Oaks, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 289 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.9%
Males: 150  (52.0%)
Females: 139  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74347.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,131 (it was $25,268 in 2000)
Oaks:

$31,131
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,815 (it was $8,031 in 2000)

Oaks town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,691 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Oaks:

$48,691
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $59,657; Detached houses: $58,583; Mobile homes: $69,086

Median gross rent in 2012: $638.

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Oaks races chart
  • American Indian alone - 216 (75.0%)
  • White alone - 52 (18.1%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (3.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oaks: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (4.4%), English (3.0%), German (2.7%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 180 people per square mile   (very low).

Oaks,OK real estate house value index trend

Oaks, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Oaks:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oaks town:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $335 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $222 (0.5%)

Oaks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (39.2 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (60.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (257.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Twin Oaks, OK (1.6 miles) , Rocky Ford, OK (1.8 miles) , Leach, OK (2.0 miles ), Kansas, OK (2.0 miles ), Flint Creek, OK (2.4 miles ), Chewey, OK (2.9 miles) , Teresita, OK (2.9 miles) , Cloud Creek, OK (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 36.17 N, Longitude: 94.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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

5.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Oaks, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oaks-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Oaks town center injured 12 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F3 tornado 14.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oaks-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from Oaks 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 137.1 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 256.2 miles away from the city 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 281.5 miles away from Oaks center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 303.0 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 Delaware County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 10, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oaks:

  • John Brown University (about 17 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,097)
  • Northeastern State University (about 19 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 41 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Rogers State University (about 45 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 50 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Crowder College (about 53 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Public high school in Oaks:

Public elementary/middle school in Oaks:

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Notable location: Oaks Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oaks Cemetery (1), Russell Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 94.8. This is worse than average.

City:

94.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0247. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0247
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.34
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

1.9

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oaks and their reported violations in the past:

DELAWARE CO RWSG&SWM DISTRICT 11 (Population served: 662, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2013)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2013)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.4%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.2 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children in 2000

Oaks compared to Oklahoma 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oaks town (based on Delaware County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.03%
Here: 60.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist Convention Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of Christ
Adherents39.1%31.4%9.5%4.5%2.5%
Congregations52.1%1.4%5.6%4.2%7.0%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.7%1.7%1.5%5.6%
Congregations8.5%1.4%1.4%1.4%16.9%
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: 5
Delaware County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Delaware County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Delaware County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

30.0%
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 0$0 2$1,040
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$150
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,190

7.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Benton County, AR  0.88% ($38,813 average AGI)
from Ottawa County, OK  0.80% ($27,351)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.66% ($49,438)


7.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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 Benton County, AR  0.85% ($30,971 average AGI)
to Ottawa County, OK  0.66% ($24,658)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.61% ($33,466)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oaks:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oaks:

  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEMX (94.5 FM; LOCUST GROVE, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KITO-FM (96.1 FM; VINITA, OK; Owner: DLB BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Oaks:

  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K33FG (Channel 33; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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