Gate, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.8%
 
Males: 43  (47.6%)
Females: 48  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 73844

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,001 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Gate:

$34,001
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,133 (it was $18,891 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,667 (it was $28,700 in 2000)
Gate:

$62,667
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $52,286; Detached houses: $52,140

Median gross rent in 2016: $318.

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  • Races in Gate, OK (2010)

    Gate races chart
    • 7277.4%White alone
    • 1111.8%Hispanic
    • 66.5%Black alone
    • 22.2%American Indian alone
    • 22.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gate: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.4%), German (6.0%), Scottish (2.4%), German Russian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2230 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 361 people per square mile   (very low).

Gate, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Gate:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gate town:

  • Never married: 15.0%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

7 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This town:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

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

Gate town:  0.7% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Gate satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (151.9 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (160.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (336.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rosston, OK (2.7 miles) , Knowles, OK (2.8 miles) , Laverne, OK (3.6 miles ), Englewood, KS (3.6 miles) , May, OK (4.9 miles) , Buffalo, OK (4.9 miles ), North Beaver, OK (5.0 miles ), Beaver, OK (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 100.06 W

Area code: 580

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

2.4%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-29.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (32%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Gate, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gate-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/18/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Gate town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2007, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 48.5 miles away from the town center killed 11 people and injured 63 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gate-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 47% 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 42.9 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 267.4 miles away from Gate 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 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.7 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 170.2 miles away from Gate center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 8, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gate:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 119 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Barton County Community College (about 130 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 145 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 146 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Amarillo College (about 153 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 154 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 157 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)

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

Church in Gate: Friends Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beaver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.2%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.3%
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:

11.9
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gate town (based on Beaver County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,06818
Mainline Protestant1,2608
Catholic391
None2,269-
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: 1
Beaver County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Beaver County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Beaver County:

9.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gate:

43.4%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gate:

35.8%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Gate:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gate:

26.3%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gate:

11.2%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gate:

33.4%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Gate:

48.7%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.8%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gate, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$506
Totals for Government 0$0 4$506

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 Seward County, KS  1.77% ($39,581 average AGI)
from Texas County, OK  0.57% ($28,600)


8.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.68%
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 Seward County, KS  1.35% ($29,083 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gate:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • KGNO (1370 AM; 5 kW; DODGE CITY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Mark Sharkey, Crescent Broadway & Us Hwy 64 (Lat: 36.854000 Lon: -100.054806), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2023711500, Mgspivak@bennetlaw.Com, 6124 MACARTHUR BOULEVARD
  • Mark Sharkey, Crescent Broadway & Us Hwy 64 (Lat: 36.854000 Lon: -100.054806), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2023711500, Mgspivak@bennetlaw.Com, 6124 MACARTHUR BOULEVARD
  • Mark Sharkey, Crescent Broadway & Us Hwy 64 (Lat: 36.854000 Lon: -100.054806), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2023711500, Mgspivak@bennetlaw.Com, 6124 MACARTHUR BOULEVARD
  • Mark Sharkey, Crescent Broadway & Us Hwy 64 (Lat: 36.854000 Lon: -100.054806), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2023711500, Mgspivak@bennetlaw.Com, 6124 MACARTHUR BOULEVARD
  • Edward G Roach, Cr Hollow N 1580 & Us 64 (Ok16607-B) (Lat: 36.858833 Lon: -100.168833), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Cr Hollow N 1580 & Us 64 (Ok16607-B) (Lat: 36.858833 Lon: -100.168833), Type: 93.0, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 8051 CONGRESS AVENUE
  • Rick Kerr, Crescent Broadway & Us Hwy 64 (Lat: 36.854000 Lon: -100.054806), Type: 59.7, Structure height: 40007 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2023711500, Mgspivak@bennetlaw.Com, 6124 MACARTHUR BOULEVARD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Gate 1 Mi E On Hwy 64 N 3.5 Mi On Cemetery Rd 1 Mi E 2 Mi N (Lat: 36.937528 Lon: -101.251833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41 m, Overall height: 48 m, Call Sign: KNAX798
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6600 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/1996, Expiration Date: 06/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2001, Certifier: Earle LambornRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • City Water Tower (Lat: 36.849472 Lon: -100.059306), Call Sign: WNJL845
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.290 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2002, Expiration Date: 07/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2010Registrant: Keller & Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 36.878944 Lon: -100.039889, Call Sign: WQIG876
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2008, Expiration Date: 02/06/2018, Certifier: Dale LongRegistrant: G & G Electronics, Inc., Rt 3 Box 13, Woodward, OK 73801, Phone: (580) 256-3632, Fax: (580) 256-3675, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4647L , Serial Number: 17254642, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Edward P Dunn, Rr 1 Box 160, Gate, OK 73844
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5348M , Serial Number: 0792, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 01/06/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Midwest Crop Protection Services Inc, Po Box 186, Gate, OK 73844
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8039W , Serial Number: 28-2106, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Glenn R Miller, Po Box 186, Gate, OK 73844, Other Owners: Kenda L Miller

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

BEAVER CO RWD #2 (GATE) (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-23-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-11-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-07-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-07-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (10%)

Gate compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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