Burns Flat, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,042
5.94% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
23.1%
3.08% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$52,813
11% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$102,100
9.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Burns Flat, OK had a population of 2.04k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $52,813. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Burns Flat, OK declined from 2,171 to 2,042, a −5.94% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,583 to $52,813, a 11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burns Flat, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.4%), White (Hispanic) (8.08%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.88%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.44%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.09%).

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.

99.4% of the residents in Burns Flat, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Burns Flat, OK are Western Technology Center (205 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Burns Flat, OK was $102,100, and the homeownership rate was 45.2%.

Most people in Burns Flat, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Burns Flat, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Burns Flat, OK is home to a population of 2.04k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.35% of Burns Flat, OK residents were born outside of the country (48 people).

In 2022, there were 8.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.42k people) in Burns Flat, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 165 White (Hispanic) and 161 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Burns Flat, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Burns Flat, OK was 99.5%, 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)
    1.42k ± 227
  2. White (Hispanic)
    165 ± 107
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    161 ± 71.7
16.3%
Hispanic Population
333 people

In 2022, there were 8.59 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.42k people) in Burns Flat, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 165 White (Hispanic) and 161 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.3% of the people in Burns Flat, OK are hispanic (333 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.35%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
48 people
1.75%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38 people

As of 2022, 2.35% of Burns Flat, OK residents (48 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Burns Flat, OK was 1.75%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    51 ± 30
  2. Vietnam
    39 ± 30
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    19 ± 17

Burns Flat, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Burns Flat, OK employs 803 people. The largest industries in Burns Flat, OK are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (160 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (100 people), and Retail Trade (84 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,375), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,929), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,571).

Occupations

803
2022 Value
± 136
−2.78%
1 Year decline
± 24.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burns Flat, OK declined at a rate of −2.78%, from 826 employees to 803 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burns Flat, OK, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (116 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (95 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (85 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

803
2022 Value
± 136
−2.78%
1 Year decline
± 24.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burns Flat, OK declined at a rate of −2.78%, from 826 employees to 803 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burns Flat, OK, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (160 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (100 people), and Retail Trade (84 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

$53,173
Median earning men ± $7,755
$30,417
Median earning women ± $8,631

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,089), Retail Trade ($73,125), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,500), Manufacturing ($34,444), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($33,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin 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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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Burns Flat, OK awarded 205 degrees. The student population of Burns Flat, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 255 male students and 275 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Burns Flat, OK are White (135 and 65.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (46 and 22.4%), Two or More Races (12 and 5.85%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (8 and 3.9%).

The largest universities in Burns Flat, OK by number of degrees awarded are Western Technology Center (205 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Burns Flat, OK are General Cosmetology (26 and 12.7%), Welding Technology (19 and 9.27%), and Teacher Assistant & Aides (14 and 6.83%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burns Flat, OK was $102,100 in 2022, which is 0.362 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $92,900 to $102,100, a 9.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Burns Flat, OK is 45.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Burns Flat, OK have an average commute time of 25.8 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

$102,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,009
$303
Median Property Taxes
±$99

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.

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Rent vs Own

45.2%
Homeownership
2022
58%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 45.2% of the housing units in Burns Flat, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 45.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9649
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$52,813
Median Household Income
± $14,228
671
Number of Households
± 127

In 2022, the median household income of the 671 households in Burns Flat, OK grew to $52,813 from the previous year's value of $47,583.

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.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Carpooled (18.7%)
  3. Walked (1.76%)

In 2022, 78.7% of workers in Burns Flat, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.7%) and those who walked to work (1.76%).

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burns Flat, OK have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.54% 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

23.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burns Flat, OK (471 out of 2.04k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

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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Health

82% of the population of Burns Flat, OK has health coverage, with 38.1% on employee plans, 23.7% on Medicaid, 6.56% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.833% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washita County, OK see 5458 patients per year on average, which represents a 47.2% increase from the previous year (3709 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5415 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1547 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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5,458 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washita County, OK

Primary care physicians in Washita County, OK see an average of 5,458 patients per year. This represents a 47.2% increase from the previous year (3,709 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.4% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.1% were men and 54.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

18%
Uninsured
38.1%
Employer Coverage
23.7%
Medicaid
6.56%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.833%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burns Flat, OK grew by 1.08% from 17.8% to 18%.

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