Foraker, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 19 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.4%
 
Males: 12  (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  53.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74652

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,879 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Foraker:

$49,879
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,058 (it was $20,079 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,442 (it was $24,200 in 2000)
Foraker:

$45,442
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $152,548; Detached houses: $164,642; Townhouses or other attached units: $268,383; Mobile homes: $81,567; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,402
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  • Races in Foraker, OK (2010)

    Foraker races chart
    • 1684.2%White alone
    • 15.3%American Indian alone
    • 15.3%Two or more races
    • 15.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Foraker: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (40.0%), American (20.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1271 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

Foraker, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Foraker:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Foraker town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 50.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Foraker town:  0.8% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Foraker satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (62.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (282.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grainola, OK (2.6 miles) , Northwest Osage, OK (2.8 miles ), Shidler, OK (2.9 miles ), Webb City, OK (3.0 miles) , Burbank, OK (3.9 miles) , Cedar Vale, KS (4.1 miles ), Kaw City, OK (4.2 miles ), Elgin, KS (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 36.87 N, Longitude: 96.57 W

Area code: 918

Foraker household income distribution Foraker home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-8.0%).

Average climate in Foraker, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Foraker, Oklahoma average temperatures Foraker, Oklahoma average precipitation Foraker, Oklahoma humidity Foraker, Oklahoma wind speed Foraker, Oklahoma snowfall Foraker, Oklahoma sunshine Foraker, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Foraker-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Foraker town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the town center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Foraker-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.2 miles away from the 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 117.6 miles away from Foraker center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from the city center
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 356.8 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 156.2 miles away from Foraker 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 270.3 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 Osage County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Fires: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Foraker topographic map

Birthplace of: Ben Johnson (actor).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foraker:

  • Cowley County Community College (about 30 miles; Arkansas City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 43 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • University of Tulsa (about 61 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Rogers State University (about 65 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 65 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 67 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)

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

Osage 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 90.8. This is worse than average.

City:

90.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.7%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Foraker town (based on Osage County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,33754
Mainline Protestant1,78315
Catholic1,5007
Black Protestant2092
Other1502
None31,493-
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: 3
Osage County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Osage County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Osage County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Osage County:

31.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Foraker:

52.1%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Foraker:

19.6%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Foraker:

18.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Foraker:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Foraker:

33.4%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Foraker:

76.5%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Foraker, OK Residents
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

7.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
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 Tulsa County, OK  3.66% ($32,812 average AGI)
from Kay County, OK  0.68% ($35,708)
from Washington County, OK  0.50% ($41,070)


8.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
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 Tulsa County, OK  3.16% ($29,157 average AGI)
to Kay County, OK  0.67% ($23,564)
to Washington County, OK  0.61% ($58,558)

Strongest AM radio stations in Foraker:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: PONCA CITY PUBLISHING CO.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Foraker:

  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBVL (103.9 FM; PAWHUSKA, OK; Owner: BORGEN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBQC (88.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KACY (102.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: THIRD COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8.0 Miles Ese Of The City Of (Lat: 36.840528 Lon: -96.427778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPBZ388
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.425 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2013, Expiration Date: 04/07/2023Registrant: Oklahoma Climatological Survey, 120 David L. Boren Blvd, ; Suite 2900, Norman, OK 73072, Phone: (405) 325-2541, Fax: (405) 325-7282, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FORAKER, Ulric & Broadway (Lat: 36.872472 Lon: -96.568333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 21.2 m, Call Sign: WDU667
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2003, Certifier: Preston C JohnsonRegistrant: Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3240, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Wood (33%)

Foraker 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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