Community Profile

Community Profile


  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 load 1.8 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 40 26,800 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 4,401 ft
Private charter service Clinton Sherman Airport
     Distance from Clinton 20 miles
     Runway length 16,000 ft
Commercial airport Will Rogers International Airport (OKC)
     Distance from Clinton 84 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