Sawyer, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 318 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.1%
 
Males: 138  (43.6%)
Females: 180  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74756.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,802 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Sawyer:

$33,802
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,092 (it was $11,874 in 2000)

Sawyer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,704 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Sawyer:

$75,704
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $120,110; Detached houses: $142,668; Mobile homes: $16,193

Median gross rent in 2013: $593.

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  • Races in Sawyer, OK (2010)

    Sawyer races chart
    • 24776.9%White alone
    • 5216.2%American Indian alone
    • 154.7%Two or more races
    • 72.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sawyer: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.3%), German (9.3%), Irish (5.0%), English (2.3%), Scottish (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.64 square miles.

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

Sawyer,OK real estate house value index trend

Sawyer, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Sawyer:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sawyer town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $836 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $487 (1.0%)

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 2013
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4120
per 100,000 1,487.0308.6617.30.0
Burglaries 2411
per 100,000 743.51,234.6308.6312.5
Thefts 91265
per 100,000 3,345.73,703.71,851.91,562.5
Auto thefts 2100
per 100,000 743.5308.60.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.1) 564.9334.1228.187.8

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Crime rate in Sawyer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Oklahoma average:

2.04
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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

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

Creek: Rock Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2013: 22.7%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for American Indian residents, 29.8% 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.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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 (25%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • 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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,02039
Mainline Protestant90214
Other2502
Black Protestant1241
Catholic1002
None--
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$2,017
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,729$28,3740$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,078
Totals for Government 2$4,729$28,3745$3,095

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $14,000 ($44.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.14)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($28.30)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($9.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($235.85)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.14)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $13,000 ($40.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($44.03)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lamar County, TX  0.91% ($22,262 average AGI)
from Pushmataha County, OK  0.89% ($25,293)
from Bryan County, OK  0.71% ($20,061)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bryan County, OK  0.99% ($23,652 average AGI)
to Pushmataha County, OK  0.82% ($30,368)
to Lamar County, TX  0.78% ($16,917)

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:

May 1, 2012 07:45 AM, Us-70, Lat: 34.02520, Lon: -95.34779, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 26, 2009 11:17 PM, Us-70, Lat: 33.99945, Lon: -95.40217, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $35,573,000Total costs
  • 11,100Total average daily traffic
  • 2,374Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,760Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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

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