For population 25 years and over in Carrier:
For population 15 years and over in Carrier town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $557 (0.6%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -93 (-54.7%).
Average climate in Carrier, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Carrier-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 270% 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 below Oklahoma state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from Carrier center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from Carrier center
On 10/30/2008 at 16:25:00, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Carrier:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carrier:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.1%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Carrier compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Carrier (based on Garfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Carrier government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,101 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($998 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,449 average adjusted gross income)
0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($946 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: