Thomas, OK Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,238. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,150 (-7.1% change)
Males: 590 (47.7%), Females: 648 (52.3%)

Custer County

Zip code: 73669

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $30,083 (year 2000)
Median house value: $42,400 (year 2000)

Races in Thomas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • American Indian (9.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.4%), United States (13.3%), Irish (11.1%), English (5.9%), Dutch (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Elevation: 1740 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Thomas

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thomas city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-0.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Thomas:

  • SOUTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK)
  • CLINTON INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CLINTON, OK)
  • INTEGRIS CLINTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; CLINTON, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Thomas:

  • VANCE AFB (about 72 miles; ENID, OK; ID: END)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 81 miles; FORT SILL, OK; ID: FSI)
  • WILL ROGERS WORLD (about 84 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; ID: OKC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Thomas:

  • THOMAS MUNI (about 3 miles; THOMAS, OK; ID: 1O4)
  • THOMAS P STAFFORD (about 16 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; ID: F91)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 19 miles; CLINTON, OK; ID: CLK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thomas:

  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,360)
  • SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; BETHANY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; LAWTON, OK; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY (about 84 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,164)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 3,234)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 5,220)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER (about 88 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,447)

Schools

Public high school in Thomas:

  • THOMAS-FAY-CUSTER UNIFIED HS (Students: 116; Location: 920 NORTH MAIN; Grades: 10 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Thomas:

  • THOMAS ES (Students: 176; Location: 900 NORTH MAIN; Grades: PK – 03)
  • THOMAS-FAY-CUSTER UNIFIED JHS (Students: 102; Location: 920 NORTH MAIN; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CUSTER ES (Students: 98; Location: HIGHWAY 33 WEST; Grades: 04 – 06)