Demographics

People

Total Population2,900
Male Share of the Population69%
Female Share of the Population31%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+754
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married43.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher4.3%
Median Earnings25+$20,917
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,283
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,171

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,169
% Above Poverty Level84.9%
% Below Poverty Level15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.5%
Median Gross Rent$572
Median House Value$83,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.5%
German10.9%
Irish8.2%
English3.5%
Italian1.7%
African1.7%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Scottish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Arab0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Australian0.1%
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Watonga Almanac

CategoryValue
County Blaine County
Standard Zip Codes73772
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.84
Approximate Longitude-98.41

Watonga Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWATONGA
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches
StationCANTON
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 45 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 94 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip28.9 inches
StationWEATHERFORD
Distance27.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 96 F
Oct Temp50 to 73 F
Annual Precip29.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Canton480$93,654
Geary1,245$43,150
Greenfield132$0
Hitchcock57$102,500
Hydro1,041$61,667
Thomas1,280$63,333

Watonga Public Libraries

Watonga Public Library
301 N PROUTY
Watonga, Oklahoma
(580) 623-7748

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Watonga Hospitals

Mercy Hospital Watonga
(Non-profit)
500 North Clarence Nash Boulevard
(580) 623-7211

Watonga Public Schools

Watonga Es
700 N Leach
ZIP: 73772
(580) 623-5248
Primary
Total Enrollment 440
Watonga Hs
1200 N Burford
ZIP: 73772
(580) 623-7362
High
Total Enrollment 199
Watonga Ms
1020 N Noble
ZIP: 73772
(580) 623-7361
Middle
Total Enrollment 154
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