Lehigh, Oklahoma

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Population in 2012: 359 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 
Males: 196  (54.7%)
Females: 163  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74556.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,487 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
Lehigh:

$26,487
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,165 (it was $10,699 in 2000)

Lehigh city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,729 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Lehigh:

$59,729
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $78,821; Detached houses: $88,170; Mobile homes: $23,824

Median gross rent in 2012: $500.

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Lehigh races chart
  • White alone - 267 (75.0%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (13.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (9.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lehigh: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.8%), Irish (13.1%), West Indian (7.0%), German (5.6%), French (3.1%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 611 feet

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Lehigh, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Lehigh:

  • High school or higher: 54.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lehigh city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 21.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $438 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $209 (0.4%)

Lehigh satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (60.9 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (102.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (120.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Phillips, OK (1.5 miles) , Coalgate, OK (2.1 miles ), East Coal, OK (2.2 miles ), Atoka, OK (2.8 miles ), Stringtown, OK (3.1 miles ), Tushka, OK (3.3 miles ), Centrahoma, OK (3.5 miles) , West Atoka, OK (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 96.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

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

6.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Lehigh: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lehigh, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lehigh-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 139% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Lehigh city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lehigh-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 18.0 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 279.8 miles away from Lehigh 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 81.2 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 126.9 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 232.8 miles away from Lehigh 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 234.0 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 Coal County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lehigh topographic map

Birthplace of: Rube Foster (AL pitcher) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lehigh:

  • TENDERCARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; COALGATE, OK)
  • RUTH WILSON HURLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; COALGATE, OK)
  • ATOKA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ATOKA, OK)
  • ATOKA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATOKA, OK)
  • COLONIAL LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATOKA, OK)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ATOKA, OK)
  • PLANTATION MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ATOKA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lehigh:

  • East Central University (about 33 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 34 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 58 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Paris Junior College (about 70 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • North Central Texas College (about 81 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 82 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 87 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)

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

Coal 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 2012: 19.3%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.2% for American Indian residents, 19.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Lehigh compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lehigh city (based on Coal County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.53%
Here: 59.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents60.5%17.9%6.4%2.8%2.3%
Congregations25.0%12.5%12.5%4.2%4.2%
NameOld Order Amish General Conference Churches of GodAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.3%1.1%4.5%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%4.2%25.0%
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
Coal County:

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Coal County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coal County:

30.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$379
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$681
Water Supply 1$1,600$19,2000$0
Totals for Government 1$1,600$19,2007$1,060

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($426.18)
    Fire Protection: $49,000 ($136.49)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $58,000 ($161.56)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($47.35)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($11.14)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($11.14)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($11.14)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($8.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $12,000 ($33.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($66.85)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $49,000 ($136.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($11.14)
    Rents: $2,000 ($5.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($161.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $155,000 ($431.75)
    General Support: $3,000 ($8.36)
    Highways: $3,000 ($8.36)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,000 ($25.07)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($5.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($69.64)

6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200522,133 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Atoka County, OK  1.16% ($27,389 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, OK  1.16% ($17,611)


7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200624,282 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pontotoc County, OK  2.30% ($19,722 average AGI)
to Atoka County, OK  1.34% ($25,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lehigh:

  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lehigh:

  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K219CX (91.7 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lehigh:

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

Lehigh fatal accident list:

May 4, 2010 09:45 PM, Division Street, Lat: 34.46904, Lon: -96.21311, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 5, 2005 10:47 PM, Us-75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 4, 1994 00:15 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Thomas F Riley, 0.04 Miles South Of D Ave., 0.16 Miles West Of Us 75 / Sr 3 (Lat: 34.464611 Lon: -96.219750), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4056942100, Stormi.Sanchez@crossroads.Us, 5 N. MCCORMICK AVE.
  • Candice Koenig, Located Approximately .13 Miles West Of Route 3. (Lat: 34.441917 Lon: -96.207194), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40029 m, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 4053485460, Rhicks@clsgroup.Com, 609 SOUTH KELLY AVENUE Suite- D
  • Candice Koenig, Located In Section 7, Township 2 South, Range 10 East (Lat: 34.382611 Lon: -96.284111), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40005 m, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 4053485460, Rhicks@clsgroup.Com, 609 SOUTH KELLY AVENUE Suite- D
  • Candice Koenig, Located Approximately .13 Miles West Of Route 3. (Lat: 34.441917 Lon: -96.207194), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40029 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Licensee ID: C
    Registrant: 4053485460, Rhicks@clsgroup.Com, 609 SOUTH KELLY AVENUE Suite- D
  • Candice Koenig, Located In Section 7, Township 2 South, Range 10 East (Lat: 34.382611 Lon: -96.284111), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40005 m, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 4053485460, Rhicks@clsgroup.Com, 609 SOUTH KELLY AVENUE Suite- D
  • Stephanie R Wilson, Located Approximately .13 Miles West Of Route 3. (Lat: 34.441917 Lon: -96.207194), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40029 m, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215
  • Stephanie R Wilson, Located In Section 7, Township 2 South, Range 10 East (Lat: 34.382611 Lon: -96.284111), Type: 103.6, Structure height: 40005 m, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 9189494551, Stephanie.Wilson@branchcomm.Net, 1516 S BOSTON AVE, STE 215

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5AYG, Licensee ID: L00482855
    Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/12/2022
    Registrant: James E Eclair, P. O. Box 96, Lehigh, OK 74556
  • Call Sign: KF5BHP, Licensee ID: L01494364
    Grant Date: 05/27/2009, Expiration Date: 05/27/2019, Certifier: Heath R Carlson
    Registrant: Heath R Carlson, Lehigh, OK 74556

Most common first names in Lehigh, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1074.2 years
Mary984.3 years
John870.5 years
Robert677.6 years
James461.0 years
Alice368.3 years
Bessie380.7 years
Cecil376.6 years
Hazel280.0 years
Floyd262.5 years
Most common last names in Lehigh, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heathcock576.8 years
Eastep580.2 years
Sweeten483.2 years
Paxton482.7 years
Hilburn476.5 years
Kiddie476.0 years
Hampton374.7 years
Kuhn383.3 years
Pellegrini389.7 years
Fowler373.4 years
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