COMMUNITY PROFILE

Population

19701980199020002010City8,5138,7969,2988,8339,933County22,66525,99526,89726,14227,469

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

Climate

Average temperature in January49 degreesAverage temperature in July95 degreesAverage rainfall per year27 inchesAverage snowfall per year5 inchesAverage no. of flying days per year340

Percentage Distributions of Population by Race

White69%African American5%Native American6%Hispanic19%Other1%

Workforce Statistics

Total county workforce14,280Manufacturing workforce in county1,762Available workforce within commuting distance3,722Temporary workforce available1,552Percentage of workforce in county: male54.8%Percentage of workforce in county: female45.2%Average unemployment rate over past 2 years4.5%Right to work lawYesCompanies with union laborLess than 10%

Utilities

Water

Water supplierCity of ClintonSource of water2 lakesCapacity of water plants5,500,000 gallons per dayDaily consumption

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

Storage capacity3,500,000 gallonsPressure in mains

40 PSI (minimum)100 PSI (maximum)

Sewage

Sewage treatmentCity of ClintonType of plantActivated Sludge/Extended AirSewage treatment capacity4.0 MGDPresent load1.8 MGDVolume charge60% of water bill

Gas

Gas companyOK Natural GasMonthly cost of 500 MCF

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

Electric

Electric companyAEP - Public Svc. Co of OKCost of supplying 60,000 KWH/150KW: Summer$3,000Cost of supplying 60,000 KWH/150KW: Winter$3,000Cost of supplying 2,500,000 KWH/500KW: Summer$114,675Cost of supplying 2,500,000 KWH/500KW: Winter$114,675Avg industrial rate per KWH for light industry.0459

Telecommunications

Telephone companySouthwestern Bell TelephoneTelephone systemDMS-100 Digital Supernode SwitchFiber opticsYes

Transportation

Traffic Count

U.S. Interstate 4026,800 a dayState 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.

Rail

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

Air

Local airportClinton Regional Airport (CLK)     Runway length4,401 ftPrivate charter serviceClinton Sherman Airport     Distance from Clinton20 miles     Runway length16,000 ftCommercial airportWill Rogers International Airport (OKC)     Distance from Clinton84 miles (Oklahoma City)

Community Facilities

Number of motels9Number of total rooms568Seating capacity of largest banquet room600Number of dwellings3,937Percentage owner occupied64.4%Rental housing availableYesNewspapers1Radio stations3Cable TV availableYes

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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