Geary, Oklahoma

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Geary, Oklahoma
City
Geary water tower
Geary water tower
Location of Geary, Oklahoma
Location of Geary, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°37′46″N 98°19′5″W / 35.62944°N 98.31806°W / 35.62944; -98.31806Coordinates: 35°37′46″N 98°19′5″W / 35.62944°N 98.31806°W / 35.62944; -98.31806
Country United States
State Oklahoma
Counties Blaine, Canadian
Government
 • Type Aldermanic
 • Mayor Mitchell Paxton
Area
 • Total 4.15 sq mi (10.75 km2)
 • Land 4.15 sq mi (10.75 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 1,549 ft (472 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,280
 • Density 308/sq mi (119.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73040
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-28900[1]
GNIS feature ID 1093156[2]

Geary is a city in Blaine and Canadian counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 1,280 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Geary is located in southern Blaine County and northwestern Canadian County at 35°37′46″N 98°19′5″W / 35.62944°N 98.31806°W / 35.62944; -98.31806 (35.629486, −98.318176).[4] The city limits extend southeast along U.S. Route 281 8 miles (13 km) from the center of town to Exit 108 on Interstate 40. From this point it is 43 miles (69 km) east to downtown Oklahoma City. U.S. Route 270 leads east from Geary 11 miles (18 km) to Calumet. U.S. 281 and 270 together lead northwest 17 miles (27 km) to Watonga.

According to the United States Census Bureau, as of 2010 the city has a total area of 4.15 square miles (10.75 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.06%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,258 people, 475 households, and 305 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,325.1 people per square mile (511.3/km²). There were 583 housing units at an average density of 614.1 per square mile (236.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 65.50% White, 4.85% African American, 22.89% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 2.62% from other races, and 4.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.41% of the population.

There were 475 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,088, and the median income for a family was $28,409. Males had a median income of $23,021 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,538. About 21.2% of families and 24.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.7% of those under age 18 and 18.0% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Geary, Oklahoma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 46
(8)
51
(11)
60
(16)
71
(22)
78
(26)
87
(31)
93
(34)
93
(34)
84
(29)
73
(23)
59
(15)
50
(10)
70.4
(21.6)
Average low °F (°C) 26
(−3)
30
(−1)
35
(2)
46
(8)
55
(13)
66
(19)
69
(21)
68
(20)
60
(16)
50
(10)
37
(3)
30
(−1)
47.7
(8.9)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.9
(23)
1.1
(28)
1.9
(48)
2.8
(71)
4.3
(109)
4.0
(102)
2.3
(58)
2.5
(64)
3.3
(84)
2.5
(64)
1.7
(43)
1.3
(33)
28.7
(729)
Source #1: weather.com
Source #2: Weatherbase.com [5]

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