Elk City, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 12,606 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.9%
 
Males: 6,282  (49.8%)
Females: 6,324  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73644, 73662.

Elk City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,547 (it was $28,268 in 2000)
Elk City:

$53,547
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,212 (it was $15,654 in 2000)

Elk City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $136,227 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Elk City:

$136,227
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $652.

  • Races in Elk City, OK (2013)

    Elk City races chart
    • 9,89280.7%White alone
    • 1,46411.9%Hispanic
    • 3873.2%Two or more races
    • 2702.2%American Indian alone
    • 1761.4%Black alone
    • 290.2%Asian alone
    • 110.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elk City: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (18.9%), English (9.3%), United States (6.1%), Dutch (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1928 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 862 people per square mile   (low).

Elk City,OK real estate house value index trend

Elk City, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Elk City:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elk City city:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

417 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,210 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $616 (0.4%)

Elk City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (79.1 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (106.6 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (235.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Canute, OK (2.9 miles ), Northwest Washita, OK (3.7 miles ), Carter, OK (3.7 miles ), Sayre, OK (3.7 miles ), Burns Flat, OK (3.8 miles ), Foss, OK (3.8 miles) , Hammon, OK (4.0 miles ), Dill City, OK (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $167,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 99.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,611 (+13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,986 (69.7%)

Area code: 580

Elk City household income distribution Elk City home values distribution

Crime rates in Elk City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0010000210000
per 100,000 0.00.09.50.00.00.00.017.98.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1133021223420
per 100,000 9.59.428.428.40.018.59.017.917.525.533.816.90.0
Robberies 1101102010603
per 100,000 9.59.40.09.59.50.018.10.08.80.050.80.024.1
Assaults 645145315142817162027
per 100,000 56.937.647.4132.747.627.7135.4125.2245.4144.7135.4168.6216.6
Burglaries 52262033311240395725737376
per 100,000 493.4244.3189.6312.9294.8110.7361.0348.8499.6212.8617.7615.5609.8
Thefts 23823123021917216619218115792241233240
per 100,000 2,258.32,170.62,180.92,076.41,635.91,531.61,733.01,619.01,376.2783.12,039.31,964.41,925.7
Auto thefts 411814187131091172529
per 100,000 38.0103.475.9132.7171.264.6117.389.478.98.5143.8210.8232.7
Arson 0111000056121
per 100,000 0.09.49.59.50.00.00.00.043.851.18.516.98.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 152.2132.2160.4170.5114.096.1146.1174.3182.697.9209.2188.9192.1

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

Crime rate in Elk City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 37 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Oklahoma average:

2.04
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.7%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -139 (-1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Elk City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elk City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Elk City city center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elk City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 59% 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 181.2 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 104.0 miles away from Elk 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 71.4 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 112.2 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 176.9 miles away from Elk 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 109.5 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 Beckham County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elk City topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Petersen (guitarist) - Jazz guitarist, Susan Powell (entertainer) - Opera singer, Jimmy Webb - (born 1946), composer, musician, Bennie Warren - Baseball player, Taymon Domzalski - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Elk City:

  • FAITH HOSPICE OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA (2312 WEST 3RD STREET)
  • GREAT PLAINS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1801 WEST 3RD STREET)
  • DAVITA - ELK CITY DIALYSIS (1601 W 2ND ST)
  • FAMILY CHOICE HOME CARE, L L C (2312 W THIRD STREET)
  • GREAT PLAINS HOME CARE (1801 W 3RD STREET)
  • BELL AVENUE NURSING CENTER (2301 BELL AVENUE)
  • ELK CITY NURSING CENTER (301 NORTH GARRETT)
  • ELK CITY NURSING HOME (301 N GARRETT BOX 629)

Airports located in Elk City:

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

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 42 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 52 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 79 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 87 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 102 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 104 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 105 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

Public high school in Elk City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elk City:

See full list of schools located in Elk City, map of school districts: MERRITT, ELK CITY

Library in Elk City:

  • ELK CITY CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $204,280; Location: 221 WEST BROADWAY; 48,159 books; 2,640 audio materials; 711 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Elk City: Kingdom Hall (A), Elk City Fire Department (B), Old Town Museum (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elk City include: Grandview Church (A), First Love Christian Fellowship Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Free Will Baptist Church (D), First Christian Church (E), Eastside Church of Christ (F), Eastside Baptist Church (G), Church of the Nazarene (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairlawn Cemetery (1), East Fairlawn Cemetery (2), Calvary Cemetery (3), Fairlawn Cemetery (4), Evergreen Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Elk City (A), Elk City Reservoir (B), Upper Elk Creek Site 23a Reservoir (C), Upper Elk Creek Site 22r Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Elk City include: Ackley Park (1), Kiwanis Park (2), Rotary Park (3), Colonel Herring Park (4), Lions Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: National Route 66 Museum (2717 West Highway 66th West # 3RD) (1), Anadarko Basin Museum (204 North Main Street) (2), Anadarko Basin Museum of Natural History (204 North Main Street) (3), West John Oil & Gas (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 204 North Main Street) (4), Route 66 World News & Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 204 North Main Street) (5), Great American Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1203 South Main Street) (6), Canard Atv & Cycle LLC (Tours & Charters; 625 North Van Buren Avenue) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Travelodge Elk City (2500 East Highway 66) (1), Ramada Inn (102 Hughes Access Road) (2), Bedford Inn (2004 South Main Street) (3), Econo Lodge Elk City (108 Meadow Ridge) (4), Motel 6 (2604 East Highway 66) (5), Travel Inn (301 Sleepy Hollow Court) (6), Elk City-Days Inn (1100 Highway 34) (7), Days Inn (1100 Highway 34) (8), Holiday Inn I-40 (I-40 And State Highway 6) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau of Investigation (103 North Jefferson Avenue) (1), Elk City City - Municipal Court Clerk (422 East 3rd Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Beckham 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 Elk City and their reported violations in the past:

ELK CITY (Population served: 10,510, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1992, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-07-1993), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005)
BECKHAM CO RWD # 3 (Address: 1925 S. Randall Avenue , Population served: 1,318, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.3% for American Indian residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

People in group quarters in Elk City in 2010:

  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Elk City in 2000:

  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in state prisons
  • 6 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Elk City, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Elk City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Elk City (2011 data):

  • Great Plains National Bank: Wal-Mart Branch, at 2017 West Third, Elk City South Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $395.1 mil, Deposits: $357.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Great Plains Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank & Trust: at 2714 West Third Street, branch established on 1901/04/19; Main Branch at 102 South Main Street, branch established on 1986/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $284.2 mil, Deposits: $251.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Western Oklahoma Financial Services, Inc.
  • Legacy Bank: Elk City Branch at 921 West Third Street, branch established on 1985/03/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $452.0 mil, Deposits: $409.1 mil, headquarters in Hinton, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Midstate Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Western Oklahoma: Bank Of Western Oklahoma at 201 East Broadway Street, branch established on 1908/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $238.7 mil, Deposits: $221.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Western Oklahoma Bancshares, Inc.
  • International Bank of Commerce: Elk City Branch at 200 E Broadway, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • InterBank: Elk City Branch at 1620 West Third Street, branch established on 1901/09/11. Info updated 2011/08/30: Bank assets: $1,842.7 mil, Deposits: $1,589.2 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Olney Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elk City, Oklahoma:

  • Holiday Inn, 101 MDW RDG, Elk City, OK 73648 , Phone: (580) 225-6637
  • Motel 6, 2500 E Hwy 66, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 225-6661, Fax: (580) 243-4201
  • Super 8 Motel, 2801 E Hwy 66, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 225-9430
  • Knights Inn, 2604 E Hwy 66, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 225-2241
  • Quality Inn, 102 BJ Hughes Access, Elk City, OK 73648 , Phone: (580) 225-8140
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 2606 E Hwy 66, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 225-3111
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 2802 S Main St, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 303-9100, Fax: (580) 225-0361
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Elk City, 102 Regional Dr, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 225-2553, Fax: (580) 225-2560
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 2101 E 3rd St, Elk City, OK 73644 , Phone: (580) 303-4556, Fax: (580) 303-4557
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elk City, Oklahoma

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elk City city (based on Beckham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,87346
Mainline Protestant2,0727
Catholic1,1251
Other11
None7,048-
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: 5
Beckham County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Beckham County:

10.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Beckham County:

29.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,917$47,0040$0
Other Government Administration 7$36,850$63,1711$965
Judicial and Legal 1$3,795$45,5402$3,947
Police Protection - Officers 34$117,541$41,4852$1,982
Firefighters 25$112,268$53,8890$0
Streets and Highways 15$49,574$39,6591$804
Airports 1$6,642$79,7040$0
Health 3$7,789$31,1560$0
Solid Waste Management 12$35,938$35,9382$2,000
Sewerage 2$7,869$47,2140$0
Parks and Recreation 6$18,857$37,7140$0
Water Supply 10$35,887$43,0640$0
Local Libraries 2$3,943$23,6585$1,329
Other and Unallocable 15$49,361$39,4892$1,535
Totals for Government 134$490,231$43,90115$12,562

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $1,020,000 ($80.91)
    Regular Highways: $555,000 ($44.03)
    General: $291,000 ($23.08)
    Water Utilities: $209,000 ($16.58)
    Fire Protection: $75,000 ($5.95)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($2.22)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($1.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,943,000 ($154.13)
    Water Utilities: $1,769,000 ($140.33)
    Fire Protection: $625,000 ($49.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $570,000 ($45.22)
    General - Other: $515,000 ($40.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $390,000 ($30.94)
    Central Staff Services: $195,000 ($15.47)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($9.52)
    Libraries: $113,000 ($8.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($6.35)
    Air Transportation: $75,000 ($5.95)
    Health Services - Other: $73,000 ($5.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $71,000 ($5.63)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($5.08)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($3.17)
    Corrections - Other: $6,000 ($0.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $418,000 ($33.16)
    Police Protection: $286,000 ($22.69)
    Regular Highways: $265,000 ($21.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $123,000 ($9.76)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($9.76)
    Fire Protection: $98,000 ($7.77)
    Air Transportation: $96,000 ($7.62)
    Health - Other: $36,000 ($2.86)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($2.46)
    Central Staff: $28,000 ($2.22)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,723,000 ($295.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($1.11)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $71,000 ($5.63)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $774,000 ($61.40)
    All Other: $466,000 ($36.97)
    Sewerage: $415,000 ($32.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($8.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $59,000 ($4.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($0.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $76,000 ($6.03)
    General Support: $46,000 ($3.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,082,000 ($85.83)
    Rents: $390,000 ($30.94)
    Interest Earnings: $254,000 ($20.15)
    Property Sale Other: $32,000 ($2.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,269,000 ($100.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $441,000 ($34.98)
    Highways: $21,000 ($1.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,774,000 ($537.36)
    Public Utilities: $365,000 ($28.95)
    NEC: $322,000 ($25.54)
    Property: $1,000 ($0.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $5,443,000 ($431.78)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($15.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($9.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($6.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,776,000 ($696.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $120,000 ($9.52)

8.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,270 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 Washita County, OK  1.05% ($37,694 average AGI)
from Custer County, OK  0.76% ($35,019)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.55% ($50,263)


7.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
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 Washita County, OK  0.91% ($35,435 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.73% ($42,700)
to Custer County, OK  0.59% ($21,075)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elk City:

  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KCLI (1320 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elk City:

  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K220FP (91.9 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • KYCU (89.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • K202AG (88.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K216EO (91.1 FM; BERLIN, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elk City:

  • KOKJ-LP (Channel 2; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: WELLSPRINGS TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • 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)
  • K26EU (Channel 26; SAYRE, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K58CS (Channel 58; ERICK, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K60CK (Channel 60; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANS. SYSTEM)
  • K62BQ (Channel 62; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K66AQ (Channel 66; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK T.V. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Elk City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $3,207,000Total costs
  • 11,510Total average daily traffic
  • 3,180Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 31

Incident types - Elk City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elk City, OK
Most common first names in Elk City, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10775.5 years
Mary9581.7 years
William9378.9 years
James8975.8 years
Robert6072.9 years
George5375.0 years
Charles4576.5 years
Ruby4282.0 years
Ruth3781.2 years
Roy3473.6 years
Most common last names in Elk City, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6377.2 years
Smith6177.0 years
Williams4173.9 years
Johnson3975.0 years
Davis3175.6 years
Martin3077.2 years
Brown2875.0 years
Wilson2578.6 years
Thompson2379.6 years
Jackson2372.3 years
Businesses in Elk City, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Ashley Furniture2Nike3
AutoZone1Nissan1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Carl\s Jr.1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Clarion1Ramada1
ColorTyme1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Dennys1Subway2
FedEx4Super 81
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1
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