|— Town —|
|• Total||1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)|
|• Land||1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||581 ft (177 m)|
|• Density||420.5/sq mi (162.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1095225|
McCurtain is a town in Haskell County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 466 at the 2000 census. According to Frank Leslie's Weekly, 90 miners perished in a coal mine disaster in 1912. The number was later revised to 73, but it remains one of the worst disasters in Oklahoma history.
McCurtain is located at .(35.150189, -94.971457)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which, 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.77%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 466 people, 178 households, and 122 families residing in the town. The population density was 420.5 people per square mile (162.1/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 192.2 per square mile (74.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 75.54% White, 16.74% Native American, 1.29% Asian, and 6.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.
There were 178 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.9% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.28.
In the town the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $22,188, and the median income for a family was $29,167. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,410. About 16.2% of families and 22.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.2% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.
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- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.