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People

Total Population 2,062
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 851
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 44.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,018
% Above Poverty Level 73.8%
% Below Poverty Level 26.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $473
Median House Value $54,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.5%
US/American 0.3%
English 5.9%
Irish 17.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waurika Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Wichita Falls, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 73573
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.166
Longitude -97.997

Waurika 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 WAURIKA
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 98 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station WALTERS
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station DUNCAN
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Addington 101 $62,500
Comanche 1,590 $40,592
Hastings 51 $66,875
Ryan 795 $32,969
Temple 1,091 $41,583
Terral 390 $35,313

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Waurika Public Libraries

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Waurika Public Library
98TH MERIDIAN
Waurika, Oklahoma
(580) 228-3274

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Waurika Hospitals

JEFFERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
INTERSECTION HYWS 81 & 70
(580) 228-2244
Emergency Service: Yes

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Waurika High Schools

WAURIKA HS
600 EAST FLORIDA
580-228-2341
Serves 101 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7

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