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Ancestries: Irish (26.3%), German (16.5%), English (14.6%), United States (6.3%), Swedish (5.0%), French (3.3%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 1970 feet
Land area: 0.99 square miles.
Population density: 822 people per square mile (low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Cheyenne:
High school or higher: 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Cheyenne town:
Never married: 25.5%
Now married: 52.4%
10 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cheyenne, Oklahoma as of February 14, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Cheyenne to the number of sex offenders is 826 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $698 (0.7%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $316 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (99.3 miles , pop. 92,757).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cheyenne-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Cheyenne town center killed 2 peopleand injured 18 peopleand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/10/1967, a category F4 tornado 16.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 peopleand injured one personand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Cheyenne-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 189.2 miles away from the city center On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Cheyenne 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 91.4 miles away from the city center On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.8 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 131.0 miles away from Cheyenne 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 194.7 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
The number of natural disasters in Roger Mills County (16) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Frank Lucas (Oklahoma) - Politician.
Hospitals and medical centers in Cheyenne:
ROGER MILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 501 SOUTH L L MALES AVENUE)
Tourist attractions: Cheyenne City - Chamber of Commerce (Museums; City Park), Black Kettle Museum (101 South Ll Males), Washita Battlefield National Historic Site (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 426 East Broadway), Rockin B Bucking Machines (510 East Blaine).
Hotel: Cheyenne Motel (202 North Ll Males Avenue).
Courts: Oklahoma State - Court Related & Community Services- Child Welfare Divi (507 East Clay), Roger Mills County - Court Clerk (506 East Bdwy).
Roger Mills County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cheyenne and their reported violations in the past:
CHEYENNE (Population served: 778, Surface water):
Past health violations:
MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-11-2013)
MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2013)
MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2013)
MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2013)
MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2011)
MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-10-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-18-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2011)
10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-20-2011)
Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
20 other older monitoring violations
USFS LAKE MCCLELLAN (Serves TX,Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.4%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
Gay men: 0.3% of all households
11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
27 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Cheyenne compared to Oklahoma state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
House age above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Cheyenne (2011 data):
Security State Bank: at 402 Broadway, branch established on 1912/06/22. Info updated 2010/02/22: Bank assets: $155.1 mil, Deposits: $134.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Cheyenne Banking Corporation
Religion statistics for Cheyenne town (based on Roger Mills County data)
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: 1
Roger Mills County:
3.03 / 10,000 pop.
1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Roger Mills County:
6.07 / 10,000 pop.
0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Roger Mills County:
18.20 / 10,000 pop.
4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
12.14 / 10,000 pop.
6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Roger Mills County:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
MACKIE, 6 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.698611 Lon: -99.742778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.1 m, Call Sign: WMV840 Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
Cheyenne, 10.7 Km South Of Cheyenne Ok (Lat: 35.508389 Lon: -99.654278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WNTV811 Assigned Frequencies: 952.781 MHz, 928.781 MHz, 952.006 MHz, 928.006 MHz Grant Date: 08/07/2009, Expiration Date: 09/13/2019, Certifier: Chris Kaitson Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
6.5 Mi S On Hwy 283 & .7 Mi E Of (Lat: 35.508361 Lon: -99.654250), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WNTZ683 Assigned Frequencies: 956.950 MHz Grant Date: 07/25/1995, Expiration Date: 07/25/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/19/1999 Registrant:Phone: (505) 599-2279
Herring, Lat: 35.593333 Lon: -99.667222, Type: Tower, Structure height: 277 m, Overall height: 304.4 m, Call Sign: WQIS750 Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/18/2017, Certifier: H. Dean D Cubley Registrant: Erf Wireless, Inc., 2911 South Shore Blvd. #100, League City, TX 77573, Phone: (281) 538-2101, Fax: (281) 538-2121, Email:
MINNIE SLIEF, 100 Don Cearlock Ave. (Lat: 35.612667 Lon: -99.672833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQJN943 Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 11/13/2018, Certifier: Scott Kirby Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
CHEYENNE RPT, 9th & Bell Streets (Lat: 35.611250 Lon: -99.666500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 41.2 m, Call Sign: WQJN951 Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 11/13/2018, Certifier: Scott Kirby Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
Cheyenne, Cheyenne Site (Lat: 35.600056 Lon: -99.670056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQNH515 Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email: