Wapanucka, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 443 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 221  (50.0%)
Females: 222  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 73461.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,057 (it was $19,922 in 2000)
Wapanucka:

$42,057
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,118 (it was $9,883 in 2000)

Wapanucka town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $60,175 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Wapanucka:

$60,175
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $113,706; detached houses: $140,667; mobile homes: $35,185

Median gross rent in 2019: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wapanucka: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.5%
(34.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Wapanucka, OK (2019)
    • 30571.3%White alone
    • 8720.3%Two or more races
    • 276.3%Hispanic
    • 51.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wapanucka, Oklahoma as of February 02, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wapanucka is 200 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (7.8%), German (3.1%), Irish (2.6%), American (1.0%), Basque (1.0%), European (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 617 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 671 people per square mile   (low).

Wapanucka, Oklahoma map

10 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.3%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $459 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $341 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (51.8 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (93.5 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (110.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bromide, OK (2.3 miles),
East Johnston, OK (2.6 miles ),
West Atoka, OK (3.4 miles ),
Milburn, OK (3.4 miles ),
Lehigh, OK (3.7 miles ),
Phillips, OK (3.8 miles),
Tushka, OK (3.9 miles ),
Caney, OK (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 96.42 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Wapanucka, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wapanucka, OK in 2019
Wapanucka satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.2%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+11.0%).
Most common industries in Wapanucka, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (23.5%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Fuel dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (22.0%)
  • Wood products (12.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.1%)
  • Fuel dealers (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (25.9%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Apparel (7.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Wapanucka, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (23.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.0%)
  • Woodworkers (6.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)

Average climate in Wapanucka, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wapanucka-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Wapanucka town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 19.2 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wapanucka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 660% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from Wapanucka center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 144.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from Wapanucka center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.6 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) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Wapanucka center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.8 miles away from Wapanucka center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wapanucka topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wapanucka:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 26 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • East Central University (about 31 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Grayson College (about 48 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Central Texas College (about 68 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Paris Junior College (about 72 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 82 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 84 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

Public high school in Wapanucka:

  • WAPANUCKA HS (Students: 92, Location: 502 S CHOCTAW, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Wapanucka:

  • WAPANUCKA ES (Students: 139, Location: 502 S CHOCTAW, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Wapanucka

Points of interest:

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

Johnston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.3%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Wapanucka (2011 data):

  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Wapanucka Branch at Main Street And North Choctaw Avenue, branch established on 1984/04/04. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company

For population 15 years and over in Wapanucka:

Marital status in Wapanucka, OK
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 21.3%

For population 25 years and over in Wapanucka:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wapanucka, OK (based on Johnston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,09336
Mainline Protestant4845
Catholic201
Other21
None4,358-
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: 2
Johnston County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Johnston County:

12.50 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Johnston County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

11.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnston County:

31.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wapanucka:

46.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wapanucka:

42.0%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wapanucka:

21.2%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wapanucka:

10.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wapanucka:

32.0%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
Wapanucka:

53.5%
Oklahoma:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wapanucka:

76.5%
Oklahoma:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wapanucka, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 4$11,476$34,4280$0
Financial Administration 0$0 6$3,100
Totals for Government 4$11,476$34,4286$3,100

Wapanucka government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $195,000 ($440.18)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($388.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($178.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($103.84)

Wapanucka government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($173.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($24.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($27.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($20.32)
    Rents: $4,000 ($9.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $143,000 ($322.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($194.13)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($83.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($11.29)
    Other: $1,000 ($2.26)

Wapanucka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,000 ($119.64)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wapanucka:

  • 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.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • 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.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • 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 Wapanucka:

  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSSU (91.9 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Wapanucka:

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

Wapanucka fatal accident list:

Oct 6, 2016 05:22 AM, Sr-7, Lat: 34.374900, Lon: -96.436000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 2001 07:00 PM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.4mTotal length
  • $7,195,000Total costs
  • 9,474Total average daily traffic
  • 1,402Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,158Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wapanucka, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wapanucka, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wapanucka)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WAPANUCKA, E Of Wapanuck And Hwy 7 (Lat: 34.358056 Lon: -96.405833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 139.3 m, Overall height: 142.3 m, Call Sign: WQRW894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2013, Expiration Date: 08/07/2023, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC5HCI, Licensee ID: L00888125, Grant Date: 07/07/2004, Expiration Date: 07/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2016, Registrant: Jo Lynn D Mc Carver, 3065 South English Road, Wapanucka, OK 73461
  • Call Sign: AD5IX, Previous Call Sign: AG5KN, Licensee ID: L02106328, Grant Date: 06/17/2017, Expiration Date: 06/17/2027, Certifier: Jeffrey P Zacher, Registrant: Jeffrey P Zacher, P.O.Box 3, Wapanucka, OK 73461

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5805P, N5805P, N-5805P, Serial Number: 24-885, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Jason M Davenport, 13714 W Pleasant View Rd, Wapanucka, OK 73461

Most common first names in Wapanucka, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1375.9 years
John977.1 years
James872.5 years
Lillie684.4 years
Mary578.6 years
Paul561.6 years
George473.0 years
Alma477.7 years
Thomas469.0 years
Joseph377.3 years
Most common last names in Wapanucka, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1173.1 years
Brown780.1 years
Williams675.0 years
Jones675.3 years
Reed573.4 years
Staggs573.8 years
Chapman450.0 years
Hobbie457.7 years
Lemley474.5 years
Davis477.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wapanucka, OK
  • 45.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 8.5%Wood
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wapanucka, OK
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 41.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
  • 2.4%No fuel used


Wapanucka compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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