Southeast Comanche, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 14,220.
Males: 7,930  (55.8%)
Females: 6,290  (44.2%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 73501

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,886 (it was $45,620 in 2000)
Southeast Comanche:

$55,886
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,774 (it was $17,841 in 2000)

Southeast Comanche CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,889 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Southeast Comanche:

$132,889
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $132,929; Detached houses: $138,281; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,804; In 2-unit structures: $86,987; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,647; Mobile homes: $63,653; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,320
  • Races in Southeast Comanche, OK (2000)

    Southeast Comanche races chart
    • 9,54267.0%White alone
    • 2,40516.9%Black alone
    • 1,0297.2%Hispanic
    • 4723.3%Two or more races
    • 4613.2%American Indian alone
    • 2431.7%Asian alone
    • 640.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 260.2%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Southeast Comanche: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 162.8 square miles.

Population density: 87 people per square mile   (very low).

Southeast Comanche, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Southeast Comanche:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southeast Comanche CCD:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Southeast Comanche CCD:  0.7% ($607)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
Southeast Comanche satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (7.4 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (75.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (150.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lawton, OK (2.7 miles ), Geronimo, OK (3.0 miles ), Central High, OK (3.5 miles ), Sterling, OK (3.6 miles ), Elgin, OK (3.7 miles ), Northeast Comanche, OK (3.7 miles ), Sill, OK (3.8 miles ), Medicine Park, OK (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.59 N, Longitude: 98.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Southeast Comanche household income distribution Southeast Comanche home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Southeast Comanche, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Southeast Comanche-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Southeast Comanche place center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southeast Comanche-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 178.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.3 miles away from Southeast Comanche 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 41.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from Southeast Comanche center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.6 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 Comanche County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Southeast Comanche:

  • FMCNA - LAWTON EAST (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • SOUTHWESTERN HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • USPHS LAWTON INDIAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • AGAPE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • ARLINGTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • CEDAR CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAWTON, OK)
  • CREST VIEW LIFE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAWTON, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southeast Comanche:

  • Cameron University (about 9 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • Midwestern State University (about 51 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 60 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 65 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Vernon College (about 66 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 67 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 69 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

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Notable locations in Southeast Comanche: Pumpkin Center (A), Lawton Downs (B), Flower Mound Volunteer Fire Department (C), Coxs Store Volunteer Fire Department (D), Lawton Fire Department Station 6 (E), Hulen Volunteer Fire Department (F), Bethel Road Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southeast Comanche include: Church of Christ (A), Carriage Hills Church (B), Aldersgate Church (C), East Church (D), Trinity Assembly of God Church (E), Skyline Missionary Baptist Church (F), Locust Grove Baptist Church (G), Jehovahs Witnesses East Congregation (H), Cornerstone Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allendale Cemetery (1), Letitia Community Cemetery (2), Flower Mound Community Cemetery (3), Devine Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 031006 Reservoir (A), Oknoname 031004 Reservoir (B), Oknoname 031005 Reservoir (C), Oknoname 031014 Reservoir (D), Oknoname 031027 Reservoir (E), Oknoname 031028 Reservoir (F), Oknoname 031029 Reservoir (G), Oknoname 031030 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Armstrong Creek (A), Ninemile Creek (B), Ninemile Beaver Creek (C), Wrattan Creek (D), Dry Beaver Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Comanche 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 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

14.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

6.1%

People in group quarters in Southeast Comanche in 2010:

  • 2,488 people in state prisons
  • 199 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
1,863 people in state prisons in 2000
111 people in nursing homes in 2000

Southeast Comanche compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southeast Comanche CCD (based on Comanche County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,224131
Mainline Protestant8,36634
Catholic4,7483
Other3,1739
Black Protestant2,71411
Orthodox151
None60,858-
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: 9
Comanche County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Comanche County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Comanche County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Comanche County:

28.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

11.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.38%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.70% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,325 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.70%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from El Paso County, TX  0.54% ($50,364 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.39% ($30,962)
from Bell County, TX  0.36% ($43,507)


12.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.34%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.74% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,405 average AGI)
Comanche County:

0.74%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.53% ($28,042 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.37% ($45,887)
to El Paso County, TX  0.34% ($40,601)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southeast Comanche:

  • KPTK (1380 AM; 1 kW; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KKRX (1050 AM; 0 kW; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF LAWTON, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southeast Comanche:

  • KCCU (89.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVRW (107.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PAT-TOWER, INC.)
  • KJRF (91.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THE CHRISTIAN CENTER INC)
  • KBZQ (99.5 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: WILLIAM R. FRITSCH, JR.)
  • KMGZ (95.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: BROADCO OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKEN (97.1 FM; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • K275AE (102.9 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KJMZ (98.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF LAWTON, INC.)
  • KVRS (90.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: LAWTON EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • KDDQ (105.3 FM; COMANCHE, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Southeast Comanche:

  • K49GC (Channel 49; LAWTON, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K38GL (Channel 38; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K21DC (Channel 21; LAWTON, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K53DS (Channel 53; LAWTON, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K36AB (Channel 36; LAWTON, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUC. TELEVISION AUTH.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
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