 356% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/5/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Castle town center killed 4 people and injured 84 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/17/1981, a category F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Castle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city 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 84.0 miles away from Castle center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Castle center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Okfuskee County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 2, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Castle:

  • CREEK NATION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Tribal, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; OKEMAH, OK)
  • OKEMAH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OKEMAH, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Castle, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 27 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 47 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • East Central University (about 52 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 3,253)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 52 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • University of Tulsa (about 53 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Rose State College (about 59 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,197)
  • Langston University (about 59 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)

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Okfuskee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

12.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Castle, OK

Castle compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Castle travel time to work - commute


Castle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Castle town (based on Okfuskee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.71%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsMennonite; Other Groups
Adherents64.0%11.2%5.7%5.6%3.2%
Congregations26.3%15.8%10.5%7.9%7.9%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist AssociationInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%2.0%1.8%1.8%2.1%
Congregations7.9%2.6%5.3%5.3%10.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Okfuskee County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Okfuskee County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Okfuskee County:

30.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$45
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$16
Totals for Government 0$0 4$61

Castle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,000 ($18.69)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($9.35)

Castle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($18.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($46.73)
    General Support: $1,000 ($9.35)
    Highways: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($9.35)

Castle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($37.38)

7.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.82%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Okmulgee County, OK  1.37% ($27,205 average AGI)
from Creek County, OK  0.53% ($20,176)
from Hughes County, OK  0.50% ($20,813)


8.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.39%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Okmulgee County, OK  1.48% ($21,833 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.71% ($20,391)
to Seminole County, OK  0.71% ($25,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Castle:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUSH (1600 AM; 1 kW; CUSHING, OK; Owner: CIMARRON VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Castle:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KREK (104.9 FM; BRISTOW, OK; Owner: BIG CHIEF B/CSTING CO OF BRISTOW INC)
  • KIRC (105.9 FM; SEMINOLE, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Castle:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Castle fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 2011 05:15 PM, Us-62, Sr-48, Lat: 35.47185833, Lon: -96.38841667, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 11, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 1.5 Mi S On Hwy 48 (Lat: 35.450833 Lon: -96.384722), Type: 119.1, Overall height: 115.8 m
    Registrant: 9183772241, , 223 BROADWAY

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • CASTLE, Lat: 35.450833 Lon: -96.384722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 119.1 m, Call Sign: WQKH328
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2009, Expiration Date: 05/19/2019, Certifier: Steve Guest
    Registrant: Central Oklahoma Telephone Company, LLC, Davenport, OK 74026, Phone: (918) 377-2241, Fax: (918) 377-2506, Email:
  • CASTLE, Lat: 35.450833 Lon: -96.384722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 119.1 m, Call Sign: WQKH328
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2009, Expiration Date: 05/19/2019, Certifier: Steve Guest
    Registrant: Central Oklahoma Telephone Company, LLC, Davenport, OK 74026, Phone: (918) 377-2241, Fax: (918) 377-2506, Email:
  • CASTLE, Lat: 35.450833 Lon: -96.384722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 119.1 m, Call Sign: WQKH328
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2009, Expiration Date: 05/19/2019, Certifier: Steve Guest
    Registrant: Central Oklahoma Telephone Company, LLC, Davenport, OK 74026, Phone: (918) 377-2241, Fax: (918) 377-2506, Email:
  • DBS Castle, East 1080 Road & Highway 48 (Lat: 35.450833 Lon: -96.384722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 119.2 m, Call Sign: WQOM969
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms:a-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • State Highway 48, 2.4 Kilometers South Of (Lat: 35.450889 Lon: -96.384722), Overall height: 115.8 m, Call Sign: KNKD766
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2000, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2008
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N5WLN, Previous Call Sign: KB5PVQ, Licensee ID: L00300930
    Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Certifier: James E White
    Registrant: James E White, Hc 60 Box 69, Castle, OK 74833


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