Location of Meno, Oklahoma
|• Total||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|• Land||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,339 ft (408 m)|
|• Density||1,036.7/sq mi (400.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1095325|
Meno is a town in Major County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 235 at the 2010 census, a 20.5 percent increase from 195 at the 2000 census.It was the previous home of Oklahoma Bible Academy. The town is named after Mennonite leader Menno Simons, and was founded on October 19, 1899 by David Koehn. Meno now serves as a bedroom community for people who commute to work in the Enid area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 195 people, 78 households, and 56 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,036.7 people per square mile (396.3/km²). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 462.5 per square mile (176.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.82% White, 1.03% Native American, 2.05% from other races, and 4.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.59% of the population.
There were 78 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,750, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,697. None of the families and 1.7% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.0% of those over 64.
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