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Population in 2012: 405 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 

Males: 209  (51.8%)
Females: 196  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73559.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,069 (it was $17,031 in 2000)
Mountain Park:

$23,069
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,214

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,385 (it was $25,800 in 2000)
Mountain Park:

$22,385
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,622; Detached houses: $45,603; Mobile homes: $102,579

Median gross rent in 2012: $456.

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  • White alone - 346 (84.6%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (7.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (3.4%)
  • Black alone - 9 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (2.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mountain Park: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.5%), German (20.8%), English (7.8%), French (6.0%), United States (5.3%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1365 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mountain Park:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Park town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.3%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (31.0 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (96.9 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (180.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Snyder, OK (1.6 miles ), Roosevelt, OK (3.4 miles ), Headrick, OK (3.4 miles) , Indiahoma, OK (3.5 miles ), Cooperton, OK (3.6 miles) , Manitou, OK (3.6 miles ), East Jackson, OK (3.7 miles) , Friendship, OK (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 34.70 N, Longitude: 98.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -77 (-16.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Mountain Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 262% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Mountain Park town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mountain Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.0 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 77.3 miles away from Mountain Park center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.7 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) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Mountain Park center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kiowa County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Mountain Park:

  • AYERS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SNYDER, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Mountain Park, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Park:

  • Cameron University (about 31 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,904)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 60 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)
  • Midwestern State University (about 62 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 92 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 5,513)
  • University of Oklahoma Norman Campus (about 93 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 19,159)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 94 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 95 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)

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Notable location: Kiowa County District 3 Emergency Medical Services (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mountain Park: Glenwood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kiowa 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: 18.9%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mountain Park, OK

Mountain Park compared to Oklahoma state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Mountain Park (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank in Altus: Mountain Park Branch at U.S. Highway 183 And Oak Street, branch established on 1984/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $287.0 mil, Deposits: $208.3 mil, headquarters in Altus, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Altus Bancorp, Inc.

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

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Religion statistics for Mountain Park town (based on Kiowa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.09%
Here94.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents60.7%14.3%5.3%3.6%2.8%
Congregations22.7%13.6%11.4%15.9%4.5%
NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%2.0%1.9%1.3%5.4%
Congregations2.3%2.3%6.8%2.3%18.2%
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
Kiowa County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kiowa County:

28.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$790
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$390
Water Supply 1$2,382$28,5840$0
Totals for Government 1$2,382$28,5842$1,180

Mountain Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($740.74)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($288.89)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($96.30)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($74.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($32.10)
    Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($32.10)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($24.69)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($17.28)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($7.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $6,000 ($14.81)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($4.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($123.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($54.32)

Mountain Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $26,000 ($64.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $20,000 ($49.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($41.98)
    All Other: $5,000 ($12.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($17.28)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($148.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $426,000 ($1051.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $46,000 ($113.58)
    Highways: $4,000 ($9.88)
    General Support: $3,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $13,000 ($32.10)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($19.75)

Mountain Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $361,000 ($891.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $352,000 ($869.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($22.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $112,000 ($276.54)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
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 Comanche County, OK  0.87% ($35,481 average AGI)
from Caddo County, OK  0.78% ($24,250)
from Jackson County, OK  0.52% ($22,125)


8.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,841 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
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 Comanche County, OK  1.09% ($25,735 average AGI)
to Custer County, OK  0.70% ($22,545)
to Jackson County, OK  0.67% ($24,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Park:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KWHW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mountain Park:

  • KJCM (100.3 FM; SNYDER, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSYE (91.5 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KBZQ (99.5 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: WILLIAM R. FRITSCH, JR.)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVRW (107.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PAT-TOWER, INC.)
  • KYBE (95.9 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: TOMAR BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mountain Park:

  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K38GL (Channel 38; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53DS (Channel 53; LAWTON, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K45FH (Channel 45; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K42FL (Channel 42; ALTUS, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K38FJ (Channel 38; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K40FL (Channel 40; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K49FE (Channel 49; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/10 Mi W Us Hwy 183 On Cr E 1596 (Lat: 34.703667 Lon: -98.950917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KNDA333
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Wayne Barker
    Registrant: Professional Liccensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA5NOG, Licensee ID: L01152219
    Grant Date: 05/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/09/2016, Certifier: Robert D Turner
    Registrant: Robert D Turner, Box 111, Mountain Park, OK 73559
  • Call Sign: KD5QPV, Licensee ID: L00431748
    Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 12/11/2021, Certifier: Michael P Saville
    Registrant: Michael P Saville, 15550 N 2270 Rd, Mountain Park, OK 73559

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SNOW 600-S2C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1631S , Serial Number: 600-1179C, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond O Quinn, 103 E County Rd, Mountain Park, OK 73559
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6108Z , Serial Number: 25-126, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond O Quinn, 103 E County Rd, Mountain Park, OK 73559
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9522D , Serial Number: 22-6438, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 103 E County Road, Mountain Park, OK 73559



Most common first names in Mountain Park, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John668.8 years
George678.0 years
James682.1 years
Minnie483.5 years
Carrie394.3 years
Willie383.3 years
Jerry370.7 years
Lola389.0 years
Martha389.7 years
Ruth369.6 years
Most common last names in Mountain Park, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walker986.5 years
Shelton669.8 years
Phillips576.0 years
Saville575.0 years
Woodward475.2 years
Barnes477.5 years
Hayslip481.0 years
Davis485.5 years
Mcphail478.0 years
Ney482.8 years
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