Knowles, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 10 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -68.8%
Males: (85.7%)
Females: (14.3%)
Median resident age:

30.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 73847

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,064 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Knowles:

$36,064
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,785 (it was $11,887 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $43,229 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Knowles:

$43,229
OK:

$147,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Knowles: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 71.4%
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  • Races in Knowles, OK (2019)
    • 1071.4%Black alone
    • 321.4%White alone
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Ancestries: South African (71.4%), American (28.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2537 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 56 people per square mile   (very low).

Knowles, Oklahoma map

10 residents are foreign born (71.4% Africa).

This town:

71.4%
Oklahoma:

6.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Knowles town:

2.2% ($500)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (148.2 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (167.0 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (341.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Gate, OK (2.8 miles),
Rosston, OK (3.9 miles),
Englewood, KS (4.0 miles),
North Beaver, OK (4.2 miles ),
Beaver, OK (4.3 miles ),
Forgan, OK (4.4 miles ),
Laverne, OK (4.5 miles ),
South Beaver, OK (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.87 N, Longitude: 100.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Distribution of median household income in Knowles, OK in 2019

Knowles satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.3%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+77.8%).

Average climate in Knowles, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Knowles-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/18/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Knowles town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/25/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knowles-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 742% 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 183.7 miles away from Knowles center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.6 miles away from Knowles center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
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 37.9 miles away from Knowles center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Knowles center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from Knowles center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaver County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knowles topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knowles:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 125 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Barton County Community College (about 133 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 146 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Amarillo College (about 149 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 150 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 160 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 161 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)

Points of interest:

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Beaver County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

83.3%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Knowles:

Marital status in Knowles, OK
  • Never married: 57.8%
  • Now married: 27.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Knowles:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 2.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Knowles, OK (based on Beaver County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.38 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

10.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaver County:

29.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Knowles:

41.9%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

35.0%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

24.9%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Knowles:

6.6
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.0%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
Oklahoma:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Knowles, 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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Strongest AM radio stations in Knowles:

  • 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.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Knowles:

  • K56AY (Channel 56; BEAVER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Knowles fatal accident list:

Aug 21, 1977 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.2mTotal length
  • $311,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 160Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • West Side Of N1580 Rd., Mile South Of E1001 Rd. (Lat: 36.841361 Lon: -100.182056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN610
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030Registrant: Womble Bond Dickinson (Us) LLP, 1200 19th Street, Nw, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-4519, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Beaver County #2 Dehy 4 Mi Se (Lat: 36.820806 Lon: -100.191222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KNHM337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 03/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2012, Certifier: Gary Ehler, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KNOWLES, OK, .3 Mi N Of Knowles, Ok (Lat: 36.877972 Lon: -100.188389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQFQ234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2016, Expiration Date: 09/06/2026, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2021, Certifier: Steve Martz, Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:
  • STATION, In The Town Of (Lat: 36.878083 Lon: -100.188194), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KLM58,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1860.00 MHz, 1875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/1999, Expiration Date: 10/20/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2006, Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 27725 Stansbury Blvd., Suite 200, Farmington Hills, MI 48334, Phone: (248) 994-4020, Fax: (248) 994-4120, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9718E, N9718E, N-9718E, Serial Number: 75-30796, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joe Adminstrator Hamilton, Rr 1 Box 8, Knowles, OK 73844, Other Owners: Joe Hamilton
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-31ATC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 169 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9733E, N9733E, N-9733E, Serial Number: 78-31148, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 12/30/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joe Hamilton, Po Box 8, Knowles, OK 73844, Other Owners: Joe Administrator Hamilton

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Knowles, OK
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Knowles, OK
  • 100.0%Electricity


Knowles compared to Oklahoma state average:

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