Porum, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 701 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 316  (45.2%)
Females: 385  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 74455.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,510 (it was $18,009 in 2000)
Porum:

$27,510
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $14,478 (it was $9,147 in 2000)

Porum town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $39,822 (it was $21,400 in 2000)
Porum:

$39,822
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $62,614; detached houses: $55,623; mobile homes: $92,674

Median gross rent in 2019: $512.

March 2019 cost of living index in Porum: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 36.0%
(31.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 44.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Porum, OK (2019)
    • 43156.8%White alone
    • 15620.6%American Indian alone
    • 13718.1%Two or more races
    • 364.7%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Porum, Oklahoma as of November 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Porum is 72 to 1.


Crime rates in Porum 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(133.7)
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)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.1)
1
(136.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(401.1)
3
(408.2)
5
(684.9)
4
(554.8)
2
(280.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(141.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(406.0)
4
(544.2)
3
(408.2)
3
(407.6)
7
(935.8)
7
(952.4)
7
(958.9)
2
(277.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(280.5)
1
(140.6)
1
(141.4)
1
(141.4)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(1,353)
7
(952.4)
4
(544.2)
3
(407.6)
6
(802.1)
4
(544.2)
4
(547.9)
2
(277.4)
2
(280.5)
1
(140.3)
2
(281.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(142.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(135.3)
1
(136.1)
1
(136.1)
1
(135.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(272.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(416.1)
1
(140.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(133.7)
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)
City-Data.com crime index93.4114.388.455.7284.8191.8226.0174.878.525.221.19.938.25.7

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 Porum, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.27
Oklahoma average:

2.30
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Ancestries: American (9.2%), English (7.6%), Scottish (5.3%), Irish (4.1%), German (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 582 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 932 people per square mile   (low).

Porum, Oklahoma map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $280 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $240 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (48.9 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (65.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (197.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Simms, OK (2.7 miles ),
Whitefield, OK (2.7 miles ),
Duchess Landing, OK (3.0 miles),
Warner, OK (3.1 miles ),
West Haskell, OK (3.2 miles ),
Stigler, OK (3.3 miles ),
Webbers Falls, OK (3.5 miles ),
Gore, OK (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area code: 918

Distribution of median household income in Porum, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Porum, OK in 2019
Porum satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Porum, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.4%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.0%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Public administration (11.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Porum, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.8%)
  • Cashiers (10.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)

Average climate in Porum, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Porum-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Porum town center killed 5 people and injured 25 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Porum-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 690% 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 85.3 miles away from Porum center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 118.9 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 96.8 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 85.4 miles away from Porum center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city 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 82.0 miles away from Porum center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Muskogee County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Porum topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Porum:

  • HASKELL COUNTY NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STIGLER, OK)
  • UNITED PARTNERS HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; STIGLER, OK)
  • HASKELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; STIGLER, OK)
  • HEALTHBACK HOME HEALTH OF STIGLER (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; STIGLER, OK)
  • MID LAKES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; STIGLER, OK)
  • SANS BOIS HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STIGLER, OK)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE OF GORE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GORE, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Porum:

  • Carl Albert State College (about 43 miles; Poteau, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeastern State University (about 43 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 43 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 51 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Oral Roberts University (about 62 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,216)
  • Tulsa Community College (about 64 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 12,480)
  • University of Tulsa (about 67 miles; Tulsa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,702)

Public high school in Porum:

  • PORUM HS (Students: 171, Location: 4TH & OSAGE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Porum:

  • PORUM ES (Students: 374, Location: 4TH & OSAGE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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

Reservoir: Porum Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Puggy Hunton - College coach.

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

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Porum:

Marital status in Porum, OK
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

For population 25 years and over in Porum:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Porum, OK (based on Muskogee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant37,906135
Mainline Protestant6,61619
Black Protestant2,98616
Catholic2,5002
Other1,7816
None19,201-
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: 16
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Muskogee County:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

12.8%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.8%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Porum:

42.6%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Porum:

26.5%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Porum:

11.4%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
Porum:

51.9%
Oklahoma:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.6%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Porum, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 5$17,346$41,6300$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,154$36,6160$0
Financial Administration 2$12,480$74,8800$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$593
Health 0$0 1$999
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,320
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$442
Totals for Government 10$38,980$46,77610$3,354

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $748,000 ($1067.05)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($196.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($192.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($45.65)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($29.96)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($21.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($15.69)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($11.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000 ($106.99)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($88.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($14.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $502,000 ($716.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($8.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($179.74)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($41.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($7.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($37.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($7.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($5.71)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $901,000 ($1285.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $19,000 ($27.10)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($4.28)
    Highways: $1,000 ($1.43)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $143,000 ($203.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000 ($31.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $220,000 ($313.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000 ($296.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($17.12)

Porum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,000 ($48.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $673,000 ($960.06)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($47.08)

5.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Tulsa County, OK  0.77% ($39,453 average AGI)
from Wagoner County, OK  0.62% ($35,125)
from Cherokee County, OK  0.60% ($43,242)


6.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
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 Tulsa County, OK  1.23% ($44,059 average AGI)
to Wagoner County, OK  0.69% ($35,954)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.61% ($40,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Porum:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KXTD (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WAGONER, OK; Owner: GAYTAN-GALVAN LIMITED LIABILITY COMP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Porum:

  • KMMY (97.1 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: KMMY, Inc.)
  • KTKL (88.5 FM; STIGLER, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KNYD (90.5 FM; BROKEN ARROW, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTNT (102.5 FM; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: K95.5, INC.)
  • KHTT (106.9 FM; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KKBD (95.9 FM; SALLISAW, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Porum:

  • KOET (Channel 3; EUFAULA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTUL (Channel 8; TULSA, OK; Owner: KTUL, LLC)
  • KJRH (Channel 2; TULSA, OK; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOED-TV (Channel 11; TULSA, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOTV (Channel 6; TULSA, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN LICENSING, L.L.C.)
  • KWHB (Channel 47; TULSA, OK; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTFO (Channel 41; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K31DY (Channel 31; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

Porum fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 1998 11:35 AM, Sr-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.4mTotal length
  • $2,718,000Total costs
  • 4,560Total average daily traffic
  • 702Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,296Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Porum)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Porum Landing Rd 1 Mi W Of Hwy 2 (Lat: 35.358972 Lon: -95.265528), Call Sign: KXB600,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Registrant: Muskogee County Emergency Management, Muskogee, OK 74402, Phone: (918) 682-2551, Fax: (918) 684-1699, Email:
  • 2 Mi W And .4 Mi N (Lat: 35.354278 Lon: -95.284972), Call Sign: KAT654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.7000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/06/2022, Registrant: Oklahoma Department Of Public Safety, 3600 North Martin Luther King, Oklahoma City, OK 73136, Phone: (405) 425-7220, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 35.357861 Lon: -95.265528), Call Sign: KIG700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.725 MHz, 155.250 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 05/27/2022, Registrant: Town Of Porum, 105 S Arkansas, Porum, OK 74455, Phone: (918) 484-5125, Fax: (918) 484-2265, Email:
  • 2 Mi W And .4 Mi N (Lat: 35.354278 Lon: -95.284972), Call Sign: WFR392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.275 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/06/2022, Registrant: Oklahoma Department Of Public Safety, 3600 North Martin Luther King, Oklahoma City, OK 73136, Phone: (405) 425-7220, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Porum)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fires - 44 took place in 2006, and the least - 8 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Porum, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (81.0%), and Structure Fires (12.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Porum, OK
    • 33281.0%Outside Fires
    • 5012.2%Structure Fires
    • 163.9%Other
    • 122.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Porum, OK
Most common first names in Porum, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2476.3 years
John2272.4 years
James2167.9 years
Robert1370.1 years
Mary1277.3 years
Charles1273.4 years
Richard1070.4 years
George973.6 years
Jessie985.7 years
Walter975.9 years
Most common last names in Porum, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore2070.1 years
Smith1973.5 years
Jones1474.1 years
Scott1366.8 years
Stout1180.5 years
Taylor1178.1 years
Barnes1077.1 years
Stewart1080.3 years
Parsons966.7 years
Shoemake977.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Porum, OK
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 25.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Porum, OK
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Porum compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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