Flute Springs, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 130. Population change since 2000: -28.6%
Males: 62  (48.1%)
Females: 68  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74945

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,750 (it was $23,594 in 2000)
Flute Springs:

$31,750
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,917 (it was $9,789 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,566 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Flute Springs:

$73,566
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $90,265; Detached houses: $89,966
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  • Races in Flute Springs, OK (2010)

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    • 8968.5%American Indian alone
    • 3123.8%White alone
    • 75.4%Hispanic
    • 32.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Flute Springs: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Flute Springs, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Flute Springs:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flute Springs CDP:

  • Never married: 52.6%
  • Now married: 25.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $470 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $546 (1.2%)

Flute Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (28.6 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (72.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (225.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Marble City, OK (1.7 miles ), Dwight Mission, OK (2.3 miles) , Brushy, OK (2.4 miles ), Greasy, OK (2.4 miles ), Marble City Community, OK (2.5 miles ), Evening Shade, OK (2.6 miles ), Stoney Point, OK (2.8 miles ), Pinhook Corners, OK (2.9 miles) .

Latitude: 35.62 N, Longitude: 94.80 W

Flute Springs household income distribution Flute Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Flute Springs, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Flute Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Flute Springs place center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flute Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from Flute Springs 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 113.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.7 miles away from Flute Springs center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 312.0 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 Sequoyah County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flute Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Flute Springs:

  • SOUTHWEST HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • SEQUOYAH MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • LOCAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)
  • PETERS AGENCY HOME HEALTH SERVICES, L L C (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SALLISAW, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flute Springs:

  • Northeastern State University (about 23 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 30 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 42 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • John Brown University (about 42 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 47 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 62 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 65 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)

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Cemetery: Flute Springs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Sallisaw Creek Site 8 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sequoyah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.163. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.163
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.33
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.489
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.8%
(29.5% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.1%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Oklahoma average:

11.1

Flute Springs travel time to work - commute Flute Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flute Springs CDP (based on Sequoyah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,74675
Mainline Protestant1,7916
Other4923
Catholic2202
Black Protestant1871
None26,955-
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: 8
Sequoyah County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sequoyah County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Sequoyah County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sequoyah County:

31.6%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.3%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Flute Springs:

39.4%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Flute Springs:

25.7%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.2%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Flute Springs:

6.3
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Flute Springs:

28.8%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

49.9%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flute Springs, OK Residents

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.26% ($29,404 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  0.41% ($33,692)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.33% ($24,690)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.19% ($25,758 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.43% ($25,836)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($29,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flute Springs:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flute Springs:

  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Flute Springs:

  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $1,990,000Total costs
  • 2,873Total average daily traffic
  • 245Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,453Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Wood (38%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Flute Springs compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • 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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