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People

Total Population 3,144
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,415
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 46.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $27,040
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,679
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,221
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $577
Median House Value $61,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 11.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tonkawa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 70 miles S of Wichita, Kansas
County Kay
Standard Zip Codes 74653
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.678
Longitude -97.309

Tonkawa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLACKWELL
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station BILLINGS
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station NEWKIRK 1 NW
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Billings 487 $37,396
Blackwell 6,957 $48,832
Deer Creek 145 $32,813
Lamont 318 $45,625
Marland 266 $28,125
Ponca City 24,951 $51,044

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Tonkawa Public Libraries

Library
Tonkawa Public Library
216 N. SEVENTH
Tonkawa, Oklahoma
(580) 628-3366

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Tonkawa High Schools

TONKAWA HS
500 EAST NORTH AVENUE
580-628-2566
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 37

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