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Median resident age:  40.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 73632

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,325 (it was $27,910 in 2000)
Central Washita:

$42,325
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,079

Central Washita CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,583 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Central Washita:

$77,583
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,073; Detached houses: $87,705; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $46,252; Mobile homes: $53,390

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Central Washita races chart
  • White alone - 3,451 (94.1%)
  • Hispanic - 91 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 62 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.08%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Central Washita: 166.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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

Central Washita CCD:  0.4% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
Central Washita satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (56.4 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (82.2 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (212.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: New Cordell, OK (1.0 miles ), Bessie, OK (2.6 miles) , Dill City, OK (3.0 miles ), Rocky, OK (3.2 miles) , Northeast Washita, OK (3.4 miles) , Burns Flat, OK (3.5 miles ), Corn, OK (3.5 miles ), Southwest Washita, OK (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 35.29 N, Longitude: 98.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Central Washita household income distribution Central Washita home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Central Washita-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 276% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Central Washita place center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/9/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the place center injured 9 people and caused $100 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Central Washita-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.1 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 85.7 miles away from Central Washita center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 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 87.3 miles away from Central Washita center
On 4/5/1995 at 05:31:16, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washita County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Central Washita:

  • CORDELL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • CORDELL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • CORDELL CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CORDELL, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central Washita:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 23 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,054)
  • Cameron University (about 57 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 78 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 80 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 80 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 5,513)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 83 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (about 85 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,132)

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Notable locations in Central Washita: Red Bluff (A), Camp Spring Lake (B), Center Point School (C), Lake Valley Volunteer Fire Department (D), Washita County Sheriff's Office (E), Cordell Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Central Washita include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Bible MB Church (C), Brethren Church (D), Herold Mennonite Church (E), Grace Family Fellowship (F), First Presbyterian Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Elm Flat Cemetery (1), Sharon Cemetery (2), Cloud Chief Cemetery (3), Pleasant View Cemetery (4), Cordell Cemetery (5), Russell Cemetery (6), Sichar Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cavalry Creek Watershed 6 Reservoir (A), Cavalry Creek Watershed 7-A Reservoir (B), Boggy Creek Watershed Site 7 Reservoir (C), Cavalry Creek Watershed 8 Reservoir (D), Cavalry Creek Watershed 9 Reservoir (E), Boggy Creek Watershed Site 12a Reservoir (F), Cavalry Creek Watershed 10 Reservoir (G), Cavalry Creek Watershed 11 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Boggy Creek (A), Corn Creek (B), South Fork Cavalry Creek (C), North Cavalry Creek (D), Rocky Creek (E), Cloud Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.6%
Whole state:

14.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.1%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Central Washita, OK

75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
120 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Central Washita compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Central Washita CCD (based on Washita County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.56%
Here84.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents48.1%18.4%8.4%6.6%3.6%
Congregations17.9%15.4%20.5%5.1%5.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.4%2.4%2.0%1.9%6.2%
Congregations2.6%7.7%5.1%2.6%17.9%
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: 2
Washita County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Washita County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Washita County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washita County:

26.1%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

9.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.79%
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 Beckham County, OK  1.65% ($28,082 average AGI)
from Custer County, OK  1.38% ($25,686)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.54% ($24,250)


8.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
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 Custer County, OK  1.92% ($26,000 average AGI)
to Beckham County, OK  1.72% ($51,714)
to Canadian County, OK  0.41% ($50,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Central Washita:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCLI (1320 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTJS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HOBART, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWEY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Central Washita:

  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • KYCU (89.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216FR (91.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAYM (90.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Central Washita:

  • K29EI (Channel 29; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K44AP (Channel 44; ELK CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K46AN (Channel 46; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K48AP (Channel 48; ELK CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K50AL (Channel 50; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K54CM (Channel 54; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K56EY (Channel 56; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K17DH (Channel 17; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K20DX (Channel 20; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K22ED (Channel 22; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

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