Optima, Oklahoma

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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

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  • 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
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
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Optima Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 266 100%
Male 143 53.8%
Female 123 46.2%
Under 18 105 39.5%
18+ 161 60.5%
65+ 12 4.5%
Median Age 24.7
Average Family Size 3.84
White 211 79.3%
African-American 2 0.8%
Asian 2 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.4%
Other 36 13.5%
Mixed Race 14 5.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 128 48.1%

Estimated Optima Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 269
Growth 3
Growth % 1.1%

Optima 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) 65.6%
German 19.8%
English 4.8%
Irish 4.4%
US/American 2.6%
Swedish 1.8%
Dutch 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Optima 266 $40,833
Goodwell 1,192 $42,708
Guymon 10,472 $44,841
Hardesty 277 $29,688
Hooker 1,788 $39,113
Tyrone 880 $37,500
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