Davis, Oklahoma

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Davis, Oklahoma
Location of Davis, Oklahoma
Location of Davis, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°29′52″N 97°7′37″W / 34.49778°N 97.12694°W / 34.49778; -97.12694Coordinates: 34°29′52″N 97°7′37″W / 34.49778°N 97.12694°W / 34.49778; -97.12694
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Murray
 • Total 11.0 sq mi (28.5 km2)
 • Land 11.0 sq mi (28.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,683
 • Density 237.1/sq mi (91.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73030
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-19450[1]
GNIS feature ID 1091947[2]
Website [1]
Turner Falls, nestled in the Arbuckle Mountains near Davis, Oklahoma.

Davis is a city in Garvin and Murray counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 2,683 at the 2010 census.

The B. B. McKinney Chapel is located on the grounds of the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center in Davis and is named in honor of Baylus Benjamin McKinney, the Louisiana native and Christian singer and composer of 149 gospel hymns.


Davis is located at 34°29′52″N 97°7′37″W / 34.49778°N 97.12694°W / 34.49778; -97.12694 (34.497858, -97.126933).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28.5 km²), all land. It is located near Lake Arbuckle.


Turner Falls Park is a city-owned recreation area which features Turner Falls as well as swimming in Honey Creek. Turner Falls is one of the two largest waterfalls in the state.[4]

One of Davis' main attractions every fall is the High School football team. The Wolves have won 5 state championships ('79, '86, '90, '95 and '13) and have been state runner-up 6 times ('51, '00, '03, '05, '10 and '12). The Wolves have the most wins in the state since '75, 5th most wins in the state since '56 and the 3rd most playoffs wins in the state all-time.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 2,683 people, 1,042 households, and 723 families residing in the city. The population density was 237.1 people per square mile (91.5/km²). There were 1,202 housing units at an average density of 109.2 per square mile (42.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.34% White, 4.56% African American, 10.65% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 3.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 1,042 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,958, and the median income for a family was $37,100. Males had a median income of $27,266 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,604. About 13.0% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.


  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. ^ Turner Falls Park, retrieved 2009-01-30

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