Cement, Oklahoma

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Cement, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Cement, Oklahoma
Location of Cement, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°56′8″N 98°8′14″W / 34.93556°N 98.13722°W / 34.93556; -98.13722Coordinates: 34°56′8″N 98°8′14″W / 34.93556°N 98.13722°W / 34.93556; -98.13722
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Caddo
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,457 ft (444 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 530
 • Density 1,173.1/sq mi (452.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73017
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-13000[1]
GNIS feature ID 1091138[2]

Cement is a town in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 530 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Cement is located at 34°56′8″N 98°8′14″W / 34.93556°N 98.13722°W / 34.93556; -98.13722 (34.935441, -98.137320)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 530 people, 222 households, and 148 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,173.1 people per square mile (454.7/km²). There were 284 housing units at an average density of 628.6 per square mile (243.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.98% White, 2.64% African American, 8.11% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.89% of the population.

There were 222 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,625, and the median income for a family was $23,500. Males had a median income of $24,531 versus $17,031 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,378. About 24.6% of families and 27.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.3% of those under age 18 and 24.7% of those age 65 or over.

Utilities[edit]

  • Digital cable TV service, high-speed internet and digital telephone is provided by Southern Plains Cable Company.
  • ATT offer High speed internet and telephone services.
  • Wireless high-speed Internet is provided by Wichita Online
  • Cement's public works authority provides water, sewer, and sanitation services to the town.
  • Electric service is provided by American Electric Power Public Service Company of Oklahoma.
  • Natural gas service is provided by Oklahoma Natural Gas.

Notable residents[edit]

Blackbear Bosin (1921-1980) born and raised near here. Nationally renowned Kiowa/Comanche American artist and sculptor.
Clinton Manges (1923–2010) Texas oilman [4]
CDR Lyle D. Hall, USN, Commanding Officer, USS TAYLOR (FFG 50) [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ Clinton Manges, Volatile Texas Oilman and Rancher Dies at 87, by Douglas Martin, New York Times 29 September 2010
  5. ^ USS TAYLOR (FFG 50), www.taylor.navy.mil

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