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Population in 2012: 388 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 

Males: 199  (51.4%)
Females: 189  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  46.4 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73639.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,932 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Custer City:

$33,932
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,898

Custer City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,986 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Custer City:

$41,986
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $50,725; Detached houses: $54,449; Mobile homes: $32,274

Median gross rent in 2012: $350.

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Custer City races chart
  • White alone - 326 (86.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (4.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Custer City: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.7%), Irish (16.9%), English (8.3%), Dutch (5.9%), Italian (3.6%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1769 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 645 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Custer City:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Custer City town:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $308 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Custer City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: 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 July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Accountants and auditors (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Average climate in Custer City, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

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).
Custer City topographic map

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


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Custer City, OK

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

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 14 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,054)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 72 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 75 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,498)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 77 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 5,513)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 77 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)
  • Cameron University (about 78 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 3,904)
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (about 79 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,132)

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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

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

  • CUSTER COUNTY RWD #3 (Address: PO BOX 217, Population served: 960, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CUSTER CITY PWS (Address: PO BOX 8, Population served: 393, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 26.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Custer City, OK

Custer City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Custer City travel time to work - commute


Custer City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.06%
Here83.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents42.4%17.2%7.7%5.5%5.2%
Congregations14.1%10.3%3.8%7.7%6.4%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist AssociationNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents3.6%2.2%1.6%1.6%13.0%
Congregations7.7%2.6%5.1%3.8%38.5%
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: 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 2007)
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$170
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$68
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,165$25,9800$0
Water Supply 2$3,314$19,8841$550
Totals for Government 3$5,479$21,9169$838

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($353.09)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($216.49)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($72.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($38.66)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($20.62)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($15.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $69,000 ($177.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($18.04)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($72.16)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($36.08)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($36.08)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($18.04)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($265.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($164.95)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($46.39)
    Highways: $3,000 ($7.73)
    General Support: $2,000 ($5.15)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $62,000 ($159.79)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($15.46)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $145,000 ($373.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($350.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($23.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $252,000 ($649.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

9.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,680 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.56%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

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:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.94% ($27,325 average AGI)
from Washita County, OK  0.86% ($26,000)
from Caddo County, OK  0.81% ($28,212)


9.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.48%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

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:
to Oklahoma County, OK  1.58% ($27,357 average AGI)
to Canadian County, OK  0.62% ($34,922)
to Washita County, OK  0.62% ($25,686)

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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