Tonkawa, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 3,153 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 1,572  (49.9%)
Females: 1,581  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 74653.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,790 (it was $29,387 in 2000)
Tonkawa:

$39,790
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,315 (it was $14,245 in 2000)

Tonkawa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,696 (it was $40,900 in 2000)
Tonkawa:

$59,696
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $589.

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  • Races in Tonkawa, OK (2013)

    Tonkawa races chart
    • 2,45477.1%White alone
    • 2979.3%Two or more races
    • 2387.5%Hispanic
    • 1665.2%American Indian alone
    • 150.5%Black alone
    • 110.3%Asian alone
    • 20.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tonkawa: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (12.4%), English (9.8%), United States (8.3%), Dutch (2.5%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 985 feet

Land area: 5.58 square miles.

Population density: 565 people per square mile   (low).

Tonkawa,OK real estate house value index trend

Tonkawa, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Tonkawa:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tonkawa city:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 44.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

108 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $433 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $351 (0.6%)

Tonkawa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (69.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (270.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blackwell, OK (2.9 miles ), Nardin, OK (3.4 miles) , Marland, OK (3.5 miles ), Billings, OK (3.5 miles ), Ponca City, OK (3.6 miles ), Lamont, OK (3.7 miles ), Deer Creek, OK (3.8 miles) , McCord, OK (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.68 N, Longitude: 97.31 W

Area code: 580

Tonkawa household income distribution Tonkawa home values distribution

Crime rates in Tonkawa by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0110004272001
per 100,000 0.029.931.10.00.00.0129.966.4224.362.60.00.031.7
Robberies 1011300020020
per 100,000 30.20.031.131.594.50.00.00.064.10.00.062.30.0
Assaults 910965742106714
per 100,000 272.1299.4279.7189.2157.4221.5129.966.4320.4187.9215.431.2127.0
Burglaries 20161828333326252125252125
per 100,000 604.6479.0559.4883.01,039.01,044.3844.2829.5672.9782.7769.2654.4793.7
Thefts 70798071696569496074615246
per 100,000 2,116.12,365.32,486.02,239.02,172.52,057.02,240.31,625.71,922.52,316.81,876.91,620.41,460.3
Auto thefts 47763581364274
per 100,000 120.9209.6217.5189.294.5158.2259.7431.3192.2125.261.5218.1127.0
Arson 0111070010001
per 100,000 0.029.931.131.50.0221.50.00.032.00.00.00.031.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 208.3238.1256.2222.6236.3221.0311.6233.1418.6255.2184.2159.3182.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tonkawa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Oklahoma average:

2.04
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +149 (+4.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Tonkawa, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tonkawa-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Tonkawa city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 16.4 miles away from the city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tonkawa-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 68% 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 148.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Tonkawa center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 188.3 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 319.7 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 132.8 miles away from Tonkawa 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 145.3 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 Kay County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tonkawa topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Bellmon - Politician, Gerald Steichen - Conductor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tonkawa:

  • WILLOW HAVEN (1301 NORTH 5TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tonkawa:

  • BLACKWELL NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • HILLCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • INTEGRIS BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • FAITH HOSPICE SERVICES, L L C (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PONCA CITY, OK)
  • PONCA CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PONCA CITY, OK)

College/University in Tonkawa:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (Full-time enrollment: 3,414; Location: 1220 E Grand Ave; Public; Website: www.noc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Tonkawa:

  • Cowley County Community College (about 31 miles; Arkansas City, KS; Full-time enrollment: 3,173)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 52 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 68 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 69 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 70 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 72 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)

Public high school in Tonkawa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tonkawa:

See full list of schools located in Tonkawa

Library in Tonkawa:

  • TONKAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,415; Location: 216 N. SEVENTH; 23,126 books; 1,303 audio materials; 898 video materials; 23 state licensed databases)

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Notable location: Tonkawa Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tonkawa include: First Christian Church (A), Tonkawa Bible Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Tonkawa Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Tonkawa include: Ray See Park (1), Blen Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Buck A D Museum (Pine & E N Avenue Street).

Hotel: Pecan Creek Properties Inc (1501 East North Avenue).

Kay 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 2012 was 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.0150. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0150
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 4.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.78
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.60. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.60
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 35.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
308 people in college/university student housing in 2010
28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Tonkawa in 2000:

  • 293 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 28 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 27 people in nursing homes

Tonkawa, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Tonkawa compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Tonkawa (2011 data):

  • Farmers Exchange Bank: Tonkawa Branch at 111 East Grand Street, branch established on 1968/10/08; Drive-In Branch at 116 North 7th Street, branch established on 1968/10/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $153.4 mil, Deposits: $132.3 mil, headquarters in Cherokee, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Exchange Bancorporation, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Oklahoma: Tonkawa Branch at 101 West Grand, branch established on 1997/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/08: Bank assets: $260.1 mil, Deposits: $227.0 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp Of Oklahoma, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tonkawa city (based on Kay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,93667
Mainline Protestant8,53224
Catholic2,9795
Other8065
Black Protestant1861
None18,123-
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: 12
Kay County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Kay County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Kay County:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kay County:

29.0%
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 1$1,563$18,7560$0
Other Government Administration 5$14,242$34,1810$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$653
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,680$40,0320$0
Police - Other 8$14,406$21,6090$0
Firefighters 8$25,048$37,5720$0
Fire - Other 0$0 12$221
Streets and Highways 1$3,131$37,5720$0
Sewerage 2$5,425$32,5500$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,442$29,3040$0
Water Supply 3$9,411$37,6440$0
Electric Power 4$12,254$36,7620$0
Local Libraries 1$3,299$39,5882$2,037
Totals for Government 39$107,901$33,20015$2,911

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $197,000 ($62.48)
    Regular Highways: $142,000 ($45.04)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($43.77)
    General: $5,000 ($1.59)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,986,000 ($629.88)
    Police Protection: $414,000 ($131.30)
    Central Staff Services: $398,000 ($126.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $181,000 ($57.41)
    Health Services - Other: $169,000 ($53.60)
    Fire Protection: $162,000 ($51.38)
    Water Utilities: $159,000 ($50.43)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($32.67)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($31.72)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($25.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $74,000 ($23.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($7.29)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.27)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($9.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($26.96)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($11.10)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($6.03)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($1.90)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($1.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,102,000 ($666.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($21.57)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $212,000 ($67.24)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($50.75)
    All Other: $141,000 ($44.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($2.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $191,000 ($60.58)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($11.42)
    Rents: $7,000 ($2.22)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,306,000 ($731.37)
    Water Utilities: $314,000 ($99.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($76.12)
    Highways: $240,000 ($76.12)
    All Other: $17,000 ($5.39)
    General Support: $8,000 ($2.54)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $681,000 ($215.98)
    Public Utilities: $66,000 ($20.93)
    NEC: $6,000 ($1.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.27)
    Property: $1,000 ($0.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $960,000 ($304.47)
    Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($8.56)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $506,000 ($160.48)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $111,000 ($35.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $895,000 ($283.86)
    Other, NEC: $559,000 ($177.29)
    Electric Utilities: $19,000 ($6.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($20.62)
    Other, NEC: $58,000 ($18.40)
    Electric Utilities: $8,000 ($2.54)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $29,000 ($9.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $816,000 ($258.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($9.20)

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Osage County, OK  0.60% ($23,564 average AGI)
from Cowley County, KS  0.43% ($25,970)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.32% ($27,820)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Osage County, OK  0.61% ($35,708 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.56% ($32,202)
to Washington County, OK  0.53% ($115,410)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tonkawa:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOKB (1580 AM; 1 kW; BLACKWELL, OK; Owner: BLACKWELL RADIO INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: PONCA CITY PUBLISHING CO.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tonkawa:

  • KAYE-FM (90.7 FM; TONKAWA, OK; Owner: NORTHERN OKLAHOMA COLLEGE)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • K212DX (90.3 FM; PONCA CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLOR-FM (99.3 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO LLC)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KPNC (100.9 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KIXR (104.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: MUR-THOM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KAXR (91.3 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K278AF (103.5 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tonkawa:

  • KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL)
  • K54FZ (Channel 54; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
Tonkawa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Tonkawa fatal accident list:

May 16, 2011 09:36 PM, Public Rd, North Ave, Lat: 36.68101, Lon: -97.30075, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 5, 2009 02:20 PM, I-35, Us-60, Lat: 36.69498, Lon: -97.34569, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Aug 19, 1996 03:10 AM, 77 M Main, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 1, 1984 06:02 PM, 7th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 30, 1982 04:17 PM, 60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • $4,321,000Total costs
  • 2,100Total average daily traffic
  • 315Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,360Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tonkawa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 Mi E 1 Mi N Hwy 60 & 77 On Westside (Lat: 36.701417 Lon: -97.302000), Call Sign: KWJ524
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2000, Expiration Date: 07/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2002
    Registrant: Independent Well Service Inc, Rr 2 Box 70 A, Blackwell, OK 74631, Phone: (405) 363-2585
  • Lat: 36.647500 Lon: -97.426944, Call Sign: WPTS887
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2001, Expiration Date: 12/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2012, Certifier: Larry D Mcmillen
    Registrant: Lynch, Josie, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Lat: 36.668306 Lon: -97.264722, Call Sign: WPYI703
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2003, Expiration Date: 08/18/2013, Certifier: Eddie Street
    Registrant: Lam Communications, Inc, 209 So 1st Street, Ponca City, OK 73701, Phone: (580) 762-5521, Fax: (580) 762-5522, Email:
  • Lat: 36.677667 Lon: -97.308583, Call Sign: WPYW313
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2003, Expiration Date: 11/13/2013, Certifier: John Ramey
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 1000 Allen Drive (Lat: 36.668306 Lon: -97.264722), Call Sign: WQHN232
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.862 MHz, 159.922 MHz, 159.937 MHz, 159.952 MHz, 159.967 MHz, 159.997 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2007, Expiration Date: 09/14/2017, Certifier: Cole L Chandler
    Registrant: Lam Communications Inc, 209 S 1st, Ponca City, OK 74601, Phone: (580) 762-5521, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • TONKAWA, On Rt 177 Approx 4 Mi E Of (Lat: 36.689750 Lon: -97.211694), Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WML502
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • ALCORN, 6 Mi W (Lat: 36.594722 Lon: -97.353056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 126.7 m, Call Sign: WMT721
    Assigned Frequencies: 6600.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2006, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • TONKAWA, 4.63 Km Sw (Lat: 36.640889 Lon: -97.346972), Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WPOU200
    Assigned Frequencies: 6861.25 MHz, 6866.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 05/21/2019, Certifier: Kendall Cowan
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • TONKAWA, Section 32, T-26-N, R-1-W, Kay County (Lat: 36.691111 Lon: -97.319444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.9 m, Call Sign: WQDS755
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2005, Expiration Date: 10/21/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W. Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Alcorn, 6 Mi W (Lat: 36.594722 Lon: -97.353056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 126.7 m, Call Sign: WQED908
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tonkawa)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 58
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tonkawa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tonkawa, OK
Most common first names in Tonkawa, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4276.1 years
James4075.0 years
John3678.0 years
Mary2577.8 years
Robert2474.5 years
Charles2277.1 years
George2178.5 years
Frank1574.9 years
Ruth1579.8 years
Hazel1384.0 years
Most common last names in Tonkawa, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2377.4 years
Jones2279.7 years
Miller1979.7 years
Williams1773.2 years
Wood1777.7 years
White1373.5 years
Martin1367.8 years
Lucas1274.1 years
Allen1270.8 years
Fuller1272.7 years

Businesses in Tonkawa, OK

  • FedEx: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
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