Forgan, Oklahoma

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Forgan, Oklahoma

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High Points

Forgan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Forgan Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
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Top 4% trophy Forgan Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Forgan, Oklahoma

Comparing Forgan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Racial Diversity 7 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
Median Family Income 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 6 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Forgan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 137 miles NE of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Beaver
Standard Zip Codes 73938
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.906
Longitude -100.538

Forgan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BEAVER
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 95 F
Oct Temp 42 to 74 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Station MEADE
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
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Forgan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 532 100%
Male 261 49.1%
Female 271 50.9%
Under 18 177 33.3%
18+ 355 66.7%
65+ 59 11.1%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.22
White 476 89.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 36 6.8%
Mixed Race 17 3.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 75 14.1%

Estimated Forgan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 493
Growth -39
Growth % -7.3%

Forgan 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) 34.7%
US/American 24.2%
Irish 15%
German 14.2%
English 6.1%
French Canadian 1.9%
Swedish 1.4%
Swiss 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Forgan 532 $29,167
Beaver 1,570 $44,107
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Forgan High Schools (2004)

504 W. MAIN
Serves 51 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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