Kemp, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 138 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 72  (52.4%)
Females: 66  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  51.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74747

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,950 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Kemp:

$22,950
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,809 (it was $13,039 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,527 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Kemp:

$33,527
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $48,373; Detached houses: $61,317; Mobile homes: $18,889

Median gross rent in 2012: $513.

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  • White alone - 106 (79.7%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (10.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (9.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kemp: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (25.2%), Irish (11.8%), German (7.9%), West Indian (4.7%), Dutch (2.4%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 756 people per square mile   (low).

Kemp, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Kemp:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kemp town:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Kemp satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (14.7 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (54.6 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (71.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: South Bryan, OK (1.3 miles ), Hendrix, OK (1.8 miles) , Achille, OK (2.2 miles ), Ravenna, TX (3.1 miles ), Colbert, OK (3.2 miles ), Bells, TX (3.4 miles ), Savoy, TX (3.4 miles ), Denison, TX (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.77 N, Longitude: 96.35 W

Area code: 580

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

4.6%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Religious workers (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (36%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (24%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)

Average climate in Kemp, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kemp-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Kemp town center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kemp-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 76% 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 61.8 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 259.8 miles away from Kemp 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 99.4 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 137.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from Kemp center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 255.5 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 Bryan County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kemp topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kemp:

  • MHMR SVCS OF TEXOMA ALTERNATE LIVING FACILITY I I (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DENISON, TX)
  • DENISON MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DENISON, TX)
  • SOUTHERN POINTE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLBERT, OK)
  • ALTERNATE LIVING FACILITY I (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DENISON, TX)
  • CANTEX HEALTHCARE CENTERS DENISON (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DENISON, TX)
  • TEXOMA MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DENISON, TX)
  • CARING HEARTS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DENISON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kemp:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 17 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 17 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 45 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 46 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • North Central Texas College (about 48 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Paris Junior College (about 49 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 59 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)

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

Bryan 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.5%
(41.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for American Indian residents, 52.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kemp compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kemp town (based on Bryan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.93%
Here: 64.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents67.8%9.3%5.0%4.2%2.0%
Congregations41.6%7.9%14.6%2.2%4.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.6%1.3%5.0%
Congregations5.6%1.1%5.6%1.1%15.7%
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: 8
Bryan County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Bryan County:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bryan County:

30.0%
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 1$26
Totals for Government 0$0 1$26

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($79.71)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($7.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($14.49)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($43.48)
    Highways: $1,000 ($7.25)
    General Support: $1,000 ($7.25)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($7.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,000 ($79.71)

7.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
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 Grayson County, TX  1.21% ($34,188 average AGI)
from Atoka County, OK  0.61% ($24,564)
from Marshall County, OK  0.44% ($26,964)


7.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
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 Grayson County, TX  0.99% ($28,792 average AGI)
to Atoka County, OK  0.43% ($34,407)
to Marshall County, OK  0.29% ($27,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kemp:

  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KJIM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHERMAN, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kemp:

  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KSSU (91.9 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K214CK (90.7 FM; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: BIBLE B/CNG NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KAYC (91.1 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kemp:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N5WPC, Previous Call Sign: KB5PXH
    Grant Date: 10/01/1991, Expiration Date: 10/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2003
    Registrant: Michael W Templeton, Kemp, OK 74747

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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