Deer Creek, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 133 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 64  (48.3%)
Females: 69  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 74636

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,644 (it was $36,563 in 2000)
Deer Creek:

$41,644
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,379 (it was $15,618 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $24,552 (it was $16,400 in 2000)
Deer Creek:

$24,552
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,963; Detached houses: $42,963
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Deer Creek races chart
  • 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: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (21.0%), English (11.2%), Dutch (4.2%), French (1.4%), French Canadian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 959 people per square mile   (low).

Deer Creek, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Deer Creek:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deer Creek town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 29.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 24.1%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:  7.4%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.1%)

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: Nardin, OK (2.0 miles) , 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) .

Latitude: 36.81 N, Longitude: 97.52 W

Area code: 580

Deer Creek household income distribution Deer Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.9%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+18.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • 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%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • 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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Deer Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 137% 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 near Oklahoma state average. It is 67% 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 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 177.4 miles away from Deer Creek 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 160.4 miles away from the city center
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 319.5 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 140.6 miles away from Deer Creek 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 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 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: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Deer Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Deer Creek:

  • SERVANT LIVING CENTER - MEDFORD, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MEDFORD, OK)
  • BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • INTEGRIS BLACKWELL REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • BLACKWELL NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • HILLCREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • FAITH HOSPICE SERVICES, L L C (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BLACKWELL, OK)
  • WILLOW HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TONKAWA, OK)

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

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 16 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 32 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 54 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 60 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 61 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 61 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Langston University (about 62 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 25.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 2.39. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.39
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

DEER CREEK (Address: 1064 Main St. , Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-26-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-11-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-18-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-20-2012 to DEC-07-2012)
  • 16 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-23-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-23-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2012)
  • 33 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 54 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.3%
(11.1% 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

Deer Creek 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Deer Creek travel time to work - commute Deer Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 116.56%
Here: 116.6%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$194
Water Supply 0$0 1$970
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,164

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($902.26)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($233.08)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($127.82)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($60.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($45.11)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($15.04)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($15.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($105.26)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($52.63)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.52)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($37.59)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.52)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($120.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($894.74)
    All Other: $7,000 ($52.63)
    General Support: $3,000 ($22.56)
    Highways: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,000 ($67.67)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($22.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($300.75)

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
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 Garfield County, OK  2.53% ($30,846 average AGI)
from Kay County, OK  1.04% ($50,750)


7.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,153 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
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 Garfield County, OK  2.36% ($26,889 average AGI)
to Kay County, OK  1.18% ($44,000)

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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