Waurika, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 1,993 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 941  (47.2%)
Females: 1,052  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73573.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,117 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Waurika:

$30,117
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,743 (it was $13,496 in 2000)

Waurika city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,320 (it was $36,100 in 2000)
Waurika:

$57,320
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $398.

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  • Races in Waurika, OK (2013)

    Waurika races chart
    • 1,59280.1%White alone
    • 23812.0%Hispanic
    • 783.9%American Indian alone
    • 482.4%Two or more races
    • 231.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waurika: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.8%), Irish (15.6%), German (10.0%), English (8.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 881 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (very low).

Waurika,OK real estate house value index trend

Waurika, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Waurika:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waurika city:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

56 residents are foreign born (3.8% Asia, 2.5% Latin America).

This city:

2.8%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $376 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $275 (0.6%)

Waurika satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.17 N, Longitude: 98.00 W

Area code: 580

Waurika household income distribution Waurika home values distribution

Crime rates in Waurika by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10000000031
per 100,000 49.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0148.749.1
Robberies 00010010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.053.30.00.055.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 2527321009110012
per 100,000 1,241.91,407.01,686.9533.30.0497.0610.40.00.049.698.1
Burglaries 82324137627053
per 100,000 397.41,198.51,265.2693.3373.7331.3111.0335.60.0247.8147.2
Thefts 35272512738250136
per 100,000 1,738.71,407.01,317.9640.0373.7165.7444.01,198.50.0644.2294.4
Auto thefts 40411021051
per 100,000 198.70.0210.953.353.40.0111.047.90.0247.849.1
Arson 02000000010
per 100,000 0.0104.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.049.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.6) 417.8438.8515.8209.347.2134.5180.278.30.0199.688.4

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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 Waurika detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Oklahoma average:

1.84
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -99 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Waurika, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waurika topographic map

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.

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)

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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).

Jefferson 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 2013 was 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.0% for American Indian residents, 37.0% for other race residents, 70.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Waurika, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

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Religion statistics for Waurika city (based on Jefferson County data)

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
Jefferson 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.
Oklahoma:

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
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson 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
Financial Administration 2$4,557$27,3420$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,289$43,7340$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$498
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,068$28,2721$531
Firefighters 1$2,298$27,5760$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,789$21,4680$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,739$28,4340$0
Water Supply 2$4,854$29,1240$0
Local Libraries 1$2,385$28,6201$795
Totals for Government 14$34,979$29,9823$1,824

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $752,000 ($377.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($86.80)
    Health - Other: $108,000 ($54.19)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($45.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $86,000 ($43.15)
    Police Protection: $84,000 ($42.15)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($36.63)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($13.55)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($12.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($11.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($6.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($8.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($10.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($10.04)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($10.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $509,000 ($255.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($64.73)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $192,000 ($96.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $167,000 ($83.79)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($58.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($9.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($21.58)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($10.04)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000 ($241.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $30,000 ($15.05)
    General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($11.04)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.01)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $341,000 ($171.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $61,000 ($30.61)
    Property: $40,000 ($20.07)
    NEC: $27,000 ($13.55)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,139,000 ($1575.01)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,001,000 ($1505.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,000 ($69.24)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $57,000 ($28.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $622,000 ($312.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $130,000 ($65.23)

9.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.68%
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 Stephens County, OK  1.99% ($31,378 average AGI)
from Carter County, OK  1.61% ($25,333)
from Wichita County, TX  0.54% ($27,300)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 Stephens County, OK  1.50% ($30,444 average AGI)
to Carter County, OK  1.11% ($31,850)

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 count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities16
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Oklahoma average
  • Fatal accident count130
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents210
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons45
  • Fatalities144
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents348
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents15
See more detailed statistics of Waurika fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 57m187ftTotal length
  • $16,187,000Total costs
  • 8,425Total average daily traffic
  • 1,188Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,480Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 11970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Businesses in Waurika, OK

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Waurika compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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 (32)
  • Ronnie Glen Morgan (14)
  • Russell M. Fitzgerald (5)
  • Russell Fitzgerald (5)
  • Russel Fitzgerald (2)
  • Russell M. Fitsgerald (1)
  • Rocky Fitzgerald (1)

Total of 60 patent applications in 2008-2016.