North Garfield, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 3,149.
Males: 1,566  (49.7%)
Females: 1,583  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 73701

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,474 (it was $35,357 in 2000)
North Garfield:

$54,474
OK:

$49,176

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,307 (it was $17,522 in 2000)

North Garfield CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,846 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
North Garfield:

$96,846
OK:

$132,200
  • Races in North Garfield, OK (2000)

    North Garfield races chart
    • 3,02595.6%White alone
    • 541.7%American Indian alone
    • 421.3%Two or more races
    • 300.9%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 30.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Garfield: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 375.3 square miles.

Population density: 8.4 people per square mile   (very low).

North Garfield, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in North Garfield:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Garfield CCD:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

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

North Garfield CCD:  0.6% ($288)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
North Garfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (60.3 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (71.3 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (261.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Breckenridge, OK (1.9 miles ), Kremlin, OK (2.4 miles ), Hunter, OK (2.5 miles) , North Enid, OK (2.9 miles ), Garber, OK (3.2 miles ), Fairmont, OK (3.2 miles) , Enid, OK (3.2 miles ), Pond Creek, OK (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.50 N, Longitude: 97.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in North Garfield, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Garfield-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the North Garfield place 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 11.7 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Garfield-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 58.5 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 295.1 miles away from North Garfield center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 164.0 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 146.9 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 119.6 miles away from North Garfield 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 124.7 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near North Garfield:

  • NORTHERN OKLAHOMA RESOURCE CENTER OF ENID (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • ENID SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • UNIVERSITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • THE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • PEKRUL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • SUNNY SIDE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • ROSS HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ENID, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Garfield:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 28 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 47 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 55 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 61 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 64 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 69 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,064)

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Notable locations in North Garfield: Union School (A), Garber Emergency Medical Services (B), Hunter Volunteer Fire Department (C), Hillsdale Fire Department (D), Kremlin Fire Department (E), Garber Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Garfield include: Hillsdale Bible Church (A), Methodist Church (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Christian Church (D), Baptist Church (E), Assembly of God Church (F), Mennonite Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Cemetery (1), Garber Lutheran Cemetery (2), Heitholt Cemetery (3), Immanuel Cemetery (4), Mennonite Brethren of Enid Cemetery (5), Hillsdale Cemetery (6), Garber Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Upper Black Bear Creek Site 31 Reservoir (A), Upper Black Bear Creek Site 30 Reservoir (B), Upper Black Bear Creek Site 29 Reservoir (C), Upper Red Rock Creek Site 46 Reservoir (D), Upper Red Rock Creek Site 45 Reservoir (E), Upper Red Rock Creek Site 44 Reservoir (F), Upper Red Rock Creek Site 43 Reservoir (G), Upper Red Rock Creek Site 42 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Hereford Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Ranch Creek (C). Display/hide their locations 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 10.5 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 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.1%
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Oklahoma average:

11.7

North Garfield travel time to work - commute North Garfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Garfield CCD (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%

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 North Garfield:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Garfield:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFM (103.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KBVV (91.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: ENID EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUNDATION)
  • KXLS (95.7 FM; LAHOMA, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K202BY (88.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BV (89.5 FM; ENID, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • K212EL (90.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Garfield:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

North Garfield compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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