Castle, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 43  (39.8%)
Females: 65  (60.2%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 74833

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,315 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Castle:

$19,315
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,662 (it was $10,261 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,730 (it was $22,100 in 2000)
Castle:

$38,730
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $47,831; Detached houses: $60,199; Mobile homes: $23,980

Median gross rent in 2013: $517.

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  • Races in Castle, OK (2010)

    Castle races chart
    • 7066.0%White alone
    • 1514.2%American Indian alone
    • 87.5%Hispanic
    • 76.6%Two or more races
    • 32.8%Black alone
    • 32.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Castle: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Castle, OK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (22.0%), Irish (10.2%), West Indian (5.9%), German (4.2%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 612 people per square mile   (low).

Castle, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Castle:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Castle town:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $208 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212 (0.5%)

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+29.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (33%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (40%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (48%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Castle, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Castle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 207% 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 near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% 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 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 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 236.6 miles away from Castle center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.1 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 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, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Castle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Castle:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Castle:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 28 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,243)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 47 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • East Central University (about 52 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 52 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 53 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Rose State College (about 59 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Langston University (about 59 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.0%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 78.3% 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

Castle compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,21528
Mainline Protestant4823
Black Protestant3655
Catholic151
Other7-
None6,107-
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: 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 2012)
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$60
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$80
Totals for Government 0$0 4$140

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,000 ($18.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($9.26)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($46.30)
    General Support: $1,000 ($9.26)
    Highways: $1,000 ($9.26)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($9.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($37.04)

7.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.31% ($22,535 average AGI)
from Hughes County, OK  0.67% ($24,864)
from Pottawatomie County, OK  0.61% ($24,300)


6.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.26% ($20,927 average AGI)
to Hughes County, OK  0.64% ($17,429)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.64% ($25,095)

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: 35.47186, Lon: -96.38842, 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:

4
  • 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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