Empire City, Oklahoma

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Empire City, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Empire City, Oklahoma
Location of Empire City, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°27′50″N 98°2′17″W / 34.46389°N 98.03806°W / 34.46389; -98.03806Coordinates: 34°27′50″N 98°2′17″W / 34.46389°N 98.03806°W / 34.46389; -98.03806
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Stephens
Area
 • Total 10.9 sq mi (28.2 km2)
 • Land 10.8 sq mi (28.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,066 ft (325 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 955
 • Density 88/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-23900[2]
GNIS feature ID 1100390[3]

Empire City, or simply Empire, is a town in Stephens County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 955 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Empire City is located at 34°27′50″N 98°2′17″W / 34.46389°N 98.03806°W / 34.46389; -98.03806 (34.463922, -98.038008).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.9 square miles (28 km2), of which, 10.8 square miles (28 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.37%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 23
1980 13 −43.5%
1990 219 1,584.6%
2000 734 235.2%
2010 955 30.1%
Est. 2015 923 [5] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census of 2010, there were 955 people residing in the town.[1] The population density was 67.7 people per square mile (26.2/km²). There were 369 housing units at an average density of 26.8 per square mile (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.82% White, 0.14% African American, 3.13% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.18% of the population.

There were 266 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.8% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.5% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% 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 2.98.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 107.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,722, and the median income for a family was $43,304. Males had a median income of $34,844 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,190. About 4.9% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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