New Cordell, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 2,921 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 
Males: 1,310  (44.9%)
Females: 1,611  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73632.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,205 (it was $28,053 in 2000)
New Cordell:

$36,205
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,005 (it was $15,509 in 2000)

New Cordell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,807 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
New Cordell:

$68,807
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,693; Detached houses: $81,860; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $46,514; Mobile homes: $36,316

Median gross rent in 2012: $537.

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New Cordell races chart
  • White alone - 2,702 (91.1%)
  • Hispanic - 100 (3.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 76 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Cordell: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.0%), German (19.6%), Irish (11.8%), English (11.0%), French (2.4%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,154 people per square mile   (low).

New Cordell,OK real estate house value index trend

New Cordell, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in New Cordell:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Cordell city:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

14 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $314 (0.5%)

New Cordell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (57.4 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (83.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (213.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Central Washita, OK (1.0 miles ), Bessie, OK (2.5 miles) , Dill City, OK (2.8 miles ), Rocky, OK (3.2 miles) , Burns Flat, OK (3.4 miles ), Northeast Washita, OK (3.4 miles ), Southwest Washita, OK (3.5 miles ), Corn, OK (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.29 N, Longitude: 98.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

New Cordell household income distribution New Cordell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-3.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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

Average climate in New Cordell, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Cordell-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the New Cordell city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/9/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused $100 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Cordell-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 68% 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 186.8 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 126.8 miles away from New Cordell 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 48.0 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 86.7 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) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from New Cordell center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.2 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 Washita County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Cordell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Cordell:

  • CORDELL CHRISTIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • CORDELL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • CORDELL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CORDELL, OK)
  • CORN HERITAGE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CORN, OK)
  • MENNONITE BRETHREN HOME FOR AGED (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CORN, OK)
  • SENTINEL NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SENTINEL, OK)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-CLINTON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Cordell:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 23 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 48 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 58 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 79 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 80 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 81 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 81 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches inside the city limits of New Cordell include: 1st United Methodist Church; 1st Baptist Church; 1st Presbyterian Church, Bible Mennonite Brethren Church, Calvary Baptist Church, 1st Assembly of God, St Anne Catholic Church, Grace Family Fellowship. Contrary to your published information, Herold Mennonite Church is *NOT* within the city limits of New Cordell. Their parsonage is in Cordell, but the church is six miles north, 2 east, and a half south and is closer to Corn and/or Bessie Oklahoma than the church is to Cordell.

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Notable locations in New Cordell: Washita County Sheriff's Office (A), Cordell Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Cordell include: First Assembly of God Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Bible MB Church (C), Herold Mennonite Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Washita 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 2004 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 17.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

New Cordell, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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New Cordell compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

New Cordell travel time to work - commute New Cordell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Cordell city (based on Washita County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.56%
Here: 84.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren ChurchesAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents48.1%18.4%8.4%6.6%3.6%
Congregations17.9%15.4%20.5%5.1%5.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.4%2.4%2.0%1.9%6.2%
Congregations2.6%7.7%5.1%2.6%17.9%
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: 2
Washita County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Washita County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Washita County:

26.1%
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
Financial Administration 5$11,171$26,8100$0
Other Government Administration 8$1,120$1,6800$0
Judicial and Legal 2$1,025$6,1500$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,801$38,4030$0
Police - Other 4$8,062$24,1860$0
Firefighters 4$10,367$31,1015$1,980
Streets and Highways 3$8,135$32,5400$0
Airports 1$2,622$31,4640$0
Health 1$1,085$13,0200$0
Hospitals 34$124,336$43,88316$30,655
Sewerage 1$2,414$28,9680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,915$46,9800$0
Water Supply 3$8,436$33,7440$0
Totals for Government 71$195,489$33,04021$32,635

New Cordell government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,784,000 ($610.75)
    Police Protection: $469,000 ($160.56)
    Water Utilities: $421,000 ($144.13)
    Regular Highways: $290,000 ($99.28)
    General - Other: $249,000 ($85.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($68.13)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($65.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $179,000 ($61.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000 ($51.35)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($33.21)
    Sewerage: $53,000 ($18.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($17.12)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($10.96)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($5.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($26.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,129,000 ($386.51)

New Cordell government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $286,000 ($97.91)
    Sewerage: $185,000 ($63.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $53,000 ($18.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($6.16)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($2.74)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($23.96)
    All Other: $41,000 ($14.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($36.63)
    All Other: $29,000 ($9.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $362,000 ($123.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($16.43)
    Sale of Property: $48,000 ($16.43)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($9.59)
    Rents: $10,000 ($3.42)
    Royalties: $5,000 ($1.71)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,116,000 ($724.41)
    Water Utilities: $456,000 ($156.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($10.27)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($9.93)
    Highways: $26,000 ($8.90)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($4.11)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $662,000 ($226.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $56,000 ($19.17)
    NEC: $30,000 ($10.27)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,000 ($1.71)

New Cordell government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,913,000 ($654.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,824,000 ($624.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000 ($30.47)

New Cordell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,603,000 ($548.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,000 ($43.14)

8.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
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 Beckham County, OK  1.63% ($35,435 average AGI)
from Custer County, OK  1.53% ($43,603)
from Kiowa County, OK  0.40% ($24,467)


9.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
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 Custer County, OK  1.99% ($38,237 average AGI)
to Beckham County, OK  1.88% ($37,694)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.73% ($41,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Cordell:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCLI (1320 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, 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.)
  • KTJS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HOBART, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWEY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Cordell:

  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • KYCU (89.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216FR (91.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAYM (90.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around New Cordell:

  • K29EI (Channel 29; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K44AP (Channel 44; ELK CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K46AN (Channel 46; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K48AP (Channel 48; ELK CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K50AL (Channel 50; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K54CM (Channel 54; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K56EY (Channel 56; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K17DH (Channel 17; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K20DX (Channel 20; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K22ED (Channel 22; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
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