Custer City, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 397 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 186  (46.9%)
Females: 211  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73639.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,050 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Custer City:

$39,050
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,794 (it was $15,165 in 2000)

Custer City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,476 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Custer City:

$46,476
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,227; Detached houses: $67,056; Mobile homes: $31,601

Median gross rent in 2013: $375.

  • Races in Custer City, OK (2010)

    Custer City races chart
    • 32686.9%White alone
    • 174.5%American Indian alone
    • 164.3%Two or more races
    • 164.3%Hispanic

Races in Custer City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Custer City: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (17.9%), English (10.8%), Dutch (6.6%), Italian (5.4%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1769 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 660 people per square mile   (low).

Custer City,OK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Custer City:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Custer City town:

  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $311 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $220 (0.5%)

Custer City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (65.6 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (77.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (231.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Arapaho, OK (2.7 miles ), Thomas, OK (3.1 miles ), Clinton, OK (3.4 miles ), Weatherford, OK (3.7 miles ), Putnam, OK (3.7 miles) , Butler, OK (4.1 miles ), Northeast Washita, OK (4.2 miles ), Hydro, OK (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 98.89 W

Area code: 580

Custer City household income distribution Custer City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Custer City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Custer City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Custer City-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 144% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Custer City town center killed 4 people and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1962, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the town center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Custer City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 211.6 miles away from the city center
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 116.4 miles away from Custer 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 66.6 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 155.0 miles away from the city 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 95.4 miles away from Custer 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 84.0 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 Custer County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Custer City topographic map

Birthplace of: William Brinkley - Soilder, Don Flowers - Cartoonist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Custer City:

  • THOMAS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; THOMAS, OK)
  • THOMAS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THOMAS, OK)
  • SHEPHERD HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, OK)
  • SAMARITAN HOME CARE (CLINTON) (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, OK)
  • TENDER CARE HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, OK)
  • INTEGRIS CLINTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CLINTON, OK)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Custer City:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 14 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 72 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 74 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 75 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 77 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 77 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 77 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

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Notable location: Custer City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Custer 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 2004 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Custer City that have no violations reported:

  • CUSTER COUNTY RWD #3 (Population served: 960, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CUSTER CITY PWS (Population served: 393, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.1%
(26.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Custer City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Custer City travel time to work - commute Custer City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Custer City town (based on Custer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,31561
Mainline Protestant4,16416
Catholic1,2614
Other6072
Black Protestant1841
None6,938-
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: 6
Custer County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Custer County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Custer County:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

11.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

30.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$320
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Water Supply 2$5,346$32,0760$0
Totals for Government 3$7,746$30,9848$570

Custer City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($345.09)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($211.59)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($70.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($37.78)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($20.15)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($15.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($173.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($17.63)

Custer City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($70.53)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($35.26)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($35.26)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($17.63)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($259.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($161.21)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($45.34)
    Highways: $3,000 ($7.56)
    General Support: $2,000 ($5.04)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $62,000 ($156.17)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($15.11)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.04)

Custer City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($365.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($342.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($22.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $252,000 ($634.76)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

8.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washita County, OK  0.86% ($38,237 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.77% ($24,412)
from Caddo County, OK  0.51% ($43,244)


8.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  1.42% ($33,696 average AGI)
to Washita County, OK  0.66% ($43,603)
to Canadian County, OK  0.65% ($40,246)

Strongest AM radio stations in Custer City:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KWEY (1590 AM; 1 kW; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCLI (1320 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Custer City:

  • KCDL (99.3 FM; CORDELL, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KWEY-FM (97.3 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KQMX (95.5 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: WRIGHT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC)
  • KYCU (89.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • K216FR (91.1 FM; CLINTON, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAYM (90.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Custer City:

  • K17DH (Channel 17; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K20DX (Channel 20; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K22ED (Channel 22; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K41DS (Channel 41; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K59GE (Channel 39; WEATHERFORD, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD5RHF, Licensee ID: L00463993
    Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2022, Certifier: Kevin W Arnold
    Registrant: Kevin W Arnold, 203 Main St, Custer City, OK 73639
  • Call Sign: KE5AAI, Licensee ID: L00796598
    Grant Date: 01/12/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2014, Certifier: Ron J Fergason
    Registrant: Ron J Fergason, 102 Vine, Custer City, OK 73639

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Custer City

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Most common first names in Custer City, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John874.6 years
Mary878.7 years
Harry577.6 years
Charles580.2 years
Henry479.8 years
James476.2 years
Zelma480.3 years
Ruth478.5 years
Clara385.0 years
Anna382.4 years
Most common last names in Custer City, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fergason782.6 years
Jones774.6 years
Tharp785.5 years
Beberniss582.2 years
Kness568.8 years
Friesen579.0 years
Avery474.0 years
Parker480.0 years
Bates480.0 years
Wright488.8 years

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