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People

Total Population 501
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 3.6%
Employed Population 16+ 223
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,000
% Above Poverty Level 66.1%
% Below Poverty Level 33.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.3%
Median Gross Rent $632
Median House Value $41,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 71.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Optima Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 109 miles N of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 230 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Texas
Standard Zip Codes 73945
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.758
Longitude -101.355

Optima Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HOOKER
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 95 F
Oct Temp 44 to 74 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Station HUGOTON
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 72 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Station GRUVER
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 19.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Goodwell 1,287 $51,397
Guymon 11,978 $53,902
Hardesty 289 $39,583
Hooker 1,950 $61,076
Tyrone 965 $60,938

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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