Avard, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 24.
Males: 12  (53.8%)
Females: 12  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

35.5 years

Zip code: 73717

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,856 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Avard:

$45,856
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,247 (it was $11,757 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $28,143 (it was $11,700 in 2000)
Avard:

$28,143
OK:

$147,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Avard: 75.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Avard, OK (2000)
    • 2596.2%White alone
    • 13.8%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (46.2%), United States (23.1%), English (7.7%), French (7.7%), Irish (7.7%), Scottish (7.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1481 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

Avard, Oklahoma map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Avard town:

1.7% ($200)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (102.5 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (105.4 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (292.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

South Woods, OK (2.7 miles ),
Waynoka, OK (3.1 miles ),
Alva, OK (3.1 miles ),
Dacoma, OK (3.6 miles),
Capron, OK (4.2 miles),
Freedom, OK (4.3 miles ),
Carmen, OK (4.5 miles ),
Lambert, OK (4.5 miles)

Latitude: 36.70 N, Longitude: 98.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Distribution of median household income in Avard, OK in 2019

Avard satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Average climate in Avard, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Avard-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Avard town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1979, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Avard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 881% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 15.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.5 miles away from Avard center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 18.5 miles away from Avard center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Avard center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woods County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avard:

  • SHARE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ALVA, OK)
  • WAYNOKA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAYNOKA, OK)
  • E P CLAPPER MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WAYNOKA, OK)
  • BEADLES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALVA, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avard:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 81 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 83 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 100 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Langston University (about 100 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 103 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 103 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 103 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)

Points of interest:

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Woods County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

46.2%
Whole state:

69.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

4.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 7.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

17.1%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.1%

For population 15 years and over in Avard:

Marital status in Avard, OK
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Avard:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Avard, OK (based on Woods County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,41721
Mainline Protestant2,3689
Catholic1482
Other1302
None2,815-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Woods County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Woods County:

9.3%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.5%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Avard government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $71,000 ($2958.33)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($83.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($41.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($41.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($41.67)

Avard government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,000 ($41.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($41.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($41.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000 ($3125.00)
    General Support: $1,000 ($41.67)
    Highways: $1,000 ($41.67)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $1,000 ($41.67)

Avard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Deposits: $9,000 ($375.00)

9.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.68%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Alfalfa County, OK  0.77% ($37,120 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.67% ($86,182)
to Garfield County, OK  0.64% ($61,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avard:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KALV (1430 AM; 1 kW; ALVA, OK; Owner: MM&K OF ALVA, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avard:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWFX (93.5 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Avard:

  • K60ER (Channel 60; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K62EH (Channel 62; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K64EA (Channel 64; CHEROKEE & ALVA, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K56FK (Channel 56; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K58EM (Channel 58; ALVA - CHEROKEE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • $2,336,000Total costs
  • 1,530Total average daily traffic
  • 199Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,448Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Avard, OK
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Wood


Avard compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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