Swink, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 66.
Population change since 2000: -20.5%
Males: 33  (51.4%)
Females: 33  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip code: 74761

Estimated median household income in 2017: $16,858 (it was $11,250 in 2000)
Swink:

$16,858
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,623 (it was $7,748 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $32,473 (it was $16,000 in 2000)
Swink:

$32,473
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,141; detached houses: $103,945; mobile homes: $33,153

Median gross rent in 2017: $794.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swink: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.0%
(27.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Swink, OK (2010)
    • 6090.9%White alone
    • 46.1%Two or more races
    • 11.5%American Indian alone
    • 11.5%Hispanic
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Ancestries: English (25.5%), Dutch (3.6%), German (3.6%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 408 people per square mile   (low).

Swink, Oklahoma map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $307 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $239 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (81.9 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (111.3 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (124.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Fort Towson, OK (2.1 miles ),
Valliant, OK (2.5 miles ),
Sawyer, OK (3.1 miles ),
Millerton, OK (3.3 miles ),
Wright City, OK (3.4 miles ),
Manchester, TX (3.6 miles ),
Garvin, OK (4.0 miles),
Rattan, OK (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.02 N, Longitude: 95.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Distribution of median household income in Swink, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Swink, OK in 2017

Swink satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Oklahoma:

3.2%

Average climate in Swink, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Swink, Oklahoma average temperatures Swink, Oklahoma average precipitation Swink, Oklahoma humidity Swink, Oklahoma wind speed Swink, Oklahoma snowfall Swink, Oklahoma sunshine Swink, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Swink-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Swink town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swink-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 77% 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 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from Swink 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 189.9 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 327.9 miles away from Swink 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 146.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 298.6 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swink topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Swink:

  • PARKVIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VALLIANT, OK)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOSPICE OF SOUTHEAST OKLA (Hospital, about 7 miles away; VALLIANT, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swink:

  • Paris Junior College (about 32 miles; Paris, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,875)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 66 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 68 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 68 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Texarkana College (about 76 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 78 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Grayson College (about 85 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)

Public elementary/middle school in Swink:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Swink 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

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

CHOCTAW RWD #2 (Population served: 300, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-03-2007 to DEC-03-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-26-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
DONALDSON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.6%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Swink:

Marital status in Swink, OK
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 6.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Swink:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Swink, OK (based on Choctaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Choctaw County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

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.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Choctaw County:

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
State:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.1%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.9%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Swink:

16.7%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.0
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Swink:

71.8%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

42.7%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

63.2%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swink, OK Residents

Strongest AM radio stations in Swink:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIHN (1340 AM; 1 kW; HUGO, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swink:

  • KPLT-FM (107.7 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KITX (95.5 FM; HUGO, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)
  • KOYN (93.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUS (101.9 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHCP (89.3 FM; PARIS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQIB (102.9 FM; IDABEL, OK; Owner: JDC RADIO, INC.)
  • KBEL-FM (96.7 FM; IDABEL, OK; Owner: HAROLD E. COCHRAN)

TV broadcast stations around Swink:

  • K15AA (Channel 15; HUGO, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K28DJ (Channel 28; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: TRUSTEES OF J.B.CALLAHAM R.T.)
  • K63BA (Channel 63; IDABEL, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K42DA (Channel 42; PARIS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Swink fatal accident list:

Nov 28, 2014 12:05 AM, Us-70, Lat: 34.019453, Lon: -95.268886, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • $1,994,000Total costs
  • 5,299Total average daily traffic
  • 1,249Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,478Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SWINK, E At Int Of N4400 Rd Adn E250 Rd .20 Of Mile (Lat: 34.041556 Lon: -95.205056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQTD916,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/14/2024, Certifier: Lee Brown, Registrant: Pine Telephone Company, 210 West 2nd Street, Broken Bow, OK 74728, Phone: (580) 584-3300, Fax: (580) 584-9009, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swink, OK
  • 73.3%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swink, OK
  • 55.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 5.6%Utility gas


Swink compared to Oklahoma state average:

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