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Population in 2010: 771. Population change since 2000: +15.2%
Males: 406  (52.7%)
Females: 365  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 74471.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,460 (it was $24,118 in 2000)
Welling:

$26,460
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,272

Welling CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,358 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Welling:

$44,358
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,237; Detached houses: $131,894; Mobile homes: $30,087

Median gross rent in 2012: $500.

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  • White alone - 353 (45.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 258 (33.5%)
  • Two or more races - 132 (17.1%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Welling: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.1%), German (13.3%), Irish (11.0%), Portuguese (5.4%), English (1.2%), Swedish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 29.6 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Welling:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Welling CDP:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.5%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $488 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (41.2 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (64.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (238.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wauhillau, OK (2.0 miles ), Tenkiller, OK (2.1 miles ), East Cherokee, OK (2.3 miles) , Titanic, OK (2.3 miles ), Eldon, OK (2.4 miles ), Rocky Mountain, OK (2.4 miles ), Park Hill, OK (2.5 miles ), Briggs, OK (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 94.84 W

Welling household income distribution Welling home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (30%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (18%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Welling-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 239% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Welling place center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) 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:

Welling-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/2007 at 21:03:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/2006 at 08:30:25, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Welling center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Welling topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Welling:

  • W W HASTINGS INDIAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 8 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • DAVITA - TAHLEQUAH (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)
  • CARTER HEALTHCARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TAHLEQUAH, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Welling, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Welling:

  • Northeastern State University (about 9 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,171)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 42 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • University of Arkansas (about 43 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 52 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Rogers State University (about 55 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 2,643)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 63 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 8,387)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 64 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 2,341)

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Notable location: Welling Tri - Community Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Welling: Assembly Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.2. This is about average.
City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.589. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.589
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.78
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Welling and their reported violations in the past:

CHEROKEE CO RWD # 7 (WELLING) (Population served: 580, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.7% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.1%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Welling, OK

Welling compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Welling travel time to work - commute


Welling mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Welling CDP (based on Cherokee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.32%
Here36.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents50.3%12.9%5.9%4.1%3.7%
Congregations35.8%7.5%4.5%10.4%1.5%
NameCatholic ChurchInternational Council of Community ChurchesLDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents3.0%3.0%2.9%2.3%11.8%
Congregations3.0%1.5%1.5%4.5%29.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Cherokee County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

4.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Cherokee County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

11.0%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.0%
State:

29.2%

8.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Muskogee County, OK  1.08% ($25,993 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.87% ($25,955)
from Adair County, OK  0.68% ($21,535)


8.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tulsa County, OK  1.36% ($23,427 average AGI)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.78% ($30,571)
to Adair County, OK  0.66% ($19,639)

Strongest AM radio stations in Welling:

  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, 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)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Welling:

  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJSR (103.3 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KMYZ-FM (104.5 FM; PRYOR, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Welling:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKI-TV (Channel 23; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K31DY (Channel 31; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K04DY (Channel 4; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edward G Roach, 27227 E 862 Rd (Lat: 35.768556 Lon: -94.821778), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 27227 E 862 Rd (Lat: 35.768556 Lon: -94.821778), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5ZZX, Licensee ID: L00949434
    Grant Date: 02/28/2007, Expiration Date: 04/18/2017, Certifier: Kippy G Martin
    Registrant: Kippy G Martin, 19687 S Welling Rd, Welling, OK 74471
  • Call Sign: KD5RSU, Licensee ID: L00484186
    Grant Date: 03/15/2002, Expiration Date: 03/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2003, Certifier: Sid G Knox
    Registrant: Sid G Knox, 22938 E 815 Rd, Welling, OK 74471
  • Call Sign: W7QJQ, Previous Call Sign: KD5RSU, Licensee ID: L00484186
    Grant Date: 11/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: Sid G Knox
    Registrant: Sid G Knox, 22938 E 815 Rd, Welling, OK 74471

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SALINAS RICARDO VELOCITY (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 199RS , Serial Number: DM0 149
    Registrant (Individual): Sid G Knox, 22938 E 815 Rd, Welling, OK 74471
  • Aircraft: AERONCA KCA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21075 , Serial Number: KCA-47, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1950
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Madine Pulaski, 26589 E 818 Rd, Welling, OK 74471, Other Owners: Rolly Pulaski
  • Aircraft: CRISS TOM KR-II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: REVMASTER 2100 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24TC , Serial Number: 1437, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Sid G Knox, 22938 E 815 Rd, Welling, OK 74471
  • Aircraft: KNOX SID STARDUSTER TOO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 666SK , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Sid G Knox, 22938 E 815 Rd, Welling, OK 74471


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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