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Population in 2012: 331 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 

Males: 167  (50.7%)
Females: 164  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74572.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,685 (it was $17,000 in 2000)
Tupelo:

$33,685
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,187

Tupelo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,430 (it was $13,800 in 2000)
Tupelo:

$43,430
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,653; Detached houses: $51,111; Mobile homes: $33,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $470.

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  • White alone - 210 (63.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 92 (28.0%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (6.4%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.8%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tupelo: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (33.1%), West Indian (9.7%), German (7.1%), English (5.8%), United States (5.0%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 689 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 825 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tupelo:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tupelo city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

9 residents are foreign born (1.2% North America).

This city:  2.6%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $300 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Tupelo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (70.9 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (87.6 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (126.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Coal, OK (1.3 miles) , Centrahoma, OK (2.1 miles) , Stonewall, OK (2.6 miles ), Southeast Pontotoc, OK (3.0 miles) , Coalgate, OK (3.5 miles ), East Coal, OK (3.6 miles) , Phillips, OK (3.6 miles) , South Central Pontotoc, OK (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 34.60 N, Longitude: 96.42 W

Area code: 580

Tupelo household income distribution Tupelo home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+9.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (19%)
  • Child care workers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Tupelo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Tupelo city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1966, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tupelo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 65% 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 4.0 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 67.9 miles away from Tupelo 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 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/2002 at 02:18:13, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.0 miles away from Tupelo center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coal County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tupelo topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Tupelo:

  • STONEGATE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; STONEWALL, OK)
  • RUTH WILSON HURLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COALGATE, OK)
  • TENDERCARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COALGATE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tupelo:

  • East Central University (about 19 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,253)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 42 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,111)
  • Grayson County College (about 64 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • University of Oklahoma Norman Campus (about 72 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 19,159)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 76 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • North Central Texas College (about 81 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 3,709)
  • Rose State College (about 82 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,197)

Public high school in Tupelo:

Public elementary/middle school in Tupelo:

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Coal 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 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(35.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
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: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tupelo, OK

Tupelo compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tupelo travel time to work - commute


Tupelo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tupelo city (based on Coal County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.53%
Here59.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents60.5%17.9%6.4%2.8%2.3%
Congregations25.0%12.5%12.5%4.2%4.2%
NameOld Order Amish General Conference Churches of GodAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.4%1.3%1.1%4.5%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%4.2%25.0%
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
Coal County:

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Coal County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coal 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
Other Government Administration 1$2,200$26,4000$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$2,200
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,350
Totals for Government 1$2,200$26,4004$3,550

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($268.88)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($120.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $57,000 ($172.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $47,000 ($141.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($12.08)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($126.89)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($6.04)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $106,000 ($320.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $61,000 ($184.29)
    General Support: $4,000 ($12.08)
    Highways: $4,000 ($12.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $20,000 ($60.42)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($24.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($247.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($232.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($15.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($302.11)

6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Atoka County, OK  1.16% ($27,389 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, OK  1.16% ($17,611)


7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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 Pontotoc County, OK  2.30% ($19,722 average AGI)
to Atoka County, OK  1.34% ($25,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tupelo:

  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KADA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tupelo:

  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KADA-FM (99.3 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • K204BX (88.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTGS (89.9 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: S CENTRAL OK CHRISTIAN BROADC/G INC)

TV broadcast stations around Tupelo:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

Tupelo fatal accident list:

Jan 14, 1977 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tupelo)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Tupelo, Lat: 34.488694 Lon: -96.384000, Call Sign: WQBH459
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz... (+50 more)
    Grant Date: 10/06/2004, Expiration Date: 10/06/2014, Certifier: Linda J Neat
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street Nw, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • TUPELO, From Jct Sr-48 & Old Hwy-3 In Tupelo, 2.03 Miles W. On Old Hwy-3 To Site (Lat: 34.618139 Lon: -96.455833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 42.2 m, Call Sign: WPSD786, Licensee ID: L00002501
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2011, Expiration Date: 03/22/2021, Certifier: Johnny Watkins
    Registrant: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, 701 Ne 7th Street, Anadarko, OK 73005, Phone: (405) 247-4285, Fax: (405) 247-4446, Email:
  • TUPELO, 1.9 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.621306 Lon: -96.442611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 84 m, Overall height: 89.5 m, Call Sign: WCU310, Licensee ID: L00123266
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2000
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
  • STATION, 2 Miles W Of Tupelo On S H 3 Tupelo Switch (Lat: 34.618139 Lon: -96.456111), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WGY857
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2002, Expiration Date: 03/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (405) 247-3351

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5LMQ
    Grant Date: 12/21/1994, Expiration Date: 12/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2006
    Registrant: Paul O Hudson, Tupelo, OK 74572-0062


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5


Most common first names in Tupelo, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1172.3 years
James975.9 years
John876.6 years
Robert773.0 years
Mary480.5 years
Archie377.0 years
George378.7 years
Herbert371.7 years
Allen377.7 years
Lee382.9 years
Most common last names in Tupelo, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith769.3 years
Batchelor664.3 years
Johnston682.7 years
Bullard676.7 years
Jones677.3 years
Anderson578.2 years
Guffey575.8 years
Harkins578.0 years
Miller557.0 years
Davis466.7 years
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