Sulphur, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 5,021 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 2,544  (50.7%)
Females: 2,477  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73086.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,907 (it was $27,236 in 2000)
Sulphur:

$33,907
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,465 (it was $15,691 in 2000)

Sulphur city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,045 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Sulphur:

$70,045
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $78,937; Detached houses: $80,431; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $396,600; Mobile homes: $35,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $603.

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Sulphur races chart
  • White alone - 3,572 (72.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 584 (11.8%)
  • Hispanic - 388 (7.9%)
  • Two or more races - 311 (6.3%)
  • Black alone - 49 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sulphur: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.7%), Irish (10.7%), German (10.1%), English (4.4%), French (2.0%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 990 feet

Land area: 6.82 square miles.

Population density: 736 people per square mile   (low).

Sulphur,OK real estate house value index trend

Sulphur, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Sulphur:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sulphur city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 20.0%

213 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This city:  4.2%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $547 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $238 (0.3%)

Sulphur satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (55.3 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (74.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (118.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: East Murray, OK (0.7 miles ), Hickory, OK (2.8 miles) , West Murray, OK (2.8 miles ), Dougherty, OK (2.9 miles ), Davis, OK (2.9 miles ), Roff, OK (3.3 miles ), Mill Creek, OK (3.4 miles ), Southwest Pontotoc, OK (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 96.98 W

Area code: 580

Sulphur household income distribution Sulphur home values distribution

Crime rates in Sulphur by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 051103011000
per 100,000 0.0103.020.820.70.061.00.020.820.60.00.00.0
Robberies 011112001000
per 100,000 0.020.620.820.720.740.70.00.020.60.00.00.0
Assaults 1132226712573247
per 100,000 228.8659.3458.1124.3144.9243.9101.5145.561.940.380.3140.4
Burglaries 304944693245422034414523
per 100,000 624.11009.5916.31429.8662.5914.6853.0415.8701.9825.9903.3461.3
Thefts 10784831709591564046816046
per 100,000 2225.91730.51728.43522.61966.91849.61137.3831.6949.61631.71204.3922.6
Auto thefts 475463531001
per 100,000 83.2144.2104.182.9124.261.0101.562.420.60.00.020.1
Arson 131120130000
per 100,000 20.861.820.820.741.40.020.362.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 190.8383.2264.0304.3175.4260.4137.7116.6127.7135.2131.4101.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sulphur detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Oklahoma average:

2.08
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -132 (-2.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Painters and paperhangers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Sulphur, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sulphur-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Sulphur city center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sulphur-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 32.5 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 240.7 miles away from Sulphur 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 39.8 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 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from Sulphur center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 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 Murray County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sulphur topographic map

Birthplace of: John Sparks (Oklahoma politician) - Politician, Wayne Bennett (blues guitarist).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sulphur:

  • ARBUCKLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2011 WEST BROADWAY)
  • SOONER HEALTH SERVICES, INC (921 W 11TH STREET, SUITE 1)
  • ARTESIAN HOME (1415 WEST 15TH STREET)
  • CALLAWAY NURSING HOME (1300 WEST LINDSAY)

Airports located in Sulphur:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sulphur:

  • East Central University (about 26 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 49 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 56 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Grayson College (about 59 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Central Texas College (about 63 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 68 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Rose State College (about 70 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)

Public high school in Sulphur:

Public elementary/middle schools in Sulphur:

Private elementary/middle school in Sulphur:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 924 W 13TH ST; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Sulphur, School District: SULPHUR

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Notable locations in Sulphur: Murray County Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (A), Sulphur Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sulphur include: Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church (A), Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Memorial Freewill Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witnesses (D), First Freewill Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Assembly of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Veterans Lake (A), Lacy Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Sulphur Chamber of Commerce (717 West Broadway Avenue).

Hotels: Chickasaw Lodge & Restaurant (West 1st And Muskogee), Super 8 Sulphur OK (2116 West Broadway), Super 8 Motel (2110 West Broadway Avenue).

Murray 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 2004 was 86.1. This is about average.

City:

86.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sulphur and their reported violations in the past:

CEDAR BLUE (Population served: 500, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sulphur that have no violations reported:

  • BUCKHORN RWD #2 (Population served: 1,001, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for American Indian residents, 35.9% for other race residents, 13.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
211 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Sulphur in 2000:

  • 246 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Sulphur, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Sulphur compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Sulphur (2011 data):

  • International Bank of Commerce: Sulphur Branch at 2009 W. Broadway, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • BancFirst: Sulphur Branch at 1020 West First Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $5,407.8 mil, Deposits: $4,893.4 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: Bancfirst Corporation
  • Community Bank of the Arbuckles: Community Bank Of The Arbuckles at 1100 West Broadway, branch established on 1974/05/06. Info updated 2007/07/09: Bank assets: $90.4 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sulphur Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank and Trust Company of Ardmore: Sulphur Branch at 2013 West Broadway, branch established on 2003/01/30. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $452.0 mil, Deposits: $350.3 mil, headquarters in Ardmore, OK, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation Of Ardmore, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sulphur, Oklahoma:

  • Super 8 Motel, 2110 W Broadway, Sulphur, OK 73086 , Phone: (580) 622-6500
  • Olde Bathhouse, 1102 W Lindsay St, Sulphur, OK 73086 , Phone: (580) 622-5930
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sulphur, Oklahoma

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sulphur city (based on Murray County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.67%
Here: 68.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents68.2%9.1%5.9%4.3%2.7%
Congregations27.8%5.6%16.7%2.8%5.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.9%1.7%1.3%2.9%
Congregations2.8%5.6%8.3%5.6%19.4%
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: 2
Murray County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Murray County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Murray County:

30.3%
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 1$4,944$59,3280$0
Other Government Administration 4$12,405$37,2150$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$36,179$31,0110$0
Police - Other 5$12,460$29,9040$0
Firefighters 11$31,874$34,7720$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,000$30,0000$0
Welfare 0$0 1$330
Solid Waste Management 7$18,263$31,3080$0
Sewerage 1$7,173$86,0761$2,118
Parks and Recreation 5$13,879$33,3100$0
Water Supply 6$18,017$36,0340$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,287$27,4441$454
Totals for Government 57$162,481$34,2073$2,902

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $467,000 ($93.01)
    Water Utilities: $422,000 ($84.05)
    Sewerage: $375,000 ($74.69)
    Fire Protection: $308,000 ($61.34)
    General - Other: $214,000 ($42.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $200,000 ($39.83)
    Central Staff Services: $156,000 ($31.07)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($30.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($13.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($3.39)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($1.99)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($1.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($10.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $153,000 ($30.47)
    Fire Protection: $103,000 ($20.51)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($9.96)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($6.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,582,000 ($315.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $483,000 ($96.20)
    Sewerage: $252,000 ($50.19)
    All Other: $30,000 ($5.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($2.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $269,000 ($53.57)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($13.94)
    Rents: $16,000 ($3.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $542,000 ($107.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $227,000 ($45.21)
    Highways: $47,000 ($9.36)
    All Other: $37,000 ($7.37)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,442,000 ($287.19)
    Public Utilities: $151,000 ($30.07)
    NEC: $10,000 ($1.99)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $847,000 ($168.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $164,000 ($32.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $792,000 ($157.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $219,000 ($43.62)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $281,000 ($55.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,953,000 ($588.13)

7.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
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 Garvin County, OK  1.02% ($35,068 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.92% ($28,625)
from Carter County, OK  0.74% ($31,938)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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 Carter County, OK  0.93% ($38,775 average AGI)
to Garvin County, OK  0.91% ($24,821)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.54% ($15,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sulphur:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sulphur:

  • KFXT (90.7 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: SISTER SHERRY LYNN FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KADA-FM (99.3 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KACO (98.5 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: A.M. & P.M. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYNZ (107.1 FM; LONE GROVE, OK; Owner: CHUCKIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Sulphur:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K44BQ (Channel 44; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOKT-LP (Channel 20; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K32EK (Channel 32; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sulphur, Oklahoma:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Oklahoma average:
  • Fatal accident count: 121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 194
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 41
  • Fatalities: 134
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 317
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Sulphur fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sulphur)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sulphur, OK)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sulphur)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 320 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSI0-470-B (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5746X , Serial Number: 320-0046, Year manufactured: 1961
    Registrant (Individual): Royce E Gauntt, Po Box 460, Sulphur, OK 73086
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5876L , Serial Number: AA5-0276, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1973
    Registrant (Individual): James David Schwake, 1600 N Division, Sulphur, OK 73086
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8470K , Serial Number: 108-1470, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Xxxx, Sulphur, OK 73119

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 133
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Sulphur

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sulphur, OK
Most common first names in Sulphur, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10375.5 years
William9076.8 years
John6774.0 years
Mary6281.9 years
Robert5275.2 years
Charles4676.4 years
George4277.0 years
Roy3673.3 years
Thomas3272.6 years
Ruby3180.2 years
Most common last names in Sulphur, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5275.9 years
Brown3676.3 years
Smith2676.7 years
Jones2674.7 years
Davis2379.9 years
Johnson2175.5 years
Lewis2174.0 years
Stephens2178.6 years
Thompson1875.7 years
Mann1777.4 years
Businesses in Sulphur, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
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