Strong City, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 
Males: 12  (24.5%)
Females: 37  (75.5%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73628

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,565 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Strong City:

$71,565
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,476 (it was $13,474 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,053 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Strong City:

$67,053
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,258; Detached houses: $50,493; Mobile homes: $74,965
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Strong City: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.0%), Irish (18.2%), Dutch (3.6%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1880 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 96 people per square mile   (very low).

Strong City, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Strong City:

  • High school or higher: 100.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Strong City town:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.9%)

Strong City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (99.3 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (116.9 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (255.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Cheyenne, OK (2.4 miles ), East Roger Mills, OK (3.0 miles ), Hammon, OK (3.5 miles ), South Roger Mills, OK (4.1 miles ), Reydon, OK (4.3 miles) , Leedey, OK (4.5 miles ), Elk City, OK (4.6 miles ), Butler, OK (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 99.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Strong City household income distribution Strong City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-14.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Utilities (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Average climate in Strong City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Strong City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Strong City town center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F4 tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Strong City-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 56% 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 194.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Strong 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 90.8 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 97.2 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 129.1 miles away from Strong 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 192.1 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 Roger Mills County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strong City:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 52 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 71 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Cameron University (about 99 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Vernon College (about 106 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 112 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 115 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 116 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

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Notable location: Strong City Volunteer Fire Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Roger Mills 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 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  88.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Strong City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income above 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Strong City travel time to work - commute Strong City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Strong City town (based on Roger Mills County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.98%
Here: 91.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents63.4%22.0%8.7%2.8%3.1%
Congregations30.4%13.0%26.1%8.7%21.7%
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
Roger Mills County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Roger Mills County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Roger Mills County:

18.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

12.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Roger Mills County:

30.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$78
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$50
Totals for Government 0$0 6$128

Strong City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($40.82)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $34,000 ($693.88)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($285.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($20.41)

Strong City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($224.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($20.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($795.92)
    General Support: $2,000 ($40.82)
    Highways: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($20.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($142.86)

7.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.63%
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 Beckham County, OK  2.07% ($33,720 average AGI)


6.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($66,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
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 Beckham County, OK  1.93% ($50,826 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Strong City:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Strong City:

  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • K220FP (91.9 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Strong City:

  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K36AJ (Channel 36; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K28BY (Channel 28; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K30EF (Channel 30; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K38AM (Channel 38; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K40AG (Channel 40; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K42AG (Channel 42; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR)
  • K32DF (Channel 32; STRONG CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)
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