Devol, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 151 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 91  (60.8%)
Females: 60  (39.2%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73531

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,315 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Devol:

$33,315
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,285 (it was $14,792 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,249 (it was $33,600 in 2000)
Devol:

$34,249
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $56,688; Detached houses: $56,688

Median gross rent in 2012: $754.

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  • White alone - 127 (84.1%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (6.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (6.0%)
  • Black alone - 3 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Devol: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.3%), Irish (16.4%), German (11.1%), United States (9.7%), Dutch (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1070 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 304 people per square mile   (very low).

Devol, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Devol:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Devol town:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $300 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (1.1%)

Devol satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (21.0 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (107.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (141.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grandfield, OK (2.5 miles ), Southwest Cotton, OK (2.5 miles ), Randlett, OK (2.7 miles ), Burkburnett, TX (2.8 miles ), East Tillman, OK (3.3 miles ), Cashion Community, TX (3.5 miles ), Loveland, OK (3.6 miles) , Chattanooga, OK (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.19 N, Longitude: 98.59 W

Area code: 580

Devol household income distribution Devol home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-9.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (30%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (29%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (21%)
  • Therapists (8%)
  • Communications equipment operators (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)

Average climate in Devol, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Devol-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Devol town center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Devol-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% 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 148.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from Devol 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 127.1 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 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 389.0 miles away from Devol center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 198.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cotton County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Devol topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Devol:

  • CRESCENT CARE CENTER OF BURKBURNETT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BURKBURNETT, TX)
  • WESTVIEW COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BURKBURNETT, TX)
  • MEADOWVIEW GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BURKBURNETT, TX)
  • CHANUTE CIRCLE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; WICHITA FALLS, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Devol:

  • Midwestern State University (about 23 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 30 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 42 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 54 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • North Central Texas College (about 91 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 93 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 96 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)

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

Cotton 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 2012 was 85.9. This is about average.

City:

85.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

32.0

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

DEVOL (Population served: 150, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JUL-2009 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2011)
  • 29 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.3%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Devol compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)

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 Devol town (based on Cotton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.26%
Here: 91.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents67.3%13.8%3.6%3.5%11.9%
Congregations35.7%14.3%10.7%10.7%28.6%
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: 1
Cotton County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cotton County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Cotton County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cotton County:

31.0%
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 4$29
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$29
Totals for Government 0$0 8$58

8.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
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 Comanche County, OK  2.76% ($33,946 average AGI)
from Stephens County, OK  0.84% ($32,118)
from Wichita County, TX  0.84% ($28,000)


8.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
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 Comanche County, OK  2.47% ($34,020 average AGI)
to Wichita County, TX  0.99% ($27,950)
to Stephens County, OK  0.89% ($36,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Devol:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Devol:

  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSYE (91.5 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLI (94.9 FM; ELECTRA, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBZQ (99.5 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: WILLIAM R. FRITSCH, JR.)
  • KMCU (88.7 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KVRW (107.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PAT-TOWER, INC.)
  • K202DR (88.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Devol:

  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K26DL (Channel 26; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KJBO-LP (Channel 35; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K38GL (Channel 38; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53DS (Channel 53; LAWTON, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K22FE (Channel 22; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K20DN (Channel 20; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK TV, INC.)
  • K30DJ (Channel 30; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAMILY NETWORK, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Preston C Johnson, Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223917 Lon: -98.591861), Type: 66.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 2148580830, , THREE BELL PLAZA, RM 810.C1
  • Mike W Brainard, Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223917 Lon: -98.591861), Type: 66.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 2148580824, , THREE BELL PLAZA, ROOM 810.A1
  • Mike W Brainard, Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223917 Lon: -98.591861), Type: 66.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 2148580824, , THREE BELL PLAZA, ROOM 810.A1
  • Preston C Johnson, Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223917 Lon: -98.591861), Type: 66.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 2148580830, , THREE BELL PLAZA, RM 810.C1
  • Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223889 Lon: -98.591667), Type: 66.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 3142351814, , 100 N TUCKER ST RM 9 B 05
  • Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223889 Lon: -98.591667), Type: 66.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 2148580824, , THREE BELL PLAZA, ROOM 810.A1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • MOBILES, Call Sign: WQBH281
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.765 MHz, 160.095 MHz, 160.200 MHz, 151.985 MHz, 157.575 MHz, 152.315 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2004, Expiration Date: 10/05/2014, Certifier: Camilita Edwards
    Registrant: Self Radio Inc, Montague, TX 76251-0076, Phone: (940) 894-2181, Fax: (940) 894-2191, Email:
  • Lat: 34.122778 Lon: -98.519722, Call Sign: WQEY905
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 452.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2006, Expiration Date: 05/22/2016, Certifier: Forney Beaver
    Registrant: Self Radio Inc, Montague, TX 76251-0076, Phone: (940) 894-2181, Fax: (940) 894-2191, Email:
  • Lat: 34.143611 Lon: -98.526000, Call Sign: WQGW550
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.037 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2007, Expiration Date: 05/07/2017, Certifier: Michael Schrader
    Registrant: Self Radio Inc, Montague, TX 76251-0076, Phone: (940) 894-2181, Fax: (940) 894-2191, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DEVOL, Approx 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.223917 Lon: -98.591861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 66.6 m, Call Sign: WFY678
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2005, Certifier: Preston C Johnson
    Registrant: Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3240, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB5PPL, Licensee ID: L00334869
    Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021, Certifier: Thomas F Silcock
    Registrant: Thomas F Silcock, Rt 1 Box 73, Devol, OK 73531
  • Call Sign: KB5PPM, Licensee ID: L00355141
    Grant Date: 05/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/06/2021, Certifier: Thomas T Silcock
    Registrant: Thomas T Silcock, Rr 1 Box 73, Devol, OK 73531
  • Call Sign: KE5HZB, Licensee ID: L01138358
    Grant Date: 04/07/2006, Expiration Date: 04/07/2016, Certifier: Brandon M Lente
    Registrant: Brandon M Lente, 101 Manley Rd, Devol, OK 73531

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