Grayson, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.7%
 
Males: 67  (43.4%)
Females: 88  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  54.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74437

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,990 (it was $20,208 in 2000)
Grayson:

$31,990
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,499 (it was $7,688 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,470 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Grayson:

$78,470
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $84,662; Detached houses: $103,270; Mobile homes: $59,418

Median gross rent in 2016: $539.

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  • Races in Grayson, OK (2010)

    Grayson races chart
    • 7949.7%Black alone
    • 3421.4%Two or more races
    • 2314.5%White alone
    • 1710.7%American Indian alone
    • 63.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grayson: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (10.7%), German (4.0%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 139 people per square mile   (very low).

Grayson, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Grayson:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grayson town:

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 25.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $412 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $382 (0.7%)

Grayson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (37.0 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (43.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (194.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hoffman, OK (1.4 miles) , Schulter, OK (2.2 miles ), Dewar, OK (2.3 miles ), Hitchita, OK (2.6 miles) , Morris, OK (2.7 miles ), Henryetta, OK (2.8 miles ), Hitchita-Pierce, OK (3.0 miles ), Okmulgee, OK (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 95.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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

6.1%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+31.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (24%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Average climate in Grayson, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grayson-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Grayson town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/14/1957, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grayson-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 73% 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 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 208.0 miles away from Grayson 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 109.8 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 208.5 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 327.9 miles away from Grayson 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 152.3 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 Okmulgee County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 11, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grayson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grayson:

  • AT HOME IN OKLAHOMA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; OKMULGEE, OK)
  • BONO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HENRYETTA, OK)
  • HERITAGE HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HENRYETTA, OK)
  • LAKE DRIVE HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HENRYETTA, OK)
  • OKLAHOMA HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS I X (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HENRYETTA, OK)
  • HORIZON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HENRYETTA, OK)
  • FOUNTAIN VIEW MANOR, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HENRYETTA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayson:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,243)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 38 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 42 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 45 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Rogers State University (about 58 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Northeastern State University (about 59 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • East Central University (about 68 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)

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

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

Okmulgee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.3%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 26.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
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:

9.3
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grayson town (based on Okmulgee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,77169
Mainline Protestant3,22413
Catholic1,1502
Other7203
Black Protestant7106
None13,494-
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: 7
Okmulgee County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Okmulgee County:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Okmulgee County:

32.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grayson:

50.3%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grayson:

45.9%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Grayson:

29.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.1%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grayson:

11.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grayson:

6.6
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grayson:

31.8%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Grayson:

54.3%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.8%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grayson, 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 1$826
Sewerage 0$0 1$826
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,652

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $70,000 ($451.61)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($122.58)
    Gas Utilities: $14,000 ($90.32)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.45)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.45)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($25.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $59,000 ($380.65)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($38.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $57,000 ($367.74)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.90)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $16,000 ($103.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $76,000 ($490.32)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,000 ($38.71)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.45)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($6.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $73,000 ($470.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($451.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($19.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $35,000 ($225.81)

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,439 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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  1.84% ($29,780 average AGI)
from Creek County, OK  0.36% ($29,756)
from Okfuskee County, OK  0.33% ($20,927)


7.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
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  2.25% ($40,035 average AGI)
to Creek County, OK  0.54% ($31,580)
to Okfuskee County, OK  0.34% ($22,535)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grayson:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOKL (1240 AM; 1 kW; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: REGENCY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grayson:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVAZ (91.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: HENRYETTA EDUC. B/CING FOUNDATION)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grayson:

  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $9,086,000Total costs
  • 25,074Total average daily traffic
  • 4,522Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,118Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Grayson, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grayson)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Grayson, Lat: 35.501333 Lon: -95.871056, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 45 m, Call Sign: WQJG241
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 08/26/2018, Certifier: Samual T CurtisRegistrant: @link Services LLC, 13431 North Broadway Ave; Suite 120, Oklahoma City, OK 73114, Phone: (405) 202-3059, Fax: (888) 207-1804, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Wood (5%)

Grayson compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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