Horntown, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +55.7%
Males: 48  (51.3%)
Females: 47  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74848

Estimated median household income in 2012: $95,009 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Horntown:

$95,009
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,309 (it was $16,802 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $276,672 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Horntown:

$276,672
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,786; Detached houses: $165,786
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Horntown races chart
  • White alone - 81 (83.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (8.2%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (7.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Horntown: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.6%), German (4.0%), English (2.8%), Irish (2.3%), Norwegian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 844 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Horntown, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Horntown:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horntown town:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 0.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,611 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $543 (0.4%)

Horntown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (66.8 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (74.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (161.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lamar, OK (2.7 miles) , Yeager, OK (2.7 miles) , Calvin, OK (2.8 miles ), Holdenville, OK (2.9 miles ), Atwood, OK (3.2 miles) , Wetumka, OK (3.3 miles ), Spaulding, OK (3.5 miles) , South Hughes, OK (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.08 N, Longitude: 96.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 405

Horntown household income distribution Horntown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-25.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Horntown, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Horntown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Horntown town center killed 5 people and injured 32 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/14/1957, a category F4 tornado 14.7 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:

Horntown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 31.2 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 79.3 miles away from Horntown 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 295.2 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 124.6 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 228.7 miles away from Horntown 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 229.5 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 Hughes County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Horntown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Horntown:

  • BOYCE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • HOLDENVILLE HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • OAK PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • HOLDENVILLE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • ASPEN PLACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • CYPRESS PLACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • WILLOW PLACE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horntown:

  • East Central University (about 32 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 69 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 69 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Rose State College (about 71 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 74 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 76 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)

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Notable locations in Horntown: Horntown Rural Fire District (A), Hughes County Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hughes 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 2004 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Horntown compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Horntown town (based on Hughes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.35%
Here: 61.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents49.8%15.0%7.9%5.5%5.3%
Congregations34.8%16.7%4.5%12.1%6.1%
NameAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.3%4.0%2.2%1.8%4.4%
Congregations4.5%6.1%3.0%3.0%9.1%
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
Hughes County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hughes County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hughes County:

30.9%
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

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Seminole County, OK  1.01% ($22,769 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.60% ($22,478)
from Okfuskee County, OK  0.54% ($17,429)


8.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
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 Seminole County, OK  1.25% ($25,980 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, OK  0.74% ($20,552)
to Okfuskee County, OK  0.56% ($24,864)

Strongest AM radio stations in Horntown:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horntown:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KLRB (89.3 FM; STUART, OK; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE OF PRAYER, INC.)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KESC (103.7 FM; WILBURTON, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC)
  • KTMC-FM (105.1 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
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