Dill City, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 568 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 267  (47.2%)
Females: 301  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,965 (it was $22,917 in 2000)
Dill City:

$29,965
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,597 (it was $11,558 in 2000)

Dill City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,232 (it was $24,000 in 2000)
Dill City:

$40,232
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $53,040; Detached houses: $64,607; Mobile homes: $26,048

Median gross rent in 2012: $546.

Dill City races chart
  • White alone - 461 (82.0%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (10.1%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (5.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (2.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dill City: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.6%), United States (12.2%), Irish (11.4%), English (4.9%), Dutch (3.4%), Russian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1850 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,026 people per square mile   (low).

Dill City,OK real estate house value index trend

Dill City, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Dill City:

  • High school or higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dill City town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 22.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.2%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $266 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Dill City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (61.5 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (91.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (217.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Southwest Washita, OK (2.4 miles ), Burns Flat, OK (2.4 miles ), New Cordell, OK (2.8 miles ), Northwest Washita, OK (3.0 miles ), Sentinel, OK (3.0 miles ), Central Washita, OK (3.0 miles ), Rocky, OK (3.1 miles) , Bessie, OK (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 35.28 N, Longitude: 99.13 W

Area code: 580

Dill City household income distribution Dill City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-16.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (34%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Dill City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dill City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dill City-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Dill City town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dill City-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 67% 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 181.6 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 121.6 miles away from Dill City 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 53.1 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 93.7 miles away from the city 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 158.7 miles away from Dill 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 112.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dill City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dill City:

  • CORDELL CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • SENTINEL NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SENTINEL, OK)
  • CORDELL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • CORDELL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORDELL, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dill City:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 30 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 44 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 62 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 79 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 87 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 88 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 89 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)

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

Washita 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 2004 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • DILL CITY (Population served: 526, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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:  69.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dill City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Dill City travel time to work - commute Dill City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dill City town (based on Washita County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.56%
Here: 84.6%
USA: 50.2%

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%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$240
Totals for Government 0$0 5$240

Dill City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $146,000 ($257.04)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($116.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($52.82)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $67,000 ($117.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($35.21)

Dill City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($68.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $97,000 ($170.77)
    All Other: $26,000 ($45.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($24.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($21.13)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($151.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($42.25)
    Highways: $5,000 ($8.80)
    General Support: $4,000 ($7.04)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $15,000 ($26.41)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($14.08)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.52)

Dill City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($572.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $321,000 ($565.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($7.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $343,000 ($603.87)

8.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
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 Beckham County, OK  1.63% ($35,435 average AGI)
from Custer County, OK  1.53% ($43,603)
from Kiowa County, OK  0.40% ($24,467)


9.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
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 Custer County, OK  1.99% ($38,237 average AGI)
to Beckham County, OK  1.88% ($37,694)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.73% ($41,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dill City:

  • 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.)
  • KTJS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HOBART, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dill City:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K220FP (91.9 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K216FR (91.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dill City:

  • 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)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Dill City fatal accident list:

Mar 3, 1980 03:40 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB5ZBJ, Licensee ID: L00646848
    Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/02/2023, Certifier: Matthew J Vincent
    Registrant: Matthew J Vincent, 213 S Rambo, Dill City, OK 73641-9511
  • Call Sign: KD5JQJ, Licensee ID: L00221840
    Grant Date: 01/05/2010, Expiration Date: 03/25/2020, Certifier: Glen D Knight
    Registrant: Glen D Knight, Dill City, OK 73641
  • Call Sign: KD5RMV, Licensee ID: L00475463
    Grant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Jason R Maxey
    Registrant: Jason R Maxey, 101 Callaway Street, Dill City, OK 73641

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Dill City, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1377.4 years
William575.2 years
Henry482.0 years
Billy467.7 years
Robert471.8 years
Raymond481.3 years
Myrtle480.8 years
Mary482.3 years
Marie485.0 years
Eva382.7 years
Most common last names in Dill City, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams972.7 years
Black872.6 years
Wood883.7 years
Brown685.6 years
Jones678.6 years
Moore577.2 years
Parker585.8 years
Smith573.2 years
Williamson583.5 years
Johnson482.3 years
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