Zion, Oklahoma

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Population in 2010: 41. Population change since 2000: -14.6%
Males: 23  (58.3%)
Females: 18  (41.7%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74960

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,065 (it was $28,250 in 2000)
Zion:

$35,065
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,074 (it was $6,920 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,121 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Zion:

$77,121
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $101,105; Detached houses: $118,996; Mobile homes: $20,595
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  • American Indian alone - 24 (58.5%)
  • White alone - 13 (31.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (9.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Zion: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Zion, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Zion:

  • High school or higher: 108.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 108.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 108.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zion CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Zion CDP:  0.8% ($370)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)

Zion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (32.4 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (76.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (241.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Stilwell, OK (1.1 miles ), Maryetta, OK (1.7 miles) , Cherry Tree, OK (1.9 miles ), Elm Grove, OK (2.0 miles) , Salem, OK (2.0 miles) , Fairfield, OK (2.1 miles ), Lyons Switch, OK (2.1 miles ), Mulberry, OK (2.5 miles) .

Latitude: 35.80 N, Longitude: 94.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 918

Zion household income distribution Zion home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Zion, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Zion-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the Zion place center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.3 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 143.3 miles away from Zion center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 273.7 miles away from Zion center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 298.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adair County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Zion:

  • STILWELL NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; STILWELL, OK)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF STILWELL Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; STILWELL, OK)
  • WESTVILLE NURSING HOME ICF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WESTVILLE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zion:

  • Northeastern State University (about 21 miles; Tahlequah, OK; Full-time enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 28 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 32 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 32 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 47 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 53 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Rogers State University (about 67 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)

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

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

Adair County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 150. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

150
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.69
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.683. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.683
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  23.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 7.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Zion compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Wood (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Zion CDP (based on Adair County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.86%
Here: 45.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents72.5%8.3%4.4%3.9%3.8%
Congregations51.9%7.7%11.5%5.8%5.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.7%1.3%1.1%0.7%1.2%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%3.8%7.7%
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: 5
Adair County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Adair County:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Adair County:

32.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Cherokee County, OK  1.03% ($21,754 average AGI)
from Benton County, AR  0.78% ($27,596)
from Washington County, AR  0.66% ($20,250)


6.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Benton County, AR  1.17% ($26,329 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.90% ($22,393)
to Washington County, AR  0.59% ($22,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zion:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTLQ (1350 AM; 1 kW; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zion:

  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYH (89.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FAMILY VISION MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • K204CA (88.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KEOK (101.7 FM; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: JOHNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKIX (103.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Zion:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • K48FL (Channel 48; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K68ET (Channel 68; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K52GX (Channel 52; TAHLEQUAH, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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