Sulphur, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 5,043 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 2,461  (48.8%)
Females: 2,582  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 73086.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,272 (it was $27,236 in 2000)
Sulphur:

$45,272
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,263 (it was $15,691 in 2000)

Sulphur city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $123,037 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Sulphur:

$123,037
OK:

$147,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $693.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sulphur: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.9%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sulphur, OK (2019)
    • 3,62871.8%White alone
    • 4448.8%American Indian alone
    • 4468.8%Hispanic
    • 4118.1%Two or more races
    • 621.2%Black alone
    • 561.1%Asian alone

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According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Sulphur, Oklahoma as of December 06, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sulphur is 232 to 1.


Crime rates in Sulphur 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)
1
(19.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(61.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.8)
1
(19.8)
2
(39.4)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.9)
3
(59.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.2)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(243.9)
5
(101.5)
7
(145.5)
3
(61.9)
2
(40.3)
4
(80.3)
7
(140.4)
5
(99.6)
7
(138.8)
13
(255.9)
8
(155.9)
11
(215.5)
12
(239.8)
6
(119.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(914.6)
42
(853.0)
20
(415.8)
34
(701.9)
41
(825.9)
45
(903.3)
23
(461.3)
31
(617.8)
23
(456.2)
40
(787.2)
28
(545.8)
35
(685.6)
30
(599.4)
27
(537.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(1,850)
56
(1,137)
40
(831.6)
46
(949.6)
81
(1,632)
60
(1,204)
46
(922.6)
38
(757.3)
41
(813.2)
69
(1,358)
87
(1,696)
112
(2,194)
94
(1,878)
96
(1,909)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(61.0)
5
(101.5)
3
(62.4)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.1)
3
(59.8)
2
(39.7)
9
(177.1)
6
(117.0)
6
(117.5)
15
(299.7)
4
(79.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.3)
3
(62.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(79.7)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.7)
1
(19.5)
4
(78.4)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index252.6133.6113.1123.9131.1127.598.9146.1117.2245.6162.2200.0243.0231.7

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City-data.com crime index in Sulphur, OK

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Oklahoma average:

2.30
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Ancestries: American (14.7%), German (7.1%), Irish (4.3%), English (1.8%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 990 feet

Land area: 6.82 square miles.

Population density: 740 people per square mile   (low).

Sulphur, Oklahoma map

138 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe, 0.3% Africa).

This city:

2.7%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $707 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $444 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (55.3 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (74.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (118.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

East Murray, OK (0.7 miles ),
Hickory, OK (2.8 miles),
West Murray, OK (2.8 miles ),
Dougherty, OK (2.9 miles ),
Davis, OK (2.9 miles ),
Roff, OK (3.3 miles ),
Mill Creek, OK (3.4 miles ),
Southwest Pontotoc, OK (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.51 N, Longitude: 96.98 W

Area code: 580

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,400
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Sulphur, OK residents
Average permit cost in Sulphur, OK
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Historical population in Sulphur, OK
Historical housing units in Sulphur, OK
Most common industries in Sulphur, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.0%)
  • Leather & allied products (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Leather & allied products (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
  • Machinery (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Sulphur, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Painters and paperhangers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Sulphur, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sulphur, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 78.6. This is about average.

City:

78.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Sulphur-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Sulphur city center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sulphur-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 695% 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 71.7 miles away from Sulphur center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from Sulphur center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 102.9 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 71.5 miles away from Sulphur center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 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 32.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Murray County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sulphur topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sulphur:

  • ARBUCKLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2011 WEST BROADWAY)
  • SOONER HEALTH SERVICES, INC (921 W 11TH STREET, SUITE 1)
  • ARTESIAN HOME (1415 WEST 15TH STREET)
  • CALLAWAY NURSING HOME (1300 WEST LINDSAY)

Airports located in Sulphur:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sulphur:

  • East Central University (about 26 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 49 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 56 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Grayson College (about 59 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Central Texas College (about 63 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 68 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Rose State College (about 70 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)

Public high schools in Sulphur:

  • SULPHUR HS (Students: 381, Location: 1021 WEST NINTH STREET, Grades: 9-12)
  • OKLAHOMA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Location: 1100 EAST OKLAHOMA AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sulphur:

  • SULPHUR ES (Students: 547, Location: 600 WEST OKLAHOMA AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • SULPHUR MS (Students: 298, Location: 1019 W 9TH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • OKLAHOMA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF (Location: 1100 EAST OKLAHOMA AVENUE, Grades: PK-8)
  • SULPHUR INTERMEDIATE ES (Location: 700 W WYNNEWOOD AVE, Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Sulphur:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 924 W 13TH ST, Grades: PK-7)
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Notable locations in Sulphur: Murray County Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (A), Sulphur Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sulphur include: Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church (A), Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Memorial Freewill Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witnesses (D), First Freewill Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Assembly of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Veterans Lake (A), Lacy Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wilson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sulphur Chamber of Commerce (717 West Broadway Avenue).

Hotels: Chickasaw Lodge & Restaurant (West 1st And Muskogee), Super 8 Sulphur OK (2116 West Broadway), Super 8 Motel (2110 West Broadway Avenue).

Birthplace of: John Sparks (Oklahoma politician) - Politician, Wayne Bennett (blues guitarist).

Murray 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 Sulphur and their reported violations in the past:

CEDAR BLUE (Population served: 500, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sulphur that have no violations reported:

  • BUCKHORN RWD #2 (Population served: 1,001, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.5%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
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: 0.2% of all households
211 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Sulphur in 2000:

  • 246 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Sulphur (2011 data):

  • International Bank of Commerce: Sulphur Branch at 2009 W. Broadway, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • BancFirst: Sulphur Branch at 1020 West First Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $5,407.8 mil, Deposits: $4,893.4 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: Bancfirst Corporation
  • Community Bank of the Arbuckles: Community Bank Of The Arbuckles at 1100 West Broadway, branch established on 1974/05/06. Info updated 2007/07/09: Bank assets: $90.4 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Sulphur Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank and Trust Company of Ardmore: Sulphur Branch at 2013 West Broadway, branch established on 2003/01/30. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $452.0 mil, Deposits: $350.3 mil, headquarters in Ardmore, OK, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation Of Ardmore, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sulphur:

Marital status in Sulphur, OK
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sulphur:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sulphur, OK (based on Murray County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10031
Mainline Protestant1,1295
Catholic2461
Other21
None6,011-
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:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Murray County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

11.8%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.3%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.8%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sulphur:

13.3%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sulphur:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
Oklahoma:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sulphur:

75.0%
Oklahoma:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sulphur, 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
Police Protection - Officers 14$46,431$39,7980$0
Firefighters 12$40,906$40,9060$0
Solid Waste Management 8$23,438$35,1570$0
Water Supply 7$23,121$39,6360$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,812$42,7490$0
Police - Other 5$15,991$38,3780$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,921$47,7630$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,416$38,4960$0
Sewerage 1$9,206$110,4721$2,726
Other and Unallocable 1$2,936$35,2321$583
Financial Administration 1$6,345$76,1400$0
Welfare 0$0 1$424
Totals for Government 60$208,523$41,7053$3,733

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,425,000 ($480.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $633,000 ($125.52)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($24.99)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($10.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $379,000 ($75.15)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $548,000 ($108.67)
    Rents: $170,000 ($33.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($7.73)
    Highways: $39,000 ($7.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,016,000 ($399.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $663,000 ($131.47)
Businesses in Sulphur, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Carl\s Jr.1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sulphur:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sulphur:

  • KFXT (90.7 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: SISTER SHERRY LYNN FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KADA-FM (99.3 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KACO (98.5 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: A.M. & P.M. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYNZ (107.1 FM; LONE GROVE, OK; Owner: CHUCKIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Sulphur:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K44BQ (Channel 44; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KOKT-LP (Channel 20; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K32EK (Channel 32; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
Sulphur fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sulphur fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 95.9mTotal length
  • $30,733,000Total costs
  • 86,567Total average daily traffic
  • 14,018Total average daily truck traffic
  • 122,071Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sulphur, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sulphur, OK

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 fires per year is 87. The highest number of fires - 144 took place in 2008, and the least - 25 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sulphur, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.3%), and Structure Fires (19.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sulphur, OK
    • 93563.3%Outside Fires
    • 29119.7%Structure Fires
    • 16811.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 825.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sulphur, OK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sulphur, Oklahoma:

  • Super 8 Motel, 2110 W Broadway, Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086 , Phone: (580) 622-6500
  • The Artesian Hotel, 1001 W First St, Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086 , Phone: (580) 622-8100, Fax: (580) 622-8015
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sulphur, Oklahoma
Most common first names in Sulphur, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10375.5 years
William9076.8 years
John6774.0 years
Mary6281.9 years
Robert5275.2 years
Charles4676.4 years
George4277.0 years
Roy3673.3 years
Thomas3272.6 years
Ruby3180.2 years
Most common last names in Sulphur, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5275.9 years
Brown3676.3 years
Smith2676.7 years
Jones2674.7 years
Davis2379.9 years
Johnson2175.5 years
Lewis2174.0 years
Stephens2178.6 years
Thompson1875.7 years
Mann1777.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sulphur, OK
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sulphur, OK
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 49.0%Electricity


Sulphur compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Sulphur on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Guy J. Lapointe (3)
  • Richard A. Dixon (3)
  • Jeremiah Johnson (1)
  • Richard Dixon (1)
  • James Williams (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2022.