Sasakwa, Oklahoma

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Population in 2012: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 81  (54.8%)
Females: 68  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  25.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74867

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,492 (it was $20,750 in 2000)
Sasakwa:

$32,492
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,945 (it was $9,353 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,106 (it was $22,200 in 2000)
Sasakwa:

$36,106
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,681; Detached houses: $35,948; Mobile homes: $230,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • White alone - 82 (54.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (38.0%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (6.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sasakwa: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), Irish (11.3%), United States (8.9%), French (8.1%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 839 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 710 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
Sasakwa, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Sasakwa:

  • High school or higher: 56.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sasakwa town:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 8.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

10 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

This town:  7.0%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $433 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Sasakwa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (53.9 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (67.9 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (149.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Francis, OK (2.5 miles ), Spaulding, OK (2.5 miles) , Northeast Pontotoc, OK (2.6 miles ), Allen, OK (2.8 miles ), Byng, OK (3.2 miles ), Atwood, OK (3.3 miles) , Holdenville, OK (3.4 miles ), Konawa, OK (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 96.53 W

Area code: 405

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

6.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-10.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (54%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Accountants and auditors (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (22%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Business operations specialists (13%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)

Average climate in Sasakwa, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sasakwa, Oklahoma average temperatures Sasakwa, Oklahoma average precipitation Sasakwa, Oklahoma humidity Sasakwa, Oklahoma wind speed Sasakwa, Oklahoma snowfall Sasakwa, Oklahoma sunshine Sasakwa, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Sasakwa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Sasakwa town center killed 5 people and injured 32 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1960, a category F4 tornado 13.5 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sasakwa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 20.6 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 276.9 miles away from Sasakwa 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 61.9 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 107.9 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 61.8 miles away from Sasakwa center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 244.9 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 Seminole County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sasakwa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sasakwa:

  • WOODLAND HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALLEN, OK)
  • GOOD JOURNEY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, L L C (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALLEN, OK)
  • OAK PLACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WETUMKA, OK)
  • HOLDENVILLE NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • HOLDENVILLE HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)
  • NEW HORIZON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; KONAWA, OK)
  • BOYCE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOLDENVILLE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sasakwa:

  • East Central University (about 15 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 56 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 58 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • Rose State College (about 61 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 66 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 66 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 66 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)

Public high school in Sasakwa:

Public elementary/middle school in Sasakwa:

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

Seminole 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 2004 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.6%
(39.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for American Indian residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.4%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Sasakwa compared to Oklahoma 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sasakwa town (based on Seminole County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.53%
Here: 61.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents54.1%11.4%7.2%6.3%3.9%
Congregations23.5%8.6%11.1%11.1%6.2%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.2%2.0%1.5%6.6%
Congregations4.9%3.7%6.2%1.2%23.5%
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: 5
Seminole County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Seminole County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Seminole County:

32.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$510
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,020
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,530

8.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200525,833 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pottawatomie County, OK  1.70% ($22,598 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.81% ($21,569)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.68% ($23,490)


8.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200624,137 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pottawatomie County, OK  2.08% ($26,852 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.86% ($23,452)
to Pontotoc County, OK  0.75% ($22,704)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sasakwa:

  • 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)
  • KADA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KWSH (1260 AM; 1 kW; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sasakwa:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTGS (89.9 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: S CENTRAL OK CHRISTIAN BROADC/G INC)
  • K204BX (88.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KADA-FM (99.3 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KLRB (89.3 FM; STUART, OK; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE OF PRAYER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sasakwa:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sasakwa)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 12.9 Km E Of Konawa On Hwy 56 1.6 Km N (Lat: 34.975083 Lon: -96.617528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: KNNI859
    Assigned Frequencies: 917.750 MHz, 920.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 01/31/2021, Certifier: Michael B Gilbert
    Registrant: Dolese Bros Co, 20 Nw 13th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103, Fax: (405) 297-8205

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Sasakwa AP North, Lat: 34.941361 Lon: -96.534028, Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3653.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Sasakwa AP East, Lat: 34.941361 Lon: -96.534028, Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3661.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Sasakwa AP South, Lat: 34.941361 Lon: -96.534028, Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3653.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Sasakwa AP West, Lat: 34.941361 Lon: -96.534028, Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3661.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • ACP335, Lat: 34.948500 Lon: -96.526028, Type: Upole, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3653.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N5UTD
    Grant Date: 07/09/1991, Expiration Date: 07/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2003
    Registrant: Clyde T Clayton, Rt 1 Box 450, Sasakwa, OK 74867

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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