For population 25 years and over in Custer City:
For population 15 years and over in Custer City town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $294 (0.5%)
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
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-8.6%).
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
Custer City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 263% 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 below Oklahoma state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.6 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
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from Custer City center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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: 4, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Brinkley - Soilder, Don Flowers - Cartoonist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Custer City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Custer City:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Custer City that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.5%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Custer City compared to Oklahoma state average:
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Religion statistics for Custer City (based on Custer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Custer City government finances in 2002:
9.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,680 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,271 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Custer City:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Custer City, OK