Leon, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 41  (43.4%)
Females: 54  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  44.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73441

Estimated median household income in 2012: $14,807 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Leon:

$14,807
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,944 (it was $28,908 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,695 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Leon:

$22,695
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $62,469; Detached houses: $62,469

Median gross rent in 2012: $517.

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  • White alone - 85 (93.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leon: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (91.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 360 people per square mile   (very low).

Leon, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Leon:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leon town:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 29.5%

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

Leon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (49.0 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (69.5 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (83.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Love, OK (2.4 miles ), Nocona Hills, TX (3.5 miles ), St. Jo, TX (3.7 miles ), Muenster, TX (4.0 miles ), Thackerville, OK (4.2 miles ), Marietta, OK (4.3 miles ), Nocona, TX (4.3 miles ), East Love, OK (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 33.88 N, Longitude: 97.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

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

3.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Public administration (55%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in Leon, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leon-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Leon town center killed 2 people and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1995, a category F3 tornado 5.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 201.3 miles away from the city center
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 78.4 miles away from Leon 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 62.7 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 84.2 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 61.7 miles away from Leon center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 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 Love County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Leon:

  • SAINT JO NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAINT JO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leon:

  • North Central Texas College (about 24 miles; Gainesville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,550)
  • Grayson College (about 48 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 49 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 49 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 62 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Midwestern State University (about 63 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 68 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)

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

Love 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 2010 was 77.4. This is about average.

City:

77.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.3%
(43.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Leon compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Leon town (based on Love County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.01%
Here: 74.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents67.9%10.9%9.3%6.5%5.5%
Congregations42.3%15.4%11.5%19.2%11.5%
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: 1
Love County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Love County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Love County:

29.2%
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

7.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
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 Carter County, OK  2.11% ($28,600 average AGI)
from Cooke County, TX  1.01% ($28,161)
from Denton County, TX  0.32% ($32,100)


8.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.47%
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 Carter County, OK  2.58% ($29,450 average AGI)
to Cooke County, TX  0.81% ($26,320)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.35% ($36,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leon:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • 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)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leon:

  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KKAJ-FM (95.7 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Leon:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)

Leon fatal accident list:

Jul 12, 2005 08:33 PM, Sr-76, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB5LAO
    Grant Date: 11/21/1989, Expiration Date: 11/21/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Melissa A Wolfe, Leon, OK 73441
  • Call Sign: KB5LCV
    Grant Date: 12/12/1989, Expiration Date: 12/12/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Rebecca A Thompson, Leon, OK 73441
  • Call Sign: KB5LCZ
    Grant Date: 12/12/1989, Expiration Date: 12/12/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Sandra L Cravatt, Leon, OK 73441
  • Call Sign: KB5LDC
    Grant Date: 12/12/1989, Expiration Date: 12/12/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Rodney L Pierce, Leon, OK 73441
  • Call Sign: KE5GXZ, Licensee ID: L01102213
    Grant Date: 01/04/2006, Expiration Date: 01/04/2016, Certifier: Jace C Reed
    Registrant: Jace C Reed, Leon, OK 73441

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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