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Population in 2012: 3,380 (78% urban, 22% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 

Males: 1,674  (49.5%)
Females: 1,706  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74426.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,665 (it was $22,029 in 2000)
Checotah:

$27,665
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,915

Checotah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,847 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Checotah:

$66,847
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,990; Detached houses: $78,718; Mobile homes: $19,336

Median gross rent in 2012: $548.

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Checotah races chart
  • White alone - 2,087 (62.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 678 (20.3%)
  • Two or more races - 274 (8.2%)
  • Black alone - 194 (5.8%)
  • Hispanic - 69 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Checotah detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Checotah: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (18.6%), German (9.3%), Irish (8.6%), United States (8.0%), Portuguese (2.2%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 652 feet

Land area: 8.94 square miles.

Population density: 378 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Checotah:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 16.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Checotah city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

28 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Oklahoma:  5.6%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Checotah, Oklahoma as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Checotah to the number of sex offenders is 3,380 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $342 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $348 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (41.7 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (51.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (198.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rentiesville, OK (2.0 miles) , Oktaha, OK (2.8 miles ), Duchess Landing, OK (2.8 miles) , Texanna, OK (2.9 miles ), Council Hill, OK (3.0 miles) , Wainwright, OK (3.2 miles) , Hitchita-Pierce, OK (3.4 miles) , Warner, OK (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $42,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.47 N, Longitude: 95.52 W

Area code: 918

Checotah household income distribution Checotah home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Checotah by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 310231002101
per 100,000 85.928.40.057.284.928.10.00.057.728.60.029.6
Robberies 101321003200
per 100,000 28.60.028.685.856.628.10.00.086.557.20.00.0
Assaults 1320131197633310
per 100,000 372.4567.5372.2314.6254.8196.4170.586.486.585.829.70.0
Burglaries 282449563836173891115
per 100,000 802.1681.01402.81601.81075.91010.1483.086.4230.7257.4326.3444.7
Thefts 1271491641529012411087107677179
per 100,000 3637.94228.14695.14347.82548.13479.23125.02504.33085.41916.52106.22342.1
Auto thefts 24111710111079914146
per 100,000 687.5312.1486.7286.0311.4280.6198.9259.1259.5400.5415.3177.9
Arson 011010121010
per 100,000 0.028.428.60.028.30.028.457.628.80.029.70.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 425.2393.4424.6461.5351.9314.8217.3150.1259.9191.4152.2169.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Checotah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Oklahoma average:

2.08

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Checotah, Oklahoma accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+6.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Checotah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 274% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Checotah city center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/1/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center caused $700,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Checotah-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 93% 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 76.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Checotah center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/9/2008 at 22:59:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from Checotah center
On 10/30/2008 at 16:25:00, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McIntosh County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 5, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Checotah topographic map

Birthplace of: Mel McDaniel - Country singer, Tracy Scroggins - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Checotah:

  • ACCESS HEALTH TEAM (Home Health Center, 200 WEST GENTRY)
  • MEDICAL HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, 100 SOUTHWEST FIRST, P O BOX 389)
  • TRINITY HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, 201 WEST OKMULGEE)
  • CEDAR MANOR (Nursing Home, 1001 WEST GENTRY)
  • CHECOTAH NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 321 SOUTHEAST 2ND STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Checotah, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Checotah:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 26 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Northeastern State University (about 45 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,171)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 47 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,705)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 49 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • University of Tulsa (about 53 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,764)
  • Rogers State University (about 59 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 66 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 4,962)

Public high school in Checotah:

Public elementary/middle schools in Checotah:

See full list of schools located in Checotah, School District: CHECOTAH

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Checotah is the hometown of Carrie Underwood, the winner of Season 4 of Fox TVs "American Idol"

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Notable locations in Checotah: Checotah Emergency Ambulance Service (A), Checotah Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Checotah include: First Free Will Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Lawn Cemetery (1), Indian Territory Checotah Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 121004 Reservoir (A), Oknoname 121005 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Honey Springs Battlefield (Historical Places & Services; 1863 Honey Springs Bfld R), Katy Depot Center (Paul Carr Drive).

Hotels: Port 66 Cabin Rentals (RR 2 Box 1370), Lake Eufaula Inn (I 40 & Highway 150 North), Days Inn Eufala (Highway 69 & Highway 150), Travel Host Motel & Apartments (1000 North Business Highway 69), Budget Inn (1231 South Business Highway 69), Eufaula-Days Inn Checotah (Highway 69 & Highway 150 Route. 2 Box 1199).

Court: Municipal Court (414 West Gentry).

 
McIntosh 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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Checotah and their reported violations in the past:

CHECOTAH (Address: 412 W. GENTRY , Population served: 3481, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2005), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Checotah that have no violations reported:

  • DUCHESS CREEK MHP (Address: RT 3 BOX 2000, Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.2% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Checotah, OK

51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
113 people in nursing homes in 2000
53 people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Checotah compared to Oklahoma state average:

Checotah, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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Banks with branches in Checotah (2011 data):

  • The Peoples National Bank of Checotah: Drive-In Branch, The Peoples National Bank Of Checota, Wal-Mart Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.0 mil, Deposits: $101.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples National Bancshares Of Checotah, Inc.
  • Armstrong Bank: Checotah Branch at 1111 West Gentry, branch established on 1998/12/11. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $579.7 mil, Deposits: $498.3 mil, headquarters in Muskogee, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Ironhorse Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Checotah travel time to work - commute


Checotah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Checotah city (based on McIntosh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.80%
Here43.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of God
Adherents65.6%10.7%7.3%5.3%3.5%
Congregations48.2%3.6%10.7%7.1%5.4%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Pentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents1.5%0.9%0.8%0.8%3.5%
Congregations3.6%1.8%1.8%1.8%16.1%
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: 4
McIntosh County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
McIntosh County:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McIntosh County:

32.1%
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 5$9,390$22,5360$0
Other Government Administration 12$13,829$13,8299$1,908
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,875
Police Protection - Officers 12$34,864$34,8640$0
Police - Other 3$8,265$33,0603$3,011
Streets and Highways 6$13,676$27,3523$2,922
Health 8$20,322$30,4831$139
Sewerage 3$7,295$29,1800$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,044$24,5280$0
Water Supply 9$20,156$26,8750$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$266
Totals for Government 59$129,841$26,40819$12,121

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $552,000 ($163.31)
    Police Protection: $504,000 ($149.11)
    General - Other: $489,000 ($144.67)
    Regular Highways: $266,000 ($78.70)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($61.54)
    Central Staff Services: $205,000 ($60.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000 ($60.36)
    Health Services - Other: $181,000 ($53.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $42,000 ($12.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($12.13)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($5.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.96)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($59.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $300,000 ($88.76)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($28.40)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($16.57)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($9.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($9.17)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($7.10)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.48)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.18)
    Judicial: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,228,000 ($363.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($45.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($56.21)
    All Other: $185,000 ($54.73)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($36.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $146,000 ($43.20)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($0.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $264,000 ($78.11)
    Interest Earnings: $81,000 ($23.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $566,000 ($167.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $83,000 ($24.56)
    Highways: $33,000 ($9.76)
    General Support: $30,000 ($8.88)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.48)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,085,000 ($616.86)
    Public Utilities: $105,000 ($31.07)
    NEC: $32,000 ($9.47)

Checotah government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,758,000 ($520.12)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,892,000 ($855.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,699,000 ($798.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,483,000 ($438.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $275,000 ($81.36)
    Other, NEC: $193,000 ($57.10)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $55,000 ($16.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,242,000 ($367.46)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $708,000 ($209.47)

9.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
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 Muskogee County, OK  1.16% ($20,164 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.88% ($30,745)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.54% ($30,645)


8.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,687 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
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 Muskogee County, OK  1.54% ($24,409 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.75% ($22,767)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.72% ($32,439)

Strongest AM radio stations in Checotah:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBIX (1490 AM; 1 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Checotah:

  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KCXR (100.3 FM; TAFT, OK; Owner: KXOJ INC.)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Checotah:

  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KOET (Channel 3; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • K31DY (Channel 31; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Checotah, Oklahoma:
  • Fatal accident count: 29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 64
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Oklahoma average:
  • Fatal accident count: 123
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 197
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 41
  • Fatalities: 136
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 321
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

See more detailed statistics of Checotah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Checotah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Checotah, OK)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Checotah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: DIAL DAVID L TITAN TORNADO II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 158TX , Serial Number: D95EA81C0HK0158, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas M Hyer, Rr 4 Box 692, Checotah, OK 74426
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3022D , Serial Number: 35222, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Hc 60 Box 195, Checotah, OK 74426
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3137E , Serial Number: 17271448, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Harry E Drabek, Rr 3 Box 1695, Checotah, OK 74426, Other Owners: Jane K Drabek
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7708U , Serial Number: 17251708, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Gs Restoration Service Inc, 1009 E Gentry Ave, Checotah, OK 74426
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8750G , Serial Number: 15062850, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/07/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): G's Restoration Services Inc, 1009 E Gentry Ave, Checotah, OK 74426


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Checotah, OK
Businesses in Checotah, OK
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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