Faxon, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 66  (49.0%)
Females: 69  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  48.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 73540

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,119 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Faxon:

$33,119
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,486 (it was $13,630 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,322 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Faxon:

$72,322
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $132,929; Detached houses: $138,281; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,804; In 2-unit structures: $86,987; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,647; Mobile homes: $63,653; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,320

Median gross rent in 2013: $777.

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  • Races in Faxon, OK (2010)

    Faxon races chart
    • 12289.7%White alone
    • 53.7%American Indian alone
    • 53.7%Hispanic
    • 21.5%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Black alone
    • 10.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Faxon: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.9%), English (11.7%), Irish (10.9%), French (9.4%), Dutch (2.3%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 521 people per square mile   (low).

Faxon, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Faxon:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Faxon town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $813 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $273 (0.4%)

Faxon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (13.9 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (92.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (154.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Chattanooga, OK (2.2 miles ), Southwest Comanche, OK (2.4 miles ), Geronimo, OK (3.4 miles ), Cache, OK (3.5 miles ), East Tillman, OK (3.7 miles ), Lawton, OK (3.7 miles ), Indiahoma, OK (3.9 miles ), Loveland, OK (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 34.46 N, Longitude: 98.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

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

5.9%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (31%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Average climate in Faxon, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Faxon-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Faxon town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Faxon-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 71% 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 159.9 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 24.2 miles away from Faxon 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 60.1 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 123.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from Faxon center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 184.7 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 Comanche County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Faxon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Faxon:

  • GREAT PLAINS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOUTHWESTERN MED CNTR SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • CRYSTAL POINTE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • WOODLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • OKLAHOMA HOME HEALTH PARENT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOONER DIALYSIS - LAWTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LAWTON, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Faxon:

  • Cameron University (about 14 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • Midwestern State University (about 41 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 46 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 48 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 75 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 83 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 84 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

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Comanche 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 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.14

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

FAXON (Population served: 134, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Notify Other PWS - In MAY-07-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-29-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2006)
  • 28 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.8%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Faxon compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Wood (7%)

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 Faxon town (based on Comanche County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,224131
Mainline Protestant8,36634
Catholic4,7483
Other3,1739
Black Protestant2,71411
Orthodox151
None60,858-
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: 9
Comanche County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Comanche County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Comanche County:

28.7%
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 1$192
Water Supply 0$0 1$873
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,065

Faxon government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $151,000 ($1118.52)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($303.70)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($14.81)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($22.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Faxon government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($59.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($303.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $143,000 ($1059.26)
    Highways: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $2,000 ($14.81)

Faxon government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($59.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($29.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($29.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,000 ($125.93)

11.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.38%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.70% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,325 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.70%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.54% ($50,364 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.39% ($30,962)
from Bell County, TX  0.36% ($43,507)


12.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.34%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.74%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.53% ($28,042 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.37% ($45,887)
to El Paso County, TX  0.34% ($40,601)

Strongest AM radio stations in Faxon:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPTK (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Faxon:

  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZQ (99.5 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: WILLIAM R. FRITSCH, JR.)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVRW (107.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PAT-TOWER, INC.)
  • KMGZ (95.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: BROADCO OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KSYE (91.5 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCCU (89.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVRS (90.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: LAWTON EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJCM (100.3 FM; SNYDER, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K275AE (102.9 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Faxon:

  • K38GL (Channel 38; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53DS (Channel 53; LAWTON, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K21DC (Channel 21; LAWTON, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • 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)
  • K49GC (Channel 49; LAWTON, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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