Gould, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 139 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.5%
Males: 60  (43.5%)
Females: 79  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73544.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,486 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Gould:

$52,486
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,697 (it was $12,128 in 2000)

Gould town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $24,891 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Gould:

$24,891
OK:

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

    Gould races chart
    • 9366.0%White alone
    • 3122.0%Hispanic
    • 96.4%Black alone
    • 53.5%American Indian alone
    • 32.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gould: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), German (5.8%), Dutch (3.7%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1620 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 383 people per square mile   (very low).

Gould, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Gould:

  • High school or higher: 59.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gould town:

  • Never married: 5.9%
  • Now married: 76.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Oklahoma:

5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $208 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212 (0.9%)

Gould satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (77.2 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (138.6 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (215.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hollis, OK (2.9 miles ), East Duke, OK (3.4 miles ), West Jackson, OK (3.9 miles ), Eldorado, OK (3.9 miles ), Dodson, TX (3.9 miles) , Mangum, OK (4.6 miles ), Olustee, OK (4.7 miles ), Martha, OK (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.67 N, Longitude: 99.77 W

Area code: 580

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

4.3%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -30 (-12.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (42%)
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (35%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Gould, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gould-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the Gould town center killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/17/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gould-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 61% 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 126.9 miles away from the city center
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 136.8 miles away from Gould 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 77.5 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 369.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.8 miles away from Gould 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 124.0 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 Harmon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gould topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gould:

  • HARMON COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • HARMON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • COLONIAL MANOR I (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)
  • COLONIAL MANOR II (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOLLIS, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gould:

  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 25 miles; Altus, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • Vernon College (about 44 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Cameron University (about 77 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 85 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Midwestern State University (about 91 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 117 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Amarillo College (about 123 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

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

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

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

HARMON WATER CORP (Population served: 1,132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-23-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-21-2013 to AUG-22-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GOULD PWA (Population served: 206, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2007)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(56.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Gould compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Gould (2011 data):

  • Stockmans Bank: Gould Branch at 100 Kennedy, branch established on 1998/07/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.1 mil, Deposits: $120.2 mil, headquarters in Altus, OK, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Reeves Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.5
Oklahoma average:

11.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

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 Gould town (based on Harmon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,82410
Mainline Protestant2182
Catholic781
Other4-
None--
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: 1
Harmon County:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Harmon County:

14.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Harmon County:

29.5%
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
Other and Unallocable 1$2,305$27,6600$0
Totals for Government 1$2,305$27,6600$0

5.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Jackson County, OK  1.31% ($21,000 average AGI)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,136 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
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 Jackson County, OK  1.65% ($28,357 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gould:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KWHW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gould:

  • KEYB (107.9 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS FM, INC.)
  • KTIJ (98.5 FM; ELK CITY, OK; Owner: FUCHS RADIO, LLC)
  • KQTZ (105.9 FM; HOBART, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKZ (93.5 FM; ALTUS, OK; Owner: ALTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KIXC-FM (100.9 FM; QUANAH, TX; Owner: KIXC-FM L.L.C.)
  • KCTX-FM (96.1 FM; CHILDRESS, TX; Owner: KENNETH PAUL HARRIS, SR.)
  • KHIM (97.7 FM; MANGUM, OK; Owner: ALTUS EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gould:

  • K53AV (Channel 53; HOLLIS, ETC., OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST TV TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K51CV (Channel 51; GOULD, OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST 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)
  • K55BQ (Channel 55; HOLLIS, ETC., OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST T.V.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K57BB (Channel 57; HOLLIS, ETC., OK; Owner: S.W.TV.TRANSLATOR.SYSTEM)
  • K59BI (Channel 59; HOLLIS, ETC., OK; Owner: SOUTHWEST T.V.TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gould)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi E On Hwy 62 (Lat: 34.658389 Lon: -99.754528), Call Sign: KNHA772, Licensee ID: L00077657
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/1998, Expiration Date: 07/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2002
    Registrant: Williams Farms Of Gould Inc, Rt 1 Box 110, Gould, OK 73544

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5YJO
    Grant Date: 11/07/1989, Expiration Date: 11/07/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Roger W Herron, Rt 1 Box 80, Gould, OK 73544

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 535PG , Serial Number: 1293, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Holder Insurance Agency LLC, 100 Kennedy, Gould, OK 73544

Most common first names in Gould, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James888.1 years
George678.3 years
John576.4 years
Willie578.2 years
Robert567.6 years
Charles477.2 years
Lewis471.5 years
Lillie487.0 years
William484.8 years
Mary384.4 years
Most common last names in Gould, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Robinson772.4 years
Smith771.7 years
Woodman680.8 years
Crockett474.7 years
Blevins377.0 years
Miranda380.3 years
Jones375.3 years
Doughten376.7 years
Mcelroy380.6 years
Mills365.7 years
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