Paradise Hill, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 81 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.0%
 
Males: 51  (63.2%)
Females: 30  (36.8%)
Median resident age:  61.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 74435

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,666 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Paradise Hill:

$41,666
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $65,667 (it was $22,835 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,804 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Paradise Hill:

$56,804
OK:

$116,500
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  • Races in Paradise Hill, OK (2010)

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    • 7588.2%White alone
    • 910.6%American Indian alone
    • 11.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Paradise Hill: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (26.3%), United States (13.2%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Paradise Hill, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Paradise Hill:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paradise Hill town:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 30.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.6%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,060 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $209 (2.1%)

Paradise Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (41.8 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (59.9 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (218.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Notchietown, OK (1.9 miles ), Sour John, OK (2.0 miles) , Blackgum, OK (2.2 miles) , Redbird Smith, OK (2.2 miles ), Gore, OK (2.6 miles ), Sand Hills, OK (2.6 miles ), White Oak, OK (2.7 miles ), Braggs, OK (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.62 N, Longitude: 95.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Paradise Hill household income distribution Paradise Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+13.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (67%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (67%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Paradise Hill, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Paradise Hill-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Paradise Hill town center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paradise Hill-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% 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 102.0 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 164.4 miles away from Paradise Hill 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 164.7 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 266.7 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 300.4 miles away from Paradise Hill 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 154.4 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 Sequoyah County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paradise Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Paradise Hill:

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE OF GORE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GORE, OK)
  • VIAN NURSING AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VIAN, OK)
  • FORT GIBSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT GIBSON, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paradise Hill:

  • Northeastern State University (about 22 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 43 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 48 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • John Brown University (about 49 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 49 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Rogers State University (about 58 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 58 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)

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

Sequoyah 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 150. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

150
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.69
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.46. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.46
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.5%
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: 2.5% of all households

Paradise Hill compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Paradise Hill travel time to work - commute Paradise Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (50%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paradise Hill town (based on Sequoyah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,74675
Mainline Protestant1,7916
Other4923
Catholic2202
Black Protestant1871
None26,955-
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: 8
Sequoyah County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Sequoyah County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Sequoyah County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sequoyah County:

31.6%
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

Paradise Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($308.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($172.84)

Paradise Hill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($49.38)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($308.64)
    General Support: $1,000 ($12.35)
    Highways: $1,000 ($12.35)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($12.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($74.07)

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.26% ($29,404 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  0.41% ($33,692)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.33% ($24,690)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.19% ($25,758 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.43% ($25,836)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($29,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paradise Hill:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KBIX (1490 AM; 1 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paradise Hill:

  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCXR (100.3 FM; TAFT, OK; Owner: KXOJ INC.)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Paradise Hill:

  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • K31DY (Channel 31; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K25GJ (Channel 25; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
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