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Population in 2012: 145 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.2%
Males: 73  (50.6%)
Females: 72  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73673

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,762 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Willow:

$27,762
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,391

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,539 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
Willow:

$53,539
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $25,588; Detached houses: $25,588

Median gross rent in 2012: $395.

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  • White alone - 123 (82.6%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (15.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Willow: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.6%), German (12.3%), English (7.0%), French (5.3%), Italian (4.1%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1740 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 548 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Willow:

  • High school or higher: 70.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willow town:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

43 residents are foreign born

This town:  24.4%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (69.1 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (115.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (220.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Northwest Greer, OK (2.3 miles) , Granite, OK (3.1 miles ), Carter, OK (3.4 miles ), Mangum, OK (3.5 miles ), Lone Wolf, OK (3.9 miles ), Sayre, OK (4.3 miles ), Sentinel, OK (4.5 miles ), Blair, OK (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 99.51 W

Area code: 580

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-19.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (50%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (41%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (33%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (25%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)


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Tornado activity:

Willow-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 223% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Willow town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Willow-area historical earthquake activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Willow center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1997 at 09:08:55, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1995 at 05:31:16, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from Willow center
On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greer County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 8, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Willow:

  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-MANGUM (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MANGUM, OK)
  • MANGUM NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MANGUM, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willow:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 57 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,054)
  • Cameron University (about 69 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)
  • Midwestern State University (about 99 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 111 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 113 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 5,513)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 113 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 116 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)

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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Willow 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (34%)

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Religion statistics for Willow town (based on Greer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.68%
Here85.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents60.8%13.7%10.3%4.1%3.4%
Congregations28.0%20.0%16.0%4.0%8.0%
NameLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.3%2.0%1.5%1.4%0.5%
Congregations4.0%8.0%4.0%4.0%4.0%
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: 2
Greer County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Greer County:

8.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Greer County:

29.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$450
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$291
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,000
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,741

Willow government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $106,000 ($731.03)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($427.59)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($213.79)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($55.17)
    Gas Utilities: $5,000 ($34.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($179.31)

Willow government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,000 ($165.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($103.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($20.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($186.21)
    Gas Utilities: $14,000 ($96.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $106,000 ($731.03)
    General Support: $2,000 ($13.79)
    Highways: $1,000 ($6.90)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,000 ($41.38)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($6.90)

Willow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $173,000 ($1193.10)

7.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
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 Jackson County, OK  1.69% ($28,333 average AGI)


7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
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 Jackson County, OK  1.69% ($26,741 average AGI)
to Kiowa County, OK  0.88% ($19,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Willow:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTJS (1420 AM; 1 kW; HOBART, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willow:

  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEYB (107.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS FM, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHIM (97.7 FM; MANGUM, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Willow:

  • K26EU (Channel 26; SAYRE, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K58CS (Channel 58; ERICK, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K60CK (Channel 60; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANS. SYSTEM)
  • K62BQ (Channel 62; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K66AQ (Channel 66; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK T.V. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Willow fatal accident list:

Sep 9, 1993 02:53 PM, 34a Main S, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Willow)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 35.072917 Lon: -99.730417, Call Sign: WPWZ418
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2003, Expiration Date: 02/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Certifier: Barbara Hamilton
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 35.051500 Lon: -99.510083, Call Sign: WQOP480
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/08/2021, Certifier: Robert White
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Carter South, 31541 E Cr 1340 (Lat: 35.072333 Lon: -99.508917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.6 m, Call Sign: WQNI240
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/10/2021, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE5UKQ, Licensee ID: L01396632
    Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Certifier: Phillip A Isaak
    Registrant: Phillip A Isaak, Willow, OK 73673
  • Call Sign: KE5UKS, Licensee ID: L01396634
    Grant Date: 05/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/05/2018, Certifier: Terri R Isaak
    Registrant: Terri R Isaak, Willow, OK 73673
  • Call Sign: KE5UWA, Licensee ID: L01404729
    Grant Date: 06/02/2008, Expiration Date: 06/02/2018, Certifier: Gregory R Shelby
    Registrant: Gregory R Shelby, Willow, OK 73673


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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