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Grant County

Population in 2012: 130 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 

Males: 68  (52.3%)
Females: 62  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  39.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  40.6 years

Zip code: 74636

Estimated median household income in 2011: $50,265 (it was $36,563 in 2000)
Deer Creek:

$50,265
Oklahoma:

$43,225
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,781

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $24,514 (it was $16,400 in 2000)
Deer Creek:

$24,514
Oklahoma:

$112,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,963; Detached houses: $42,963
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  • White alone - 116 (89.2%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (4.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.3%)

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

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Ancestries: German (29.2%), Irish (20.8%), English (8.3%), Dutch (5.8%), Russian (3.3%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 937 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Deer Creek:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deer Creek town:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

7 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

This town:  6.7%
Oklahoma:  4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (1.3%)

Deer Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (61.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (280.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lamont, OK (2.9 miles ), Renfrow, OK (3.3 miles) , Medford, OK (3.5 miles ), Blackwell, OK (3.6 miles ), Braman, OK (3.6 miles ), Tonkawa, OK (3.8 miles ), Hunnewell, KS (3.9 miles) , Jefferson, OK (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 36.81 N, Longitude: 97.52 W

Area code: 580

Deer Creek household income distribution Deer Creek home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.9%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+18.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (25%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (13%)
  • Child care workers (13%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)


Average climate in Deer Creek, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Deer Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 253% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Deer Creek town center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 tornado 21.1 miles away from the town center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deer Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 88% 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 65.0 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 4.5 miles away from Deer Creek center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.4 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 32.0 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 49.8 miles away from Deer Creek center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Deer Creek topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Deer Creek:

  • INTEGRIS BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 13 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Deer Creek, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Creek:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 16 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,664)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 32 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 54 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • Langston University (about 62 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 65 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Butler Community College (about 78 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 4,200)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 80 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 10,514)

Public elementary/middle school in Deer Creek:

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Notable location: Deer Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 2.89. This is significantly better than average.
City:

2.89
U.S.:

31.96
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.98
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

11.4

Drinking water stations with addresses in Deer Creek and their reported violations in the past:

DEER CREEK (Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-18-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2001), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-18-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2001), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-18-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-26-1998 to APR-29-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and AUG-17-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-30-2001)
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.8%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Deer Creek, OK

Deer Creek compared to Oklahoma state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Deer Creek travel time to work - commute


Deer Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Deer Creek (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 116.56%
Here116.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents28.4%25.3%20.0%8.3%7.3%
Congregations19.4%16.7%13.9%11.1%8.3%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents3.9%2.1%1.6%1.5%1.7%
Congregations8.3%2.8%11.1%2.8%5.6%
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: 3
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Grant County:

11.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

11.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

28.0%
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 2$100
Water Supply 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 3$600

Deer Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($923.08)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($238.46)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($130.77)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($61.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($46.15)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($15.38)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($15.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($107.69)

Deer Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($53.85)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($38.46)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($123.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($915.38)
    All Other: $7,000 ($53.85)
    General Support: $3,000 ($23.08)
    Highways: $1,000 ($7.69)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,000 ($69.23)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($23.08)

Deer Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($307.69)

6.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Garfield County, OK  1.85% ($25,172 average AGI)
from Kay County, OK  0.77% ($27,000)


8.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
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 Garfield County, OK  2.06% ($33,333 average AGI)
to Kay County, OK  1.50% ($32,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deer Creek:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOKB (1580 AM; 1 kW; BLACKWELL, OK; Owner: BLACKWELL RADIO INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: PONCA CITY PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deer Creek:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • K212DX (90.3 FM; PONCA CITY, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KANR (92.7 FM; BELLE PLAINE, KS; Owner: DANIEL D. SMITH)

TV broadcast stations around Deer Creek:

  • K54FZ (Channel 54; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KGBN-LP (Channel 27; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: DIANA KAY HALL)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 100 N Main (Lat: 36.822250 Lon: -97.517000), Call Sign: KNEF703, Licensee ID: L00086325
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/1997, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003
    Registrant: Deer Creek Lamont Public Schools, 401 W. Harrison, Lamont, OK 74643, Phone: (580) 388-4333
  • Elevator On S Edge Of (Lat: 36.805583 Lon: -97.522556), Call Sign: WGA358
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/1999, Expiration Date: 07/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004
    Registrant: Clyde Cooperative Assn, Medford, OK 73759, Phone: (405) 395-2381

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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