Year: 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010

City: 8,513 8,796 9,298 8,833 9,933

County: 22,665 25,995 26,897 26,142 27,469

Population density per square mile: 27.3
Median age for Custer County: 29.7


Average temperature in January 49 degrees

Average temperature in July 95 degrees

Average rainfall per year 27 inches

Average snowfall per year 5 inches

Average no. of flying days per year 340

Percentage Distributions of Population by Race

White 69%

African American 5%

Native American 6%

Hispanic 19%

Other 1%

Workforce Statistics

Total county workforce 14,280

Manufacturing workforce in county 1,762

Available workforce within commuting distance 3,722

Temporary workforce available 1,552

Percentage of workforce in county: male 54.8%

Percentage of workforce in county: female 45.2%

Average unemployment rate over past 2 years 4.5%

Right to work law Yes

Companies with union labor Less than 10%



Water supplier City of Clinton

Source of water 2 lakes

Capacity of water plants 5,500,000 gallons per day

Daily consumption

800,000 (minimum)9,000,000 (maximum)

Storage capacity 3,500,000 gallons

Pressure in mains

40 PSI (minimum)100 PSI (maximum)


Sewage treatment: City of Clinton

Type of plant: Activated Sludge/Extended

Air Sewage treatment capacity 4.0 MGD

Present load1.8 MGD

Volume charge 60% of water bill


Gas company OK Natural Gas

Monthly cost of 500 MCF

Summer: $2,189
Winter: $2,416
*includes Sales Tax 8% and Franchise 3%


Electric company AEP - Public Svc. Co of OK

Cost of supplying 60,000 KWH/150KW: Summer$3,000

Cost of supplying 60,000 KWH/150KW: Winter$3,000

Cost of supplying 2,500,000 KWH/500KW: Summer$114,675

Cost of supplying 2,500,000 KWH/500KW: Winter$114,675

Avg industrial rate per KWH for light industry.0459


Telephone company Southwestern Bell Telephone

Telephone system DMS - 100 Digital Supernode Switch Fiber optics Yes


Traffic Count

U.S. Interstate 4026,800 a day

State Hwy 183 (north of I-40)4,900 a day

Motor Freight Carriers

United Parcel Service, Beaver Express, Frontier Express, Arkansas, Freightways, Midwestern Transportation and several independent truck lines.


Clinton is the hub in western Oklahoma for three rail lines operated by Farmrail and Grainbelt (total of 5 trains per day).


Local airport: Clinton Regional Airport (CLK)    

Runway length 4,401ft

Private charter service Clinton Sherman Airport

Distance from Clinton 20 miles

Runway length16,000ft

Commercial airport Will Rogers International Airport (OKC)    

Distance from Clinton84 miles (Oklahoma City)

Community Facilities

Number of motels 9 Number of total rooms 568

Seating capacity of largest banquet room 600

Number of dwellings 3,937

Percentage owner occupied 64.4%

Rental housing available Yes

Newspapers 1

Radio stations 3

Cable TV available: Yes

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Helpful Numbers

  • City Hall: 580-323-0217
  • Chamber of Commerce: 580-323-2222
  • Frisco Conference Center: 580-323-7874
  • Utilities: 580-323-0217
  • Public Works: 580-323-1678
  • Police: 580-323-2323
  • Fire: 580-323-2298