Cushing, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 7,704 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 3,978  (51.6%)
Females: 3,726  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 74023.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,023 (it was $26,483 in 2000)
Cushing:

$34,023
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,332 (it was $12,620 in 2000)

Cushing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $98,925 (it was $46,300 in 2000)
Cushing:

$98,925
OK:

$137,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $683.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cushing: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.6%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cushing, OK (2017)
    • 6,05375.9%White alone
    • 6287.9%Hispanic
    • 5006.3%Two or more races
    • 4385.5%American Indian alone
    • 2332.9%Black alone
    • 590.7%Asian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Cushing, Oklahoma as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cushing is 419 to 1.


Crime rates in Cushing 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)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(35.8)
2
(24.0)
6
(70.8)
2
(20.8)
2
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
2
(25.2)
2
(25.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(50.8)
4
(50.8)
8
(102.7)
5
(65.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(23.9)
2
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.4)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.4)
2
(25.4)
3
(38.5)
2
(26.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(202.8)
34
(407.7)
20
(235.9)
13
(135.0)
10
(113.4)
30
(304.9)
8
(101.1)
14
(176.3)
12
(152.7)
14
(177.1)
10
(127.0)
27
(342.9)
23
(295.3)
15
(195.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
80
(954.4)
53
(635.5)
40
(471.8)
56
(581.5)
26
(294.9)
31
(315.1)
26
(328.7)
35
(440.9)
46
(585.2)
35
(442.8)
44
(558.6)
88
(1,118)
63
(808.7)
54
(702.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
261
(3,114)
216
(2,590)
134
(1,580)
147
(1,526)
180
(2,041)
148
(1,504)
140
(1,770)
165
(2,078)
141
(1,794)
145
(1,835)
164
(2,082)
211
(2,680)
209
(2,683)
177
(2,303)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(298.3)
20
(239.8)
24
(283.1)
20
(207.7)
9
(102.1)
13
(132.1)
9
(113.8)
11
(138.6)
7
(89.1)
20
(253.0)
16
(203.1)
25
(317.5)
15
(192.6)
26
(338.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(35.8)
3
(36.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.3)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.4)
3
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)291.6275.2246.3165.1219.3156.8133.2205.7178.4189.1212.3327.7332.1267.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cushing, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Oklahoma average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (17.7%), German (14.1%), Irish (6.3%), English (5.3%), European (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 7.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,009 people per square mile   (low).

Cushing, Oklahoma map

307 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Oklahoma:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $598 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $664 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (45.3 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (47.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (220.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ripley, OK (2.9 miles ),
Agra, OK (2.9 miles ),
Drumright, OK (3.0 miles ),
Yale, OK (3.1 miles ),
Shamrock, OK (3.4 miles),
Oilton, OK (3.5 miles ),
Quay, OK (3.6 miles),
Tryon, OK (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.98 N, Longitude: 96.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,126 (+14.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,502 (55.5%)

Area code: 918

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $206,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Cushing, OK residents
Average permit cost in Cushing, OK
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Cushing, OK
Historical housing units in Cushing, OK

Population change in the 1990s: +1,138 (+15.7%).
Most common industries in Cushing, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Cushing, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Cushing, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cushing, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.7. This is better than average.

City:

56.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

Cushing-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Cushing city center killed 14 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1984, a category F4 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cushing-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 70% 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 93.3 miles away from Cushing 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 306.1 miles away from the city 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 95.9 miles away from Cushing 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 124.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 222.1 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 Payne County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cushing topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cushing:

  • HILLCREST HOSPITAL CUSHING (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1027 EAST CHERRY STREET)
  • HILLCREST REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (940 EAST CHERRY)
  • LINWOOD VILLAGE NURSING AND RETIREMENT APTS (530 SOUTH LINWOOD)
  • REST HAVEN NURSING CENTER (310 NORTH CENTRAL)

Airports and heliports located in Cushing:

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College/University in Cushing:

  • Cutter's Edge School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 12; Location: 2330 E Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cuttersedgecosmoschool.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cushing:

  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Stillwater, OK; Full-time enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 28 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 46 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 46 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 48 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • University of Tulsa (about 48 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 49 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)

Public high school in Cushing:

  • CUSHING HS (Students: 552, Location: 1700 EAST WALNUT STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cushing:

  • CUSHING MS (Students: 390, Location: 316 NORTH STEELE STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • HARMONY ES (Students: 279, Location: 1601 SOUTH HARMONY ROAD, Grades: KG-5)
  • SUNNYSIDE ES (Students: 265, Location: 1919 SOUTH KINGS HIGHWAY, Grades: KG-5)
  • OAK GROVE PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 8409 EAST NINTH STREET, Grades: PK-8)
  • DEEP ROCK ES (Students: 135, Location: 2601 NORTH LINWOOD AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • HARRISON ES (Students: 121, Location: 610 SOUTH NOBLE AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Cushing

Library in Cushing:

  • CUSHING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,479; Location: 215 NORTH STEELE; 41,626 books; 47 audio materials; 90 video materials; 23 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cushing Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cushing include: Living Word Church (A), Lutheran Church-Our Redeemer (B), New Life Christian Center (C), Oak Street Baptist Church (D), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (E), United Pentecostal Church (F), Church of the Nazarence (G), Cimarron Baptist Association (H), Covenant Fellowship (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cushing: Odum Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Destination Travel (Tours & Charters; Post Office Box 201).

Hotels: La-Ze L Motel (1027 East Main Street), Wilshire Inn & Suites (1720 East Main Street).

Courts: Payne County District Attorney's Office (100 Judy Adams Boulevard), Cushing-City - Court Clerk (317 West Broadway Street).

Birthplace of: Bob Shirley - Baseball player, Paul Blair (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Sam Harris (entertainer) - Pop singer.

Payne 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 Cushing and their reported violations in the past:

CUSHING (Population served: 8,371, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between FEB-2009 and APR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between FEB-2009 and APR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2009)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.3%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Cushing in 2010:

  • 652 people in state prisons
  • 103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Cushing in 2000:

  • 892 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Cushing (2011 data):

  • Bank of Cushing: 2106 East Main Branch at 2106 East Main, branch established on 1998/11/02; Bank Of Cushing at 224 East Broadway, branch established on 1897/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $99.1 mil, Deposits: $85.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices
  • SpiritBank: Cushing Branch at 300 North Harrison, branch established on 1897/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,250.6 mil, Deposits: $1,015.5 mil, headquarters in Tulsa, OK, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Spirit Bankcorp, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Cushing at 421 East Main, branch established on 1918/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Cushing:

Marital status in Cushing, OK
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Cushing:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cushing, OK (based on Payne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,90786
Mainline Protestant8,26016
Catholic3,0003
Other2,03513
Black Protestant1912
None39,957-
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: 6
Payne County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Payne County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Payne County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

8.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cushing:

47.9%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cushing:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Cushing:

53.5%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Cushing:

77.1%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cushing, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 23$85,480$44,5980$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$65,298$37,3130$0
Electric Power 18$67,628$45,0850$0
Sewerage 14$39,294$33,6810$0
Water Supply 12$31,800$31,8001$2,608
Parks and Recreation 10$24,394$29,2731$1,188
Streets and Highways 6$16,534$33,0680$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$15,412$36,9890$0
Local Libraries 4$10,198$30,5942$1,536
Other Government Administration 3$16,872$67,4880$0
Other and Unallocable 3$12,878$51,5120$0
Welfare 2$4,672$28,0322$1,880
Financial Administration 2$6,088$36,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 2$10,028$60,1681$950
Fire - Other 1$2,788$33,4560$0
Airports 1$2,264$27,1680$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 127$411,628$38,8947$8,162

Cushing government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $358,000 ($46.47)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($2.99)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($1.30)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.91)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,786,000 ($1010.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,639,000 ($342.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,940,000 ($251.82)
    Police Protection: $1,538,000 ($199.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $901,000 ($116.95)
    General - Other: $744,000 ($96.57)
    Sewerage: $681,000 ($88.40)
    Central Staff Services: $543,000 ($70.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000 ($70.48)
    Regular Highways: $479,000 ($62.18)
    Libraries: $283,000 ($36.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $203,000 ($26.35)
    Health - Other: $200,000 ($25.96)
    Financial Administration: $129,000 ($16.74)
    Air Transportation: $42,000 ($5.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $180,000 ($23.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $529,000 ($68.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($13.37)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($12.20)
    Electric Utilities: $86,000 ($11.16)
    Water Utilities: $63,000 ($8.18)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($6.36)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,572,000 ($1112.67)

Cushing government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,340,000 ($173.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,051,000 ($136.42)
    Other: $535,000 ($69.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($23.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $165,000 ($21.42)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($2.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $350,000 ($45.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $57,000 ($7.40)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($3.25)
    Other: $12,000 ($1.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,996,000 ($388.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $616,000 ($79.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $222,000 ($28.82)
    Sale of Property: $66,000 ($8.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000 ($4.80)
    Royalties: $34,000 ($4.41)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,544,000 ($1498.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,756,000 ($227.93)
    Gas Utilities: $106,000 ($13.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $68,000 ($8.83)
    Other: $46,000 ($5.97)
    Highways: $15,000 ($1.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,061,000 ($786.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $128,000 ($16.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $97,000 ($12.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $55,000 ($7.14)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.13)

Cushing government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,500,000 ($584.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,125,000 ($405.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,374,000 ($178.35)

Cushing government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,242,000 ($161.21)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.90% ($43,842 average AGI)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.60% ($35,993)
from Noble County, OK  0.43% ($34,059)


10.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.69%
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 Oklahoma County, OK  1.40% ($45,976 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  1.18% ($38,843)
to Creek County, OK  0.41% ($34,162)
Businesses in Cushing, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
McDonald's1U.S. Cellular1
Nike2UPS1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cushing:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAKC (1300 AM; 5 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCFO (970 AM; 3 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: FRIENDSHIP BROADCASTING, L. P.)
  • KUSH (1600 AM; 1 kW; CUSHING, OK; Owner: CIMARRON VALLEY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cushing:

  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMOD-FM (97.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAV-FM (96.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWEN (95.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBEZ (92.9 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KVOO-FM (98.5 FM; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXBL (99.5 FM; HENRYETTA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KHBZ-FM (94.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTST (101.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMGL (104.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGFY (105.5 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K202CP (88.3 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KJYO (102.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXY-FM (96.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATT-FM (100.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTSO (94.1 FM; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KREK (104.9 FM; BRISTOW, OK; Owner: BIG CHIEF B/CSTING CO OF BRISTOW INC)

TV broadcast stations around Cushing:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • K21DF (Channel 21; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWEM-LP (Channel 31; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WESTWOOD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KTPX (Channel 44; OKMULGEE, OK; Owner: PAXSON TULSA LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
Cushing fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Cushing fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $43,074,000Total costs
  • 22,605Total average daily traffic
  • 3,379Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,207Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cushing, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cushing, OK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cushing)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Cushing, OK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cushing)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cushing)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 88. The highest number of fire incidents - 151 took place in 2008, and the least - 48 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cushing, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.2%), and Structure Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cushing, OK
    • 91361.2%Outside Fires
    • 33622.5%Structure Fires
    • 16711.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 755.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cushing, OK
Most common first names in Cushing, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13174.7 years
William11774.7 years
Mary10579.1 years
John9276.9 years
Charles7573.7 years
Robert6673.8 years
George6678.0 years
Helen3678.2 years
Dorothy3576.2 years
Ruby3479.5 years
Most common last names in Cushing, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8475.2 years
Brown4378.2 years
Martin3775.5 years
Williams3776.2 years
Cook3678.9 years
Wright3575.8 years
Jones3479.2 years
Davis3277.5 years
Johnson3277.0 years
Anderson3078.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cushing, OK
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cushing, OK
  • 74.7%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Cushing compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Cushing on our top lists:

  • #31 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+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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