Elmer, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 39  (42.1%)
Females: 55  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 73539

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,526 (it was $35,208 in 2000)
Elmer:

$54,526
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,889 (it was $15,165 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,198 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Elmer:

$69,198
OK:

$116,500
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  • Races in Elmer, OK (2010)

    Elmer races chart
    • 7174.0%White alone
    • 2222.9%Hispanic
    • 22.1%American Indian alone
    • 11.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elmer: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (18.1%), English (17.4%), Polish (8.0%), Norwegian (4.3%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1308 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 217 people per square mile   (very low).

Elmer, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Elmer:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmer town:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 75.5%
  • Separated: 6.8%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $490 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $207 (0.6%)

Elmer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (54.0 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (124.2 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (188.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Olustee, OK (2.5 miles ), Altus, OK (3.4 miles ), Tipton, OK (3.5 miles ), West Jackson, OK (3.5 miles ), Fargo-Odell, TX (3.8 miles ), Headrick, OK (4.0 miles) , East Jackson, OK (4.1 miles ), Friendship, OK (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 34.48 N, Longitude: 99.35 W

Area code: 580

Elmer household income distribution Elmer home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-26.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Elmer, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elmer-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Elmer town center killed 11 people and injured 68 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1954, a category F4 tornado 27.3 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmer-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 66% 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 129.1 miles away from the city center
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 57.3 miles away from Elmer center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 373.3 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 102.0 miles away from Elmer 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 166.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmer:

  • ALTUS HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-ALTUS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • JACKSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, SNF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • HEALTHWATCH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • QUALITY LIFESTYLES, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • SUNSHINE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ALTUS, OK)
  • DAVITA - ALTUS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; ALTUS, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmer:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 14 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 23 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cameron University (about 54 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Midwestern State University (about 64 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 82 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 118 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 119 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)

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Notable location: Elmer Rural Volunteer Fire Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.9%
(20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elmer compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Elmer travel time to work - commute Elmer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmer town (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,84545
Mainline Protestant3,84010
Other5712
Catholic4501
None11,740-
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: 2
Jackson County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Jackson County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Jackson County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.5%
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

9.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.25%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,312 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.50%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Comanche County, OK  0.48% ($29,568 average AGI)
from Greer County, OK  0.34% ($27,903)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.33% ($29,567)


10.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.61% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,230 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.61%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.65% ($41,683 average AGI)
to Comanche County, OK  0.27% ($26,160)
to Kiowa County, OK  0.25% ($38,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmer:

  • KWHW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KVWC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERNON, TX; Owner: K V W C, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmer:

  • KRKZ (93.5 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KJCM (100.3 FM; SNYDER, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEYB (107.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS FM, INC.)
  • KIXC-FM (100.9 FM; QUANAH, TX; Owner: KIXC-FM L.L.C.)
  • KSYE (91.5 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KYBE (95.9 FM; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: TOMAR BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOCU (90.1 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Elmer:

  • K45FH (Channel 45; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K42FL (Channel 42; ALTUS, OK; Owner: NORTHFORK TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K38FJ (Channel 38; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K40FL (Channel 40; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K49FE (Channel 49; ALTUS, OK; Owner: COPPER BREAKS TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K56BQ (Channel 56; FREDERICK, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $225,000Total costs
  • 200Total average daily traffic
  • 30Total average daily truck traffic
  • 320Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Elmer)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.481278 Lon: -99.357556, Call Sign: KNCL992
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 160.320 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 09/29/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Elmer, North Of Intersections Of Hwys 283 & 5, 3.2 Km North Of (Lat: 34.511000 Lon: -99.333139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 83.5 m, Call Sign: WQHL224
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 08/28/2017, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • ELMER, 17573 Us Hwy 283 (Lat: 34.469389 Lon: -99.334278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQOH376
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2011, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5VZT
    Grant Date: 09/03/1996, Expiration Date: 09/03/2006, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2008
    Registrant: Allan R Mc Gee, Elmer, OK 73539

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