Wilburton, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 2,642 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 1,268  (48.0%)
Females: 1,374  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74578.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,286 (it was $20,878 in 2000)
Wilburton:

$31,286
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,256 (it was $9,503 in 2000)

Wilburton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,617 (it was $41,200 in 2000)
Wilburton:

$83,617
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,001; detached houses: $122,963; mobile homes: $39,761

Median gross rent in 2017: $571.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilburton: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(22.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 32.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wilburton, OK (2017)
    • 1,65159.9%White alone
    • 47217.1%American Indian alone
    • 30511.1%Two or more races
    • 2248.1%Hispanic
    • 752.7%Black alone
    • 281.0%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Wilburton, Oklahoma as of July 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wilburton is 183 to 1.


Crime rates in Wilburton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(73.1)
4
(147.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(33.8)
1
(33.8)
2
(69.1)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.2)
1
(34.8)
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)
0
(0.0)
3
(101.4)
8
(276.2)
15
(523.7)
4
(138.6)
12
(409.8)
4
(139.2)
2
(69.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(182.8)
4
(147.7)
5
(188.5)
10
(379.8)
9
(344.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(405.4)
9
(304.1)
12
(414.4)
10
(349.2)
18
(623.9)
20
(683.1)
16
(556.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.7)
3
(109.7)
7
(258.5)
10
(376.9)
18
(683.6)
33
(1,262)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(743.2)
20
(675.7)
52
(1,796)
43
(1,501)
43
(1,490)
44
(1,503)
15
(522.1)
1
(35.0)
1
(35.7)
21
(767.8)
19
(701.6)
29
(1,093)
37
(1,405)
43
(1,644)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(168.9)
3
(101.4)
3
(103.6)
5
(174.6)
2
(69.3)
1
(34.2)
2
(69.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(113.1)
4
(151.9)
4
(153.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.5)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)81.8113.9185.1241.6136.6202.9103.715.46.8133.5193.9116.8192.2235.2

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City-data.com crime index in Wilburton, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: English (11.0%), American (9.0%), German (7.5%), Irish (5.4%), Italian (1.8%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 886 people per square mile   (low).

Wilburton, Oklahoma map

47 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $496 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $370 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (60.3 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (91.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (169.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

South Latimer, OK (3.5 miles ),
Red Oak, OK (3.6 miles ),
Kinta, OK (3.8 miles ),
Quinton, OK (3.8 miles ),
Hartshorne, OK (3.9 miles ),
Haileyville, OK (4.0 miles ),
Twin Cities, OK (4.1 miles ),
Le Flore, OK (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 34.92 N, Longitude: 95.31 W

Area code: 918

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $55,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $74,400
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $74,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $22,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilburton, OK residents
Average permit cost in Wilburton, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Wilburton, OK
Historical housing units in Wilburton, OK
Most common industries in Wilburton, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (26.5%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Wilburton, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Wilburton, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wilburton, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 35.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

35.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.10. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.10
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 20.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wilburton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Wilburton city center killed 16 people and injured 106 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilburton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 66.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 176.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from Wilburton 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 130.1 miles away from Wilburton center
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 339.0 miles away from Wilburton center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 285.7 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 Latimer County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wilburton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wilburton:

  • LATIMER COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 806 STATE HIGHWAY 2 NORTH)
  • 3 D HEALTH CARE, INC (116 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • LATIMER COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (202 E MAIN)
  • COMMUNITY CARE CENTER, INC. (900 WEST RANCHWOOD DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN YEARS CARE CENTER (200 NE 1ST ST)
  • LATIMER NURSING HOME (103 SOUTHWEST 9TH STREET)

Airports located in Wilburton:

See details about airports located in Wilburton, OK

College/University in Wilburton:

  • Eastern Oklahoma State College (Full-time enrollment: 1,415; Location: 1301 W Main St; Public; Website: www.eosc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilburton:

  • Carl Albert State College (about 40 miles; Poteau, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 61 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 63 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Northeastern State University (about 72 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • East Central University (about 78 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 87 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 88 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)

Public high school in Wilburton:

  • WILBURTON HS (Students: 208, Location: 1201 WEST BLAIR AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wilburton:

  • WILBURTON ES (Students: 578, Location: 301 WEST CADDO, Grades: PK-5)
  • WILBURTON MS (Students: 250, Location: 1075 WEST BLAIR AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Wilburton

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wilburton: Wilburton Fire Department (A), Southwest Emergency Medical Services Wilburton Substation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wilburton include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), New Life Restoration Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilburton Cemetery (1), Masonic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Robbers Cave Recreation (RR 1 Box 145).

Hotels: A-Ok Motel (509 West Main Street), Wilburton Inn & Suites (605 West Main Street), Travelers Inn Motel (904 Highway 2 North).

Court: Latimer-County - Court Clerk (109 North Central Street).

Birthplace of: Tim Means - Mixed martial artist, Duane Wood - Football player, Pat Seerey - Baseball player.

Latimer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

LATIMER COUNTY RWD #1 (Population served: 2,750, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
EASTERN STATE COLLEGE (Address: 1301 W. Main , Population served: 350, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.1%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Wilburton in 2010:

  • 234 people in college/university student housing
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wilburton in 2000:

  • 373 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 85 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Wilburton (2011 data):

  • Wilburton State Bank: at 123 East Main Street, branch established on 1928/04/16; Drive-In Branch at 741 Hwy 2 North, branch established on 1971/04/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.7 mil, Deposits: $57.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Wilburton State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Latimer State Bank: at 301 West Main Street, branch established on 1979/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.0 mil, Deposits: $62.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Latimer Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Wilburton:

Marital status in Wilburton, OK
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Wilburton:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wilburton, OK (based on Latimer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,11037
Mainline Protestant2543
Catholic1801
Other-1
None3,610-
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:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Latimer County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Latimer County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

11.8%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Latimer County:

31.8%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wilburton:

47.0%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wilburton:

42.7%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Wilburton:

28.8
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.9%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilburton:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Wilburton:

77.1%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilburton, 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
Water Supply 7$16,026$27,4730$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,078$33,2340$0
Streets and Highways 4$6,492$19,4760$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,639$30,5561$800
Sewerage 2$6,094$36,5640$0
Police - Other 1$2,395$28,7400$0
Health 1$3,037$36,4440$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$701
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 22$52,761$28,7792$1,501

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $695,000 ($263.06)
    Central Staff Services: $490,000 ($185.47)
    Police Protection: $384,000 ($145.34)
    Water Utilities: $283,000 ($107.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $253,000 ($95.76)
    Sewerage: $247,000 ($93.49)
    Regular Highways: $203,000 ($76.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($43.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($18.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($6.06)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($3.41)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($2.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($35.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $769,000 ($291.07)
    Sewerage: $720,000 ($272.52)
    Regular Highways: $500,000 ($189.25)
    Water Utilities: $124,000 ($46.93)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($15.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($4.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($2.27)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.51)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $826,000 ($312.64)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $266,000 ($100.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $215,000 ($81.38)
    Other: $27,000 ($10.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($6.81)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($3.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,184,000 ($448.15)
    Highways: $192,000 ($72.67)
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000 ($10.22)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $309,000 ($116.96)
    Royalties: $32,000 ($12.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($11.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($8.71)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($7.19)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $665,000 ($251.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $219,000 ($82.89)
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000 ($21.57)
    General Local Government Support: $53,000 ($20.06)
    Highways: $27,000 ($10.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($4.16)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,589,000 ($601.44)
    Other: $166,000 ($62.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $95,000 ($35.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($8.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($1.89)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,688,000 ($1774.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,143,000 ($811.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $906,000 ($342.92)

6.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
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 Le Flore County, OK  1.55% ($29,925 average AGI)
to Pittsburg County, OK  1.52% ($32,865)
Businesses in Wilburton, OK
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
McDonald's1True Value1
Nike1U.S. Cellular1
Pizza Hut1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilburton:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, 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.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNED (1150 AM; 1 kW; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilburton:

  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KESC (103.7 FM; WILBURTON, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KBCW (91.9 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KTMC-FM (105.1 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilburton:

  • KOET (Channel 3; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K51EK (Channel 51; McALESTER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
Wilburton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Wilburton fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2007 04:40 AM, Us-270, Lat: 34.919706, Lon: -95.294833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 2007 05:29 AM, Sr-2, Lat: 34.912950, Lon: -95.322982, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 21, 1996 02:15 PM, 270, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 3, 1984 03:53 PM, 270, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 56.8mTotal length
  • $14,316,000Total costs
  • 43,012Total average daily traffic
  • 5,271Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,803Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wilburton, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wilburton, OK

2004 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of fire incidents - 82 took place in 2004, and the least - 6 in 2015. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wilburton, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.7%), and Structure Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wilburton, OK
    • 28264.7%Outside Fires
    • 8319.0%Structure Fires
    • 368.3%Other
    • 358.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wilburton, OK
Most common first names in Wilburton, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5874.8 years
James5473.4 years
Mary4277.0 years
William3776.3 years
Robert2871.9 years
Charles2872.7 years
George2573.8 years
Walter2177.2 years
Roy2073.5 years
Thomas1771.1 years
Most common last names in Wilburton, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3377.0 years
Williams2880.7 years
Adams2572.7 years
Davis1884.3 years
Wilson1877.7 years
Brown1775.7 years
Allen1580.8 years
Scott1475.8 years
Jones1272.4 years
Evans1272.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wilburton, OK
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wilburton, OK
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 41.5%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Wilburton compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.

Wilburton on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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