Porter, Oklahoma

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Porter, Oklahoma

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High Points

Porter strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 4% trophy Porter Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Porter, Oklahoma

Comparing Porter to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 6
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 7
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Housing Recently Built 6 6
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Porter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Wagoner
Metro Area Tulsa
Standard Zip Codes 74454
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.87
Longitude -95.522

Porter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
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Porter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 574 100%
Male 273 47.6%
Female 301 52.4%
Under 18 181 31.5%
18+ 393 68.5%
65+ 80 13.9%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.09
White 467 81.4%
African-American 22 3.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 55 9.6%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 28 4.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Porter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 581
Growth 7
Growth % 1.2%

Porter Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.6%
US/American 27.6%
Irish 11.6%
German 9%
English 8.3%
Dutch West Indian 4%
Hungarian 2.7%
French Canadian 2.3%
Swiss 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Porter 574 $23,875
Coweta 7,139 $41,786
Haskell 1,765 $29,196
Redbird 153 $30,625
Taft 349 $26,500
Tullahassee 106 $13,750
Wagoner 7,669 $35,426
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Porter High Schools (2004)

HWY 51 - B & MAIN ST.
A Title I School.
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.4

Porter Colleges

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