Hardesty, Oklahoma

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Population in 2017: 218 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.3%
Males: 127  (58.6%)
Females: 91  (41.4%)
Median resident age:

25.8 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years

Zip codes: 73944.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,280 (it was $28,214 in 2000)
Hardesty:

$42,280
OK:

$50,051

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,756 (it was $11,836 in 2000)

Hardesty town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $59,060 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
Hardesty:

$59,060
OK:

$137,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $49,678; detached houses: $56,530; mobile homes: $33,897

Median gross rent in 2017: $698.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hardesty: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hardesty, OK (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: Irish (2.0%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2911 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 966 people per square mile   (low).

Hardesty, Oklahoma map

38 residents are foreign born (14.3% Latin America).

This town:

14.3%
Oklahoma:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Hardesty town:

0.7% ($199)
Oklahoma:

0.8% ($523)

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

Distribution of median household income in Hardesty, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hardesty, OK in 2017
Hardesty satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+23.7%).
Most common industries in Hardesty, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.7%)
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (26.4%)
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.2%)
  • Food (11.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Hardesty, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food processing workers (8.3%)
  • Art and design workers (6.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.3%)
  • Carpenters (9.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Art and design workers (11.8%)
  • Food processing workers (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Lawyers (7.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)

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 Hardesty 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 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 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 Hardesty 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 the city 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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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Hardesty:

Marital status in Hardesty, OK
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 14.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hardesty, OK (based on Texas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Oklahoma:

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

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
Water Supply 1$2,792$33,5040$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,203$26,4360$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$31
Financial Administration 0$0 1$51
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$4,995$29,9702$82

Hardesty government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $402,000 ($1844.04)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $66,000 ($302.75)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($256.88)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($192.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($119.27)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($82.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($13.76)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($9.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $112,000 ($513.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($22.94)

Hardesty government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($183.49)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($128.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $240,000 ($1100.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($59.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($45.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($13.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($293.58)
    Gas Utilities: $53,000 ($243.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $45,000 ($206.42)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($18.35)
    Other: $4,000 ($18.35)
    Highways: $2,000 ($9.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($169.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($22.94)

Hardesty government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($986.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,000 ($532.11)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,000 ($490.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($36.70)

Hardesty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $62,000 ($284.40)

9.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.46%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Seward County, KS  0.75% ($30,311 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.37% ($38,133)
to Moore County, TX  0.28% ($34,391)

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: 36.616444, Lon: -101.211353, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.0mTotal length
  • $5,541,000Total costs
  • 4,000Total average daily traffic
  • 965Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,400Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2014, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: 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:

2
  • 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
  • Call Sign: KI5ESB, Licensee ID: L02265639, Grant Date: 05/14/2019, Expiration Date: 05/14/2029, Certifier: Lucio L Tarango, Registrant: Lucio L Tarango, Rrt2 21 Box 13, Hardesty, OK 73944

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hardesty, OK
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hardesty, OK
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Electricity


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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