Quay, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 53.
Males: 28  (53.2%)
Females: 25  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 74085

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,228 (it was $23,438 in 2000)
Quay:

$29,228
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,531 (it was $9,736 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,609 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Quay:

$22,609
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $30,241; Detached houses: $33,929; Mobile homes: $26,553
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  • White alone - 41 (87.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (10.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (2.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Quay: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.9%), United States (14.9%), Irish (8.5%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 282 people per square mile   (very low).

Quay, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Quay:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 62.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Quay town:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Quay town:  1.6% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Quay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (43.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (232.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Yale, OK (1.8 miles ), Maramec, OK (2.4 miles) , Jennings, OK (2.8 miles ), Oilton, OK (2.9 miles ), Hallett, OK (3.1 miles) , Terlton, OK (3.5 miles) , Cushing, OK (3.6 miles ), Glencoe, OK (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.16 N, Longitude: 96.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Quay household income distribution Quay home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Quay, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Quay-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Quay town center killed 3 people and injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 tornado 10.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Quay-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 70% 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 104.9 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 316.4 miles away from Quay 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 108.1 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 135.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from Quay center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 223.1 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 Payne County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Quay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Quay:

  • SOUTHERN OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PAWNEE, OK)
  • REST HAVEN NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CUSHING, OK)
  • HILLCREST HOSPITAL CUSHING Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CUSHING, OK)
  • DRUMRIGHT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DRUMRIGHT, OK)
  • CARING HANDS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PAWNEE, OK)
  • HILLCREST REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CUSHING, OK)
  • LINWOOD VILLAGE NURSING AND RETIREMENT APTS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CUSHING, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Quay:

  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 21 miles; Stillwater, OK; Full-time enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 35 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Tulsa (about 43 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 43 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 46 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 49 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 55 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)

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Payne 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 2012 was 80.1. This is about average.

City:

80.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 8.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  100.0%
Whole state:  69.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  4.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

25.0%
Whole state:

14.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.1%

Quay compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Quay town (based on Payne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.03%
Here: 53.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents41.7%18.0%6.6%5.7%4.6%
Congregations18.1%11.7%7.4%3.2%9.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.9%3.2%3.0%2.7%10.6%
Congregations2.1%9.6%4.3%2.1%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This 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.
State:

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

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Payne County:

30.4%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

9.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.58%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Payne County:

0.04%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.80% ($29,729 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.79% ($26,652)
from Lincoln County, OK  0.37% ($25,482)


10.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,080 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.89%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($42 average AGI)
Payne County:

0.07%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  1.25% ($29,608 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  1.11% ($30,362)
to Creek County, OK  0.36% ($26,145)

Strongest AM radio stations in Quay:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYAL (1550 AM; 3 kW; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Quay:

  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGFY (105.5 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K202CP (88.3 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KVRO (98.1 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Quay:

  • 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.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KLOT-LP (Channel 25; TULSA, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
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