Gerty, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 
Males: 58  (50.6%)
Females: 57  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74531

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,107 (it was $20,250 in 2000)
Gerty:

$45,107
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,852 (it was $8,496 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,493 (it was $13,900 in 2000)
Gerty:

$54,493
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $56,891; Detached houses: $64,064; Mobile homes: $33,147
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  • Races in Gerty, OK (2010)

    Gerty races chart
    • 8975.4%White alone
    • 1815.3%American Indian alone
    • 75.9%Two or more races
    • 43.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gerty: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (55.2%), Irish (9.0%), German (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 472 people per square mile   (low).

Gerty, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Gerty:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gerty town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $216 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $236 (0.4%)

Gerty satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (69.2 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (83.4 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (143.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: South Hughes, OK (2.2 miles ), Allen, OK (2.7 miles ), Atwood, OK (3.0 miles) , Calvin, OK (3.1 miles ), Stuart, OK (3.4 miles ), Ashland, OK (3.7 miles) , Northeast Pontotoc, OK (3.9 miles ), Spaulding, OK (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Area code: 580

Gerty household income distribution Gerty home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (32%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Gerty, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gerty-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Gerty town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1950, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 32 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gerty-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.7 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 285.6 miles away from Gerty 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 74.3 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 120.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from Gerty center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 232.4 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 Hughes County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gerty topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gerty:

  • GOOD JOURNEY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, L L C (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALLEN, OK)
  • WOODLAND HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ALLEN, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gerty:

  • East Central University (about 22 miles; Ada, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,030)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 58 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (about 59 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 3,243)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 71 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Rose State College (about 77 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Grayson College (about 81 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 82 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

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

Hughes 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 2004 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.7%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gerty town (based on Hughes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,59045
Mainline Protestant95413
Catholic381
Other14-
None6,407-
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: 5
Hughes County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hughes County:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hughes County:

30.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.1%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

54.9%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Gerty:

29.1
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gerty:

6.9
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

40.4%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Gerty:

82.2%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gerty, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $10,000 ($86.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($52.17)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($34.78)
    General Support: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Highways: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,000 ($34.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($17.39)

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Seminole County, OK  1.01% ($22,769 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, OK  0.60% ($22,478)
from Okfuskee County, OK  0.54% ($17,429)


8.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,590 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
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 Seminole County, OK  1.25% ($25,980 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, OK  0.74% ($20,552)
to Okfuskee County, OK  0.56% ($24,864)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gerty:

  • 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)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KADA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gerty:

  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLRB (89.3 FM; STUART, OK; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE OF PRAYER, INC.)
  • KTLS-FM (106.5 FM; HOLDENVILLE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KMCO (101.3 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: LITTLE DIXIE RADIO, INC.)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KKFC (105.5 FM; COALGATE, OK; Owner: WOODSTONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTMC-FM (105.1 FM; MCALESTER, OK; Owner: BOTTOM LINE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHKC-FM (102.1 FM; ATOKA, OK; Owner: KEYSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gerty:

  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gerty)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • OK01867A, Gerty, Ok (Lat: 34.806028 Lon: -96.248389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 98.7 m, Call Sign: WQWA752
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2015, Expiration Date: 07/02/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Wood (6%)

Gerty compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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