Carter, Oklahoma

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Carter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles NW of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles W of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Beckham
Standard Zip Codes 73627
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.218
Longitude -99.505

Carter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ELK CITY
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 47 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station ERICK
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 94 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station REYDON 2 SSE
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 94 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 24.4 inches
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Carter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 254 100%
Male 125 49.2%
Female 129 50.8%
Under 18 54 21.3%
18+ 200 78.7%
65+ 35 13.8%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 2.9
White 218 85.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 3.1%
Other 21 8.3%
Mixed Race 7 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 11.4%

Estimated Carter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 260
Growth 6
Growth % 2.4%

Carter Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.2%
US/American 19.4%
English 9.7%
Irish 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 6.5%
German 4.5%
Dutch 3.9%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Danish 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carter 254 $26,250
Canute 524 $38,036
Elk City 10,510 $35,383
Granite 1,844 $30,703
Sayre 4,114 $30,000
Sentinel 859 $34,531
Willow 114 $43,750
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