Gotebo, Oklahoma

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Gotebo, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Gotebo, Oklahoma
Location of Gotebo, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°04′16″N 98°52′28″W / 35.0710978°N 98.8743742°W / 35.0710978; -98.8743742Coordinates: 35°04′16″N 98°52′28″W / 35.0710978°N 98.8743742°W / 35.0710978; -98.8743742
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Kiowa
Government
 • Mayor Dallon Heller
Area
 • Total 0.764744 sq mi (1.980679 km2)
 • Land 0.764744 sq mi (1.980679 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,430 ft (440 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 226
 • Density 300/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73041
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-30350[1]
GNIS feature ID 1093272[2]

Gotebo /ˈɡtɨb/ is a town in Kiowa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 226 at the 2010 census, a loss of 16.9 percent from 272 at the 2000 census.[3]

The town is named after the notable Kiowa Indian named Gotebo (in Kiowa, [kʼóːdebõhõn]).[4]

Geography[edit]

Gotebo is located at 35°4′12″N 98°52′27″W / 35.07000°N 98.87417°W / 35.07000; -98.87417 (35.070094, -98.874163)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 740
1930 827
1940 607 −26.6%
1970 378
1980 457 20.9%
2000 272
2010 226 −16.9%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 272 people, 120 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density was 353.2 people per square mile (136.4/km²). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 203.9 per square mile (78.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.44% White, 7.35% Native American, 1.47% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.62% of the population.

There were 120 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $35,156. Males had a median income of $25,694 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,783. About 8.2% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.1% of those sixty five or over.

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. ^ CensusViewer:Gotebo, Oklahoma Population
  4. ^ Thurman, Marilyn. Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. "Gotebo." Retrieved October 5, 2012.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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