Purcell, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 6,436 (81% urban, 19% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.5%
 
Males: 3,170  (49.3%)
Females: 3,266  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 73080.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,876 (it was $33,283 in 2000)
Purcell:

$49,876
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,894 (it was $15,261 in 2000)

Purcell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,728 (it was $58,500 in 2000)
Purcell:

$118,728
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $145,436; detached houses: $151,049; mobile homes: $54,250

Median gross rent in 2017: $690.

March 2019 cost of living index in Purcell: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.1% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 39.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Purcell, OK (2017)
    • 4,57571.1%White alone
    • 91814.3%Hispanic
    • 5007.8%American Indian alone
    • 2013.1%Black alone
    • 2003.1%Two or more races
    • 370.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Purcell, Oklahoma as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Purcell is 714 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Purcell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
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
(15.7)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.4)
2
(33.8)
3
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(64.6)
4
(62.9)
1
(16.8)
1
(16.5)
4
(67.1)
2
(31.4)
4
(62.7)
3
(46.8)
4
(61.7)
7
(108.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(17.4)
2
(33.8)
3
(49.8)
2
(32.6)
2
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.1)
2
(33.5)
2
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(62.5)
5
(77.1)
4
(61.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(260.8)
9
(152.3)
5
(83.0)
5
(81.4)
11
(177.6)
9
(141.5)
12
(201.8)
15
(248.2)
17
(285.0)
11
(172.6)
15
(235.3)
17
(265.4)
16
(246.8)
21
(324.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(1,686)
94
(1,591)
94
(1,560)
53
(862.8)
34
(548.9)
45
(707.7)
54
(908.0)
90
(1,489)
78
(1,308)
63
(988.4)
65
(1,019)
58
(905.5)
85
(1,311)
71
(1,097)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
123
(2,138)
148
(2,504)
147
(2,439)
176
(2,865)
225
(3,633)
183
(2,878)
193
(3,245)
264
(4,369)
246
(4,124)
114
(1,789)
180
(2,823)
227
(3,544)
200
(3,085)
164
(2,535)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(278.2)
12
(203.0)
15
(248.9)
8
(130.2)
8
(129.2)
7
(110.1)
26
(437.2)
35
(579.2)
21
(352.1)
13
(204.0)
17
(266.6)
20
(312.3)
22
(339.3)
19
(293.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.6)
1
(16.5)
4
(67.1)
2
(31.4)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)297.1329.3298.0211.5290.9252.1282.2398.1405.4226.1334.2370.6364.2371.7

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City-data.com crime index in Purcell, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.78
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (16.9%), Irish (8.4%), German (6.6%), English (4.6%), Polish (1.8%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1106 feet

Land area: 9.95 square miles.

Population density: 647 people per square mile   (low).

Purcell, Oklahoma map

225 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.5%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,384 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $945 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (14.4 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (33.5 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (157.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lexington, OK (1.4 miles ),
Slaughterville, OK (2.6 miles ),
Washington, OK (2.7 miles ),
Wayne, OK (2.8 miles ),
Noble, OK (2.9 miles ),
Goldsby, OK (3.3 miles ),
East Cleveland, OK (3.4 miles ),
Rosedale, OK (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 35.02 N, Longitude: 97.37 W

Purcell nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Quarterhorse Capital of the World, The Heart of Oklahoma

Daytime population change due to commuting: +534 (+8.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,474 (49.3%)

Area code: 405

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2015: 31 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $140,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Purcell, OK residents
Average permit cost in Purcell, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Purcell, OK
Historical housing units in Purcell, OK

Population change in the 1990s: +696 (+14.3%).
Most common industries in Purcell, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Purcell, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Purcell, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Purcell, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.1. This is about average.

City:

80.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.456. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.456
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 4.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.15
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Purcell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 237% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Purcell city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the city center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Purcell-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 58.5 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 238.3 miles away from Purcell 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 21.2 miles away from Purcell 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 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 212.8 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 McClain County (35) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 19, Floods: 17, Tornadoes: 13, Winter Storms: 9, Fires: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Purcell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Purcell:

  • PURCELL MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1500 NORTH GREEN AVENUE)
  • HEALTHBACK OF PURCELL (519 W DELAWARE)
  • PURCELL NURSING HOME (801 N SIXTH)
  • SUNSET ESTATES OF PURCELL (915 NORTH 7TH AVENUE)
  • WADLEY CARE CENTER (801 NORTH 6TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Purcell:

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Amtrak station:

PURCELL (EAST MAIN ST. AT RAILROAD) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Purcell:

  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 14 miles; Norman, OK; Full-time enrollment: 22,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 26 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 29 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Rose State College (about 30 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 33 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 34 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 35 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)

Public high school in Purcell:

  • PURCELL HS (Students: 281, Location: 2020 NORTH GREEN AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Purcell:

  • PURCELL ES (Students: 503, Location: 809 NORTH NINTH AVENUE, Grades: PK-2)
  • PURCELL JHS (Students: 312, Location: 201 LESTER LANE, Grades: 6-8)
  • PURCELL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 711 NORTH NINTH AVENUE, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Purcell

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Purcell: Wadleys Emergency Medical Services (A), Purcell Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Purcell include: Trinity United Methodist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First Christian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hillside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Purcell Reservoir (A), Purcell Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Purcell: Chandler Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: McClain County Historical Society & Museum (203 West Washington Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Ruby's Inn & Restaurant (2105 South Green Avenue) (1), Horse Country Inn (1904 South Green Avenue) (2), Econo Lodge Purcell (2122 US 74 South) (3), Econo Lodge (2122 State Highway 74) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Naic Drug Court (129 North 3rd Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Neil B. Ward - Meteorologist, Joe Simpson (baseball) - Baseball player, Bill McClard - Football player, Earl Bartlett - Football player, Lisa Johnson Billy - Politician, Wallace Fox - Film director.

McClain County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

ELMORE CITY RW CORP (Population served: 957, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between DEC-2008 and FEB-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between DEC-2008 and FEB-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CLEARVIEW MHP (Address: 228 N. Canadian , Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-09-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-09-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.7%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Purcell in 2000:

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Purcell (2011 data):

  • McClain Bank: Mcclain Bank at 131 West Main Street, branch established on 1922/03/08; Third Street Branch at 200 North Third Street, branch established on 1984/05/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $173.1 mil, Deposits: $153.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Mcclain County Bancorporation, Inc.
  • First American Bank: at 324 West Main Street, branch established on 1935/10/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.3 mil, Deposits: $283.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Consolidated Equity Corporation
  • International Bank of Commerce: Purcell Branch at 430 W Lincoln Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Purcell:

Marital status in Purcell, OK
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Purcell:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 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 - Purcell
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Purcell, OK (based on McClain County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,90561
Mainline Protestant2,37110
Catholic8781
Other2623
Black Protestant1261
None16,964-
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
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

8.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.1%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Purcell:

46.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Purcell:

42.5%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Purcell:

22.0%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Purcell:

11.2%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Purcell:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Purcell:

33.7%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Purcell, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 90$365,004$48,66739$61,145
Police Protection - Officers 20$89,842$53,9050$0
Firefighters 11$47,895$52,2490$0
Streets and Highways 10$29,319$35,1830$0
Other and Unallocable 9$32,278$43,0371$1,628
Police - Other 8$24,151$36,2272$3,426
Water Supply 7$24,760$42,4461$2,358
Other Government Administration 6$26,680$53,3600$0
Electric Power 5$23,210$55,7040$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,180$32,7200$0
Financial Administration 2$8,408$50,4481$1,543
Judicial and Legal 2$6,629$39,7741$1,402
Sewerage 1$2,954$35,4480$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$930
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,543
Totals for Government 174$689,310$47,53947$73,975

Purcell government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,781,000 ($587.48)
    Central Staff Services: $2,223,000 ($345.40)
    Police Protection: $1,802,000 ($279.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $933,000 ($144.97)
    Water Utilities: $818,000 ($127.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $647,000 ($100.53)
    Regular Highways: $636,000 ($98.82)
    Sewerage: $383,000 ($59.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $234,000 ($36.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $149,000 ($23.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000 ($19.11)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($12.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $46,000 ($7.15)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $423,000 ($65.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $220,000 ($34.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,581,000 ($867.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($29.52)

Purcell government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $813,000 ($126.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $563,000 ($87.48)
    Other: $438,000 ($68.05)
    Sewerage: $353,000 ($54.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $68,000 ($10.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $455,000 ($70.70)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $191,000 ($29.68)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($3.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $179,000 ($27.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $148,000 ($23.00)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($6.22)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,906,000 ($917.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,839,000 ($285.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $58,000 ($9.01)
    General Local Government Support: $55,000 ($8.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($7.92)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,782,000 ($743.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $197,000 ($30.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000 ($9.48)

Purcell government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,324,000 ($1137.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,971,000 ($1083.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $983,000 ($152.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000 ($97.89)

Purcell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,779,000 ($1053.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $291,000 ($45.21)

9.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.77%
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 Cleveland County, OK  2.98% ($58,212 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  1.53% ($46,582)
from Grady County, OK  1.12% ($56,250)


8.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
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 Cleveland County, OK  2.68% ($54,103 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  1.29% ($48,046)
to Grady County, OK  1.20% ($61,472)
Businesses in Purcell, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Carl\s Jr.1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jones New York1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Purcell:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KREF (1400 AM; 1 kW; NORMAN, OK; Owner: FOX BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCV (800 AM; 3 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Purcell:

  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMSI (88.1 FM; MOORE, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORPORATION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KBLP (105.1 FM; LINDSAY, OK; Owner: SO. CENTRAL OKLA. B/C & ADVERTISING)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K246AF (97.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: MICHAEL A. BROOKS / DBA JIME'NEZ COM)
  • K207BJ (89.3 FM; NORMAN, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KGOU (106.3 FM; NORMAN, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Purcell:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KDSA-LP (Channel 11; NORMAN, OK; Owner: DAY STAR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQOK (Channel 30; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: SHAWNEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KKCC-LP (Channel 19; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EICB-TV, LLC)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KTOU-LP (Channel 21; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTBO-TV (Channel 14; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF OKLAHOMA CITY, INC.)
  • K69EK (Channel 69; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K30EC (Channel 30; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KXOC-LP (Channel 54; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KLHO-LP (Channel 17; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KCHM-LP (Channel 59; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Purcell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Purcell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 853ft / 260mTotal length
  • $83,816,000Total costs
  • 584,470Total average daily traffic
  • 148,174Total average daily truck traffic
  • 602,249Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Purcell, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 361960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Purcell, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Purcell)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Purcell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32526 , Serial Number: 28-7525079, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Adam H Cannon, 1625 N 4th Ave, Purcell, OK 73080, Other Owners: Ashley D Cannon
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5136W , Serial Number: 28-165, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Melton L Ezell, 25286 End Of Trail Ave, Purcell, OK 73080
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61243 , Serial Number: 15070913, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald M Fishburn, 515 N 8th Ave, Purcell, OK 73080
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8121U , Serial Number: 17252021, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 12/13/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald M Fishburn, 515 N 8th Ave, Purcell, OK 73080
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5903H , Serial Number: 16-525, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/19/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Billy H Bacon, 610 West Main, Purcell, OK 73080
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 88 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Purcell, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (60.0%), and Structure Fires (18.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Purcell, OK
    • 58060.0%Outside Fires
    • 18218.8%Structure Fires
    • 18218.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 232.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Purcell, OK
Most common first names in Purcell, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6875.2 years
William6579.3 years
John5977.8 years
Mary4880.9 years
Robert3171.0 years
Thomas2676.2 years
Charles2568.3 years
George2481.6 years
Roy2276.7 years
Helen2078.3 years
Most common last names in Purcell, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3577.6 years
Smith3374.0 years
Wilson2682.6 years
Jones2676.5 years
Davis2477.5 years
Thompson2281.7 years
Mitchell1878.6 years
Brown1776.8 years
Taylor1779.0 years
Green1675.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Purcell, OK
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Purcell, OK
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 32.0%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood


Purcell compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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