The Village, Oklahoma

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The Village, Oklahoma
City
Motto: " Shop The Village "
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 35°34′7″N 97°33′24″W / 35.56861°N 97.55667°W / 35.56861; -97.55667Coordinates: 35°34′7″N 97°33′24″W / 35.56861°N 97.55667°W / 35.56861; -97.55667
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Oklahoma
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 10,157
 • Density 3,999.8/sq mi (1,544.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-73250[1]
GNIS feature ID 1098839[2]

The Village is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The population was 10,157 at the 2000 census.

The Village is entirely surrounded by Oklahoma City, except where it abuts Nichols Hills, Oklahoma. The Village is home to the corporate headquarters of Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, the OKC Friday community newspaper, and Casady School.

The Village has a City Manager form of government. The City Manager is overseen by an elected Council. The position of Mayor rotates among the Council members.

The Village is represented in Congress by James Lankford, in the Oklahoma Senate by David Holt, and in the Oklahoma House by Randy McDaniel and David Dank.

Geography[edit]

The Village is located at 35°34′7″N 97°33′24″W / 35.56861°N 97.55667°W / 35.56861; -97.55667 (35.568723, -97.556600)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) of it is land and 0.39% is water. Oklahoma City surrounds the borders of The Village.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,157 people, 4,778 households, and 2,823 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,999.8 people per square mile (1,544.0/km²). There were 4,997 housing units at an average density of 1,967.8 per square mile (759.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.19% White, 10.47% African American, 2.54% Native American, 1.91% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 3.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.77% of the population.

There were 4,778 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.0% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,559, and the median income for a family was $44,632. Males had a median income of $32,204 versus $24,896 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,444. About 7.2% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Shopping[edit]

Local Shopping:

Notable Residents[edit]

Notable residents, former or current, include:

Bill Young, KOKH - TV - Morning Anchor

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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