Sawyer, Oklahoma

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Population in 2012: 320 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.8%
 
Males: 143  (44.9%)
Females: 177  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74756.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,127 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Sawyer:

$31,127
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,902 (it was $11,874 in 2000)

Sawyer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,211 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Sawyer:

$72,211
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $122,728; Detached houses: $139,356; Mobile homes: $24,067

Median gross rent in 2012: $545.

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Sawyer races chart
  • White alone - 247 (76.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (16.2%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (4.7%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (2.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sawyer: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (21.5%), German (13.2%), Irish (7.2%), Scottish (2.1%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.64 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sawyer:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sawyer town:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.4%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.5%)

Sawyer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (72.6 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (103.5 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (117.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fort Towson, OK (2.3 miles ), Hugo, OK (2.9 miles ), Grant, OK (3.1 miles ), Swink, OK (3.1 miles) , Rattan, OK (3.6 miles ), Valliant, OK (4.0 miles ), Powderly, TX (4.1 miles ), Manchester, TX (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 95.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Sawyer household income distribution Sawyer home values distribution

Crime rates in Sawyer by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 412
per 100,000 1487.0308.6617.3
Burglaries 241
per 100,000 743.51234.6308.6
Thefts 9126
per 100,000 3345.73703.71851.9
Auto thefts 210
per 100,000 743.5308.60.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.1) 564.9334.1228.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sawyer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Oklahoma average:

2.08
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)

Work and jobs in Sawyer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sawyer, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sawyer-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Sawyer 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 18.8 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sawyer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 77% 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 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from Sawyer center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.8 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 318.3 miles away from the city 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 137.4 miles away from Sawyer center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 307.6 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 Choctaw County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sawyer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sawyer:

  • CYPRESS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • LANE FROST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • CHOCTAW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES-HUGO (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • HUGO MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • WHISPERING PINES HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • ROSE HAVEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUGO, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sawyer:

  • Paris Junior College (about 27 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 58 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 62 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 69 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Grayson College (about 76 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 83 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Texarkana College (about 85 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The only resturant in Sawyer, oklahoma is Mom's Taste of Home serves Breakfast, Steaks, and Seafood

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Choctaw 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 Sawyer and their reported violations in the past:

CHOCTAW COUNTY RWSG&SWMD # 3 (Population served: 235, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-24-2007 to OCT-24-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.9%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Sawyer compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sawyer town (based on Choctaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.52%
Here: 66.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents70.0%9.3%4.7%4.5%2.3%
Congregations37.3%11.9%13.6%6.8%3.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.8%1.3%1.2%1.2%3.8%
Congregations3.4%1.7%5.1%1.7%15.3%
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: 1
Choctaw County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Choctaw County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Choctaw County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

29.9%
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$240
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$636
Judicial and Legal 2$3,964$23,7842$275
Totals for Government 2$3,964$23,7847$1,151

Sawyer government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $14,000 ($43.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.13)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($28.13)

Sawyer government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($9.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($234.38)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $13,000 ($40.63)

Sawyer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($43.75)

6.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,125 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Pushmataha County, OK  0.75% ($19,727 average AGI)
from McCurtain County, OK  0.66% ($23,552)
from Lamar County, TX  0.52% ($24,000)


6.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Lamar County, TX  0.84% ($32,811 average AGI)
to Bryan County, OK  0.75% ($24,303)
to McCurtain County, OK  0.55% ($29,792)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sawyer:

  • KIHN (1340 AM; 1 kW; HUGO, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sawyer:

  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sawyer:

  • K15AA (Channel 15; HUGO, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Sawyer fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2009 11:17 PM, Us-70, Lat: 33.99945, Lon: -95.40217, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sawyer)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.009444 Lon: -95.368917, Call Sign: WQJA996
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2008, Expiration Date: 07/11/2018, Certifier: David Rawls
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SAWYER, Near E 2090 Rd (Lat: 33.982833 Lon: -95.330833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOD210
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Lee Brown
    Registrant: Pine Telephone Company, 210 West 2nd Street, Broken Bow, OK 74728, Phone: (580) 584-3300, Email:
  • SAWYER, Approx 2700' Of E2090 Rd. And N. Of 4335 Rd Intersection (Lat: 33.982833 Lon: -95.330833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQPC746
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2022, Certifier: Lee Brown
    Registrant: Pine Telephone Company, 210 West 2nd Street, Broken Bow, OK 74728, Phone: (580) 584-3300, Fax: (580) 584-9009, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB5MNA
    Grant Date: 04/24/1990, Expiration Date: 04/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2002
    Registrant: Dallas R Cripin, Sawyer, OK 74756

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7343M , Serial Number: 55643, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Howard C Kidd, 1066 N 4296 R, Sawyer, OK 74756

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Sawyer, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James976.5 years
George877.6 years
John771.7 years
Robert481.2 years
Claude378.6 years
Jessie373.7 years
Henry374.0 years
Emma386.0 years
Mary369.0 years
Roy359.0 years
Most common last names in Sawyer, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burchfield575.8 years
Mitchell580.0 years
Young571.4 years
Arnold479.5 years
Brown478.3 years
Fuller461.2 years
Sheets479.5 years
Webster477.7 years
Davis381.0 years
Adcock390.7 years

Businesses in Sawyer, OK

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