Northeast Comanche, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 5,546.
Males: 2,683  (48.4%)
Females: 2,863  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 73538

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,012 (it was $35,593 in 2000)
Northeast Comanche:

$50,012
OK:

$48,568

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,360 (it was $15,378 in 2000)

Northeast Comanche CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $109,935 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Northeast Comanche:

$109,935
OK:

$126,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $158,602; Detached houses: $170,542; Townhouses or other attached units: $144,956; In 2-unit structures: $38,575; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $21,080; Mobile homes: $53,685; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,377
  • Races in Northeast Comanche, OK (2000)

    Northeast Comanche races chart
    • 4,88087.8%White alone
    • 3416.1%American Indian alone
    • 1703.1%Hispanic
    • 1312.4%Two or more races
    • 190.3%Asian alone
    • 120.2%Black alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northeast Comanche: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 138.2 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (very low).

Northeast Comanche, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Northeast Comanche:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northeast Comanche CCD:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Northeast Comanche CCD:  0.7% ($431)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
Northeast Comanche satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (16.0 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (62.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (159.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fletcher, OK (1.8 miles ), Sterling, OK (1.9 miles ), Elgin, OK (2.0 miles ), Cyril, OK (2.9 miles ), Apache, OK (3.4 miles ), Cement, OK (3.5 miles ), Southeast Comanche, OK (3.7 miles ), Central High, OK (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.78 N, Longitude: 98.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Child care workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Northeast Comanche, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Northeast Comanche-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Northeast Comanche place center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northeast Comanche-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% 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 189.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.0 miles away from Northeast Comanche 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 35.6 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 101.9 miles away from the city 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 8.6 miles away from Northeast Comanche 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 35.9 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 Comanche County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Northeast Comanche:

  • USPHS LAWTON INDIAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOUTHWESTERN HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • FMCNA - LAWTON EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • CEDAR CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • CREST VIEW LIFE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • WOODLAWN MANOR OF LAWTON INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • AGAPE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LAWTON, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northeast Comanche:

  • Cameron University (about 17 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 54 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 54 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 57 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 60 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 61 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 61 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)

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Notable locations in Northeast Comanche: Hurley Grove Community House (A), Comanche County Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service - Elgin (B), Fletcher Volunteer Fire Department (C), Elgin Volunteer Fire Department (D), Sterling Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northeast Comanche include: Saint Ann Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Little Washita Indian Church (D), Saint Anns Church (E), Saint Ann's Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Washita Indian Cemetery (1), Elgin Cemetery (2), Elgin Memorial Cemetery (3), Saint Anns Cemetery (4), Fletcher Cemetery (5), Saint Ann Cemetery (6), Mountain View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 031010 Reservoir (A), Oknoname 031003 Reservoir (B), Oknoname 031007 Reservoir (C), Oknoname 031009 Reservoir (D), Oknoname 031011 Reservoir (E), Little Washita Creek Site 19 Reservoir (F), Little Washita Creek Site 21 Reservoir (G), Little Washita Creek Site 22 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Whisky Creek (A), Cottonwood Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Comanche 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 2013 was 82.1. This is about average.

City:

82.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 26.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.7%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.1%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Northeast Comanche travel time to work - commute Northeast Comanche mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Northeast Comanche CCD (based on Comanche County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,224131
Mainline Protestant8,36634
Catholic4,7483
Other3,1739
Black Protestant2,71411
Orthodox151
None60,858-
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: 9
Comanche County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Comanche County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Comanche County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Comanche County:

28.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

11.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.38%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.70% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,325 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.70%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.54% ($50,364 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.39% ($30,962)
from Bell County, TX  0.36% ($43,507)


12.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.34%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.74%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.53% ($28,042 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.37% ($45,887)
to El Paso County, TX  0.34% ($40,601)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northeast Comanche:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • KPTK (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northeast Comanche:

  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KJRF (91.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN CENTER INC)
  • KCCU (89.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVRW (107.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PAT-TOWER, INC.)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZQ (99.5 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: WILLIAM R. FRITSCH, JR.)
  • KWCO-FM (105.5 FM; CHICKASHA, OK; Owner: TYLER ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KMGZ (95.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: BROADCO OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KKEN (97.1 FM; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • K209DJ (89.7 FM; CHICKASHA, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219KL (91.7 FM; NINNEKAH, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northeast Comanche:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • K38GL (Channel 38; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53DS (Channel 53; LAWTON, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21DC (Channel 21; LAWTON, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K49GC (Channel 49; LAWTON, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (2%)

Northeast Comanche compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Northeast Comanche on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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