Temple, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 993 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.4%
 
Males: 444  (44.7%)
Females: 549  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73568.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,774 (it was $18,864 in 2000)
Temple:

$28,774
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,997 (it was $12,448 in 2000)

Temple town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $36,974 (it was $25,400 in 2000)
Temple:

$36,974
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $51,312; Detached houses: $54,915; Mobile homes: $11,969

Median gross rent in 2013: $535.

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  • Races in Temple, OK (2013)

    Temple races chart
    • 73873.9%White alone
    • 13813.8%Hispanic
    • 474.7%Black alone
    • 404.0%American Indian alone
    • 191.9%Asian alone
    • 161.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Temple: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), English (14.2%), Irish (11.7%), United States (3.6%), Polish (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1007 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 760 people per square mile   (low).

Temple,OK real estate house value index trend

Temple, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Temple:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Temple town:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

35 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

3.5%
Oklahoma:

5.7%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Temple, Oklahoma as of September 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Temple to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $400 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212 (0.7%)

Temple satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (25.6 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (92.7 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (131.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Walters, OK (2.7 miles ), Hastings, OK (2.8 miles) , Byers, TX (3.8 miles ), Randlett, OK (3.8 miles ), Waurika, OK (3.9 miles ), Southwest Cotton, OK (3.9 miles ), Addington, OK (3.9 miles) , Comanche, OK (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 98.23 W

Area code: 580

Temple household income distribution Temple home values distribution

Crime rates in Temple (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (86.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 assaults (172.4 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (431.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 thefts (603.4 per 100,000)
  • 2 auto thefts (172.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 178.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -170 (-12.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Temple, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Temple-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Temple town center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Temple-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 73% 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 169.1 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 36.8 miles away from Temple 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 106.1 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 50.3 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 49.9 miles away from Temple center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.3 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 Cotton County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Temple topographic map

Birthplace of: Pepper Martin - Major League Baseball player, Spec Sanders - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Temple:

  • TEMPLE MANOR NH (100 W GREEN)
  • TEMPLE MANOR NURSING HOME (100 WEST GREEN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Temple:

  • PARKVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALTERS, OK)
  • INDIAN TERRITORY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE I I, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WALTERS, OK)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WALTERS, OK)
  • JUNNIE WOOD MEMORIAL CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAURIKA, OK)
  • WESTBROOK HEALTHCARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WAURIKA, OK)

airports located in Temple:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Temple:

  • Cameron University (about 26 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • Midwestern State University (about 32 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Vernon College (about 63 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 69 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • North Central Texas College (about 77 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 79 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 84 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

Public high school in Temple:

  • TEMPLE HS (Students: 82, Location: 206 SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Temple:

  • TEMPLE ES (Students: 168, Location: 400 W MISSISSIPPI, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable location: Temple Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Sands Motel (632 West Oregon Street).

Cotton 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 2013 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.6%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 82.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.9% for American Indian residents, 95.9% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
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: 0.5% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000

Temple, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Temple (2011 data):

  • First State Bank in Temple: First State Bank In Temple at 111 South Commercial, branch established on 1919/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $23.3 mil, Deposits: $16.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Temple Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Temple town (based on Cotton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,58621
Mainline Protestant8066
Catholic351
None766-
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
Cotton County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cotton County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Cotton County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cotton County:

31.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Temple:

43.5%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Temple:

21.7%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Temple:

13.7%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Temple:

6.9
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Temple:

52.9%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Temple:

75.7%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Temple, OK Residents
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$1,984$23,8081$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,125
Health 0$0 1$200
Solid Waste Management 1$2,036$24,4320$0
Water Supply 1$2,246$26,9520$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,528$26,1121$200
Totals for Government 6$12,794$25,58811$1,725

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $199,000 ($200.40)
    Central Staff Services: $181,000 ($182.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($106.75)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($13.09)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($5.04)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($2.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($41.29)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($27.19)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($2.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $203,000 ($204.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($27.19)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $84,000 ($84.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $29,000 ($29.20)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($16.11)
    Highways: $8,000 ($8.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($22.16)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($9.06)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $264,000 ($265.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($11.08)
    Highways: $2,000 ($2.01)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $94,000 ($94.66)
    Public Utilities: $21,000 ($21.15)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.01)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $699,000 ($703.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $688,000 ($692.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($11.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $504,000 ($507.55)

8.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
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 Comanche County, OK  2.76% ($33,946 average AGI)
from Stephens County, OK  0.84% ($32,118)
from Wichita County, TX  0.84% ($28,000)


8.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
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 Comanche County, OK  2.47% ($34,020 average AGI)
to Wichita County, TX  0.99% ($27,950)
to Stephens County, OK  0.89% ($36,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Temple:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Temple:

  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCU (89.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KBZQ (99.5 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: WILLIAM R. FRITSCH, JR.)
  • KVRW (107.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: PAT-TOWER, INC.)
  • KKEN (97.1 FM; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KDDQ (105.3 FM; COMANCHE, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Temple:

  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K38GL (Channel 38; LAWTON, OK; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53DS (Channel 53; LAWTON, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K24AD (Channel 24; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Temple fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2004 07:34 AM, Sr-5a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 18, 1995 11:15 PM, 65, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Temple)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Commerce & Texas St (Lat: 34.283417 Lon: -98.233667), Call Sign: WYG502, Licensee ID: L00109337
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.995 MHz, 155.025 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/1998, Expiration Date: 01/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2004Registrant: City Of Temple, Temple, OK 73568
  • Commerce & Texas St (Lat: 34.283417 Lon: -98.233667), Call Sign: WYC855, Licensee ID: L00109337
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.490 MHz, 155.670 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/1998, Expiration Date: 01/03/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2004Registrant: City Of Temple, Police Dept, Temple, OK 73568, Phone: (405) 342-5120
  • 4 Km N (Lat: 34.311194 Lon: -98.228111), Type: Tower, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KAV340
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.025 MHz, 151.032 MHz, 156.112 MHz, 151.115 MHz, 151.107 MHz, 156.127 MHz, 151.122 MHz, 156.142 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/24/2023, Certifier: Richard T SmithRegistrant: Odot Communications, 200 N.E. 21st Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3204, Phone: (405) 990-8008, Fax: (580) 298-6152, Email:
  • 1 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.250361 Lon: -98.270333), Call Sign: KNFB939
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002Registrant: Billy Graham, Rt 1 Box 171-C, Temple, OK 73568, Phone: (405) 342-6257
  • 2 Mi S 3 Mi E (Lat: 34.246111 Lon: -98.291944), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQCU441
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2005, Expiration Date: 05/26/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2015, Certifier: Michael E MathisRegistrant: Oklahoma Water Resources Board, 601 C Ave Sw, Lawton, OK 73502, Phone: (580) 248-7762, Fax: (580) 248-0737, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • TEMPLE, 1 Blk N Of Hwy 5a (Lat: 34.276194 Lon: -98.347250), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WMM481
    Assigned Frequencies: 2170.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2008, Certifier: Gene A Dejordy EsqRegistrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive, B2f02-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • TEMPLE, Intersection Of Cemetary Road And South Boundary Road (Lat: 34.259472 Lon: -98.232333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.3 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQOK316
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 10/25/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • OK01799A, 201 North Cherry Street (Ok01799a) (Lat: 34.272333 Lon: -98.233583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQVV619
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2015, Expiration Date: 05/20/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • "temple P89", 9.66 Km West Of (Lat: 34.276194 Lon: -98.347250), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: KWU327, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.212 MHz, 931.212 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Spok, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr., Ste. 400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0177, Fax: (888) 833-7112, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Temple)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Temple, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2479.5 years
James2076.4 years
Robert1977.9 years
John1883.2 years
William1780.4 years
George1282.6 years
Ethel978.0 years
Roy976.4 years
Grace887.3 years
Willie782.6 years
Most common last names in Temple, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1577.3 years
Johnson1169.3 years
Cooper1081.7 years
Brown1077.6 years
Taylor971.1 years
Bowers987.0 years
Simpson973.0 years
Lewis877.2 years
Jones889.9 years
Williams877.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (49%)
  • No fuel used (0%)

Temple compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David L. Brown (1)
  • Bill Gonzales (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.