Jay, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 2,542 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 1,289  (50.7%)
Females: 1,253  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 74346.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,490 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Jay:

$29,490
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,613 (it was $10,700 in 2000)

Jay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,303 (it was $49,500 in 2000)
Jay:

$79,303
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $96,195; detached houses: $98,659; mobile homes: $44,790

Median gross rent in 2019: $564.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jay: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.0%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 58.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 65.3% for other race residents, 27.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jay, OK (2019)
    • 1,11443.9%White alone
    • 76830.2%American Indian alone
    • 41116.2%Two or more races
    • 2489.8%Hispanic
    • 271.1%Black alone
    • 20.08%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Jay, Oklahoma as of August 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jay is 251 to 1.


Crime rates in Jay by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
3
(99.3)
1
(32.4)
2
(65.4)
1
(32.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.7)
1
(39.5)
1
(39.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.3)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(314.1)
2
(66.2)
7
(227.0)
10
(327.1)
7
(229.4)
2
(80.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(242.1)
19
(770.8)
1
(40.3)
3
(119.0)
4
(158.0)
10
(394.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(628.3)
15
(496.7)
16
(518.8)
9
(294.4)
13
(426.1)
13
(525.5)
7
(283.1)
8
(322.6)
17
(686.0)
25
(1,014)
12
(484.1)
24
(952.4)
19
(750.4)
16
(631.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(1,536)
31
(1,026)
29
(940.3)
28
(915.9)
48
(1,573)
63
(2,546)
50
(2,022)
56
(2,258)
37
(1,493)
21
(851.9)
34
(1,372)
65
(2,579)
42
(1,659)
41
(1,619)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(174.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.8)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.6)
4
(161.4)
2
(81.1)
3
(121.0)
4
(158.7)
8
(316.0)
8
(316.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(69.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.7)
1
(39.7)
1
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index182.2168.5147.9175.0167.5158.0100.7131.5181.2330.6106.5238.1207.3244.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jay, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.55
Oklahoma average:

2.30
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Ancestries: German (5.1%), American (4.0%), English (3.0%), Scottish (2.0%), Irish (1.9%), Dutch (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1035 feet

Land area: 3.23 square miles.

Population density: 786 people per square mile   (low).

Jay, Oklahoma map

63 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

2.5%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $675 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $329 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (42.9 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (66.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (275.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Brush Creek, OK (0.8 miles),
Deer Lick, OK (1.9 miles),
New Eucha, OK (2.1 miles ),
Sycamore, OK (2.2 miles),
Drowning Creek, OK (2.6 miles),
White Water, OK (2.6 miles),
Zena, OK (2.8 miles),
Tagg Flats, OK (2.8 miles)

Latitude: 36.42 N, Longitude: 94.80 W

Area code: 918

Distribution of median household income in Jay, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jay, OK in 2019
Jay satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $26,800
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Jay, OK residents
Average permit cost in Jay, OK
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +255 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in Jay, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (18.4%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (26.7%)
  • Construction (20.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
  • Educational services (2.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Food (9.9%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Jay, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Jay, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jay, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Jay-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Jay city center injured 59 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 692% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from Jay center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.2 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 115.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.5 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) earthquake occurred 127.4 miles away from Jay center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 166.9 miles away from Jay center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 11, Winds: 4, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jay:

  • JAY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (OSAGE AND WASHBOURNE ST BOX 1140)
  • HEALING HANDS HOME HEALTH, INC (337 SOUTH MAIN)
  • MONROE MANOR (226 EAST MONROE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Jay:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jay:

  • John Brown University (about 21 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,097)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 32 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 36 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Crowder College (about 37 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Northeastern State University (about 37 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas (about 43 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Rogers State University (about 48 miles; Claremore, OK; FT enrollment: 3,482)

Public high school in Jay:

  • JAY HS (Students: 550, Location: 386 EAST MONROE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jay:

  • JAY ES (Students: 865, Location: 403 NORTH MAIN, Grades: PK-3)
  • JAY MS (Students: 400, Location: 470 EAST MONROE, Grades: 6-8)
  • JAY UPPER ES (Location: 410 EAST MONROE, Grades: 4-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jay: Jay Fire Department (A), Oklahoma Forestry Services Delaware (B), Jay Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Holiday Pines Motel (Highway 59 East).

Court: Delaware County - Court Clerk- Courthouse (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Brent Stephens - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos).

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

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

JAY (Address: Drawer 348 , Population served: 2,482, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2014)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2011)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
DELAWARE CO RWD # 3 (Population served: 653, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-21-2006 to FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • 25 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-21-2006 to FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-03-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-04-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-21-2006 to FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2009), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-04-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-21-2006 to FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-04-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from JUN-21-2006 to FEB-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-04-2009), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2011)
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
CAAIR (Address: 40152 S. 700 RD , Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
62 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
23 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Jay in 2000:

  • 73 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Jay (2011 data):

  • Grand Savings Bank: Jay Branch at 1222 North Main Street, branch established on 1981/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $233.4 mil, Deposits: $198.9 mil, headquarters in Grove, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peterson Holding Company
  • Arvest Bank: Jay Branch at 338 South 5th Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jay:

Marital status in Jay, OK
  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Jay:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jay, OK (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,39977
Mainline Protestant2,0316
Other6604
Catholic1901
None25,207-
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: 5
Delaware County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Delaware County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

30.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.1%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Jay:

28.7
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jay:

23.2%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jay:

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jay:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jay:

33.0%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
Jay:

52.1%
Oklahoma:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Jay:

76.9%
Oklahoma:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jay, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$18,250$31,2860$0
Water Supply 7$18,230$31,2510$0
Fire - Other 7$16,346$28,02213$3,731
Police - Other 6$11,191$22,3821$94
Sewerage 5$11,266$27,0380$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,370$24,8880$0
Financial Administration 4$12,141$36,4230$0
Gas Supply 4$9,645$28,9350$0
Other and Unallocable 2$10,177$61,0621$530
Parks and Recreation 1$1,295$15,5400$0
Health 1$2,298$27,5760$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,800$57,6000$0
Firefighters 0$0 12$15,053
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$200
Totals for Government 50$126,010$30,24231$19,608

Jay government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $152,000 ($59.80)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($59.80)
    Gas Utilities: $51,000 ($20.06)
    Electric Utilities: $51,000 ($20.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($17.70)

Jay government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000 ($20.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($79.46)
    General Local Government Support: $51,000 ($20.06)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $101,000 ($39.73)

Jay government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,119,000 ($440.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $707,000 ($278.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $412,000 ($162.08)

8.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
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 Benton County, AR  0.96% ($37,524 average AGI)
from Ottawa County, OK  0.89% ($32,739)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.74% ($61,421)


7.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
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 Benton County, AR  0.98% ($37,661 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.64% ($44,185)
to Ottawa County, OK  0.56% ($28,310)
Businesses in Jay, OK
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jay:

  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jay:

  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KITO-FM (96.1 FM; VINITA, OK; Owner: DLB BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGND (107.5 FM; KETCHUM, OK; Owner: NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA BROADCAST NETWORK)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KQLL-FM (106.1 FM; OWASSO, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGVE (99.3 FM; GROVE, OK; Owner: CALEB CORPORATION)
  • KEMX (94.5 FM; LOCUST GROVE, OK; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jay:

  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • K09VM (Channel 9; ANDERSON, ETC., MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • KELF-LP (Channel 43; GROVE, OK; Owner: TONY RUSSELL BICKEL)
Jay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Jay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.0mTotal length
  • $888,000Total costs
  • 7,624Total average daily traffic
  • 1,218Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,198Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jay)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jay, OK)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 123P, N123P, N-123P, Serial Number: 23-397, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Jacobs, 46002 S 670 Rd, Jay, OK 74346
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3514M, N3514M, N-3514M, Serial Number: 28R-7803175, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Crank Aviation Inc, Po Box 984, Jay, OK 74346
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4716N, N4716N, N-4716N, Serial Number: 18267305, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/30/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron L Holcombe, 19521 E 436 Rd, Jay, OK 74346
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 7875J, N7875J, N-7875J, Serial Number: P76DCK06A26142, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2016
    Registrant (Government): Delaware County Sheriffs Office, Po Box 476, Jay, OK 74346
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSI0-520-F-K (435 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55VP, N55VP, N-55VP, Serial Number: 421B0120, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Rfc LLC, 42162 Sh 127, Jay, OK 74346
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PC 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 60661, N60661, N-60661, Serial Number: A-084 POW, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2010
    Registrant (Individual): David M Pogue, 58150 E 330 Loop, Jay, OK 74346
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/07/2017

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 51. The highest number of fire incidents - 98 took place in 2012, and the least - 5 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Jay, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (53.7%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jay, OK
    • 38053.7%Outside Fires
    • 23132.7%Structure Fires
    • 659.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 314.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jay, OK
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jay, OK
  • 54.8%Electricity
  • 35.2%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 2.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jay, OK
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 41.3%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jay 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles Montgomery (17)
  • Charles A. Montgomery (1)
  • Mitzi M. Montgomery (1)
  • Gerald J. Grivna (1)
  • Randy Thomas (1)

Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2021.