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Population in 2019: 2,817 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.0%
Males: 1,259  (44.7%)
Females: 1,558  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 74059.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,001 (it was $30,030 in 2000)
Perkins:

$42,001
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,359 (it was $14,955 in 2000)

Perkins town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $116,495 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Perkins:

$116,495
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $128,015; detached houses: $131,863; mobile homes: $68,266

Median gross rent in 2019: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in Perkins: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.0%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.7% for American Indian residents, 29.8% for other race residents, 97.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Perkins, OK (2019)
    • 2,47986.3%White alone
    • 1736.0%Black alone
    • 973.4%Hispanic
    • 943.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Perkins, Oklahoma as of February 08, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Perkins is 362 to 1.


Crime rates in Perkins by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.8)
4
(153.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.8)
1
(35.0)
3
(104.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(104.8)
1
(35.2)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(70.1)
1
(34.8)
1
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(272.1)
4
(177.7)
2
(76.5)
6
(248.8)
1
(37.3)
2
(69.9)
5
(174.0)
4
(140.2)
7
(243.8)
3
(105.0)
1
(34.9)
2
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(861.7)
8
(355.4)
15
(573.6)
7
(290.2)
1
(37.3)
6
(209.7)
21
(730.7)
14
(490.5)
12
(418.0)
7
(245.0)
13
(454.2)
13
(457.6)
20
(703.7)
20
(706.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(2,721)
35
(1,555)
77
(2,945)
32
(1,327)
12
(447.8)
20
(699.1)
44
(1,531)
37
(1,296)
43
(1,498)
85
(2,975)
51
(1,782)
41
(1,443)
56
(1,970)
47
(1,659)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(90.7)
2
(88.8)
6
(229.4)
3
(124.4)
2
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(69.6)
3
(105.1)
3
(104.5)
7
(245.0)
6
(209.6)
6
(211.2)
12
(422.2)
5
(176.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.3)
City-Data.com crime index244.4200.8314.0133.134.056.6180.6171.7240.3187.3210.7159.5260.4137.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Perkins, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
Oklahoma average:

2.30
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Ancestries: German (28.6%), American (10.8%), English (5.6%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 2.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,263 people per square mile   (low).

Perkins, Oklahoma map

52 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,255 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,199 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (32.8 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (44.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (220.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ripley, OK (2.8 miles ),
Tryon, OK (2.9 miles ),
Northwest Lincoln, OK (2.9 miles ),
Stillwater, OK (3.2 miles ),
Agra, OK (3.3 miles ),
Coyle, OK (3.4 miles ),
Carney, OK (3.4 miles ),
Langston, OK (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.98 N, Longitude: 97.03 W

Area code: 405

Distribution of median household income in Perkins, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Perkins, OK in 2019
Perkins satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +327 (+16.8%).
Most common industries in Perkins, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Machinery (7.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.4%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Perkins, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Perkins, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Perkins, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2014 was 61.7. This is better than average.

City:

61.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2014 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Perkins-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 223% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Perkins town center killed 14 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1984, a category F4 tornado 25.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perkins-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 899% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 12.8 miles away from Perkins center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from Perkins center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 100.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Payne County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perkins topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Perkins:

  • ROSEWOOD OF STILLWATER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)
  • JUDITH KARMAN HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-STILLWATER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)
  • WESTHAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)
  • STILLWATER MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)
  • HOMECALL OF STILLWATER, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; STILLWATER, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perkins:

  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 11 miles; Stillwater, OK; Full-time enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 13 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 34 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 36 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Rose State College (about 43 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 44 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 44 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)

Public high school in Perkins:

Public elementary/middle schools in Perkins:

  • PERKINS-TRYON ES (Students: 472, Location: 1008 E KIRK, Grades: PK-2)
  • PERKINS-TRYON MS (Students: 274, Location: 390 W KENWORTHY, Grades: 6-8)
  • PERKINS-TRYON INTERMEDIATE ES (Location: 103 SW 2ND, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Perkins

Library in Perkins:

  • PERKINS - THOMAS-WILHITE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $100,893; Location: 101 E. THOMAS; 14,253 books; 322 audio materials; 358 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Perkins: Bible Evanglistic Temple (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Doyle Holly - Bass player, Jeremy Hefner - Baseball player, Jesse Barnes - Baseball player.

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

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.8%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Perkins (2011 data):

  • Stroud National Bank: Perkins Branch at 830 N Main Street, branch established on 2005/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.7 mil, Deposits: $57.9 mil, headquarters in Stroud, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Stroud Bancorp., Inc.
  • The Payne County Bank: at 202 South Main Street, branch established on 1898/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.7 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Employee Stock Ownership Plan For Employees Of Payne County Bank

For population 15 years and over in Perkins:

Marital status in Perkins, OK
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Perkins:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Perkins
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Perkins, OK (based on Payne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,90786
Mainline Protestant8,26016
Catholic3,0003
Other2,03513
Black Protestant1912
None39,957-
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: 6
Payne County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Payne County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Payne County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Payne County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Payne County:

8.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Payne County:

30.4%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.2%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
State:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Perkins:

22.0%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Perkins:

13.9%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Perkins:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Perkins:

36.4%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Perkins:

77.1%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Perkins, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$24,902$42,6892$2,282
Water Supply 3$8,840$35,3600$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,591$50,3645$300
Firefighters 2$6,720$40,3200$0
Financial Administration 2$7,947$47,6820$0
Sewerage 2$5,123$30,7380$0
Health 1$4,071$48,8521$96
Local Libraries 1$3,264$39,1684$3,144
Parks and Recreation 1$2,452$29,4240$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,410$40,9200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,329
Totals for Government 23$79,320$41,38413$7,152

Perkins government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($7.81)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $418,000 ($148.38)
    Water Utilities: $251,000 ($89.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($77.39)
    Central Staff Services: $209,000 ($74.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $132,000 ($46.86)
    Sewerage: $125,000 ($44.37)
    Libraries: $118,000 ($41.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($34.08)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($32.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($29.46)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($21.65)
    Health - Other: $59,000 ($20.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($15.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($44.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($29.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($14.20)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($6.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $717,000 ($254.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($3.90)

Perkins government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $580,000 ($205.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $281,000 ($99.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($9.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($1.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $31,000 ($11.00)
    Highways: $19,000 ($6.74)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($6.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $65,000 ($23.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $56,000 ($19.88)
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000 ($13.13)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($6.39)
    Rents: $17,000 ($6.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $426,000 ($151.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000 ($11.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($8.87)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($3.19)
    Highways: $4,000 ($1.42)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $858,000 ($304.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $97,000 ($34.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($6.39)

Perkins government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,759,000 ($1689.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,435,000 ($1574.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $324,000 ($115.02)

Perkins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $286,000 ($101.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,405,000 ($498.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $300,000 ($106.50)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.90% ($43,842 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.60% ($35,993)
from Noble County, OK  0.43% ($34,059)


10.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.69%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oklahoma County, OK  1.40% ($45,976 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  1.18% ($38,843)
to Creek County, OK  0.41% ($34,162)

Businesses in Perkins, OK

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Perkins:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSPI (780 AM; daytime; 0 kW; STILLWATER, OK)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKC (1490 AM; 1 kW; GUTHRIE, OK; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KQCV (800 AM; 3 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perkins:

  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K202CP (88.3 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KGFY (105.5 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHBZ-FM (94.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTST (101.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMGL (104.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KJYO (102.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXY-FM (96.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATT-FM (100.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYIS (98.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KCSC (90.1 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • K247AH (97.3 FM; GUTHRIE, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KRXO (107.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KOMA-FM (92.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KVRO (98.1 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KALU (89.3 FM; LANGSTON, OK; Owner: LANGSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KYLV (88.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K294AO (106.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: CFO RADIO NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Perkins:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • K21DF (Channel 21; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWEM-LP (Channel 31; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WESTWOOD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTBO-TV (Channel 14; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF OKLAHOMA CITY, INC.)
  • KXOC-LP (Channel 54; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K69EK (Channel 69; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KOKM-LP (Channel 7; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WELLSPRINGS TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOKG-LP (Channel 19; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WELLSPRINGS TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
Perkins fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Perkins fatal accident list:

Dec 22, 2002 00:25 AM, Sr-33, Lat: 35.985508, Lon: -97.050774, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jul 18, 1998 11:48 AM, Us-177, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
May 23, 1997 04:20 PM, 33, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 6, 1976 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 6, 1975 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 63.0mTotal length
  • $13,859,000Total costs
  • 40,368Total average daily traffic
  • 6,304Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,588Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Perkins, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Perkins, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Perkins)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 120 North Main (Lat: 35.972278 Lon: -97.033639), Call Sign: WXT763, Licensee ID: L00067762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2013, Expiration Date: 09/15/2023, Registrant: City Of Perkins, 120 North Main, Perkins, OK 74059, Phone: (405) 547-2445
  • City Hall 120 N Main St (Lat: 35.977833 Lon: -97.036417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WNDP969,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.775 MHz, 158.775 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 08/29/2025, Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Services 011510, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • City Hall 120 North Main (Lat: 35.977833 Lon: -97.036417), Call Sign: KKU850, Licensee ID: L00067762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.490 MHz, 155.670 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2021, Registrant: City Of Perkins, City Hall, Perkins, OK 74059, Phone: (405) 547-2855
  • 821 West Freeman Ave (Lat: 35.980000 Lon: -97.030000), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQEU292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.512 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2016, Expiration Date: 04/17/2026, Certifier: Peter Nairn, Registrant: Comserv Services, LLC, 1246 Sycamore View Road, Memphis, TN 38134, Phone: (901) 767-6800, Fax: (901) 767-4555, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perkins)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perkins)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of reported fires - 97 took place in 2006, and the least - 8 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Perkins, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (76.1%), and Structure Fires (14.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Perkins, OK
    • 55676.1%Outside Fires
    • 10314.1%Structure Fires
    • 658.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Perkins, OK
Most common first names in Perkins, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2676.3 years
Mary2381.6 years
Charles2177.3 years
William2178.7 years
James2174.8 years
George1675.3 years
Ruth1277.7 years
Roy1178.2 years
Thomas1079.7 years
Richard1061.8 years
Most common last names in Perkins, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1574.3 years
Johnson1177.7 years
Clark1179.9 years
Westfall875.5 years
Cundiff885.1 years
Newport769.7 years
Thompson780.6 years
Hall786.7 years
Sadler784.8 years
Holbrook786.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Perkins, OK
  • 58.2%Electricity
  • 41.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Perkins, OK
  • 70.9%Electricity
  • 29.1%Utility gas


Perkins compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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