Hunter, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 167 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 101  (61.0%)
Females: 66  (39.0%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 74640

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,155 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Hunter:

$38,155
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,854 (it was $11,731 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,101 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Hunter:

$59,101
OK:

$147,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $628.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hunter: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.6%
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  • Races in Hunter, OK (2019)
    • 15482.4%White alone
    • 2111.2%Two or more races
    • 94.8%American Indian alone



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hunter, Oklahoma as of July 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hunter is 179 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (24.4%), German (20.5%), British (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1094 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 680 people per square mile   (low).

Hunter, Oklahoma map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $556 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $341 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Hunter, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hunter, OK in 2019

Hunter satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Hunter, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Chemicals (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (18.2%)
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (6.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.5%)
  • Public administration (15.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Hunter, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (11.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6.8%)
  • Extraction workers (6.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (22.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Child care workers (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)

Average climate in Hunter, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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

City:

6.96
U.S.:

5.56

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 significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 942% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from Hunter center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Hunter center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2015 at 09:49:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 25.5 miles away from Hunter center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hunter:

Marital status in Hunter, OK
  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hunter:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hunter, OK (based on Garfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Garfield County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Garfield County:

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

31.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

60.8%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hunter:

56.7%
Oklahoma:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

31.0
Oklahoma:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

73.3%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Hunter:

89.3%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hunter, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$625
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$125
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,250
Financial Administration 0$0 1$510
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,510

6.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($893 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.11%
Oklahoma average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.41% ($37,258 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.36% ($32,854)
from Kingfisher County, OK  0.17% ($44,333)


8.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($752 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.13%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.92% ($60,376 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($130,440)
to Kay County, OK  0.30% ($27,377)

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
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.3mTotal length
  • $9,839,000Total costs
  • 54,320Total average daily traffic
  • 14,748Total average daily truck traffic
  • 86,690Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hunter, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 181950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1998, Expiration Date: 04/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2003, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2014, Expiration Date: 04/06/2024, Registrant: Whiffle Tree Farms, 5801 N Oakwood B 108, Enid, OK 73703, Phone: (580) 541-5969

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2018, Expiration Date: 08/27/2028, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2020, Certifier: Richard A Ruhl, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • OK-HUNTR-CN, 210 W Cherokee St (Lat: 36.564333 Lon: -97.662917), Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WREZ658, Licensee ID: L01704672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz... (+27 more), Grant Date: 01/10/2020, Expiration Date: 01/10/2030, Certifier: Derrick Brown, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (855) 698-5465, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE5GNC, Licensee ID: L01084286, Grant Date: 11/15/2005, Expiration Date: 11/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2017, Certifier: Dale L Chain, Registrant: Dale L Chain, 17709 E Union Rd, Hunter, OK 74640
  • Call Sign: KE5OCV, Licensee ID: L01280258, Grant Date: 06/15/2017, Expiration Date: 06/15/2027, Certifier: Cody S Toews, Registrant: Cody S Toews, 235 East Cherokee, Hunter, OK 74640
  • Call Sign: KE5OCZ, Licensee ID: L01280262, Grant Date: 07/06/2017, Expiration Date: 07/06/2027, Certifier: William L Herrera, Registrant: William L Herrera, Rt 1, Hunter, OK 74640
  • Call Sign: KF5BNA, Licensee ID: L01496907, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 06/08/2029, Certifier: Devon R Dillon, Registrant: Devon R Dillon, 10518 E. Keowee Rd., Hunter, OK 74640

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hunter, OK
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hunter, OK
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity


Hunter compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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