Freedom, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 297 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 105  (35.6%)
Females: 192  (64.4%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73842.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,315 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Freedom:

$33,315
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,657 (it was $20,255 in 2000)

Freedom town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,775 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
Freedom:

$67,775
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $69,629; Detached houses: $72,710; Mobile homes: $50,375

Median gross rent in 2012: $515.

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Freedom races chart
  • White alone - 239 (82.7%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (10.0%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 6 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (2.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Freedom: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.7%), Irish (21.4%), German (15.1%), English (8.0%), Danish (2.1%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1520 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 851 people per square mile   (low).

Freedom,OK real estate house value index trend

Freedom, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Freedom:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Freedom town:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 23.5%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:  5.3%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $343 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $292 (0.5%)

Freedom satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (116.7 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (304.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Woods, OK (2.3 miles ), Waynoka, OK (4.3 miles ), Avard, OK (4.3 miles) , Mooreland, OK (4.8 miles ), South Woods, OK (4.9 miles ), Alva, OK (5.0 miles ), Woodward, OK (5.3 miles ), Buffalo, OK (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.77 N, Longitude: 99.11 W

Area code: 580

Freedom household income distribution Freedom home values distribution

Freedom tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Freedom, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Freedom-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.9 miles away from the Freedom town center killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 5/23/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Freedom-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 89.6 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 24.5 miles away from Freedom 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 275.1 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) earthquake occurred 142.9 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 209.5 miles away from Freedom 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 162.2 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 Woods County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Freedom topographic map

Airports located in Freedom:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freedom:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 89 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 101 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 112 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 114 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 115 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 115 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Barton County Community College (about 115 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)

Public high school in Freedom:

Public elementary/middle school in Freedom:

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Notable locations in Freedom: Freedom Volunteer Ambulance Service (A), Freedom Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Cedar Canyon Lodge (State Highway 50).

Woods 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 Freedom and their reported violations in the past:

FREEDOM (Population served: 275, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Freedom compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Freedom (2011 data):

  • The Freedom State Bank: at 61 Main, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $20.9 mil, Deposits: $19.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Freedom town (based on Woods County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.55%
Here: 74.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents29.7%23.2%9.9%6.8%6.0%
Congregations18.8%9.4%6.3%3.1%9.4%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.5%4.1%2.8%2.8%9.1%
Congregations9.4%6.3%3.1%6.3%28.1%
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: 5
Woods County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Woods County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Woods County:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Woods County:

27.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,612
Other and Unallocable 1$2,261$27,1320$0
Totals for Government 1$2,261$27,1322$1,612

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

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $245,000 ($824.92)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $188,000 ($633.00)
    Financial Administration: $93,000 ($313.13)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($117.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($84.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($74.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($6.73)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($107.74)
    All Other: $16,000 ($53.87)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($50.51)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.37)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.37)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $162,000 ($545.45)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($134.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $269,000 ($905.72)
    General Support: $3,000 ($10.10)
    Highways: $2,000 ($6.73)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $24,000 ($80.81)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($16.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($175.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($161.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($13.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($107.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($33.67)

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
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 Garfield County, OK  0.49% ($32,429 average AGI)
from Alfalfa County, OK  0.42% ($18,250)


8.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
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 Garfield County, OK  1.23% ($24,611 average AGI)
to Alfalfa County, OK  0.58% ($36,529)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.51% ($24,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Freedom:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FUCHS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freedom:

  • KWFX (93.5 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KWDQ (102.3 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204EQ (88.7 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210BQ (89.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Freedom:

  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)
  • K59EE (Channel 59; WOODWARD, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)

Freedom fatal accident list:

Nov 28, 1983 07:10 AM, Main St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1978 05:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Freedom)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 8 Mi N & 1/8 Mi W (Lat: 36.552806 Lon: -99.096778), Call Sign: KNBM481, Licensee ID: L00383818
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/31/2001, Expiration Date: 09/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2011
    Registrant: Elmer Maddux, Rt 1 Box 164a, Mooreland, OK 73852
  • 16.0 Miles Nne Of The City Of (Lat: 36.987083 Lon: -99.011083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPCI617
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 06/04/2023
    Registrant: Oklahoma Climatological Survey, 120 David L. Boren Blvd. ; Suite 2900, Norman, OK 73072, Phone: (405) 325-2541, Fax: (405) 325-2550, Email:
  • Lat: 36.673028 Lon: -99.187028, Call Sign: WQAA685
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 04/22/2014, Certifier: Duane Henderson
    Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 263-4881, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LOOKOUT, 12 Mi N Of (Lat: 36.945861 Lon: -99.110361), Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: KRR46
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+16 more)
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2 Miles N And 1 3/4 Miles E Of Inter. Us 64 & Ok Hwy 50 (Lat: 36.840583 Lon: -99.088972), Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: KNKJ385
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2009
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chartered, 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5WLB, Licensee ID: L00314051
    Grant Date: 05/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/08/2016, Certifier: John R Brown
    Registrant: John R Brown, 683 Eagle Pass, Freedom, OK 73842

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Freedom, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary880.5 years
James775.0 years
Florence487.5 years
John480.8 years
Edwin475.7 years
Laura475.0 years
Robert478.8 years
Cecil383.0 years
Alfred363.7 years
George388.0 years
Most common last names in Freedom, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson878.9 years
Bliss777.7 years
Smith672.8 years
Morland682.8 years
Ferguson677.3 years
Darr575.2 years
Welty580.0 years
Babcock475.0 years
Daughhetee484.2 years
Sample477.5 years
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