Twin Cities, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 5,115.
Males: 2,464  (48.2%)
Females: 2,651  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 74546

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,885 (it was $26,007 in 2000)
Twin Cities:

$36,885
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,201 (it was $13,469 in 2000)

Twin Cities CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,408 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Twin Cities:

$78,408
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,358; Detached houses: $103,274; Townhouses or other attached units: $90,508; Mobile homes: $47,263; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $72,086
Twin Cities races chart
  • White alone - 3,533 (69.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,015 (20.1%)
  • Two or more races - 313 (6.2%)
  • Black alone - 106 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 83 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Twin Cities: 173.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 274.9 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Twin Cities, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Twin Cities:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Twin Cities CCD:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Twin Cities CCD:  0.6% ($257)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
Twin Cities satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (76.6 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (91.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (156.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Haileyville, OK (1.1 miles ), Hartshorne, OK (1.3 miles ), Alderson, OK (2.7 miles ), Krebs, OK (3.2 miles ), McAlester, OK (3.5 miles ), Savanna, OK (3.8 miles ), Wilburton, OK (4.1 miles ), Pittsburg, OK (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 95.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Twin Cities household income distribution Twin Cities home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Apparel (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Twin Cities, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Twin Cities-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Twin Cities place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 tornado 16.5 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Twin Cities-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% 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 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from Twin Cities center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.8 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 322.4 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 114.2 miles away from Twin Cities center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 302.2 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 Pittsburg County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Twin Cities:

  • TWIN CITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARTSHORNE, OK)
  • WALNUT GROVE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • MCALESTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL HH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • AMERICARE OF OKLAHOMA II (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • CARL ALBERT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • HOSPICE OF MCALESTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)
  • NEW HOPE RETIREMENT AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MCALESTER, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Twin Cities:

  • Carl Albert State College (about 56 miles; Poteau, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 59 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • East Central University (about 62 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 74 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 79 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Paris Junior College (about 83 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Northeastern State University (about 83 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

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Notable locations in Twin Cities: High Hill Volunteer Fire Association (A), Hartshorne Volunteer Fire Department (B), Haileyville Volunteer Fire Department (C), Hartshorne Emergency Medical Services (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Twin Cities include: Brushy Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), High Hill Church (C), Union Chapel (D), Mount Nebo Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Vivian Cemetery (1), Elm Park Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3), Baker Cemetery (4), Adamson Cemetery (5), Ti Valley Cemetery (6), Holy Rosary Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 131007 Reservoir (A), Dow Lake (B), Brushy Peaceable Creek Site 9 Reservoir (C), Brushy Peaceable Creek Site 10 Reservoir (D), Brushy Peaceable Creek Site 11 Reservoir (E), Hartshorne Lake (F), Jones Lake (G), Oknoname 121006 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wildhorse Creek (A), Buffalo Creek (B), Hogeye Creek (C), Brushy Creek (D), Brier Creek (E), Bolen Creek (F), Blue Creek (G), Ti Creek (H), Tackett Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Twin Cities: Bolen Hollow State Public Hunting Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pittsburg 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 95.1. This is worse than average.

City:

95.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.1%
Whole state:  69.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  4.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.0%
Whole state:

14.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.1%
105 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
74 people in nursing homes in 2000

Twin Cities 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Twin Cities CCD (based on Pittsburg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.85%
Here: 70.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents60.0%10.0%5.8%4.4%3.5%
Congregations32.5%10.6%3.3%11.4%8.1%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%2.1%1.4%7.1%
Congregations7.3%4.9%0.8%2.4%18.7%
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
Pittsburg County:

1.12 / 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): 3
Pittsburg County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Pittsburg County:

7.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pittsburg County:

29.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,065 average AGI)
Pittsburg County:

0.11%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Latimer County, OK  0.41% ($37,590 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.32% ($27,771)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.28% ($26,595)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Oklahoma County, OK  0.46% ($23,928 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.34% ($52,020)
to Latimer County, OK  0.28% ($30,452)

Strongest AM radio stations in Twin Cities:

  • KNED (1150 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, 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.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Twin Cities:

  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KESC (103.7 FM; WILBURTON, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBCW (91.9 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KTMC-FM (105.1 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Twin Cities:

  • K51EK (Channel 51; McALESTER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOET (Channel 3; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Marin Fettman, 1 Brangus Boulevard (Tu03389a) (Lat: 34.866833 Lon: -95.574361), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Marin Fettman, 1 Brangus Boulevard (Tu03389a) (Lat: 34.866833 Lon: -95.574361), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 4253834000, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, 12920 S.E. 38TH STREET
  • Property Management, 1 Brangus Boulevard (Tu03389a) (Lat: 34.866833 Lon: -95.574361), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Kristin A Steiner, 1 Brangus Boulevard (Tu03389a) (Lat: 34.866833 Lon: -95.574361), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 1 Brangus Boulevard (Tu03389a) (Lat: 34.866833 Lon: -95.574361), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

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