Nowata, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 3,726 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 1,718  (46.1%)
Females: 2,008  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74048.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,328 (it was $23,835 in 2000)
Nowata:

$29,328
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,376 (it was $12,633 in 2000)

Nowata city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,273 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Nowata:

$65,273
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $539.

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  • Races in Nowata, OK (2013)

    Nowata races chart
    • 2,41863.4%White alone
    • 70518.5%American Indian alone
    • 3739.8%Two or more races
    • 1594.2%Black alone
    • 1092.9%Hispanic
    • 691.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nowata: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (12.2%), United States (7.7%), English (6.0%), French (1.7%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,202 people per square mile   (low).

Nowata,OK real estate house value index trend

Nowata, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Nowata:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nowata city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

51 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $507 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $342 (0.7%)

Nowata satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (42.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (277.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Delaware, OK (2.4 miles ), Alluwe, OK (2.7 miles ), Jamestown, OK (2.9 miles) , New Alluwe, OK (3.2 miles) , Lenapah, OK (3.3 miles ), Talala, OK (3.5 miles ), Chelsea, OK (4.0 miles ), Oolagah-Talala, OK (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $23,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $23,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $64,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.70 N, Longitude: 95.64 W

Area code: 918

Nowata household income distribution Nowata home values distribution

Crime rates in Nowata by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 340231322211
per 100,000 74.699.30.049.973.724.975.350.050.653.026.426.6
Robberies 220031100000
per 100,000 49.749.60.00.073.724.925.10.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10136416211422N/A171217
per 100,000 248.7322.6148.299.8393.1523.8351.4550.4N/A450.8317.0452.0
Burglaries 3540392019292898232216
per 100,000 870.4992.6963.2498.9466.8723.4702.8225.2202.2609.9581.1425.4
Thefts 1347268574449846653595337
per 100,000 3,332.51,786.61,679.41,421.81,081.11,222.22,108.41,651.21,339.71,564.61,399.9983.8
Auto thefts 67656101210423
per 100,000 149.2173.7148.2124.7147.4249.4301.225.00.0106.152.879.8
Arson 132031211201
per 100,000 24.974.449.40.073.724.950.225.025.353.00.026.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 344.0326.5183.3168.2257.5262.0307.8243.5228.4256.4193.0194.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Nowata detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Oklahoma average:

1.84
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Nowata, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nowata, Oklahoma average temperatures Nowata, Oklahoma average precipitation Nowata, Oklahoma humidity Nowata, Oklahoma wind speed Nowata, Oklahoma snowfall Nowata, Oklahoma sunshine Nowata, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Nowata city center injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/27/1959, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nowata-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% 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 147.7 miles away from the city 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 218.6 miles away from Nowata center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.4 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 172.5 miles away from Nowata center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 322.8 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 Nowata County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nowata topographic map

Birthplace of: Buddy Burris - Football player, David Heath (fighter) - Martial artist, Kurt Burris - Football player, Larry Dixon (politician) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Nowata:

  • JANE PHILLIPS NOWATA HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 237 SOUTH LOCUST STREET)
  • HAYS HOUSE NURSING HOME (300 S MISSISSIPPI)
  • NOWATA NURSING CENTER (436 SOUTH JOE)
  • OSAGE NURSING HOME, LLC (822 WEST OSAGE)

airports located in Nowata:

Amtrak station near Nowata:

  • 17 miles: BARTLESVILLE (APPLE TREE MALL, 3900 SE FRANK PHILLIPS) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nowata:

  • Rogers State University (about 26 miles; Claremore, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,482)
  • University of Tulsa (about 42 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 44 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 45 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 48 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Northeastern State University (about 66 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 70 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)

Public high school in Nowata:

  • NOWATA HS (Students: 325, Location: 700 WEST OSAGE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nowata:

  • NOWATA ES (Students: 524, Location: 700 WEST OSAGE AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • NOWATA MS (Students: 243, Location: 700 WEST OSAGE AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Nowata

Library in Nowata:

  • NOWATA CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,406; Location: 224 SOUTH PINE; 26,419 books; 715 audio materials; 614 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Nowata: Nowata Fire Department Station 2 (A), Nowata Emergency Medical Services (B), Nowata Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nowata include: Hillside Church (A), Trinity Full Gospel Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Saint Catherines Catholic Church (D), Presbyterian Church (E), New Life Assembly of God (F), Living Word Family Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witness (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lincoln Cemetery (1), Nowata Memorial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Nowata County Historical Society (Museums; 121 South Pine Street).

Hotels: Silver Saddle Motel (525 East Cherokee Avenue), Rudd Motel (224 South Ash Street).

Nowata 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 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.44
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.7%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.4% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for American Indian residents, 41.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
152 people in nursing homes in 2000
51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Nowata, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Nowata (2011 data):

  • Arvest Bank: Nowata Branch at 108 North Maple, branch established on 1946/11/12; Nowata Drive-In Facility at 106 East Delaware, branch established on 1980/10/02. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • Regent Bank: Nowata Branch at 212 West Cherokee, branch established on 1983/11/17; at 105 North Maple Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2008/06/05: Bank assets: $164.1 mil, Deposits: $128.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Regent Capital Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nowata city (based on Nowata County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,56617
Mainline Protestant9696
Catholic501
Other61
None6,945-
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: 2
Nowata County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

8.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nowata County:

30.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nowata:

20.9%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nowata:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Nowata:

76.3%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nowata, OK Residents
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 1$2,004$24,0481$500
Other Government Administration 1$2,768$33,2165$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,600
Police Protection - Officers 6$11,482$22,9643$3,204
Police - Other 3$4,601$18,4040$0
Firefighters 4$9,321$27,9638$600
Streets and Highways 3$7,698$30,7920$0
Health 10$19,570$23,4843$1,386
Solid Waste Management 2$4,032$24,1922$2,440
Sewerage 6$12,237$24,4740$0
Water Supply 8$17,201$25,8020$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Totals for Government 45$92,685$24,71624$9,730

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $353,000 ($94.74)
    Police Protection: $328,000 ($88.03)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($66.83)
    Fire Protection: $230,000 ($61.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($48.58)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($28.72)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($25.23)
    Financial Administration: $89,000 ($23.89)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($22.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000 ($15.57)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($6.71)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($6.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($3.22)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($2.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($16.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $150,000 ($40.26)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($8.32)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($6.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($2.42)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $674,000 ($180.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($17.71)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.07)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $357,000 ($95.81)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($74.07)
    All Other: $36,000 ($9.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($8.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $104,000 ($27.91)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($11.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $584,000 ($156.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $137,000 ($36.77)
    Highways: $37,000 ($9.93)
    Housing & Community Development: $31,000 ($8.32)
    General Support: $29,000 ($7.78)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $691,000 ($185.45)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.27)

Nowata government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,221,000 ($327.70)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $992,000 ($266.24)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $50,000 ($13.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,196,000 ($320.99)
    Other, NEC: $1,015,000 ($272.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($7.25)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($6.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,514,000 ($406.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Washington County, OK  1.61% ($27,684 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KS  1.04% ($42,324)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.76% ($20,000)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Washington County, OK  1.17% ($31,098 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KS  0.94% ($27,273)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.77% ($27,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nowata:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KWON (1400 AM; 1 kW; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nowata:

  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRIG-FM (104.9 FM; NOWATA, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBT (101.5 FM; COLLINSVILLE, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYFM (100.1 FM; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: KCD ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSN (98.1 FM; DEARING, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KKRK (98.9 FM; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KTFR (100.7 FM; CHELSEA, OK; Owner: MICHAEL P. STEPHENS)
  • KEOJ (101.1 FM; CANEY, KS; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KRSC-FM (91.3 FM; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)

TV broadcast stations around Nowata:

  • KGCT-LP (Channel 60; NOWATA, OK; Owner: MURPHY D. BOUGHNER)
  • KDOR (Channel 17; BARTLESVILLE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KRSC-TV (Channel 35; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K66EK (Channel 66; BARTLESVILLE, DEWEY, OK; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY TELEVISION, INC.)
Nowata fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Nowata fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $697,000Total costs
  • 1,400Total average daily traffic
  • 69Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,240Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nowata)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 2 Mi E Jct Us 60 & Us 169 (Lat: 36.704250 Lon: -95.633583), Call Sign: KZW22
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.060 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022Registrant: Odot Communications, 200 N.E. 21st Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3204, Phone: (405) 990-8008, Fax: (580) 298-6152, Email:
  • Hwy 60 To Moore Ranch Rd 7 1/4 Mi Wnw (Lat: 36.743139 Lon: -95.754972), Call Sign: WNJF799
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.912 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/1997, Expiration Date: 07/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2002Registrant: American Electric Power Service Company, Tulsa, OK 74102-0201, Phone: (918) 599-2104, Fax: (918) 599-3438, Email:
  • 312 N Pecan In (Lat: 36.704528 Lon: -95.639694), Call Sign: KKP525
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8200 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2002, Expiration Date: 10/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2009Registrant: Oologah Fuel Co., Inc Dba Burns Propane Company, 115 S Ash, Nowata, OK 74048, Phone: (918) 273-0887, Fax: (918) 273-3108, Email:
  • 7.5 Mi Wnw On Hwy 60 To Moore Ranch Rd (Lat: 36.743139 Lon: -95.754972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPCM992, Licensee ID: L00158114
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.912 MHz, 855.262 MHz, 855.362 MHz, 855.587 MHz, 855.912 MHz, 856.287 MHz, 857.362 MHz, 858.312 MHz, 858.887 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2000, Expiration Date: 10/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2001, Certifier: Roy W PaxsonRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corp Dba Aep, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215-2373, Phone: (918) 599-2550
  • 3/4 Mi Nw Of Int. Us 60 & Hwy 28 (Lat: 36.710472 Lon: -95.493861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WQHP788
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.262 MHz, 857.287 MHz, 859.912 MHz, 860.787 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2017, Certifier: Jason D GriffithRegistrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • L1&L2, Hc 62 Box 134-6 (Lat: 36.610278 Lon: -95.488139), Call Sign: WQSC713
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.737 MHz, 456.737 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2013, Expiration Date: 09/03/2023, Certifier: Brenda S HagebuschRegistrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:
  • Lat: 36.696861 Lon: -95.645028, Call Sign: WQTE200
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/14/2024, Certifier: Kathy Berry DrRegistrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nowata)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2189W , Serial Number: M-1892, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Fred A Maddox, 332 N Shawnee Ct, Nowata, OK 74048, Other Owners: V Joan Maddox
  • Aircraft: MAULE MT-7-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 235BG , Serial Number: 18002C, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1992
    Registrant (Individual): William L Grandstaff, Rr #1 Box 390, Nowata, OK 74048
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2387Y , Serial Number: 17700187, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Pierce Pipe & Supply Co, Po Box 192, Nowata, OK 74048
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67BF , Serial Number: 461-2002, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Antonio Barros, Hc 62 Box 167 / Canaan Ranch Rd 20 East, Nowata, OK 74048

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nowata that have no violations reported:

  • CONSOLIDATED RWD #1 NOWATA AND ROGERS CO (Population served: 1,612, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 167
  • Hazardous Condition: 41

Incident types - Nowata

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nowata, OK
Most common first names in Nowata, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8276.4 years
John7172.4 years
Charles6676.2 years
Mary5481.6 years
James5278.2 years
Robert4775.5 years
George3979.6 years
Roy2477.0 years
Walter2378.9 years
Joe2170.1 years
Most common last names in Nowata, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4573.9 years
Moore2479.1 years
Brown1976.0 years
Allen1879.2 years
Martin1778.5 years
Wilson1679.8 years
Hicks1677.4 years
Taylor1675.8 years
Price1577.2 years
Scott1583.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Nowata, OK
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
SONIC Drive-In1

Nowata compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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