Waurika, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 1,952 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 964  (49.4%)
Females: 988  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 73573.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,665 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Waurika:

$35,665
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,246 (it was $13,496 in 2000)

Waurika city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,266 (it was $36,100 in 2000)
Waurika:

$73,266
OK:

$137,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $504.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waurika: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.2% for Black residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 78.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waurika, OK (2017)
    • 1,67578.8%White alone
    • 2009.4%Hispanic
    • 1346.3%American Indian alone
    • 602.8%Black alone
    • 331.6%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone

Races in Waurika 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 Waurika, Oklahoma as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waurika is 1,061 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Waurika by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(148.7)
1
(49.1)
1
(50.6)
2
(101.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(53.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(533.3)
0
(0.0)
9
(497.0)
11
(610.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
2
(98.1)
4
(202.4)
1
(50.7)
3
(154.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(693.3)
7
(373.7)
6
(331.3)
2
(111.0)
7
(335.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(247.8)
3
(147.2)
1
(50.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(640.0)
7
(373.7)
3
(165.7)
8
(444.0)
25
(1,198)
0
(0.0)
13
(644.2)
6
(294.4)
11
(556.7)
5
(253.3)
5
(258.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(53.3)
1
(53.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(111.0)
1
(47.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(247.8)
1
(49.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)201.145.4129.2173.175.30.0191.884.9106.8105.441.3

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City-data.com crime index in Waurika, OK

Crime rate in Waurika detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (19.6%), Irish (10.4%), German (6.3%), English (5.2%), Scottish (2.6%), European (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 881 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (very low).

Waurika, Oklahoma map

44 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia, 1.7% Latin America).

This city:

2.1%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $556 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $303 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita Falls, TX (35.0 miles , pop. 104,197).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (94.5 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (117.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Addington, OK (2.3 miles),
Sugden, OK (2.5 miles),
Hastings, OK (2.7 miles),
Ryan, OK (3.3 miles ),
Byers, TX (3.6 miles ),
South Jefferson, OK (3.6 miles ),
Comanche, OK (3.7 miles ),
Temple, OK (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.17 N, Longitude: 98.00 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Waurika, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waurika, OK in 2017
Waurika satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $91,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $192,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $500,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Waurika, OK residents
Average permit cost in Waurika, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Most common industries in Waurika, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Wood products (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Wood products (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Leather & allied products (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Waurika, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Waurika, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waurika, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Waurika-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Waurika city center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waurika-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% 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 177.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Waurika 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 47.7 miles away from the city 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 48.5 miles away from Waurika 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 47.1 miles away from Waurika center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.6 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 Jefferson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waurika topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Waurika:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, INTERSECTION HYWS 81 & 70)
  • JUNNIE WOOD MEMORIAL CONVALESCENT CTR (1100 N ASH ST)
  • WESTBROOK HEALTHCARE, INC (1100 NORTH ASH STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waurika:

  • Midwestern State University (about 36 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,901)
  • Cameron University (about 40 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • North Central Texas College (about 62 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Vernon College (about 76 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 79 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 83 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 83 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)

Public high school in Waurika:

  • WAURIKA HS (Students: 118, Location: 600 EAST FLORIDA AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waurika:

  • WAURIKA ES (Students: 210, Location: 600 EDUCATIONAL AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • WAURIKA MS (Students: 81, Location: 600 EAST FLORIDA AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Waurika

Library in Waurika:

  • WAURIKA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,241; Location: 98TH MERIDIAN; 5,206 books; 164 audio materials; 125 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Waurika: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Waurika Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Oknoname 067003 Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Cow Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chisholm Trail Historical Museum (Highway 70 & 81).

Hotel: A-Ok Motel (Highway 81 & 70).

Courts: Jefferson County - Waurika- Court Clerk (Court House), Oklahoma-State - Juvenile Affairs Office- Court Related & Community Services- Jefferson Co (Court House).

Birthplace of: Clinton A. Puckett - 6th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Gary Chapman (musician) - Singer-songwriter, James W. McCord, Jr. - Spy, Cy Blanton - Baseball player, Dennis Howard - Politician, Irene Champlin - Film actor.

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

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Waurika in 2010:

  • 58 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Waurika in 2000:

  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 58 people in nursing homes
  • 56 people in state prisons

Banks with branches in Waurika (2011 data):

  • The First Farmers National Bank of Waurika: The First Farmers National Bank Of W at 106 North Main, branch established on 1906/03/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $45.0 mil, Deposits: $35.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • First Bank & Trust Co.: The Waurika National Bank Branch at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1907/11/16. Info updated 2008/04/16: Bank assets: $489.9 mil, Deposits: $430.5 mil, headquarters in Duncan, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Waurika:

Marital status in Waurika, OK
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 21.3%

For population 25 years and over in Waurika:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waurika
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waurika, OK (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,95121
Mainline Protestant8684
Catholic351
None618-
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
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Jefferson County:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Jefferson County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

11.0%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waurika:

47.9%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waurika:

22.9%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waurika:

11.8%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waurika:

34.1%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

52.8%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Waurika:

75.8%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waurika, 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,068$28,2721$531
Other Government Administration 2$7,289$43,7340$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,739$28,4340$0
Water Supply 2$4,854$29,1240$0
Financial Administration 2$4,557$27,3420$0
Firefighters 1$2,298$27,5760$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,789$21,4680$0
Local Libraries 1$2,385$28,6201$795
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$498
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 14$34,979$29,9823$1,824

Waurika government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $706,000 ($361.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000 ($106.05)
    Health - Other: $147,000 ($75.31)
    Regular Highways: $128,000 ($65.57)
    Police Protection: $108,000 ($55.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $98,000 ($50.20)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($46.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($25.10)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($23.05)
    Libraries: $42,000 ($21.52)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($17.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($9.22)
    Electric Utilities: $11,000 ($5.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $111,000 ($56.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($18.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $664,000 ($340.16)

Waurika government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($99.90)
    Other: $177,000 ($90.68)
    Sewerage: $138,000 ($70.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($16.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($38.93)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($6.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $571,000 ($292.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($10.76)
    Other: $10,000 ($5.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($2.56)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000 ($189.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $56,000 ($28.69)
    Property: $40,000 ($20.49)
    Other License: $31,000 ($15.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.51)

Waurika government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $94,000 ($48.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $283,000 ($144.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $252,000 ($129.10)

7.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($27,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Stephens County, OK  1.96% ($22,743 average AGI)
from Carter County, OK  1.68% ($40,600)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Carter County, OK  1.62% ($37,138 average AGI)
to Stephens County, OK  1.62% ($35,207)

Businesses in Waurika, OK

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waurika:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waurika:

  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDDQ (105.3 FM; COMANCHE, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKEN (97.1 FM; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waurika:

  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54BB (Channel 54; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • Waurika, Oklahoma
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Oklahoma average
  • Fatal accident count9069
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13825
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3299
  • Fatalities10416
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23366
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents489
See more detailed statistics of Waurika fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.1mTotal length
  • $20,577,000Total costs
  • 16,974Total average daily traffic
  • 2,921Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,158Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waurika, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waurika, OK
Most common first names in Waurika, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2777.9 years
Mary2782.0 years
James2777.6 years
William2778.8 years
George1575.6 years
Robert1374.0 years
Myrtle1382.3 years
Ruby1385.3 years
Charles1369.9 years
Frank1274.8 years
Most common last names in Waurika, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2079.4 years
Wood1481.6 years
Williams1278.8 years
Lewis1282.7 years
Moore1187.6 years
Allen1181.0 years
Jackson1180.7 years
Thompson1177.3 years
Davis1184.1 years
Mckelroy1078.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waurika, OK
  • 49.5%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waurika, OK
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Electricity


Waurika compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Waurika on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ronnie G. Morgan (33)
  • Ronnie Glen Morgan (14)
  • Russell M. Fitzgerald (5)
  • Russell Fitzgerald (5)
  • Russel Fitzgerald (2)
  • Russell M. Fitsgerald (1)
  • Rocky Fitzgerald (1)

Total of 61 patent applications in 2008-2021.