Ratliff City, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 55  (46.2%)
Females: 66  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73481

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,980 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Ratliff City:

$44,980
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,324 (it was $11,080 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,053 (it was $24,000 in 2000)
Ratliff City:

$67,053
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $186,503; Detached houses: $186,503
Ratliff City races chart
  • White alone - 95 (79.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (10.0%)
  • Black alone - 6 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ratliff City: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (71.6%), English (3.2%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (very low).

Ratliff City, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Ratliff City:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ratliff City town:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $625 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $379 (0.8%)

Ratliff City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (52.8 miles , pop. 92,757).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (71.5 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (121.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tatums, OK (1.9 miles) , Velma, OK (3.0 miles ), Velma-Alma, OK (3.1 miles ), Foster, OK (3.4 miles) , Loco, OK (3.6 miles) , Katie, OK (3.6 miles ), Elmore City, OK (3.7 miles ), Healdton, OK (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.45 N, Longitude: 97.51 W

Area code: 580

Ratliff City household income distribution Ratliff City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-16.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (47%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (47%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Extraction workers (9%)
  • Bus drivers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Child care workers (13%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)

Average climate in Ratliff City, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ratliff City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Ratliff City town center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ratliff City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 211.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Ratliff 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 23.0 miles away from the city 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 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from Ratliff City center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 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 Carter County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ratliff City topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ratliff City:

  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 53 miles; Norman, OK; Full-time enrollment: 22,496)
  • East Central University (about 54 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Cameron University (about 54 miles; Lawton, OK; FT enrollment: 4,695)
  • North Central Texas College (about 61 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 63 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 66 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Rose State College (about 70 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)

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

Cemetery: Ratliff City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Carter 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 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.3%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Ratliff City compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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 significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ratliff City travel time to work - commute Ratliff City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ratliff City town (based on Carter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.23%
Here: 79.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents54.2%17.1%4.9%4.8%4.2%
Congregations28.1%8.3%13.5%8.3%2.1%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsPentecostal Church of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.3%1.7%1.6%1.2%8.1%
Congregations7.3%7.3%2.1%2.1%20.8%
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: 9
Carter County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Carter County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Carter County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

28.4%
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 2$2,962$17,7720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$50
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$150
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,675$32,1000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,922$23,0640$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$475
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,162
Totals for Government 4$7,559$22,6779$1,837

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Love County, OK  0.49% ($29,450 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.34% ($28,518)
from Marshall County, OK  0.27% ($31,727)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Oklahoma County, OK  0.46% ($25,107 average AGI)
to Love County, OK  0.40% ($28,600)
to Marshall County, OK  0.27% ($32,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ratliff City:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ratliff City:

  • KICM (97.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBLP (105.1 FM; LINDSAY, OK; Owner: SO. CENTRAL OKLA. B/C & ADVERTISING)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KYNZ (107.1 FM; LONE GROVE, OK; Owner: CHUCKIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KDDQ (105.3 FM; COMANCHE, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ratliff City:

  • K54BB (Channel 54; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K44BQ (Channel 44; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K32EK (Channel 32; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • KOKT-LP (Channel 20; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Ratliff City fatal accident list:

Aug 20, 1996 09:15 AM, 76, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 2, 1994 10:00 AM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 1981 03:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 10, 1979 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Mar 13, 1976 11:55 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD5ANK
    Grant Date: 01/16/1998, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2004
    Registrant: Diane Jordan, Rt 1 Box 52, Ratliff City, OK 73081
  • Call Sign: KF5LVO, Licensee ID: L01650656
    Grant Date: 07/15/2011, Expiration Date: 07/15/2021, Certifier: Jeremy A Jones
    Registrant: Jeremy A Jones, 2312 Yellow Page Rd, Ratliff City, OK 73481
  • Call Sign: KF5NAH, Licensee ID: L01666424
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Certifier: Dewey J Grandy
    Registrant: Dewey J Grandy, 1792 Yellow Page Rd, Ratliff City, OK 73481

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ratliff City, OK

Businesses in Ratliff City, OK

  • U-Haul: 1
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