Soper, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 260 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.3%
 
Males: 116  (44.8%)
Females: 144  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  49.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74759.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,816 (it was $13,875 in 2000)
Soper:

$24,816
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,154 (it was $7,814 in 2000)

Soper town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,048 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Soper:

$55,048
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $55,036; Detached houses: $62,557; Mobile homes: $27,129

Median gross rent in 2013: $436.

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  • Races in Soper, OK (2010)

    Soper races chart
    • 17466.7%White alone
    • 4617.6%American Indian alone
    • 249.2%Two or more races
    • 103.8%Black alone
    • 72.7%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Soper: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (23.0%), United States (15.4%), German (2.7%), French (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 530 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,033 people per square mile   (low).

Soper,OK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Soper:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Soper town:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 16.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $258 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212 (0.4%)

Soper satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (56.3 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (91.0 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (106.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Choctaw, OK (2.3 miles ), Boswell, OK (3.2 miles ), Hugo, OK (3.3 miles ), Grant, OK (3.5 miles ), Antlers, OK (3.8 miles ), East Bryan, OK (4.3 miles ), Powderly, TX (4.3 miles ), Sawyer, OK (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.03 N, Longitude: 95.70 W

Area code: 580

Soper household income distribution Soper home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (82%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Soper, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Soper-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Soper 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 0.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Soper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 76% 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 60.5 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 300.4 miles away from Soper center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from the city 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 215.2 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 119.9 miles away from Soper 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 163.6 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).
Soper topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray Wylie Hubbard - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Soper:

  • BAPTIST VILLAGE OF HUGO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • INDIAN TERRITORY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE IV (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BOSWELL, OK)
  • LITTLE DIXIE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • HUGO MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • ROSE HAVEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • WHISPERING PINES HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HUGO, OK)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES-HUGO (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HUGO, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soper:

  • Paris Junior College (about 29 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 40 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 56 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Grayson College (about 59 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • East Central University (about 76 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 80 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 82 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)

Public high school in Soper:

  • SOPER HS (Students: 125, Location: 901 ST LOUIS ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Soper:

  • SOPER ES (Students: 246, Location: 911 ST LOUIS ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable location: Soper Volunteer Fire Department (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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.4%
(33.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.8% for American Indian residents, 29.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.1%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Soper 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Soper:

51.7%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Soper:

50.0%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Soper:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Soper:

38.8%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Soper:

56.0%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Soper, OK Residents
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 8$798
Water Supply 0$0 1$816
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,614

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($192.31)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($119.23)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($84.62)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($42.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($73.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($19.23)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($61.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($11.54)
    General Support: $2,000 ($7.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $151,000 ($580.77)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($103.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $21,000 ($80.77)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($15.38)

Soper government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $93,000 ($357.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($330.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($26.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $96,000 ($369.23)

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 Soper:

  • 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.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Soper:

  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Soper:

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

Soper fatal accident list:

Oct 8, 2012 07:20 AM, Us-70, Lat: 34.03291, Lon: -95.69151, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 1990 02:15 AM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 1986 10:10 PM, 70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Aug 26, 1982 05:20 PM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 30, 1977 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $2,165,000Total costs
  • 201Total average daily traffic
  • 35Total average daily truck traffic
  • 322Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SOPER, E 2060 Rd (Lat: 34.026278 Lon: -95.660083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOD212
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Lee BrownRegistrant: Pine Telephone Company, 210 West 2nd Street, Broken Bow, OK 74728, Phone: (580) 584-3300, Email:
  • SOPER, E Of Int Of E2060 And N4140 Approx 195' (Lat: 34.026278 Lon: -95.660083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQN822
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: Lee BrownRegistrant: Pine Telephone Company, 210 West 2nd Street, Broken Bow, OK 74728, Phone: (580) 584-3300, Fax: (580) 584-9009, Email:
  • SOPER, .08 Mile South Of Hwy 70 And Boyd Street (Lat: 34.021667 Lon: -95.697222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQRJ864
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 05/31/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • OK01676D, 943 North 4120 Road (Ok01676d) (Lat: 34.019917 Lon: -95.697250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQWN482
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Soper)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Soper, OK
Most common first names in Soper, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1876.5 years
James1672.6 years
John1377.3 years
Mary1179.7 years
Willie880.8 years
Thomas878.5 years
Robert867.0 years
Clarence772.3 years
Leonard782.6 years
Lee675.7 years
Most common last names in Soper, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson1474.3 years
Johnson1277.0 years
Edge1073.7 years
Smith1077.2 years
Matthews881.9 years
Ferguson782.7 years
Clark786.4 years
Mckee680.0 years
Jeffries673.2 years
Antwine679.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Soper compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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