Carrier, Oklahoma

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Population in 2012: 86 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 
Males: 50  (58.1%)
Females: 36  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73727

Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,919 (it was $40,250 in 2000)
Carrier:

$69,919
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,630 (it was $16,731 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,112 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Carrier:

$95,112
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $86,682; Detached houses: $86,682
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  • White alone - 79 (92.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (4.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carrier: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.6%), Russian (11.8%), English (9.8%), Dutch (5.9%), German (5.9%), United States (5.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1339 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Carrier, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Carrier:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carrier town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 62.1%
  • Separated: 19.5%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (0.9%)

Carrier satellite photo by USGS

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

Carrier household income distribution Carrier home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-54.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (57%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Carrier, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from Carrier center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 284.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from Carrier center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carrier topographic map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.2

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

City:

6.96
U.S.:

6.58

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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

Carrier compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income above 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Carrier travel time to work - commute Carrier mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carrier town (based on Garfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.92%
Here: 61.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran Church
Adherents28.4%18.0%15.2%8.2%8.1%
Congregations18.8%12.5%3.1%8.3%8.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%3.3%2.1%1.8%11.5%
Congregations2.1%6.3%1.0%4.2%35.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Garfield County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Garfield County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

31.7%
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

7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200534,101 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries($998 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.16%
Oklahoma average:

0.15%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.52% ($30,019 average AGI)
from Major County, OK  0.28% ($28,632)
from El Paso County, CO  0.19% ($32,050)


7.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200636,449 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries($946 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.21%
Oklahoma average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.82% ($34,314 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.31% ($28,169)
to Payne County, OK  0.26% ($23,981)

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/07/2014, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, 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
    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, Certifier: Jack D Herrian
    Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ACP430, Lat: 36.477361 Lon: -98.021361, Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, 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
    Registrant: 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
    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
    Registrant: John T Little, 11402 W Centennial Rd, Carrier, OK 73727

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3164L , Serial Number: 301-0534, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Butler, 10403 W Centennial Rd, Carrier, OK 73727
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3419A , Serial Number: 22-1692, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ken R Butler, 10403 W Centennial Rd, Carrier, OK 73727, Other Owners: Robbi D Butler

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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