Texola, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 38 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.1%
Males: 12  (32.6%)
Females: 26  (67.4%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73668

Estimated median household income in 2012: $84,891 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Texola:

$84,891
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,460 (it was $13,208 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,384 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Texola:

$84,384
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $54,889; Detached houses: $54,889
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  • White alone - 26 (72.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (16.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (11.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Texola: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.8%), United States (8.8%), English (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2140 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (very low).

Texola, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Texola:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Texola town:

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $436 (0.5%)

Texola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (98.8 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (139.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (248.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Erick, OK (2.6 miles ), Shamrock, TX (3.8 miles ), Sweetwater, OK (3.8 miles) , Samnorwood, TX (4.5 miles) , Sayre, OK (4.6 miles ), South Roger Mills, OK (4.6 miles ), Wheeler, TX (4.7 miles ), Northwest Greer, OK (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 99.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Texola household income distribution Texola home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.7%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (55%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (81%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Texola, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Texola-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Texola town center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1995, a category F4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Texola-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 57% 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 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Texola 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 94.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 267.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 394.0 miles away from Texola 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 139.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beckham County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Texola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Texola:

  • ERICK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ERICK, OK)
  • SHAMROCK GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SHAMROCK, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Texola:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 54 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 76 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Vernon College (about 83 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cameron University (about 99 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Amarillo College (about 105 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 111 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 122 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)

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Notable location: Texola Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beckham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Texola compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Texola town (based on Beckham County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.35%
Here: 82.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents52.8%13.9%9.4%8.0%7.9%
Congregations34.0%6.4%4.3%10.6%12.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.5%2.0%0.9%0.6%2.0%
Congregations4.3%6.4%2.1%2.1%17.0%
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: 5
Beckham County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

10.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Beckham County:

29.9%
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 0$0 1$10
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$10
Totals for Government 0$0 2$20

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($236.84)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($157.89)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($52.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($52.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($105.26)
    General Support: $1,000 ($26.32)
    Highways: $1,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($26.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($1526.32)

8.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
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 Washita County, OK  1.05% ($37,694 average AGI)
from Custer County, OK  0.76% ($35,019)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.55% ($50,263)


7.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,268 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
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 Washita County, OK  0.91% ($35,435 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.73% ($42,700)
to Custer County, OK  0.59% ($21,075)

Strongest AM radio stations in Texola:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Texola:

  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KPDR (90.5 FM; WHEELER, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBKH (92.9 FM; SHAMROCK, TX; Owner: TERRY KEITH HAMMOND)

TV broadcast stations around Texola:

  • K66AQ (Channel 66; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK T.V. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K26EU (Channel 26; SAYRE, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K58CS (Channel 58; ERICK, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K60CK (Channel 60; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANS. SYSTEM)
  • K62BQ (Channel 62; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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