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Population in 2012: 137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.2%
 

Males: 60  (44.0%)
Females: 77  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73540

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,567 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Faxon:

$51,567
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,125

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,676 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Faxon:

$75,676
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,267; Detached houses: $76,267

Median gross rent in 2012: $575.

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  • White alone - 122 (89.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (3.7%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Faxon: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.2%), Irish (15.1%), German (12.3%), West Indian (7.5%), French (6.8%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 529 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Faxon:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Faxon town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

8 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe).

This town:  6.4%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $425 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $261 (0.4%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+5.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (13%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)


Average climate in Faxon, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Faxon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 267% 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 slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 60.1 miles away from Faxon 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 the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from Faxon center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 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 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Faxon:

  • GREAT PLAINS HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, about 12 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOUTHWESTERN MED CNTR SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAWTON, OK)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Faxon:

  • Cameron University (about 14 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,904)
  • Midwestern State University (about 41 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 75 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)
  • University of Oklahoma Norman Campus (about 83 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 19,159)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 87 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 5,513)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 91 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 91 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average.
City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.493
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 9.27. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.27
U.S.:

11.90

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

FAXON (Population served: 134, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2001)
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Faxon, OK

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.
  • 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 significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Faxon travel time to work - commute


Faxon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Faxon town (based on Comanche County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
Here56.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents56.0%12.8%7.8%3.6%3.0%
Congregations24.7%14.4%2.7%9.6%11.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.6%1.4%10.5%
Congregations1.4%2.7%1.4%0.7%31.5%
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: 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 2007)
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$99
Water Supply 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 0$0 2$549

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

  • Construction - General: $151,000 ($1102.19)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($299.27)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($14.60)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($7.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($21.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($58.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($299.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $143,000 ($1043.80)
    Highways: $1,000 ($7.30)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $2,000 ($14.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($58.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($29.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($29.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,000 ($124.09)

10.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.54%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

1.33% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,845 average AGI)
Comanche County:

1.33%
Oklahoma average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.37% ($24,873 average AGI)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.28% ($34,380)
from Stephens County, OK  0.23% ($28,193)


12.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.80%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

0.96% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,426 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.96%
Oklahoma average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.53% ($26,025 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.30% ($28,509)
to Stephens County, OK  0.28% ($36,925)

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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