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People

Total Population3,149
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+1,398
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,864
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,518

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,763
% Above Poverty Level81.3%
% Below Poverty Level18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$583
Median House Value$64,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.1%
US/American0%
English11%
Irish12.1%

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

Tonkawa Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Large City70 miles S of Wichita, Kansas
CountyKay
Standard Zip Codes74653
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude36.678
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)

StationBLACKWELL
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches
StationBILLINGS
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationNEWKIRK 1 NW
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Billings519$42,083
Blackwell6,932$42,813
Deer Creek143$60,625
Lamont298$50,750
Marland282$24,018
Ponca City24,846$51,594

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

Tonkawa Public Libraries

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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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