Watts Community, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 521.
Males: 274  (52.6%)
Females: 247  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Oklahoma median age:

35.5 years

Zip codes: 74964.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,526 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Watts Community:

$47,526
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,497 (it was $12,271 in 2000)

Watts Community CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,727 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Watts Community:

$149,727
OK:

$147,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Watts Community: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Watts Community, OK (2000)
    • 33967.8%White alone
    • 8416.8%American Indian alone
    • 7014.0%Two or more races
    • 61.2%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (15.2%), United States (13.8%), English (9.6%), West Indian (5.0%), German (4.2%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 17.8 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

Watts Community, Oklahoma map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Watts Community CDP:

0.5% ($361)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (22.6 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (76.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (258.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Watts, OK (1.8 miles ),
Westville, OK (2.2 miles ),
Old Green, OK (2.4 miles ),
West Siloam Springs, OK (2.9 miles ),
Siloam Springs, AR (2.9 miles ),
Christie, OK (3.0 miles),
Chewey, OK (3.2 miles),
Dripping Springs, OK (3.2 miles)

Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 94.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Distribution of median household income in Watts Community, OK in 2019
Watts Community satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Watts Community, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (16.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (9.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Personal & laundry services (19.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.6%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
Most common occupations in Watts Community, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.6%)
  • Food processing workers (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)

Average climate in Watts Community, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watts Community, Oklahoma average temperatures Watts Community, Oklahoma average precipitation Watts Community, Oklahoma humidity Watts Community, Oklahoma wind speed Watts Community, Oklahoma snowfall Watts Community, Oklahoma sunshine Watts Community, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.0. This is about average.

City:

70.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.487. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.487
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.22
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Watts Community-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Watts Community place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 3.1 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watts Community-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 671% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from Watts Community center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.7 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 125.3 miles away from Watts Community center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from Watts Community center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from Watts Community center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from Watts Community center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adair County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Watts Community topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Watts Community:

  • WESTVILLE NURSING HOME ICF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WESTVILLE, OK)
  • DIALYSIS CENTER OF SILOAM SPRINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR)
  • SILOAM SPRINGS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR)
  • PRAIRIE GROVE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watts Community:

  • John Brown University (about 10 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 22 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern State University (about 25 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 31 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 48 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Crowder College (about 54 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 59 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)

Points of interest:

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Cemeteries: Westville Cemetery (1), Reverend Jesse Bushyhead Grave (2), Baptist Mission Cemeter (3), Phillips Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Frances (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Adair County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.0%
Whole state:

69.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

4.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

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

15.4%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Watts Community:

Marital status in Watts Community, OK
  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Watts Community:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Watts Community, OK (based on Adair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,32553
Mainline Protestant7413
Other36-
None11,581-
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
Adair County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

12.5%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adair County:

32.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

6.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cherokee County, OK  1.05% ($32,299 average AGI)
from Benton County, AR  0.96% ($33,836)
from Delaware County, OK  0.61% ($34,436)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watts Community:

  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFC (1250 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: WILLIAM B. DISNEY & MARTHA J. DISNEY)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watts Community:

  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)
  • KAYH (89.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FAMILY VISION MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMCK-FM (105.7 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KKIX (103.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • K244DS (96.7 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KXUA (88.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BRD. OF TRUST. OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Watts Community:

  • K33FG (Channel 33; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KSBN-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: TOTAL LIFE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KHOG-TV (Channel 29; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: KHBS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K62DQ (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, ETC., AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K64FO (Channel 64; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K15DR (Channel 15; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K59ES (Channel 59; HINDSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K68ET (Channel 68; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Watts Community fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 2016 01:01 PM, Cr-E670, Lat: 36.016836, Lon: -94.573636, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 2014 01:06 PM, Us-59, Lat: 36.006547, Lon: -94.583742, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 16, 2011 03:53 PM, Us-59, Lat: 36.017906, Lon: -94.583783, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 2009 02:21 PM, Us-59, Lat: 36.033831, Lon: -94.583358, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $1,585,000Total costs
  • 331Total average daily traffic
  • 46Total average daily truck traffic
  • 530Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Watts Community, OK
  • 45.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 15.3%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Watts Community, OK
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Wood
  • 5.3%Electricity


Watts Community compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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