Okemah, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 3,252 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 1,626  (50.0%)
Females: 1,626  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74859.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,736 (it was $21,306 in 2000)
Okemah:

$29,736
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,233 (it was $12,645 in 2000)

Okemah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,071 (it was $37,100 in 2000)
Okemah:

$62,071
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $500.

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  • Races in Okemah, OK (2013)

    Okemah races chart
    • 2,03561.1%White alone
    • 78723.6%American Indian alone
    • 2968.9%Two or more races
    • 1404.2%Black alone
    • 792.4%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Okemah: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (13.1%), United States (12.7%), German (9.5%), English (5.4%), West Indian (2.8%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,253 people per square mile   (low).

Okemah,OK real estate house value index trend

Okemah, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Okemah:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Okemah city:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Oklahoma:

5.7%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Okemah, Oklahoma as of May 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Okemah to the number of sex offenders is 236 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $402 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $302 (0.7%)

Okemah satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 96.31 W

Area code: 918

Okemah household income distribution Okemah home values distribution

Crime rates in Okemah by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0001000100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.033.00.00.00.034.50.00.030.40.00.0
Rapes 0033134121001
per 100,000 0.00.099.699.033.4101.2136.934.570.630.70.00.030.0
Robberies 0002031000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.066.00.0101.234.20.00.00.00.030.00.0
Assaults 987111582478235
per 100,000 292.6266.4232.3363.2500.7269.868.5138.1247.1245.560.890.1150.0
Burglaries 20162632313820174018543530
per 100,000 650.2532.8862.91,056.51,034.71,281.6684.7586.81,411.9552.51,642.31,050.7899.8
Thefts 7577117122101104697210010011711261
per 100,000 2,438.22,564.13,883.24,027.73,371.23,507.62,362.22,485.33,529.83,069.43,558.43,362.41,829.6
Auto thefts 44713582187538
per 100,000 130.0133.2232.3429.2166.9269.868.534.5282.4214.9152.190.1240.0
Arson 4301123303012
per 100,000 130.099.90.033.033.467.5102.7103.60.092.10.030.060.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 220.6212.1375.2527.8361.7433.9292.9278.5383.6262.6356.5252.2217.9

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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 Okemah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Oklahoma average:

1.84
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -105 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

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 Okemah 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 the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 127.6 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 232.0 miles away from Okemah 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 (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Okemah topographic map

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.

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)

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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).

Okfuskee 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 2004 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.8%
(28.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.3% for Black residents, 50.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.8% for American Indian residents, 31.8% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)
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

Okemah, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Okemah city (based on Okfuskee County data)

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
Okfuskee County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $371,000 ($114.08)
    Central Staff Services: $253,000 ($77.80)
    Water Utilities: $218,000 ($67.04)
    General - Other: $204,000 ($62.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($47.66)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($43.05)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($29.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($20.91)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($9.23)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($8.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000 ($67.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $499,000 ($153.44)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($7.07)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($5.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($4.31)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($2.15)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($1.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($1.23)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $679,000 ($208.79)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($23.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $333,000 ($102.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $203,000 ($62.42)
    All Other: $35,000 ($10.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $430,000 ($132.23)
    Rents: $82,000 ($25.22)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($2.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $532,000 ($163.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $121,000 ($37.21)
    Highways: $28,000 ($8.61)
    General Support: $25,000 ($7.69)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $726,000 ($223.25)
    Public Utilities: $62,000 ($19.07)
    NEC: $13,000 ($4.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,450,000 ($445.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,888,000 ($1503.08)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $212,000 ($65.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,939,000 ($1518.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,390,000 ($427.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $161,000 ($49.51)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($18.45)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,310,000 ($402.83)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.31% ($22,535 average AGI)
from Hughes County, OK  0.67% ($24,864)
from Pottawatomie County, OK  0.61% ($24,300)


6.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Okmulgee County, OK  1.26% ($20,927 average AGI)
to Hughes County, OK  0.64% ($17,429)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.64% ($25,095)

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 - 2014

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


Okemah fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2012 08:15 PM, Us-62, Third St, Lat: 35.43517, Lon: -96.30358, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 2005 07:35 AM, Sr-56, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1999 09:42 PM, I-40, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1991 08:50 AM, South 7th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1983 02:50 PM, S. Divison, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 1979 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $3,366,000Total costs
  • 29,800Total average daily traffic
  • 7,536Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/2010, Expiration Date: 10/22/2020, Certifier: Walter C KenyonRegistrant: Power System Engineering, 1532 W Broadway, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 268-3554, Fax: (608) 222-9378, 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: David Miller IiRegistrant: Rf Design Services, 4800 Nw161st Street, Edmond, OK 73013, Phone: (405) 650-3366, Fax: (405) 330-1310, 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: David Miller IiRegistrant: Rf Design Services, 4800 Nw161st Street, Edmond, OK 73013, Phone: (405) 650-3366, Fax: (405) 330-1310, 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: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2015, Expiration Date: 05/12/2025, Certifier: David Miller IiRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: 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:

4
  • Aircraft: KIMERY CAVALIER 1970 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2084 , Serial Number: SA-102-6884, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Herbert Rakestraw, 308 N 4th St, 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
    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, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Manos Machinery Inc, 11178 N 3660 Rd # Ns, Okemah, OK 74859
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5027S , Serial Number: 28R-35771, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Manos Machinery Inc, 11178 N S 3660 Rd, Okemah, OK 74859

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Okemah, OK
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Okemah, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Nike1UPS1

Okemah compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 8 other airmen in this city.
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