Hunter, Oklahoma

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 99  (58.1%)
Females: 73  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 74640

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,227 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Hunter:

$42,227
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,361 (it was $11,731 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,942 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Hunter:

$59,942
OK:

$132,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $695.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Hunter, OK (2010)

    Hunter races chart
    • 15090.9%White alone
    • 84.8%American Indian alone
    • 63.6%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hunter: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Hunter, OK forum
Recent posts about Hunter, Oklahoma on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users. Hunter is mentioned 105 times on our forum:
FUN things to do in OKC?????  (93 replies)
Tulsa Ranked As A Bicyclist Friendly Urban Area  (23 replies)
Moving to Ok- Family Life- Towns- Info needed.  (5 replies)
be safe out there  (7 replies)
Living next to an oil well  (11 replies)
Leasing a Horse  (72 replies)

Latest news from Hunter, OK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (25.9%), German (7.4%), British (6.2%), Norwegian (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (4.9%), Swedish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1094 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 701 people per square mile   (low).

Hunter, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Hunter:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hunter town:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 70.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $523 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $339 (0.5%)

Hunter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (63.6 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (75.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (265.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: North Garfield, OK (2.5 miles ), Breckenridge, OK (3.0 miles ), Kremlin, OK (3.1 miles ), Garber, OK (3.1 miles ), Lamont, OK (3.2 miles ), Pond Creek, OK (3.3 miles ), Jefferson, OK (3.6 miles) , Billings, OK (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.56 N, Longitude: 97.66 W

Area code: 580

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

3.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-20.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (34%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (55%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (30%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hunter, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hunter, Oklahoma average temperatures Hunter, Oklahoma average precipitation Hunter, Oklahoma humidity Hunter, Oklahoma wind speed Hunter, Oklahoma snowfall Hunter, Oklahoma sunshine Hunter, Oklahoma clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hunter-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Hunter town center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hunter-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city 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 148.6 miles away from Hunter center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 168.6 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 301.3 miles away from the city 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 123.8 miles away from Hunter 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 130.3 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 Garfield County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hunter topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hunter:

  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GARBER, OK)
  • NORTHERN OKLAHOMA RESOURCE CENTER OF ENID (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • ENID SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • UNIVERSITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • THE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • PEKRUL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ENID, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hunter:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 22 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 49 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 49 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 64 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 67 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 73 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)

Click to draw/clear town borders

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

Garfield 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 2005 was 54.3. This is better than average.

City:

54.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 6.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.96
U.S.:

6.40

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.2%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.3%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.8%
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:

7.1
Oklahoma average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hunter town (based on Garfield County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,28485
Mainline Protestant8,65127
Catholic3,7433
Other1,2214
Black Protestant7775
None25,904-
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: 9
Garfield County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Garfield County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Garfield County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

31.7%
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 Government Administration 0$0 1$300
Water Supply 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 2$650

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($348.84)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($69.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($69.77)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($58.14)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($52.33)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($46.51)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($29.07)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($11.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($63.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($11.63)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($46.51)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($34.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($46.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $3,000 ($17.44)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($180.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($5.81)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,000 ($46.51)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($29.07)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($174.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($151.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($23.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($348.84)

6.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($788 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.10%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.40% ($28,425 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.38% ($29,554)
from Major County, OK  0.23% ($34,420)


7.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,011 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.19%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.75% ($40,329 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.27% ($48,119)
to Payne County, OK  0.24% ($40,296)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hunter:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hunter:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFM (103.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KXLS (95.7 FM; LAHOMA, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBVV (91.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: ENID EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUNDATION)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLVV (88.7 FM; PONCA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • K202BY (88.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hunter:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • K45EJ (Channel 45; ENID, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • KXOK-LP (Channel 32; ENID, OK; Owner: MEDIA MANICS INCORPORATED)

Hunter fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 1986 05:40 PM, Cherokee, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $6,243,000Total costs
  • 53,054Total average daily traffic
  • 14,571Total average daily truck traffic
  • 84,886Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hunter, OK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hunter)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • On County Rd 3 Mi E (Lat: 36.561139 Lon: -97.697556), Call Sign: KNGM716, Licensee ID: L00089119
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003Registrant: Larry Anderson, Rr 1, Hunter, OK 74640
  • From E Side Of Hunter 3/4 Mi E On Blacktop Northside (Lat: 36.565306 Lon: -97.644778), Call Sign: WZM337
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 03/29/2014, Expiration Date: 04/06/2024Registrant: Whiffle Tree Farms, 5801 N Oakwood B 108, Enid, OK 73703, Phone: (580) 541-5969

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hunter, 7.4 Km Ese Of (Lat: 36.541667 Lon: -97.587222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WQJG369
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2008, Expiration Date: 08/27/2018, Certifier: Richard A RuhlRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE5GNC, Licensee ID: L01084286, Grant Date: 11/15/2005, Expiration Date: 11/15/2015, Certifier: Dale L Chain, Registrant: Dale L Chain, 17709 E Union Rd, Hunter, OK 74640
  • Call Sign: KE5OCV, Licensee ID: L01280258, Grant Date: 05/07/2007, Expiration Date: 05/07/2017, Certifier: Cody S Toews, Registrant: Cody S Toews, 15808 East Buffalo Road, Hunter, OK 74640
  • Call Sign: KE5OCZ, Licensee ID: L01280262, Grant Date: 05/07/2007, Expiration Date: 05/07/2017, Certifier: William L Herrera, Registrant: William L Herrera, Rt 1, Hunter, OK 74640

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hunter that have no violations reported:

  • HUNTER (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (26%)

Hunter compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.
Cost of Living Calculator