Burns Flat, OK

Census Place

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2020 Population
1,974
12.7% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jim Inhofe
Republican Party
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
34.7
8.78% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
22.4%
27.8% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$47,826
8.9% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$87,900
3.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Burns Flat, OK had a population of 1.97k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $47,826. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Burns Flat, OK declined from 2,260 to 1,974, a −12.7% decrease and its median household income declined from $52,500 to $47,826, a −8.9% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burns Flat, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (9.22%), White (Hispanic) (9.17%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.22%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%).

None of the households in Burns Flat, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Burns Flat, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burns Flat, OK are Western Technology Center (244 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Burns Flat, OK was $87,900, and the homeownership rate was 41.2%.

Most people in Burns Flat, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Burns Flat, OK was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Burns Flat, OK is home to a population of 1.97k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.43% of Burns Flat, OK residents were born outside of the country (48 people).

In 2020, there were 7.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.35k people) in Burns Flat, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 182 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 181 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Burns Flat, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Burns Flat, OK was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burns Flat, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.35k ± 219
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    182 ± 89.6
  3. White (Hispanic)
    181 ± 105
17.1%
Hispanic Population
337 people

In 2020, there were 7.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.35k people) in Burns Flat, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 182 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 181 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.1% of the people in Burns Flat, OK are hispanic (337 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.43%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
48 people
1.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
34 people

As of 2020, 2.43% of Burns Flat, OK residents (48 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burns Flat, OK was 1.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    42 ± 33
  2. Vietnam
    33 ± 25
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    25 ± 21

Burns Flat, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Burns Flat, OK employs 745 people. The largest industries in Burns Flat, OK are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (137 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (99 people), and Educational Services (68 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,466), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,466), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,875).

Occupations

745
2020 Value
± 160
−11.6%
1 Year decline
± 29.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Burns Flat, OK declined at a rate of −11.6%, from 843 employees to 745 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burns Flat, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (82 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (67 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burns Flat, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

745
2020 Value
± 160
−11.6%
1 Year decline
± 29.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Burns Flat, OK declined at a rate of −11.6%, from 843 employees to 745 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burns Flat, OK, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (137 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (99 people), and Educational Services (68 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burns Flat, OK, though some of these residents may live in Burns Flat, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,370
Median earning men ± $8,057
$22,067
Median earning women ± $13,498

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,636), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,364), and Information ($48,438).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,538), Manufacturing ($32,083), and Retail Trade ($29,583).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.7B
  2. $16B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $20.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($16B) and Machinery ($12.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$170B
2020 Value in Oklahoma
$311B
Projected 2050 Value in Oklahoma
83.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $170B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $311B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.9B
  2. $10.9B
  3. $5.58B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $32.9B, followed by Kansas with $10.9B and California and $5.58B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oklahoma shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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Jim Inhofe
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on November 16, 1994
Elected to the seat following the resignation of David Boren.
James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Elected to the seat following the resignation of Tom Coburn.

Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Burns Flat, OK awarded 244 degrees. The student population of Burns Flat, OK in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 241 male students and 233 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burns Flat, OK are White (157 and 64.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (60 and 24.6%), Two or More Races (15 and 6.15%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (9 and 3.69%).

The largest universities in Burns Flat, OK by number of degrees awarded are Western Technology Center (244 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Burns Flat, OK are General Biomedical Sciences (31 and 12.7%), General Cosmetology (26 and 10.7%), and Welding Technology (26 and 10.7%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.739% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.619% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (954k), Some college (752k), and Secondary Education (474k).

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The median property value in Burns Flat, OK was $87,900 in 2020, which is 0.383 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $84,700 to $87,900, a 3.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Burns Flat, OK is 41.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Burns Flat, OK have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burns Flat, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$87,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,262
$282
Median Property Taxes
±$89

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burns Flat, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Burns Flat, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

41.2%
Homeownership
2020
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 41.2% of the housing units in Burns Flat, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 47.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9649
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the places in Burns Flat, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,826
Median Household Income
± $4,220
684
Number of Households
± 118

In 2020, the median household income of the 684 households in Burns Flat, OK declined from $47,826 from the previous year's value of $52,500.

The following chart displays the households in Burns Flat, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Burns Flat, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2020, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.09% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (89%)
  2. Carpooled (9.93%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.09%)

In 2020, 89% of workers in Burns Flat, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.93%) and those who worked at home (1.09%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burns Flat, OK have a shorter commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.19% of the workforce in Burns Flat, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Burns Flat, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burns Flat, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burns Flat, OK (443 out of 1.97k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burns Flat, OK is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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82.8% of the population of Burns Flat, OK has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 22.1% on Medicaid, 7.55% on Medicare, 8.61% on non-group plans, and 3.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Oklahoma was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Washita County, OK see 3709 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0539% decrease from the previous year (3711 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5458 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1559 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oklahoma, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,709 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washita County, OK

Primary care physicians in Washita County, OK see an average of 3,709 patients per year. This represents a 0.0539% decrease from the previous year (3,711 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washita County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oklahoma across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.1% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.2%
Uninsured
40.9%
Employer Coverage
22.1%
Medicaid
7.55%
Medicare
8.61%
Non-Group
3.6%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burns Flat, OK grew by 6.65% from 16.2% to 17.2%.

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