Cowlington, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 151 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 73  (48.8%)
Females: 78  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74941

Estimated median household income in 2016: $23,033 (it was $16,591 in 2000)
Cowlington:

$23,033
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,829 (it was $9,323 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $51,441 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Cowlington:

$51,441
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $55,130; Detached houses: $56,885; Mobile homes: $43,642

Median gross rent in 2016: $476.

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  • Races in Cowlington, OK (2010)

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    • 13083.9%White alone
    • 159.7%American Indian alone
    • 63.9%Two or more races
    • 21.3%Black alone
    • 21.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cowlington: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (30.7%), American (14.7%), German (6.7%), French (4.0%), Irish (4.0%), European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 563 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (very low).

Cowlington, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Cowlington:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cowlington town:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cowlington, Oklahoma as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Cowlington to the number of sex offenders is 121 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $489 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $245 (0.5%)

Cowlington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (22.6 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (86.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (207.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Brent, OK (2.0 miles ), Gans, OK (2.8 miles ), Keota, OK (2.8 miles ), Bokoshe, OK (2.9 miles ), Sallisaw, OK (3.2 miles ), Spiro, OK (3.3 miles ), Badger Lee, OK (3.4 miles) , Panama, OK (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 94.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Cowlington household income distribution Cowlington home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-10.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (42%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Cowlington, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cowlington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Cowlington town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/22/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the town center killed 10 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cowlington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 103.3 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 146.2 miles away from Cowlington 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 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 252.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 291.5 miles away from Cowlington 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 163.0 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 Le Flore County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cowlington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cowlington:

  • LOCAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PETERS AGENCY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, L L C (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SPIRO NURSING HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SPIRO, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cowlington:

  • Carl Albert State College (about 21 miles; Poteau, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 25 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Northeastern State University (about 44 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 63 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 63 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 69 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 81 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

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Notable location: Cowlington Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Le Flore 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 2013 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.7%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Cowlington town (based on Le Flore County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,481138
Mainline Protestant1,89115
Other8424
Catholic3033
Black Protestant1861
None21,681-
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: 8
Le Flore County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Le Flore County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Le Flore County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Le Flore County:

28.8%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cowlington:

48.1%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cowlington:

16.6%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cowlington:

10.6%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cowlington:

18.2%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Cowlington:

58.6%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.6%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cowlington, OK Residents
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

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.42% ($27,564 average AGI)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.37% ($25,836)
from Crawford County, AR  0.30% ($24,341)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.68% ($25,715 average AGI)
to Sequoyah County, OK  0.28% ($24,690)
to Crawford County, AR  0.20% ($23,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cowlington:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKUZ (1560 AM; daytime; 0 kW; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: TEDDY BEAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRV (1280 AM; 1 kW; POTEAU, OK; Owner: LEROY BILLY)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cowlington:

  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRV-FM (92.5 FM; HEAVENER, OK; Owner: LEROY BILLY)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cowlington:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KOET (Channel 3; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K18EU (Channel 18; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KHBS (Channel 40; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: KHBS HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • K59GJ (Channel 59; POTEAU, OK; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)

Cowlington fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 1980 10:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 23, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 13, 1978 11:55 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $644,000Total costs
  • 1,500Total average daily traffic
  • 240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,400Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$54,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.98

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Cowlington compared to Oklahoma state average:

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