Shamrock, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 102 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.4%
 
Males: 44  (43.9%)
Females: 58  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 74068

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,820 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Shamrock:

$36,820
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,371 (it was $9,948 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $27,630 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Shamrock:

$27,630
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $40,052; Detached houses: $26,067; Mobile homes: $44,117

Median gross rent in 2013: $469.

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  • Races in Shamrock, OK (2010)

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    • 8887.1%White alone
    • 76.9%American Indian alone
    • 65.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shamrock: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (27.6%), Irish (17.2%), Dutch (5.2%), German (5.2%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 309 people per square mile   (very low).

Shamrock, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Shamrock:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shamrock town:

  • Never married: 42.5%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $226 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $195 (1.1%)

Shamrock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tulsa, OK (39.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (215.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Drumright, OK (2.3 miles ), Shamrock-Heyburn Lake, OK (2.5 miles ), Depew, OK (2.9 miles ), Northeast Lincoln, OK (3.2 miles ), Stroud, OK (3.4 miles ), Cushing, OK (3.4 miles ), Bristow, OK (3.5 miles ), Oilton, OK (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.91 N, Longitude: 96.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

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

5.4%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+31.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (31%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Shamrock, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shamrock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Shamrock town center killed 14 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1984, a category F4 tornado 5.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shamrock-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 71% 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 86.9 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 97.3 miles away from Shamrock 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 310.9 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 129.7 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 134.9 miles away from Shamrock center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 251.3 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 Creek County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shamrock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shamrock:

  • DRUMRIGHT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DRUMRIGHT, OK)
  • DRUMRIGHT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DRUMRIGHT, OK)
  • LINWOOD VILLAGE NURSING AND RETIREMENT APTS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CUSHING, OK)
  • HILLCREST HOSPITAL CUSHING Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CUSHING, OK)
  • HILLCREST REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CUSHING, OK)
  • BRISTOW MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BRISTOW, OK)
  • HOME HEALTH PARTNERS BRISTOW, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BRISTOW, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shamrock:

  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 32 miles; Stillwater, OK; Full-time enrollment: 21,700)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 37 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Langston University (about 39 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Tulsa (about 40 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 40 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 41 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 53 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)

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Creek 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 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  86.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Shamrock compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Shamrock town (based on Creek County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,776104
Mainline Protestant3,72118
Other1,0255
Catholic7003
Black Protestant5934
None36,152-
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: 8
Creek County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Creek County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Creek County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Creek County:

30.2%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $64,000 ($627.45)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($362.75)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($107.84)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $5,000 ($49.02)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($29.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($617.65)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000 ($274.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($892.16)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($49.02)
    General Support: $1,000 ($9.80)
    Highways: $1,000 ($9.80)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,000 ($68.63)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($29.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $31,000 ($303.92)

8.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
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 Tulsa County, OK  4.18% ($41,897 average AGI)
from Payne County, OK  0.35% ($26,145)
from Okmulgee County, OK  0.29% ($31,580)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Creek County:

0.05%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tulsa County, OK  4.09% ($34,811 average AGI)
to Payne County, OK  0.33% ($38,772)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.19% ($28,152)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shamrock:

  • 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)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYAL (1550 AM; 3 kW; SAPULPA, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KUSH (1600 AM; 1 kW; CUSHING, OK; Owner: CIMARRON VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shamrock:

  • KREK (104.9 FM; BRISTOW, OK; Owner: BIG CHIEF B/CSTING CO OF BRISTOW INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KJMM (105.3 FM; BIXBY, OK; Owner: KJMM, INC.)
  • KIZS (92.1 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shamrock:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KLOT-LP (Channel 25; TULSA, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K21DF (Channel 21; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWEM-LP (Channel 31; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WESTWOOD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K39CW (Channel 39; TULSA, OK; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTZT-LP (Channel 29; TULSA, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KGEB (Channel 53; TULSA, OK; Owner: UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K15DA (Channel 15; TULSA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

Shamrock fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 2003 08:25 PM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shamrock)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SHAMROCK, 2.6 Miles Ne Of Shamrock, Ok At Hill Camp (Lat: 35.945194 Lon: -96.563139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.6 m, Overall height: 107.5 m, Call Sign: WQNY511, Licensee ID: L00002489
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021, Certifier: Tammie J Bales
    Registrant: Oklahoma Department Of Transportation, Communications, 200 Ne 21st Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, Phone: (405) 522-1981, Fax: (405) 522-0458, Email:
  • Hill Camp, 2.6 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 35.947833 Lon: -96.563611), Structure height: 107.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: KVO23, Licensee ID: L00002489
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1968, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2012
    Registrant: Oklahoma Educational Television Authority, P.O. Box 14190, Oklahoma City, OK 73113-4190
  • 2.6 Mi Ne Ofshamrock At Hill Camp (Lat: 35.947833 Lon: -96.563611), Structure height: 107.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WCG707, Licensee ID: L00002489
    Assigned Frequencies: 6950.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/1979, Expiration Date: 06/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2012
    Registrant: Oklahoma Educational Television Authority, P.O. Box 14190, Oklahoma City, OK 73113-4190
  • STATION, 3 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 35.946444 Lon: -96.563611), Overall height: 107.9 m, Call Sign: WDR29
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6865.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/1995, Expiration Date: 02/03/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (405) 524-9167
  • 2.6 Mi Ne Of Shamrock At Hill Camp (Lat: 35.947833 Lon: -96.563611), Structure height: 107.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WHB726, Licensee ID: L00002489
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/1981, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2012
    Registrant: Oklahoma Educational Television Authority, P.O. Box 14190, Oklahoma City, OK 73113-4190

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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