Whitefield, Oklahoma

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Whitefield, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Whitefield, Oklahoma
Location of Whitefield, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°15′12″N 95°14′16″W / 35.25333°N 95.23778°W / 35.25333; -95.23778Coordinates: 35°15′12″N 95°14′16″W / 35.25333°N 95.23778°W / 35.25333; -95.23778
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Haskell
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.8 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 231
 • Density 94.4/sq mi (36.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74472
Area code(s) 539/918
FIPS code 40-80800[1]
GNIS feature ID 1099723[2]

Whitefield is a town in Haskell County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 231 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Whitefield is located at 35°15′12″N 95°14′16″W / 35.25333°N 95.23778°W / 35.25333; -95.23778 (35.253403, -95.237879)[3]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (6.51%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 231 people, 99 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 94.4 people per square mile (36.4/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 44.9 per square mile (17.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 77.92% White, 12.99% Native American, 0.43% Asian, and 8.66% from two or more races.

There were 99 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,389, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $26,786 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,306. About 15.7% of families and 23.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 33.3% of those sixty five or over.

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