Fargo, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 370 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 214  (58.1%)
Females: 156  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73840.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,260 (it was $29,750 in 2000)
Fargo:

$39,260
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,687 (it was $12,748 in 2000)

Fargo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,981 (it was $27,100 in 2000)
Fargo:

$74,981
OK:

$116,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $197,345; Detached houses: $285,146; Mobile homes: $38,284

Median gross rent in 2013: $865.

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  • Races in Fargo, OK (2010)

    Fargo races chart
    • 31386.0%White alone
    • 3910.7%Hispanic
    • 71.9%American Indian alone
    • 41.1%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fargo: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.8%), Irish (23.3%), French (9.8%), United States (8.8%), Dutch (5.0%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2101 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 632 people per square mile   (low).

Fargo,OK real estate house value index trend

Fargo, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Fargo:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fargo town:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

24 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America).

This town:

7.2%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $452 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $367 (0.5%)

Fargo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Canadian, OK (122.1 miles , pop. 61,645).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (132.2 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (295.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Northeast Ellis, OK (2.3 miles ), Gage, OK (2.9 miles ), Woodward, OK (3.6 miles ), Fort Supply, OK (3.7 miles ), Northwest Ellis, OK (3.9 miles ), Shattuck, OK (4.0 miles ), Sharon, OK (4.1 miles) , May, OK (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 36.37 N, Longitude: 99.62 W

Area code: 580

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

2.8%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Fargo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fargo, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fargo-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/21/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Fargo town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1991, a category F3 tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fargo-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.2 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 240.2 miles away from Fargo 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 62.1 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) earthquake occurred 129.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 288.0 miles away from Fargo 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 215.0 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 Ellis County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fargo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fargo:

  • FMCNA - WOODWARD (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WOODWARD, OK)
  • WOODWARD REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WOODWARD, OK)
  • GRACE LIVING CENTER-WOODWARD (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WOODWARD, OK)
  • WOODWARD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WOODWARD, OK)
  • SHATTUCK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SHATTUCK, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fargo:

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 78 miles; Weatherford, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 120 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 127 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 131 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 131 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 131 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 3,414)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 132 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)

Public high school in Fargo:

Public elementary/middle school in Fargo:

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

Cemetery: Braunch Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

FARGO (Population served: 326, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.9%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.3%
Whole state:  66.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Fargo compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fargo town (based on Ellis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,09917
Mainline Protestant1,0376
Catholic501
None965-
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: 3
Ellis County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Ellis County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Ellis County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ellis County:

29.9%
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

Fargo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $60,000 ($162.16)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($124.32)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($108.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($35.14)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($10.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($135.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($13.51)

Fargo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($35.14)
    All Other: $4,000 ($10.81)
    Sewerage: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $61,000 ($164.86)
    General Support: $12,000 ($32.43)
    Highways: $2,000 ($5.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($62.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($2.70)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $33,000 ($89.19)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($18.92)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.70)

Fargo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($294.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($283.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($10.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($151.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
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 Woodward County, OK  1.65% ($22,545 average AGI)


8.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
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 Woodward County, OK  2.17% ($43,552 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fargo:

  • KSIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FUCHS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fargo:

  • KWFX (93.5 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KWOX (101.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: OMNI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZE (92.1 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FM 92 BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KWDQ (102.3 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CLASSIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOV (90.7 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO. INC.)
  • K210BQ (89.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: GREAT PLAINS CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • K204EQ (88.7 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K300AH (107.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KAZY (95.9 FM; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: SHAFFER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Fargo:

  • KOMI-LP (Channel 24; WOODWARD, OK; Owner: 101 TELEVISION)
  • K18BV (Channel 18; MAY, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K20BR (Channel 20; GAGE, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K22BR (Channel 22; MAY, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K16DX (Channel 16; GAGE, OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR INC.)
  • K59EE (Channel 59; WOODWARD, ETC., OK; Owner: SHAFER TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $3,100,000Total costs
  • 3,150Total average daily traffic
  • 765Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,040Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Brian Theriault, Fargo Site (Lat: 36.393806 Lon: -99.624500), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m
    Registrant: 4058262938, Brian@texastowerservice.Com, 2720 S CLASSEN BLVD
  • Brian Theriault, Fargo Site (Lat: 36.393806 Lon: -99.624500), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m
    Registrant: 4058262938, Brian@texastowerservice.Com, 2720 S CLASSEN BLVD
  • Edward G Roach, Fargo Site (Lat: 36.393806 Lon: -99.624500), Type: 101.1, Overall height: 101.1 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Sec 11, T22n, R23w (Ok12047-A) (Lat: 36.393833 Lon: -99.624528), Type: 98.8, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Sec 11, T22n, R23w (Ok12047-A) (Lat: 36.393833 Lon: -99.624528), Type: 98.8, Overall height: 97.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mp:399.8 2 Km Xxx Of Oak St & Sr15 (Lat: 36.368083 Lon: -99.646500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPHN243, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003
    Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (202) 639-2217

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5PTX, Previous Call Sign: KB5KFG, Licensee ID: L00619877
    Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023, Certifier: Jack A Norman
    Registrant: Jack A Norman, Rt 1 Box 23, Fargo, OK 73840
  • Call Sign: KE5TSE, Licensee ID: L01386187
    Grant Date: 04/02/2008, Expiration Date: 04/02/2018, Certifier: Leslie J Feerer
    Registrant: Leslie J Feerer, Rt 1 - Box 55, Fargo, OK 73840

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fargo, OK
Most common first names in Fargo, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John873.4 years
Mary577.6 years
George485.7 years
Gladys392.3 years
Ernest371.3 years
Henry380.7 years
Mabel393.6 years
Robert381.7 years
Ruby378.6 years
Ruth380.0 years
Most common last names in Fargo, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hohweiler676.3 years
Woods574.0 years
Davis571.0 years
Thomas477.0 years
Schneider490.0 years
Bailey472.3 years
Quickel470.0 years
Beisel482.2 years
Schickedanz482.2 years
Lahann473.3 years
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