Teresita, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 159.
Males: 81  (51.4%)
Females: 78  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,011
Teresita:

$44,011
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,131

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,798
Teresita:

$126,798
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $160,128; detached houses: $190,507; mobile homes: $72,938

Median gross rent in 2019: $704.

March 2019 cost of living index in Teresita: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Teresita, OK (2019)
    • 7845.1%White alone
    • 6638.2%American Indian alone
    • 179.8%Two or more races
    • 95.2%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
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Ancestries: American (19.3%), Italian (10.5%), German (6.1%), English (3.5%), Dutch West Indian (3.5%), Cajun (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 840 feet

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.7%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $678 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $408 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Broken Arrow, OK (44.5 miles , pop. 74,859).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (52.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (250.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

North Cherokee, OK (2.0 miles ),
Peggs, OK (2.5 miles ),
Rocky Ford, OK (2.5 miles),
Gideon, OK (2.7 miles),
Snake Creek, OK (2.7 miles ),
Leach, OK (2.7 miles ),
Rose, OK (2.8 miles ),
Steely Hollow, OK (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 94.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Distribution of median household income in Teresita, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Teresita, OK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0173
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 4.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.37
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 7.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00370. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00370
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Teresita-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Teresita place center injured 8 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 4/19/1981, a category F3 tornado 13.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Teresita-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 709% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 107.1 miles away from Teresita center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 101.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.6 miles away from Teresita center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Teresita:

  • PARKHILL EAST NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LOCUST GROVE, OK)
  • PARKHILL SOUTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LOCUST GROVE, OK)
  • CHEROKEE NATION HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • HOSPICE OF THE CHEROKEE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • CHEROKEE COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-TAHLEQUAH UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • TRINITY HOSSPICE OF TAHLEQUAH (Hospital, about 14 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Teresita:

  • Northeastern State University (about 14 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 25 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Rogers State University (about 39 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)
  • University of Arkansas (about 46 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 49 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 52 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 54 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Teresita Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.7%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Teresita:

Marital status in Teresita, OK
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Teresita:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Teresita, OK (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,73365
Mainline Protestant2,71712
Other8423
Catholic8002
None30,895-
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: 9
Here:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cherokee County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Cherokee County:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

7.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Muskogee County, OK  0.93% ($40,556 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.72% ($36,433)
from Adair County, OK  0.56% ($23,407)


6.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tulsa County, OK  0.98% ($45,206 average AGI)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.92% ($43,242)
to Adair County, OK  0.47% ($32,299)

Strongest AM radio stations in Teresita:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Teresita:

  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEMX (94.5 FM; LOCUST GROVE, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGS (89.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)
  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Teresita:

  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRSC-TV (Channel 35; CLAREMORE, OK; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGES)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.1mTotal length
  • $6,589,000Total costs
  • 2,785Total average daily traffic
  • 405Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,456Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Teresita, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Teresita, OK
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Teresita, OK
  • 43.1%Electricity
  • 31.4%Wood
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Teresita, OK
  • 35.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.4%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 21.4%Other fuel


Teresita compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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