Watonga, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 3,040 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.7%
 
Males: 1,970  (64.8%)
Females: 1,070  (35.2%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73772.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,845 (it was $27,208 in 2000)
Watonga:

$44,845
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,542 (it was $10,567 in 2000)

Watonga city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,958 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Watonga:

$67,958
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $509.

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  • Races in Watonga, OK (2013)

    Watonga races chart
    • 1,85653.3%White alone
    • 79322.8%Hispanic
    • 44812.9%Black alone
    • 2035.8%Two or more races
    • 1865.3%American Indian alone
    • 150.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Watonga: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.0%), Irish (9.0%), United States (7.7%), English (7.6%), Norwegian (1.8%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,111 people per square mile   (low).

Watonga,OK real estate house value index trend

Watonga, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Watonga:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watonga city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

613 residents are foreign born (16.3% Latin America).

This city:

17.6%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $551 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $457 (0.8%)

Watonga satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (45.4 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (55.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (230.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Greenfield, OK (2.9 miles) , Hitchcock, OK (3.0 miles) , Geary, OK (4.0 miles ), Canton, OK (4.2 miles ), Oakwood, OK (4.2 miles) , Loyal, OK (4.3 miles) , Okeene, OK (4.4 miles ), Thomas, OK (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $87,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $329,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 98.41 W

Area code: 580

Watonga household income distribution Watonga home values distribution

Crime rates in Watonga by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000001210102
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.017.734.417.10.033.10.067.3
Robberies 1020000121120
per 100,000 21.20.044.70.00.00.00.017.234.319.433.167.00.0
Assaults 22871172412171455
per 100,000 42.441.3178.9172.4195.1120.535.568.8205.7329.1463.3167.4168.2
Burglaries 14101114132539171511412523
per 100,000 296.8206.4246.0344.7230.6430.5692.1292.2257.2212.91,356.7837.0773.6
Thefts 51425758545453533024383434
per 100,000 1,081.2867.11,274.61,428.2958.0929.9940.6911.0514.3464.61,257.41,138.31,143.6
Auto thefts 4238873152333
per 100,000 84.841.367.1197.0141.9120.553.217.285.738.799.3100.4100.9
Arson 1000006001202
per 100,000 21.20.00.00.00.00.0106.50.00.019.466.20.067.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 89.163.2127.8136.9109.1105.2116.2109.0115.1112.6293.8172.5203.4

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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 Watonga detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Oklahoma average:

1.84
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,226 (+35.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Watonga, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Watonga-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Watonga city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1999, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watonga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 66% 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 236.8 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 135.1 miles away from Watonga 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 73.8 miles away from the city 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 138.7 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 87.5 miles away from Watonga 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 72.3 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 Blaine County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watonga topographic map

Birthplace of: Byron Houston - Basketball player, Clarence Nash - Voice actor, Jim Lookabaugh - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Watonga:

  • BLAINE COUNTY HOSPICE (410 NORTH CLARENCE NASH)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL WATONGA (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 500 NORTH CLARENCE NASH BOULEVARD)
  • HILLCREST OF WATONGA INC (816 N NASH BOULEVARD)
  • WATONGA NURSING AND REHABILITA (816 NORTH CLARENCE NASH)

airports located in Watonga:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watonga:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 28 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 50 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 54 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 55 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 55 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 56 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 58 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

Public high school in Watonga:

  • WATONGA HS (Students: 226, Location: 1200 N BURFORD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Watonga:

  • WATONGA ES (Students: 403, Location: 700 N LEACH, Grades: PK-5)
  • WATONGA MS (Students: 152, Location: 1020 N NOBLE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Watonga

Library in Watonga:

  • WATONGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,953; Location: 301 N PROUTY; 30,817 books; 291 audio materials; 1,054 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Watonga: USPHS Watonga Health Center (A), Watonga Fire Department Substation (B), Watonga Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Watonga include: United Meethodist Church (A), Union Baptist Church (B), Trinity Baptist Church (C), Pentecostal Church of God (D), Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), Church of God in Christ (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: T B Ferguson Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 521 North Weigle Avenue).

Hotels: Coach Inn Motel (Highway 3 & 33), The Western Inn (Highway 270 & 281 South), Watonga Motel (307 South Wikoff Avenue), Roman Nose Resort Park (North Of City).

Courts: Blaine County - Associate District Judge- Court Clerk (212 North Weigle Avenue), Fourth Judicial District Casa (121 South Noble Avenue).

Blaine 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 2013: 23.8%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.1%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Watonga in 2010:

  • 2,050 people in federal detention centers
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Watonga in 2000:

  • 1,329 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 47 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Watonga, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Watonga (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: at 321 West Main, branch established on 1974/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $50.1 mil, Deposits: $42.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancorporation Of Watonga, Inc.
  • Cornerstone Bank: at 115 West A Street, branch established on 1928/01/28. Info updated 2006/11/17: Bank assets: $125.2 mil, Deposits: $113.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Watonga Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

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 Watonga city (based on Blaine County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,97935
Mainline Protestant1,80012
Catholic3002
Other1702
None5,694-
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: 5
Blaine County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Blaine County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

30.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Watonga:

46.4%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Watonga:

42.1%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Watonga:

29.9%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Watonga:

54.2%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Watonga, OK Residents
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 4$7,145$21,4350$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$10,485
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$744
Police Protection - Officers 7$17,575$30,1290$0
Police - Other 1$1,855$22,2600$0
Firefighters 3$11,663$46,65218$1,743
Streets and Highways 8$19,034$28,5512$2,697
Airports 1$2,298$27,5760$0
Hospitals 44$136,185$37,1415$4,399
Solid Waste Management 2$3,841$23,0460$0
Sewerage 2$4,822$28,9320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,542$33,2522$2,701
Water Supply 2$4,198$25,1880$0
Electric Power 2$7,370$44,2200$0
Local Libraries 3$7,612$30,4483$1,621
Totals for Government 81$229,140$33,94742$24,390

Watonga government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($23.03)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $4,308,000 ($1417.11)
    Electric Utilities: $2,028,000 ($667.11)
    Central Staff Services: $929,000 ($305.59)
    Water Utilities: $414,000 ($136.18)
    Regular Highways: $386,000 ($126.97)
    Police Protection: $377,000 ($124.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000 ($123.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $295,000 ($97.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $170,000 ($55.92)
    Libraries: $128,000 ($42.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($20.07)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($7.24)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($9.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,250,000 ($1069.08)

Watonga government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,756,000 ($1235.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $214,000 ($70.39)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($68.42)
    Air Transportation: $42,000 ($13.82)
    All Other: $30,000 ($9.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($12.83)
    Royalties: $29,000 ($9.54)
    Rents: $23,000 ($7.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($5.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($3.95)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($2.30)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,413,000 ($793.75)
    Water Utilities: $887,000 ($291.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($13.49)
    Highways: $33,000 ($10.86)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,204,000 ($396.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($14.47)
    NEC: $6,000 ($1.97)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,000 ($0.33)

Watonga government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000 ($230.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $700,000 ($230.26)

Watonga government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $630,000 ($207.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,013,000 ($662.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $124,000 ($40.79)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Garfield County, OK  0.61% ($25,200 average AGI)
from Canadian County, OK  0.55% ($35,222)
from Custer County, OK  0.48% ($26,688)


8.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
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 Canadian County, OK  0.89% ($31,500 average AGI)
to Major County, OK  0.71% ($38,083)
to Custer County, OK  0.62% ($31,810)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watonga:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQCV (800 AM; 3 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWEY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watonga:

  • KIMY (93.9 FM; WATONGA, OK; Owner: ORION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KTUZ-FM (106.7 FM; OKARCHE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watonga:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Watonga fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Watonga fatal accident list:

Jun 23, 2013 07:58 PM, N Burford Ave, 10th St, Lat: 35.85491, Lon: -98.41059, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 13, 2008 02:25 PM, Spiece, 3rd, Lat: 35.84772, Lon: -98.40587, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 2004 12:55 AM, Us-270, Clarence Nash, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 29, 2004 04:00 PM, Sr-51, 11th Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Feb 12, 1992 06:20 PM, Nash Blvd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 11, 1976 11:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1975 11:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $1,115,000Total costs
  • 3,700Total average daily traffic
  • 580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,920Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Watonga)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Watonga, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Watonga)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Watonga)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 44
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Watonga

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Most common first names in Watonga, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3975.1 years
John3879.7 years
Mary3680.8 years
George3379.6 years
Charles3072.5 years
William2977.8 years
Robert2670.2 years
Anna2085.0 years
Edna1681.0 years
Joe1373.7 years
Most common last names in Watonga, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2272.8 years
Johnson2176.8 years
Edsall1779.0 years
Williams1475.7 years
Walker1476.1 years
Scott1377.0 years
Jones1374.9 years
Haigler1284.8 years
Davis1175.0 years
Payne1182.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
Businesses in Watonga, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
Alco Stores1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1

Watonga compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Watonga on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #100 (73772) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Dennis Lettkeman (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2016.