Carrier, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 84 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 36  (43.2%)
Females: 48  (56.8%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 73727

Estimated median household income in 2019: $93,031 (it was $40,250 in 2000)
Carrier:

$93,031
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,159 (it was $16,731 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $278,741 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Carrier:

$278,741
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $221,736; detached houses: $221,562
March 2019 cost of living index in Carrier: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (34.3%), American (8.6%), Irish (8.6%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1339 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Carrier town:

0.8% ($314)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (64.6 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (74.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (263.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Hillsdale, OK (2.5 miles),
Lahoma, OK (2.7 miles ),
Goltry, OK (2.9 miles ),
North Enid, OK (3.0 miles ),
Enid, OK (3.1 miles ),
Meno, OK (3.3 miles),
Kremlin, OK (3.4 miles ),
Drummond, OK (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.48 N, Longitude: 98.02 W

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Carrier, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carrier, OK in 2019

Carrier satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Average climate in Carrier, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 6.96. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.96
U.S.:

5.56

Tornado activity:

Carrier-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Carrier town center killed one person and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/16/1965, a category F4 tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carrier-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 935% 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 60.8 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 95.9 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 38.3 miles away from Carrier center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Carrier center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 19.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Carrier:

  • GOLDEN OAKS SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • METHODIST HOMES OF ENID INC,THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • THE COMMONS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • HIGHLAND PARK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES-ENID (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • SUNNY SIDE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • ROSS HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carrier:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 43 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Langston University (about 57 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 65 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 68 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 68 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 71 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)

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Garfield 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:

2.4 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.3%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

17.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Carrier:

Marital status in Carrier, OK
  • Never married: 5.0%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Carrier:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carrier, OK (based on Garfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,28485
Mainline Protestant8,65127
Catholic3,7433
Other1,2214
Black Protestant7775
None25,904-
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: 9
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Garfield County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Garfield County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$700
Financial Administration 0$0 3$355
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,055

Carrier government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($119.05)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($95.24)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($35.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($11.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($11.90)

Carrier government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($142.86)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($35.71)

Carrier government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000 ($559.52)

6.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($893 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.11%
Oklahoma average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.41% ($37,258 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.36% ($32,854)
from Kingfisher County, OK  0.17% ($44,333)


8.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($752 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.13%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.92% ($60,376 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($130,440)
to Kay County, OK  0.30% ($27,377)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carrier:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carrier:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLS (95.7 FM; LAHOMA, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOFM (103.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • K202BY (88.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BV (89.5 FM; ENID, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • K212EL (90.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBVV (91.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: ENID EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUNDATION)
  • K237BW (95.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • K206CA (89.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL EVANGELISM)

TV broadcast stations around Carrier:

  • K45EJ (Channel 45; ENID, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • KXOK-LP (Channel 32; ENID, OK; Owner: MEDIA MANICS INCORPORATED)
  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)

Carrier fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 1994 01:00 PM, Broadway, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1987 87:99 PM, 45, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1977 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.3mTotal length
  • $6,823,000Total costs
  • 29,467Total average daily traffic
  • 2,607Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,912Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carrier, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 111990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carrier, OK

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Carrier)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • WSS Walker, Bnsf Ls1047 Mp558.5 - Wss Walker (Lat: 36.504083 Lon: -98.086222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5.8 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WPNQ777,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.845 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2014, Expiration Date: 05/07/2024, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2016, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4639, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 2 Mi S & 1.2 Mi W (Lat: 36.449750 Lon: -98.060889), Call Sign: WZZ646, Licensee ID: L00890924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 08/03/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2014, Registrant: Ray Nelson, Rt 2 Box 193, Carrier, OK 73727, Phone: (405) 855-2560
  • Vine And 5th Street (Lat: 36.476833 Lon: -98.024306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQJZ913,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.750 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2009, Expiration Date: 03/02/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2019, Certifier: Jack D Herrian, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:
  • ESS Walker, Bnsf Ls1047 Mp556.68 - Ess Walker (Lat: 36.492306 Lon: -98.057750), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQRU478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2014, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 36.448083 Lon: -97.995222, Call Sign: WQUP571,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.505 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/03/2024, Certifier: David Nelson, Registrant: Total Com, Inc., 2701 North Van Buren, Enid, OK 73703-1724, Phone: (580) 234-5377, Fax: (580) 234-8918, Email:
  • Lat: 36.473611 Lon: -98.033639, Call Sign: WQXS879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2016, Expiration Date: 05/31/2026, Certifier: Ryan Ediger, Registrant: Total Com, Inc., 2701 North Van Buren, Enid, OK 73703-1724, Phone: (580) 234-5377, Fax: (580) 234-8918, Email:
  • Lat: 36.491167 Lon: -98.043361, Call Sign: WRER676,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 452.637 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 456.562 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2019, Expiration Date: 12/09/2029, Certifier: Quinten Hilbert, Registrant: Florida Power & Light Co., 9250 West Flagler St., Miami, FL 33174, Phone: (305) 552-4041, Fax: (305) 552-4174, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ACP430, Lat: 36.477361 Lon: -98.021361, Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted, Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • OK-CARIERCN2, 204 W Maple (Lat: 36.478833 Lon: -98.024139), Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WRJY247, Licensee ID: L01704672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+23 more), Grant Date: 11/17/2020, Expiration Date: 11/17/2030, Certifier: Jack Marsh, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (682) 333-0538, Email:
  • STATION, 3.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 36.420583 Lon: -98.020333), Overall height: 158.2 m, Call Sign: WIA315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2188.00 MHz, 2181.60 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2002, Phone: (313) 496-3847

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB5OQX, Licensee ID: L00223694, Grant Date: 03/25/2011, Expiration Date: 04/02/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2016, Registrant: Ralph W Gard, 9614 N. Logan Rd, Carrier, OK 73727
  • Call Sign: WB5UNB, Licensee ID: L01400541, Grant Date: 05/17/2008, Expiration Date: 06/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2020, Registrant: John T Little, 11402 W Centennial Rd, Carrier, OK 73727

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carrier, OK
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 31.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Carrier compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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