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Population in 2012: 301 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.1%
 

Males: 155  (51.8%)
Females: 146  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73667.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,406 (it was $33,281 in 2000)
Taloga:

$48,406
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,969

Taloga town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,340 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Taloga:

$63,340
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,039; Detached houses: $60,416; Mobile homes: $46,750

Median gross rent in 2012: $517.

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  • White alone - 305 (92.4%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taloga: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (30.7%), English (25.9%), German (18.3%), United States (8.1%), West Indian (4.9%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1708 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 596 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Taloga:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taloga town:

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $275 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $306 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (88.1 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (89.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (256.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Seiling, OK (2.8 miles ), Chester, OK (3.5 miles) , Putnam, OK (3.6 miles) , Oakwood, OK (4.0 miles) , Mutual, OK (4.2 miles) , Camargo, OK (4.3 miles) , Vici, OK (4.5 miles ), Canton, OK (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.04 N, Longitude: 98.96 W

Area code: 580

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.3%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -42 (-10.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (32%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Extraction workers (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Taloga-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 211% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Taloga town center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the town center caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taloga-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.4 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) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Taloga 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 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Taloga center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dewey County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Taloga, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taloga:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 38 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,054)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 84 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 87 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 88 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 10,514)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 89 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 91 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 5,513)
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (about 91 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,132)

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Notable locations in Taloga: Taloga Ambulance (A), Taloga Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Dewey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Taloga, OK

21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Taloga compared to Oklahoma 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Taloga (2011 data):

  • First American Bank: Taloga Banking Center at Broadway And Main, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.3 mil, Deposits: $283.6 mil, headquarters in Purcell, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Consolidated Equity Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Taloga travel time to work - commute


Taloga mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Taloga town (based on Dewey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 102.09%
Here102.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents27.5%24.1%22.9%7.0%4.2%
Congregations16.7%16.7%19.4%8.3%11.1%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurches of ChristFriends (Quakers)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.9%2.5%2.1%1.9%
Congregations5.6%8.3%5.6%2.8%5.6%
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
Dewey County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

23.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Dewey County:

30.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,279$27,3480$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,756$33,0724$2,761
Totals for Government 2$5,035$30,2104$2,761

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($438.54)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($269.10)
    Gas Utilities: $69,000 ($229.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($116.28)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($79.73)
    Health Services - Other: $15,000 ($49.83)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($29.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $81,000 ($269.10)
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000 ($166.11)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($53.16)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($16.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $116,000 ($385.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($43.19)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($116.28)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($79.73)
    All Other: $15,000 ($49.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $50,000 ($166.11)
    General Support: $9,000 ($29.90)
    All Other: $4,000 ($13.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $38,000 ($126.25)
    Rents: $3,000 ($9.97)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.64)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $112,000 ($372.09)
    Water Utilities: $65,000 ($215.95)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $65,000 ($215.95)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($33.22)
    NEC: $6,000 ($19.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $205,000 ($681.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $195,000 ($647.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($33.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $241,000 ($800.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

6.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Woodward County, OK  0.81% ($37,231 average AGI)


7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Custer County, OK  0.99% ($22,250 average AGI)
to Woodward County, OK  0.99% ($32,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taloga:

  • 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.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taloga:

  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KWFX (93.5 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KWDQ (102.3 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taloga:

  • K53CI (Channel 53; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K55EZ (Channel 55; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K57EA (Channel 57; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K49DO (Channel 49; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K51EB (Channel 51; SEILING, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)

Taloga fatal accident list:

Apr 28, 1979 11:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1977 02:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Taloga)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 3 Mi S Of (Lat: 35.994472 Lon: -98.964806), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WNES334
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.206 MHz, 928.206 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2009, Expiration Date: 05/17/2019, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Taloga, 9.0 Km South Of (Lat: 35.956278 Lon: -98.977806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQGU255
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2007, Expiration Date: 04/17/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2011, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • Taloga, Taloga Site (Lat: 35.956306 Lon: -98.977833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQNH545
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC5HGZ, Licensee ID: L00886433
    Grant Date: 07/01/2004, Expiration Date: 07/08/2014, Certifier: Dustin K Bennett
    Registrant: Dustin K Bennett, Rt 1 Box 14b, Taloga, OK 73667
  • Call Sign: KC5HHC, Licensee ID: L00847400
    Grant Date: 04/15/2004, Expiration Date: 07/08/2014, Certifier: Michael E Landreth
    Registrant: Michael E Landreth, Box 7, Taloga, OK 73667
  • Call Sign: KK5XS, Previous Call Sign: KC5HHA, Licensee ID: L00207429
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/08/2014, Certifier: Joel E Bennett
    Registrant: Joel E Bennett, Rt 1 Box 14b, Taloga, OK 73667
  • Call Sign: N5KTO, Licensee ID: L01331687
    Grant Date: 10/12/2007, Expiration Date: 01/09/2018, Certifier: Stanley M Oakes
    Registrant: Stanley M Oakes, Rt 2 Box 51, Taloga, OK 73667
  • Call Sign: N5MLI, Licensee ID: L01331688
    Grant Date: 10/12/2007, Expiration Date: 01/09/2018, Certifier: Ileta K Oakes
    Registrant: Ileta K Oakes, Rt 2 Box 51, Taloga, OK 73667
  • Call Sign: KE5AAL, Licensee ID: L00796603
    Grant Date: 01/12/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2014, Certifier: Bryant Z Bennett
    Registrant: Bryant Z Bennett, Rt 1 Box 14b, Taloga, OK 73667
  • Call Sign: KE5CKF, Licensee ID: L00908306
    Grant Date: 08/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/20/2014, Certifier: Natalie D Bennett
    Registrant: Natalie D Bennett, Rt 1 Box 14b, Taloga, OK 73667



Most common first names in Taloga, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles679.8 years
William676.7 years
Irene682.2 years
Mary685.8 years
Ruth484.5 years
John470.5 years
George462.5 years
Raymond486.5 years
Myrtle478.7 years
Harry480.7 years
Most common last names in Taloga, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Foale783.4 years
Thomsen665.3 years
Squires676.5 years
Adair579.6 years
Gore570.6 years
Hunter577.2 years
Myers576.8 years
Evans565.2 years
Clark570.0 years
Ward581.6 years
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