Okemah, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 3,196 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 1,514  (47.4%)
Females: 1,682  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74859.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,928 (it was $21,306 in 2000)
Okemah:

$31,928
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,970 (it was $12,645 in 2000)

Okemah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,296 (it was $37,100 in 2000)
Okemah:

$75,296
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $70,999; detached houses: $79,451; mobile homes: $25,354

Median gross rent in 2017: $561.

March 2019 cost of living index in Okemah: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.1%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 74.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 34.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Okemah, OK (2010)
    • 1,97961.4%White alone
    • 82925.7%American Indian alone
    • 2086.5%Two or more races
    • 973.0%Black alone
    • 872.7%Hispanic
    • 140.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.2%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Okemah, Oklahoma as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Okemah is 220 to 1.


Crime rates in Okemah by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(99.0)
1
(33.4)
3
(101.2)
4
(136.9)
1
(34.5)
2
(70.6)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
1
(30.7)
1
(30.8)
5
(154.4)
4
(125.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(66.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(101.2)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(92.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(363.2)
15
(500.7)
8
(269.8)
2
(68.5)
4
(138.1)
7
(247.1)
8
(245.5)
2
(60.8)
3
(90.1)
5
(150.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(246.2)
10
(308.7)
12
(376.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(1,056)
31
(1,035)
38
(1,282)
20
(684.7)
17
(586.8)
40
(1,412)
18
(552.5)
54
(1,642)
35
(1,051)
30
(899.8)
25
(767.8)
57
(1,754)
39
(1,204)
32
(1,003)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
122
(4,028)
101
(3,371)
104
(3,508)
69
(2,362)
72
(2,485)
100
(3,530)
100
(3,069)
117
(3,558)
112
(3,362)
61
(1,830)
99
(3,041)
88
(2,709)
66
(2,038)
75
(2,351)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(429.2)
5
(166.9)
8
(269.8)
2
(68.5)
1
(34.5)
8
(282.4)
7
(214.9)
5
(152.1)
3
(90.1)
8
(240.0)
3
(92.1)
3
(92.3)
10
(308.7)
17
(532.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(33.0)
1
(33.4)
2
(67.5)
3
(102.7)
3
(103.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(92.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
2
(60.0)
2
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
1
(31.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)507.1347.5416.9281.4267.5368.5252.3342.5242.3209.4277.9312.4403.5382.4

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City-data.com crime index in Okemah, OK

Crime rate in Okemah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (37.6%), English (2.7%), Lebanese (2.5%), German (2.3%), Irish (2.3%), Haitian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,231 people per square mile   (low).

Okemah, Oklahoma map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $541 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $318 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (51.1 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (52.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (184.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Castle, OK (2.3 miles),
Bearden, OK (2.6 miles),
Clearview, OK (2.7 miles),
IXL, OK (2.8 miles),
Cromwell, OK (3.2 miles ),
Boley, OK (3.3 miles ),
Weleetka, OK (3.4 miles ),
Wetumka, OK (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 96.31 W

Area code: 918

Distribution of median household income in Okemah, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Okemah, OK in 2017
Okemah satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $58,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $46,000
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $75,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Okemah, OK residents
Average permit cost in Okemah, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Okemah, OK
Historical housing units in Okemah, OK
Most common industries in Okemah, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.0%)
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Apparel (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Okemah, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Carpenters (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Okemah, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Okemah-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Okemah city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/5/1970, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 84 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Okemah-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 53.8 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 86.0 miles away from the city center
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 304.3 miles away from Okemah 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 127.6 miles away from Okemah center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 232.0 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 232.6 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 Okfuskee County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 14, Winter Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Okemah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Okemah:

  • CREEK NATION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Tribal, provides emergency services, 309 NORTH 14TH)
  • RIDGEVIEW PLACE (110 HILLCREST WAY)
  • COLONIAL PARK HEALTHCARE CENTER (600 WEST FRONTAGE ROAD)
  • OKEMAH CARE CENTER (112 NORTH WOODY GUTHRIE)

Airports located in Okemah:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Okemah:

  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 25 miles; Okmulgee, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,243)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 48 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • East Central University (about 50 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 52 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 54 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Rose State College (about 63 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 65 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)

Public high school in Okemah:

  • OKEMAH HS (Students: 286, Location: 704 EAST DATE STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Okemah:

  • OAKES ES (Students: 374, Location: 107 WEST DATE STREET, Grades: PK-3)
  • OKEMAH MS (Students: 251, Location: 107 WEST DATE STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • BEARDEN PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 107, Location: 372006 HWY 48, Grades: PK-8)
  • OKEMAH NOBLE CTR (Location: 107 WEST DATE STREET, Grades: 4-5)
See full list of schools located in Okemah

Library in Okemah:

  • OKEMAH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,392; Location: 301 SOUTH 2ND; 24,509 books; 86 audio materials; 102 video materials; 23 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Okemah include: Victory Christian Center (A), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Church of Christ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Airport Lake (A), Oknoname 107007 Reservoir (B), Airport Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Okfuskee County Historical Society (Museums; 407 West Broadway Street).

Hotels: Circle G Motel (1508 West Columbia Street), O K Motor Lodge (JCT Highway 27 & I 40).

Court: Okfuskee-County - Court Clerk (Court House).

Birthplace of: Larry Coker - Football player and coach, Woody Guthrie - (1912-1967), musician, William R. Pogue - Astronaut, Billy Parker (singer) - Country singer, Burr Williams - Ice hockey player.

Okfuskee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Okemah in 2010:

  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
104 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Okemah (2011 data):

  • BancFirst: Bancfirst-Okemah Branch at 302 W. Broadway St, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $5,407.8 mil, Deposits: $4,893.4 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: Bancfirst Corporation
  • The Citizens State Bank: at 404 West Broadway, branch established on 1908/02/08. Info updated 2011/12/13: Bank assets: $164.5 mil, Deposits: $147.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Okemah:

Marital status in Okemah, OK
  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Okemah:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Okemah
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Okemah, OK (based on Okfuskee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,21528
Mainline Protestant4823
Black Protestant3655
Catholic151
Other7-
None6,107-
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: 3
Okfuskee County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Okfuskee County:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Okfuskee County:

30.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Okemah:

29.0
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Okemah:

21.1%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Okemah:

11.9%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.5%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Okemah, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$12,135$18,2030$0
Police - Other 4$5,973$17,9191$766
Water Supply 3$3,500$14,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 3$4,500$18,0000$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,902$23,4120$0
Sewerage 2$3,144$18,8640$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,772$45,2640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,611$19,3320$0
Local Libraries 1$1,469$17,6280$0
Financial Administration 1$2,323$27,8760$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$242
Firefighters 0$0 12$249
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,780
Totals for Government 26$42,329$19,53617$3,037

Okemah government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $532,000 ($166.46)
    Water Utilities: $449,000 ($140.49)
    General - Other: $329,000 ($102.94)
    Central Staff Services: $252,000 ($78.85)
    Sewerage: $180,000 ($56.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($51.94)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($42.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $97,000 ($30.35)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($19.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($8.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($7.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($29.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $357,000 ($111.70)
    General - Other: $173,000 ($54.13)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($25.34)
    Air Transportation: $62,000 ($19.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $15,000 ($4.69)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($4.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($2.19)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $839,000 ($262.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($12.83)

Okemah government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $702,000 ($219.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $276,000 ($86.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($8.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $24,000 ($7.51)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $168,000 ($52.57)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($6.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $149,000 ($46.62)
    Rents: $41,000 ($12.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($11.58)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($6.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $928,000 ($290.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $53,000 ($16.58)
    Highways: $28,000 ($8.76)
    Other: $14,000 ($4.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,222,000 ($382.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $93,000 ($29.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($6.88)

Okemah government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,154,000 ($1612.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,774,000 ($1180.85)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,086,000 ($652.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $706,000 ($220.90)

Okemah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $668,000 ($209.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,149,000 ($985.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $769,000 ($240.61)
Businesses in Okemah, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Nike1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Okemah:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKL (1240 AM; 1 kW; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: REGENCY RADIO, INC.)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, 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.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Okemah:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KIRC (105.9 FM; SEMINOLE, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KREK (104.9 FM; BRISTOW, OK; Owner: BIG CHIEF B/CSTING CO OF BRISTOW INC)
  • KVAZ (91.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: HENRYETTA EDUC. B/CING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Okemah:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWBT (Channel 19; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TULSA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Okemah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Okemah fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.3mTotal length
  • $20,146,000Total costs
  • 113,260Total average daily traffic
  • 36,230Total average daily truck traffic
  • 160,416Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Okemah, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Okemah, OK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Okemah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Okemah, OK)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • SCHOOLTON, 1.7 Mi N Of I40 7 Mi W Of Okemah (Lat: 35.412861 Lon: -96.424167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WMT207,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W. Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • OKEMA-GRDA, Oklahoma 56/ E1050 Rd (Lat: 35.493528 Lon: -96.264028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQMQ645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2010, Expiration Date: 10/22/2020, Certifier: Walter C Kenyon, Registrant: Power System Engineering, 1532 W Broadway, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 268-3554, Fax: (608) 222-9378, Email:
  • DBS Clearview, 383050 Old Highway 62 (Lat: 35.436611 Lon: -96.188556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQQH945,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/18/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Okemah B, W Of Okemah, On The S Side Of W Broadway St (Lat: 35.428472 Lon: -96.329861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQUT374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: David Miller Ii, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • Okemah A, W Of Okemah, On The S Side Of W Broadway St (Lat: 35.428472 Lon: -96.329861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQUT386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: David Miller Ii, Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • Okemah3, W Of Okemah, On The S Side Of W Broadway St (Lat: 35.428472 Lon: -96.329861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQVU536,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2015, Expiration Date: 05/12/2025, Certifier: David Miller Ii, Registrant: Rf Design Services, 4800 Nw161st Street, Edmond, OK 73013, Phone: (405) 650-3366, Fax: (405) 330-1310, Email:
  • OK03202A, Sw Corner Of County Road E112 & N370 (Ok03202a) (Lat: 35.391139 Lon: -96.425861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 125 m, Call Sign: WQWN540,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Okemah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: KLUTTS JOE A CUB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200A (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22NK , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Joe A Klutts, 2417 W Highway 62, Okemah, OK 74859
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3501P , Serial Number: 22-3251, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 06/17/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard C Sjoberg, 502 N Shawnee St, Okemah, OK 74859
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4473U , Serial Number: 15060473, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Manos Machinery Inc, 11178 N 5 3660 Rd, Okemah, OK 74859

Most common first names in Okemah, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7474.0 years
John6178.3 years
William5479.0 years
Mary5377.2 years
Robert3574.2 years
Charles3377.7 years
George2979.2 years
Thomas2673.7 years
Joe1969.4 years
Hazel1979.4 years
Most common last names in Okemah, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5573.9 years
Jones2479.0 years
Jackson2477.6 years
Johnson2274.8 years
Ott2169.5 years
Moore2080.1 years
Davis2080.6 years
Harjo1864.0 years
Williams1880.9 years
Branscum1675.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Okemah, OK
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Okemah, OK
  • 64.2%Utility gas
  • 35.8%Electricity


Okemah compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 8 other airmen in this city.
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