Welch, Oklahoma

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Welch, Oklahoma

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Welch Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Welch Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Welch Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 13% Welch Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 18% Welch Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Welch, Oklahoma

Comparing Welch 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
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 9
Racial Diversity 4 2
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 8
College Educated Adults 4 4
People Above Poverty 4 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5

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Welch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles NE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Craig
Standard Zip Codes 74369
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.873
Longitude -95.095

Welch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MIAMI
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Station VINITA 2 N
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station PARSONS 2 NW
Distance 35.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
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Welch Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 597 100%
Male 279 46.7%
Female 318 53.3%
Under 18 137 22.9%
18+ 460 77.1%
65+ 140 23.5%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.86
White 450 75.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 77 12.9%
Other 8 1.3%
Mixed Race 61 10.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.2%

Estimated Welch Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 600
Growth 3
Growth % 0.5%

Welch 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
US/American 49.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.1%
Irish 7.6%
German 7.4%
English 5.6%
Swedish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Welch 597 $38,482
Afton 1,118 $28,036
Bernice 504 $30,288
Bluejacket 274 $33,250
Commerce 2,645 $30,547
Miami 13,704 $30,821
North Miami 433 $30,521
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Welch High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 78 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 48.8

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