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Erick's Livability

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About Erick, OK

Erick, OK is located in Beckham County in the state of Oklahoma.

The total City Population for Erick is about 937 with about 315 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $73,701, which is roughly 28% lower than the Average Home Value of $102,956 for the state of Oklahoma, and roughly 61% lower than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $59,531, which is roughly 19% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $48,224 for the state of Oklahoma, and roughly 3% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

Erick Population 937
Average Home Value $73,701
Median Household Income $59,531
Median Age 31.3
Unemployment Rate 2.8%
Politics 85.14% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.38
Male Population Estimate: 51.2%
Female Population Estimate: 48.8%
Median Age: 31.3
Male Median Age: 39.6
Female Median Age: 43.4

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:81.6%
Hispanic:21.2%
Other:4.9%
Black:0.5%
Asian:0.5%
Indian:0.1%
Hawaiian:0%

Voting

Beckham County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
James Lankford
U.S. Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
Markwayne Mullin
U.S. Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
Kevin Stitt
State governor
Kevin Stitt
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 85.14%
Democratic: 13.19%
Libertarian: 1.26%
Other: 0.42%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Erick specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Beckham County: About 6.91928 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Beckham County: About 176.763 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Beckham County is about 43% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 39% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Erick is about 2.8%.

Oklahoma is ranked #43 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.25 out of 100.

43rd out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 9.59

The average living wage for the state of Oklahoma is $30.58/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Oklahoma a minimum wage score of 9.65 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Oklahoma a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Oklahoma is $163.91, resulting in a UI benefit score of 19.41 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Oklahoma does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Oklahoma does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Oklahoma does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Oklahoma does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Oklahoma does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Oklahoma does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Oklahoma does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Oklahoma does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Oklahoma does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Oklahoma does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Oklahoma does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Oklahoma does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
Oklahoma does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Oklahoma does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Oklahoma does not have a "right-to-work" law.
X Oklahoma does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
Oklahoma does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Oklahoma does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Oklahoma does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
Oklahoma does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

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Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 73645
Latitude: 35.215600
Longitude: -99.868600
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: South
Average Elevation: 2032.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 580