Rattan, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 296 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.8%
Males: 150  (50.9%)
Females: 146  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 74562.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,797 (it was $20,357 in 2000)
Rattan:

$32,797
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,267 (it was $11,819 in 2000)

Rattan town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,401 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Rattan:

$76,401
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $107,422; detached houses: $132,283; mobile homes: $53,158

Median gross rent in 2019: $446.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rattan: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.6%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Rattan, OK (2010)
    • 21469.0%White alone
    • 6320.3%American Indian alone
    • 165.2%Hispanic
    • 113.5%Two or more races
    • 61.9%Black alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rattan, Oklahoma as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rattan is 314 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

10.10
Oklahoma average:

2.30
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Ancestries: English (8.8%), German (8.8%), Irish (4.1%), European (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 3.98 square miles.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (very low).

Rattan, Oklahoma map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $371 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $209 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (76.3 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (110.7 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (125.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Finley-Rattan, OK (3.5 miles ),
Antlers, OK (3.5 miles ),
Sawyer, OK (3.6 miles ),
Hugo, OK (3.8 miles ),
Fort Towson, OK (3.8 miles ),
Swink, OK (4.2 miles),
Grant, OK (4.3 miles ),
Soper, OK (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.20 N, Longitude: 95.41 W

Area code: 580

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

7.3%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Rattan, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (26.0%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.2%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Wood products (7.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.3%)
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (8.6%)
  • Apparel (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Rattan, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (16.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Religious workers (7.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (19.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)

Average climate in Rattan, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rattan, Oklahoma average temperatures Rattan, Oklahoma average precipitation Rattan, Oklahoma humidity Rattan, Oklahoma wind speed Rattan, Oklahoma snowfall Rattan, Oklahoma sunshine Rattan, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Rattan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Rattan town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rattan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 593% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 176.0 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 146.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from Rattan center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pushmataha County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rattan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rattan:

  • PUSHMATAHA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ANTLERS, OK)
  • PUSHMATAHA CTY-TN OF ANTLERS HOSP AUTH Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ANTLERS, OK)
  • ANTLERS MANOR, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ANTLERS, OK)
  • ANTLERS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ANTLERS, OK)
  • MAYS HOUSECALL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ANTLERS, OK)
  • CHOCTAW NATION NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ANTLERS, OK)
  • CHOCTAW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; HUGO, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rattan:

  • Paris Junior College (about 39 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 57 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 73 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 73 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Grayson College (about 79 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • East Central University (about 82 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 82 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)

Public high school in Rattan:

  • RATTAN HS (Students: 164, Location: 420 WEST MAIN, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rattan:

  • RATTAN ES (Students: 284, Location: 420 WEST MAIN, Grades: PK-6)
  • RATTAN JHS (Students: 71, Location: 420 WEST MAIN, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Rattan

Points of interest:

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Possum Creek (A), Glade Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pushmataha 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:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.1%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Rattan:

Marital status in Rattan, OK
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rattan:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rattan, OK (based on Pushmataha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34441
Mainline Protestant5368
Catholic601
Other-2
None3,632-
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: 5
Here:

4.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pushmataha County:

30.2%
State:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rattan:

50.6%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Rattan:

29.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.2%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rattan:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rattan:

37.6%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

55.4%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rattan, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$700
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$204
Totals for Government 1$3,000$36,0002$904

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $69,000 ($233.11)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($199.32)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($97.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($60.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($47.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,000 ($233.11)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $42,000 ($141.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($43.92)
    Highways: $2,000 ($6.76)
    Other: $1,000 ($3.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $84,000 ($283.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($3.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $69,000 ($233.11)
    Other: $17,000 ($57.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($23.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $343,000 ($1158.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $337,000 ($1138.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($20.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $189,000 ($638.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($33.78)

6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Choctaw County, OK  0.94% ($35,531 average AGI)
to Atoka County, OK  0.62% ($20,952)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rattan:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIHN (1340 AM; 1 kW; HUGO, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rattan:

  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rattan:

  • K15AA (Channel 15; HUGO, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Rattan fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 2012 07:51 PM, Sr-3, Lat: 34.200381, Lon: -95.406714, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1978 01:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.4mTotal length
  • $13,188,000Total costs
  • 18,023Total average daily traffic
  • 2,674Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,836Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rattan, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rattan, OK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rattan)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.200056 Lon: -95.423611, Call Sign: WQJY774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.200 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 02/18/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2019, Certifier: Bruce Lawless, Registrant: Shipman Communications, 1815 West Morton Str, Denison, TX 75020, Phone: (903) 465-8297, Fax: (903) 463-3130, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8316S , Serial Number: 28-8190128, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Philip Teague, Hc 67 Box 965, Rattan, OK 74562

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rattan, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (71.0%), and Structure Fires (18.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rattan, OK
    • 20371.0%Outside Fires
    • 5418.9%Structure Fires
    • 238.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rattan, OK
Most common first names in Rattan, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James675.6 years
John573.6 years
Willie478.5 years
William471.3 years
Cecil468.7 years
Joe469.5 years
George472.5 years
Albert376.3 years
Marvin358.4 years
Mildred385.7 years
Most common last names in Rattan, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thurman876.5 years
Price769.5 years
Nelson788.4 years
Boyett675.2 years
Lane569.0 years
Wall580.6 years
Fleming580.2 years
Armstrong465.8 years
Watts486.0 years
Baker473.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rattan, OK
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 27.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.5%Wood
  • 2.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rattan, OK
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood


Rattan compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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