Gotebo, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 209 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.2%
 
Males: 100  (48.1%)
Females: 109  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 73041.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,586 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Gotebo:

$44,586
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,657 (it was $14,783 in 2000)

Gotebo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $46,206 (it was $19,200 in 2000)
Gotebo:

$46,206
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $39,037; detached houses: $38,764

Median gross rent in 2019: $770.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gotebo: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Gotebo, OK (2019)
    • 15179.9%White alone
    • 2412.7%Hispanic
    • 136.9%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (19.6%), American (15.0%), Irish (7.5%), European (4.7%), Scottish (2.8%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1430 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 271 people per square mile   (very low).

Gotebo, Oklahoma map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Oklahoma:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $522 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $209 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (41.1 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (80.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (197.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mountain View, OK (2.7 miles ),
Rocky, OK (3.5 miles),
Hobart, OK (3.6 miles ),
Cooperton, OK (3.8 miles),
Southeast Washita, OK (3.9 miles ),
Carnegie, OK (4.0 miles ),
Central Washita, OK (4.0 miles ),
New Cordell, OK (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 98.87 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Gotebo, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gotebo, OK in 2019

Gotebo satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Gotebo, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11.0%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Gotebo, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Top executives (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.8%)
  • Top executives (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (12.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)

Average climate in Gotebo, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gotebo-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Gotebo town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gotebo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 724% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 123.3 miles away from Gotebo center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 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) earthquake occurred 177.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Gotebo center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Gotebo center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kiowa County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Ice Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gotebo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gotebo:

  • MT VIEW HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOUNTAIN VIEW, OK)
  • B AND K NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOBART, OK)
  • KIOWA COUNTY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HOBART, OK)
  • ELKVIEW HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HOBART, OK)
  • HOBART GOOD SAMARITAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOBART, OK)
  • HOBART LIVING CENTERS, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOBART, OK)
  • HOBART SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOBART, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gotebo:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 34 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 39 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 41 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 68 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 76 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 77 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 77 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: B. Wayne Hughes - Businessman.

Kiowa 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 Gotebo and their reported violations in the past:

GOTEBO (Population served: 272, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Gotebo:

Marital status in Gotebo, OK
  • Never married: 9.1%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Gotebo:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gotebo, OK (based on Kiowa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,16028
Mainline Protestant1,4569
Catholic1721
Other11
None1,657-
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: 5
Kiowa County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Kiowa County:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kiowa County:

10.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.4%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gotebo:

45.8%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gotebo:

23.9%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gotebo:

12.4%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gotebo:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gotebo:

36.9%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

54.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Gotebo:

75.3%
Oklahoma:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gotebo, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$3,800$45,6000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$272
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 1$3,800$45,6002$622

Gotebo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($14.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($9.57)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($4.78)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($382.78)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($66.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($62.20)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($28.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $36,000 ($172.25)

Gotebo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($138.76)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($71.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($172.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($28.71)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($14.35)
    Highways: $2,000 ($9.57)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $51,000 ($244.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($28.71)
    Other: $4,000 ($19.14)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gotebo:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KTJS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HOBART, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gotebo:

  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • KYCU (89.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

Gotebo fatal accident list:

Mar 5, 1978 00:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.8mTotal length
  • $7,900,000Total costs
  • 6,820Total average daily traffic
  • 1,785Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,912Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gotebo, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gotebo, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gotebo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • COOPERTON BPS, Cooperton Bps - E 1440 Rd & Sr 54 (Lat: 34.927917 Lon: -98.869250), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNZR928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 06/09/2022, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N3ZRE, Licensee ID: L01359346, Grant Date: 10/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/25/2028, Registrant: Mark D Kelso, 208 N. Hwy 54, Gotebo, OK 73041
  • Call Sign: W5VQS, Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 03/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2000, Registrant: Ivie P Shaw, Gotebo, OK 73041

2003 - 2015 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2015 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 32 took place in 2008, and the least - 4 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gotebo, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (70.0%), and Structure Fires (15.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gotebo, OK
    • 9870.0%Outside Fires
    • 2215.7%Structure Fires
    • 1510.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gotebo, OK
Most common first names in Gotebo, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1182.6 years
Mary980.1 years
James971.4 years
William874.9 years
Henry580.6 years
Charles468.5 years
George485.5 years
Clara388.7 years
Clarence377.4 years
Alfred380.3 years
Most common last names in Gotebo, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1074.6 years
Evans763.7 years
Sheperd574.2 years
Haxton588.4 years
Johnson578.0 years
Ellis472.7 years
Watkins479.2 years
Daubert473.8 years
Morgan474.5 years
Williams476.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gotebo, OK
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gotebo, OK
  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 23.1%Wood


Gotebo compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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