Pond Creek, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 855 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 
Males: 374  (43.9%)
Females: 481  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 73766.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,844 (it was $30,515 in 2000)
Pond Creek:

$39,844
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,511 (it was $17,456 in 2000)

Pond Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,102 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Pond Creek:

$62,102
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $68,049; Detached houses: $74,831; Mobile homes: $34,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $615.

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Pond Creek races chart
  • White alone - 750 (87.6%)
  • Hispanic - 35 (4.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 26 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 24 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pond Creek: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (17.2%), English (7.7%), United States (5.4%), Welsh (2.8%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1048 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,023 people per square mile   (low).

Pond Creek,OK real estate house value index trend

Pond Creek, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Pond Creek:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pond Creek city:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

21 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).

This city:  2.3%
Oklahoma:  5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $277 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Pond Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (72.5 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wichita, KS (75.1 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (273.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Jefferson, OK (1.9 miles) , Southwest Grant, OK (2.6 miles ), Kremlin, OK (2.9 miles ), Medford, OK (3.2 miles ), Hunter, OK (3.3 miles) , North Garfield, OK (3.5 miles ), Hillsdale, OK (3.6 miles) , Lamont, OK (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $34,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $34,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $34,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $34,200
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $34,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.67 N, Longitude: 97.80 W

Area code: 580

Pond Creek household income distribution Pond Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.9%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -95 (-9.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Pond Creek, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pond Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Pond Creek city center killed 20 people and injured 280 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/16/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pond Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from Pond Creek 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 302.7 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 158.8 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 131.6 miles away from Pond Creek 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 135.0 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 Grant County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pond Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pond Creek:

  • SERVANT LIVING CENTER - MEDFORD, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MEDFORD, OK)

Airports located in Pond Creek:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pond Creek:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 28 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,414)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 51 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 3,173)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 56 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 21,700)
  • Langston University (about 59 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 73 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 13,790)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 73 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Newman University (about 74 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

Public high school in Pond Creek:

Public elementary/middle school in Pond Creek:

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Notable location: Pond Creek Fire and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: TLC Farmers Motel (123 South 4th Street).

Grant 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.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 6.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.96
U.S.:

6.58

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Pond Creek compared to Oklahoma state average:

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

Banks with branches in Pond Creek (2011 data):

  • The First State Bank of Pond Creek, Oklahoma: The First State Bank Of Pond Creek, Oklahoma at Second And Broadway Streets, branch established on 1893/09/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $46.4 mil, Deposits: $42.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pond Creek travel time to work - commute Pond Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pond Creek city (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 116.56%
Here: 116.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents28.4%25.3%20.0%8.3%7.3%
Congregations19.4%16.7%13.9%11.1%8.3%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents3.9%2.1%1.6%1.5%1.7%
Congregations8.3%2.8%11.1%2.8%5.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Grant County:

11.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

11.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

28.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,876$34,5121$737
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,150$37,8003$3,445
Firefighters 0$0 26$497
Streets and Highways 1$2,850$34,2000$0
Sewerage 1$2,491$29,8920$0
Water Supply 1$5,227$62,7240$0
Electric Power 1$6,608$79,2960$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$2,068
Totals for Government 6$23,202$46,40431$6,747

Pond Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $505,000 ($590.64)
    Water Utilities: $210,000 ($245.61)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($148.54)
    Regular Highways: $125,000 ($146.20)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($94.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000 ($65.50)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($43.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($29.24)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($19.88)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($18.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($35.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $258,000 ($301.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($18.71)

Pond Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $91,000 ($106.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($72.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $55,000 ($64.33)
    General Support: $15,000 ($17.54)
    Highways: $7,000 ($8.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.02)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $589,000 ($688.89)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($129.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($2.34)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $171,000 ($200.00)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($8.19)

Pond Creek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $328,000 ($383.63)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $499,000 ($583.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $495,000 ($578.95)
    Water Utilities: $327,000 ($382.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($4.68)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($162.57)

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
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 Garfield County, OK  2.53% ($30,846 average AGI)
from Kay County, OK  1.04% ($50,750)


7.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,153 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
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 Garfield County, OK  2.36% ($26,889 average AGI)
to Kay County, OK  1.18% ($44,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pond Creek:

  • 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)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pond Creek:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFM (103.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLS (95.7 FM; LAHOMA, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBVV (91.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: ENID EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUNDATION)
  • K202BY (88.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BV (89.5 FM; ENID, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)

TV broadcast stations around Pond Creek:

  • K45EJ (Channel 45; ENID, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • KXOK-LP (Channel 32; ENID, OK; Owner: MEDIA MANICS INCORPORATED)
  • K46AH (Channel 46; MEDFORD, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • MP 322, Mp-322, Enid Sub - Hbd/Ded, Ash St & Trks At (Lat: 36.671361 Lon: -97.802139), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPAY326
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.470 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/29/2022, Certifier: L J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:
  • 4.6 Mi W On Hwy 64 2.3 Mi N (Lat: 36.680028 Lon: -97.888944), Call Sign: KNBG455, Licensee ID: L00034554
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.305 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/1996, Expiration Date: 07/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2001
    Registrant: Koch Pipeline Company LP, Wichita, KS 67210, Phone: (316) 832-5500
  • 1st & Ash (Lat: 36.672250 Lon: -97.797556), Call Sign: KNDF912
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/1997, Expiration Date: 08/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002
    Registrant: Earl L Mc Cart, Rr 1 Box 87, Pond Creek, OK 73766, Phone: (405) 532-6481
  • 6 1/4 Mi W (Lat: 36.666694 Lon: -97.934222), Call Sign: KNFJ846
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/1997, Expiration Date: 04/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2002
    Registrant: Albert Jantz, Rt 1 Box 86, Pond Creek, OK 73766, Phone: (405) 532-6496
  • 4 Mi W (Lat: 36.680028 Lon: -97.888667), Call Sign: WNLH429, Licensee ID: L00050824
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2002, Expiration Date: 01/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2007
    Registrant: Sprint Communications Company, LP, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 110 N 1st Street (Lat: 36.668361 Lon: -97.800583), Call Sign: WSI676
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.500 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: Monte R. Lee & Company, 100 N.W. 63rd Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Phone: (405) 842-2405

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pond Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pond Creek)
Most common first names in Pond Creek, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1679.7 years
John1473.1 years
Mary1179.8 years
Ralph983.9 years
Thomas877.6 years
Charles773.6 years
Ruth685.2 years
Fred673.3 years
Hazel686.4 years
Robert568.4 years
Most common last names in Pond Creek, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith989.4 years
Halcomb876.9 years
Schuermann881.7 years
Wilson777.7 years
Easterly672.5 years
Brown674.5 years
Bergman677.2 years
Hergert578.1 years
Gibson569.8 years
Davis586.6 years
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