Mustang, Oklahoma

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Mustang, Oklahoma
City
Location of Mustang, Oklahoma
Location of Mustang, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°23′34″N 97°43′22″W / 35.39278°N 97.72278°W / 35.39278; -97.72278Coordinates: 35°23′34″N 97°43′22″W / 35.39278°N 97.72278°W / 35.39278; -97.72278
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Canadian
Government
 • Type council-manager
Area
 • Total 12.0 sq mi (31 km2)
 • Land 12.0 sq mi (31 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,348 ft (411 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,395
 • Density 1,449.6/sq mi (561.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73064
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-50100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1095723[2]

Mustang is a growing suburban city in Canadian County, Oklahoma, United States and is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,395 at the 2010 census, a 32.2 percent increase from 13,156 at the 2000 census.[3]

Mustang, Oklahoma is the home base of the Canadian Valley Rangerettes[4] Mounted Drill Team. The Rangerettes are the three time USEDC National Open Drill Champions. The team captured the sport's highest prize, The SportsQuest Cup, in 2008, 2009 and 2011. The team also won the Kessler prize in 2012.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Mustang is located at 35°23′34″N 97°43′22″W / 35.39278°N 97.72278°W / 35.39278; -97.72278 (35.392644, -97.722905).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.0 square miles (31 km2), of which, 12.0 square miles (31 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it is water. The total area is 0.25% water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 107
1940 214 100.0%
1950 210 −1.9%
1960 198 −5.7%
1970 2,637 1,231.8%
1980 7,496 184.3%
1990 10,434 39.2%
2000 13,156 26.1%
2010 17,395 32.2%
Est. 2013 19,097 9.8%
Sources:[6][7][8][1][9]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 13,156 people, 4,721 households, and 3,800 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,095.9 people per square mile (422.9/km²). There were 4,930 housing units at an average density of 410.7 per square mile (158.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.63% White, 0.59% African American, 3.33% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 3.08% from two or more races. 3.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,721 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $50,284, and the median income for a family was $53,018. Males had a median income of $36,406 versus $24,856 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,860. 5.6% of the population and 4.0% of families were below the poverty line. 7.6% of those under the age of 18 and 8.7% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Economy[edit]

Mustang's economy was based on agriculture until the middle of the 20th Century. Major crops included wheat, oats, corn, cotton, sweet potatoes, watermelons, and cantaloupes. Until the 1920s peach and other fruit orchards were the primary crops for local farmers. Truck farming remained prevalent into the 1940s, when the dairy and beef industry gained supremacy. In the 1960s, the town began evolving into a bedroom community for Oklahoma City.[10]

Education[edit]

Mustang Public Schools is the school district. Mustang High School serves the community.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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:Mustang, Oklahoma Population. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Canadian Valley Rangerettes
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Population-Oklahoma". 15th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Number of Inhabitants: Oklahoma". 18th Census of the United States. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Oklahoma: Population and Housing Unit Counts". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  10. ^ Savage, Cynthia. Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. "Mustang. Retrieved January 11, 2014.

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