Oakwood, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 32  (48.4%)
Females: 35  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  50.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 73658

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,469 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Oakwood:

$36,469
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,975 (it was $21,254 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $46,428 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Oakwood:

$46,428
OK:

$132,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $478.

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    • 6092.3%White alone
    • 57.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oakwood: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 285 people per square mile   (very low).

Oakwood, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Oakwood:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakwood town:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 36.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $251 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $257 (0.3%)

Oakwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (62.4 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (72.7 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (242.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Canton, OK (3.3 miles ), Thomas, OK (3.6 miles ), Putnam, OK (4.0 miles) , Taloga, OK (4.0 miles ), Longdale, OK (4.0 miles ), Watonga, OK (4.2 miles ), Seiling, OK (4.4 miles ), Hitchcock, OK (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 98.71 W

Area code: 580

Oakwood household income distribution Oakwood home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-32.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (36%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (36%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

Average climate in Oakwood, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Oakwood town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 tornado 36.1 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% 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 232.5 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 117.7 miles away from Oakwood 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 81.2 miles away from the city 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 64.9 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 155.5 miles away from Oakwood 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 101.6 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 Dewey County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakwood:

  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; THOMAS, OK)
  • THOMAS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; THOMAS, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakwood:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 28 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 68 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 71 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 72 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 73 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 73 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 75 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

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

Dewey 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 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.0%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.1%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.6
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oakwood town (based on Dewey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,75421
Mainline Protestant1,2737
Catholic1001
None683-
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: 1
Dewey County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Dewey County:

23.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Dewey County:

30.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oakwood:

46.0%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.9%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

31.5%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

18.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oakwood:

35.4%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Oakwood:

47.4%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

70.8%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakwood, 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 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 1$600

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

  • Construction - General: $29,000 ($432.84)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($179.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($104.48)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($104.48)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($14.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($552.24)
    General Support: $2,000 ($29.85)
    Highways: $1,000 ($14.93)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($14.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($74.63)

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Woodward County, OK  0.81% ($51,385 average AGI)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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 Woodward County, OK  1.12% ($32,111 average AGI)
to Custer County, OK  0.93% ($46,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakwood:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWEY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakwood:

  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMY (93.9 FM; WATONGA, OK; Owner: ORION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Oakwood:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • K53CI (Channel 53; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K55EZ (Channel 55; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K57EA (Channel 57; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K49DO (Channel 49; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K51EB (Channel 51; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)

Oakwood fatal accident list:

Oct 23, 1980 09:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $4,715,000Total costs
  • 18,900Total average daily traffic
  • 2,045Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,240Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 9 Km Wnw (Lat: 35.970611 Lon: -98.784528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 95 m, Call Sign: WPIA529
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2000, Expiration Date: 08/07/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2004Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.946722 Lon: -98.714250), Call Sign: KJI489
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.8400 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2024Registrant: Oklahoma Department Of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma City, OK 73152, Phone: (405) 990-7963, Email:
  • 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.946722 Lon: -98.714250), Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: WNWX640
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.235 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021Registrant: Department Of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma City, OK 73152, Phone: (405) 232-1569
  • 5 1/2 Mi Nw (Lat: 35.970611 Lon: -98.784528), Call Sign: KNGB224, Licensee ID: L00066233
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.025 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2002Registrant: Testco Inc, Watonga, OK 73772
  • 5.5 Miles Wnw (Lat: 35.970611 Lon: -98.784528), Call Sign: KRK811, Licensee ID: L00117376
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.975 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/20/2023Registrant: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
  • Lat: 35.944500 Lon: -98.717417, Call Sign: WQUN478
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.500 MHz, 461.875 MHz, 462.150 MHz, 466.500 MHz, 466.875 MHz, 467.150 MHzGrant Date: 08/25/2014, Expiration Date: 08/25/2024, Certifier: Jeremy HorstRegistrant: Florida Power & Light Co., Co Tim Lewis, Imogo, Miami, FL 33174, Phone: (305) 552-4041, Fax: (305) 552-4174, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB5QEZ, Licensee ID: L00377390, Grant Date: 07/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Lester R Scott, Registrant: Lester R Scott, Rr 1 Box 80, Oakwood, OK 73658
  • Call Sign: WB0JKM, Licensee ID: L01419761, Grant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 10/27/2018, Certifier: Bobby G Martin, Registrant: Bobby G Martin, 110 E Main, Oakwood, OK 73658-0153

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

DEWEY CO RWD #1 (Address: 110 E. Main ST , Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)

Oakwood compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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