Hardesty, Oklahoma

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Population in 2014: 226 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.4%
Males: 131  (58.3%)
Females: 95  (41.7%)
Median resident age:  25.6 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 73944.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,187 (it was $28,214 in 2000)
Hardesty:

$43,187
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,143 (it was $11,836 in 2000)

Hardesty town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $54,493 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
Hardesty:

$54,493
OK:

$132,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $48,453; Detached houses: $54,760; Mobile homes: $33,289

Median gross rent in 2016: $665.

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  • Races in Hardesty, OK (2010)

    Hardesty races chart
    • 10850.9%White alone
    • 9444.3%Hispanic
    • 41.9%American Indian alone
    • 31.4%Asian alone
    • 31.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hardesty: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2911 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,002 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hardesty:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hardesty town:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 14.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

39 residents are foreign born (14.7% Latin America).

This town:

14.7%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hardesty town:  0.7% ($199)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
Hardesty satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (104.6 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (219.0 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (363.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Optima, OK (3.7 miles ), Guymon, OK (4.1 miles ), Hooker, OK (4.1 miles ), Goodwell, OK (4.9 miles ), Tyrone, OK (4.9 miles ), Turpin, OK (5.0 miles ), Perryton, TX (5.1 miles ), Gruver, TX (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.62 N, Longitude: 101.19 W

Area code: 580

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

3.2%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+23.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Hardesty, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hardesty-area historical tornado activity is below Oklahoma state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Hardesty town center .

On 5/5/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hardesty-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 26% 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 28.9 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 249.2 miles away from Hardesty 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 199.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.0 miles away from Hardesty center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.7 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 Texas County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hardesty topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hardesty:

  • Amarillo College (about 106 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 121 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 158 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,126)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 171 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 171 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Barton County Community College (about 184 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 187 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)

Public high school in Hardesty:

  • HARDESTY HS (Students: 29, Location: 5TH AND CRAWFORD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Hardesty:

  • HARDESTY ES (Students: 71, Location: 5TH AND CRAWFORD, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable location: Hardesty Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Texas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.0%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 95.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hardesty town (based on Texas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,60347
Mainline Protestant2,95612
Catholic1,8142
Other1892
None9,078-
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: 6
Texas County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Texas County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Texas County:

30.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.5%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Hardesty:

28.4
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hardesty:

27.1%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hardesty:

8.8%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hardesty:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hardesty:

30.4%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Hardesty:

51.8%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hardesty, OK Residents
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 1$51
Other Government Administration 1$2,203$26,4360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$31
Water Supply 1$2,792$33,5040$0
Totals for Government 2$4,995$29,9702$82

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $60,000 ($265.49)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($199.12)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($163.72)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($159.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($75.22)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($66.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($35.40)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($22.12)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($22.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,000 ($8.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $85,000 ($376.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($30.97)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($110.62)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($92.92)
    All Other: $7,000 ($30.97)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $88,000 ($389.38)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.42)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $61,000 ($269.91)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($159.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($17.70)
    Highways: $3,000 ($13.27)
    General Support: $2,000 ($8.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $12,000 ($53.10)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($17.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($601.77)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,000 ($39.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $134,000 ($592.92)
    Other, NEC: $7,000 ($30.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($8.85)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($8.85)

9.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.00%
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 Seward County, KS  0.86% ($31,645 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.65% ($15,532)
from Moore County, TX  0.46% ($25,879)


8.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
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 Seward County, KS  0.90% ($23,738 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.43% ($40,387)
to Moore County, TX  0.26% ($28,263)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hardesty:

  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCB (1270 AM; 5 kW; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KEYE (1400 AM; 1 kW; PERRYTON, TX; Owner: PERRYTON RADIO, INC)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hardesty:

  • K215CV (90.9 FM; GUYMON, OK; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBS (92.7 FM; GUYMON, OK; Owner: MLS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRDF-FM (98.3 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: SPEARHEAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTOT (89.5 FM; SPEARMAN, TX; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC.)
  • K211CB (90.1 FM; GUYMON, OK; Owner: GUYMON OKLAHOMA TRANSLATOR COMMITTEE)
  • KLDG (102.7 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCB-FM (107.5 FM; LIBERAL, KS; Owner: SEWARD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hardesty:

  • K30FY (Channel 30; GUYMON, OK; Owner: GUYMON TV TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K59GF (Channel 59; GUYMON, ETC., OK; Owner: GUYMON TV TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K28GI (Channel 63; GUYMON, OK; Owner: GUYMON TV TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K57HY (Channel 57; GUYMON, OK; Owner: GUYMON TV TRANSLATOR, INC.)
  • K25EG (Channel 25; BALKO, OK; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K38BU (Channel 38; GRUVER, TX; Owner: HANSFORD COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K40DD (Channel 40; GRUVER, TX; Owner: HANSFORD COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K42CF (Channel 42; GRUVER, TX; Owner: HANSFORD COUNTY TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)
  • K44CC (Channel 44; GRUVER, TX; Owner: HANSFORD CO. TRANSLATOR SYSTEM)

Hardesty fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 2010 03:00 PM, County Road Aa, Lat: 36.61644, Lon: -101.21135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hardesty)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HARDESTY, Hcr3 Box 112 Spearman Road (Lat: 36.624611 Lon: -101.187611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQQG609
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2014, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA5YFD, Grant Date: 06/20/1989, Expiration Date: 06/20/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2001, Registrant: Charles D Ray, Box 125 5th & Main, Hardesty, OK 73944

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

HARDESTY UTILITIES (Population served: 277, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2010)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Most common first names in Hardesty, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John566.4 years
Ray474.5 years
Robert475.3 years
Frank379.3 years
Edna386.3 years
Chester382.7 years
Mary380.3 years
Ernest277.5 years
Edgar259.0 years
Cora283.0 years
Most common last names in Hardesty, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hale586.4 years
Shorb579.2 years
Gum478.7 years
Martin483.7 years
Bowles380.7 years
Barnes375.6 years
Crawford350.3 years
Deharde378.7 years
Inmon377.3 years
Glidden389.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Hardesty compared to Oklahoma state average:

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