Breckenridge, Oklahoma

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Breckenridge, Oklahoma
Town
Location in Garfield County and the state of Oklahoma.
Location in Garfield County and the state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 36°26′54″N 97°43′37″W / 36.44833°N 97.72694°W / 36.44833; -97.72694Coordinates: 36°26′54″N 97°43′37″W / 36.44833°N 97.72694°W / 36.44833; -97.72694
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Garfield
Area
 • Total 15.2 sq mi (39.3 km2)
 • Land 15.1 sq mi (39.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 245
 • Density 15.8/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-08600[1]
GNIS feature ID 1090465[2]

Breckenridge is a town in Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 245 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Breckenridge is located at 36°26′54″N 97°43′37″W / 36.44833°N 97.72694°W / 36.44833; -97.72694 (36.448316, -97.726935).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.2 square miles (39 km2), of which, 15.1 square miles (39 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.33%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 132
1930 76 −42.4%
1940 80 5.3%
1950 67 −16.2%
1960 42 −37.3%
1970 261 521.4%
1980 261 0.0%
1990 251 −3.8%
2000 239 −4.8%
2010 245 2.5%
Est. 2015 257 [4] 4.9%
[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 239 people, 94 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.8 people per square mile (6.1/km²). There were 106 housing units at an average density of 7.0 per square mile (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.89% White, 2.93% Native American, 1.67% from other races, and 2.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.09% of the population.

There were 94 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $33,333 versus $23,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,580. About 10.7% of families and 14.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 4.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ Everett, Dianna, "Breckinridge Archived January 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.", Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Historical Society

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