Living in Sulphur, OK

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Sulphur SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
9

Sulphur, OK Crime Report

155
Total Crimes
3,096.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.58%
Above National Average

Sulphur, OK Cost Of Living

85
Sulphur's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Sulphur, Oklahoma Info Snack

Sulphur is a city in and county seat of Murray County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 4,929 at the 2010 census, a 3.4 percent gain from 4,794 at the 2000 census. The area around Sulphur has been noted for its mineral springs, since well before the city was founded late in the 19th Century. The city received its name from the presence of sulfur in the water.[a]
Population
5,024
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
17.0%
Median Home
$106,700
Median Income
$49,477
Median Rent
$681

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Rankings for Sulphur in Oklahoma

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Map Of Sulphur, OK

Population over time in Sulphur

Year Population % Change
2017 5,024 0.2%
2016 5,014 -0.6%
2015 5,042 0.2%
2014 5,032 0.7%
2013 4,996 0.7%
2012 4,962 0.6%
2011 4,933 1.0%
2010 4,885 0.6%
2009 4,856 -
Crime/100k Sulphur OK USA
Violent Crime 319.7 466.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 20.0 70.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 239.8 331.8 246.8
Property Crime 2777.2 2875.0 2199.5
Burglary 599.4 681.1 376.0
Larceny 1878.1 1856.8 1594.6
Car Theft 299.7 337.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Sulphur

White
71.2% (3,578)
African American
0.7% (36)
American Indian
8.5% (429)
Asian
0.9% (47)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
11.1% (556)
Hispanic
7.5% (378)
Race Sulphur OK USA
White 71.2% 66.0% 61.1%
African American 0.7% 7.2% 12.3%
American Indian 8.5% 7.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 2.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 11.1% 6.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.5% 10.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Sulphur, Oklahoma

Less than $10,000
6.5% (32,708)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (22,765)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.4% (82,425)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (55,211)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (60,445)
$50,000 to $74,999
25.9% (130,048)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (39,511)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (50,763)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.3% (6,541)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (21,980)
Income Sulphur OK USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 7.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.4% 11.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 25.9% 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 12.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 12.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 4.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 4.0% 7.0%

Gender in Sulphur

Female
52.3% (2,625)
Male
47.7% (2,398)
Gender Sulphur OK USA
Female 52.3% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sulphur for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (351)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (602)
High School / GED
35.0% (1,758)
Some College
22.0% (1,105)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (251)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (602)
Master's Degree
4.0% (200)
Professional Degree
1.0% (50)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (100)
Education Sulphur OK USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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