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Population (year 2000): 10,510. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,743 (+2.2% change)
Males: 5,043 (48.0%), Females: 5,467 (52.0%)

Beckham County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $28,268 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,100 (year 2000)

Elk City, OK residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Elk City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • American Indian (4.4%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.0%), United States (14.2%), Irish (12.0%), English (9.5%), French (3.2%), Dutch (2.2%).

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Elevation: 1928 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Elk City

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elk City city

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

2.2% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -139 (-1.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OK Lawton, (88.2 miles pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, OK Oklahoma (129.9 miles pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (255.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: OK (10.0 miles Canute, OK (13.9 miles Carter, OK (16.2 miles Hammon, OK Sayre, (16.3 miles Flat, OK (17.3 miles Burns Foss, OK (17.7 miles) , City, OK (21.9 miles Dill Strong City, OK (22.1 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2005: 66 buildings, average cost: $78,300

Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 99.42 W

Area code: 580


Elk City, Oklahoma business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.7%), Retail trade (13.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +581 (+5.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,222 (72.2%)


 

Crime in Elk City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.5 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 1 3 3
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 9.5 9.5 28.5 28.5
Robberies 0 1 1 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 9.5 9.5 9.5 0.0 9.5
Assaults 3 10 6 4 5 14
    per 100,000 28.5 95.1 57.1 38.1 47.6 133.2
Burglaries 79 58 52 26 20 33
    per 100,000 751.7 551.9 494.8 247.4 190.3 314.0
Thefts 254 320 238 231 230 219
    per 100,000 2416.7 3044.7 2264.5 2197.9 2188.4 2083.7
Auto thefts 11 14 4 11 8 14
    per 100,000 104.7 133.2 38.1 104.7 76.1 133.2
163.4 193.0 146.3 127.9 137.4 156.9


Average climate in Elk City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Elk City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Elk City city center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1962, a category 4 tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jimmy Webb - (born 1946), composer, musician.


Hospital/medical center in Elk City:
  • GREAT PLAINS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1705 WEST 2ND STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elk City:
  • SAYRE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC (about 17 miles; SAYRE, OK)
  • ROGER MILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CHEYENNE, OK)
  • CLINTON INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; CLINTON, OK)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elk City:
  • ALTUS AFB (about 53 miles; ALTUS, OK; ID: LTS)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 89 miles; FORT SILL, OK; ID: FSI)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 92 miles; LAWTON, OK; ID: LAW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elk City:
  • ELK CITY MUNI (about 3 miles; ELK CITY, OK; ID: ELK)
  • CLINTON-SHERMAN (about 17 miles; CLINTON, OK; ID: CSM)
  • SAYRE MUNI (about 23 miles; SAYRE, OK; ID: 3O4)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 11 $17,085 $18,638 0 $0
Firefighters 13 $31,383 $28,968 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 12 $18,562 $18,562 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $23,371 $31,161 2 $2,774
Local Libraries 3 $4,499 $17,996 5 $1,373
Financial Administration 2 $4,997 $29,982 0 $0
Water Supply 11 $24,753 $27,003 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $17,535 $26,302 1 $348
Sewerage 1 $3,170 $38,040 2 $1,707
Solid Waste Management 12 $26,415 $26,415 1 $438
Judicial and Legal 3 $8,869 $35,476 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $64,122 $29,594 3 $2,274
Other Government Administration 3 $12,159 $48,636 0 $0
Totals for Government 114 $256,921 $27,044 14 $8,914


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elk City:
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 123 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; FT enrollment: 4,619)
  • SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 124 miles; BETHANY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY (about 129 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,164)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 130 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 5,220)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY (about 131 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 3,234)
Public high schools in Elk City:
  • ELK CITY HS (Students: 461; Location: 1221 N. PIONEER; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • MERRITT HS (Students: 121; Location: CORNER OF MERRITT RD. & LAKEVI; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elk City:
  • 8TH & 9TH GRADE CTR (Students: 451; Location: 400 NORTH BOONE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • NORTHEAST ES (Students: 405; Location: 301 E. COUNTRY CLUB; Grades: KG - 01)
  • MERRITT ES (Students: 374; Location: CORNER OF MERRITT ROAD & LAKEV; Grades: PK - 08)
  • GRANDVIEW 5TH/6TH GRADE CTR (Students: 300; Location: 800 NORTH PIONEER; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • PIONEER ES (Students: 271; Location: 2601 W AVE C; Grades: PK - 04)
  • FAIRVIEW ES (Students: 268; Location: 1501 W. 7TH; Grades: 02 - 03)
Library in Elk City:
  • ELK CITY CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $164,943; Location: 221 WEST BROADWAY; 44,049 books; 1,346 audio materials; 557 video materials; 34 serial subscriptions)
 

Elk City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elk City:
  • KADS (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KCLI (1320 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elk City:
  • KECO (96.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOO (94.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: PARAGON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K220FP (91.9 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K209DI (89.7 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • KYCU (89.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • K202AG (88.3 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K216EO (91.1 FM; BERLIN, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elk City:
  • KOKJ-LP (Channel 2; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: WELLSPRINGS TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWET (Channel 12; CHEYENNE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K29EI (Channel 29; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K44AP (Channel 44; ELK CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K46AN (Channel 46; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K48AP (Channel 48; ELK CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K50AL (Channel 50; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K54CM (Channel 54; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K56EY (Channel 56; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K26EU (Channel 26; SAYRE, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K58CS (Channel 58; ERICK, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K60CK (Channel 60; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANS. SYSTEM)
  • K62BQ (Channel 62; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K66AQ (Channel 66; ERICK, ETC., OK; Owner: NORTHFORK T.V. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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