East Johnston, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 2,868.
Males: 1,455  (50.8%)
Females: 1,413  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Oklahoma median age:

35.5 years

Zip code: 73461

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,152 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
East Johnston:

$42,152
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,120 (it was $13,123 in 2000)

East Johnston CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,715 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
East Johnston:

$76,715
OK:

$147,000
March 2019 cost of living index in East Johnston: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in East Johnston, OK (2000)
    • 2,28679.3%White alone
    • 36812.8%American Indian alone
    • 1174.1%Two or more races
    • 822.8%Hispanic
    • 260.9%Black alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 20.07%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 210.9 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

East Johnston, Oklahoma map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
East Johnston CCD:

0.5% ($199)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (45.5 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (87.0 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (104.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Milburn, OK (2.2 miles ),
Wapanucka, OK (2.6 miles ),
Bromide, OK (3.0 miles),
Tishomingo, OK (3.4 miles ),
Kenefic, OK (3.5 miles),
Bee, OK (3.5 miles),
West Atoka, OK (3.7 miles ),
Ravia, OK (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 96.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Distribution of median household income in East Johnston, OK in 2019
East Johnston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.2%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in East Johnston, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.9%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (14.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.1%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.3%)
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.2%)
Most common occupations in East Johnston, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in East Johnston, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

East Johnston, Oklahoma average temperatures East Johnston, Oklahoma average precipitation East Johnston, Oklahoma humidity East Johnston, Oklahoma wind speed East Johnston, Oklahoma snowfall East Johnston, Oklahoma sunshine East Johnston, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

East Johnston-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the East Johnston place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Johnston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 651% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from East Johnston center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from East Johnston 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 25.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Johnston:

  • HILLCREST NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)
  • HILLCREST HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)
  • INDIAN TERRITORY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE I, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)
  • LAWNVIEW NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL TISHOMINGO INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)
  • VICTORY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)
  • SISTERLY CARE HEALTH SERVICES L L C (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; TISHOMINGO, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Johnston:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 21 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • East Central University (about 36 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Grayson College (about 42 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Central Texas College (about 61 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Paris Junior College (about 71 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 79 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 80 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Johnston: Camp Simpson (A), Chickasaw Rock Academy (B), Bee - Butcher Fire Department (C), Wapanucka Fire Department (D), Milburn Fire Department (E), Coleman Fire Department (F), Bromide Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Johnston include: Bold Springs Church (A), Sandy Creek Church (B), Sardis Church (C), Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wells Valley Cemetery (1), Wiley Cemetery (2), Emet Cemetery (3), Fillmore Cemetery (4), Greenwood Cemetery (5), Bee Cemetery (6), Hollow Spring Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Witch Hole (A), Lake Wapanucka (B), Smith Lake (C), Delaware Creek Site 12 Reservoir (D), Delaware Creek Site 11 Reservoir (E), Delaware Creek Site 10 Reservoir (F), Delaware Creek Site 9 Reservoir (G), Delaware Creek Site 8 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wide Springs Branch (A), Brushy Creek (B), Sulphur Branch (C), Reeder Creek (D), Butcher Pen Creek (E), Houghtubby Branch (F), Horse Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Johnston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.8%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.8%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in East Johnston:

Marital status in East Johnston, OK
  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in East Johnston:

  • High school or higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Johnston, OK (based on Johnston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,09336
Mainline Protestant4845
Catholic201
Other21
None4,358-
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 (no gas): 1
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

11.1%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnston County:

31.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Strongest AM radio stations in East Johnston:

  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, 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.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Johnston:

  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KSSU (91.9 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KAYC (91.1 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around East Johnston:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Johnston, OK
  • 69.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Johnston, OK
  • 75.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Utility gas


East Johnston compared to Oklahoma 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 significantly 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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