Faxon, Oklahoma

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Faxon, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Faxon, Oklahoma
Location of Faxon, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°27′30″N 98°34′47″W / 34.45833°N 98.57972°W / 34.45833; -98.57972Coordinates: 34°27′30″N 98°34′47″W / 34.45833°N 98.57972°W / 34.45833; -98.57972
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Comanche
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,112 ft (339 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 136
 • Density 532.4/sq mi (205.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73540
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-25650[1]
GNIS feature ID 1092779[2]

Faxon is a town in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 136 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Lawton, Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Faxon is located at 34°27′30″N 98°34′47″W / 34.45833°N 98.57972°W / 34.45833; -98.57972 (34.458327, -98.579721).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Faxon, Oklahoma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 51.8
(11)
57.5
(14.2)
67.3
(19.6)
76.7
(24.8)
84.5
(29.2)
92.7
(33.7)
98.2
(36.8)
97.1
(36.2)
88.3
(31.3)
78.1
(25.6)
64.4
(18)
54.1
(12.3)
75.9
(24.4)
Average low °F (°C) 25.5
(−3.6)
30.0
(−1.1)
38.6
(3.7)
48.7
(9.3)
57.6
(14.2)
66.1
(18.9)
70.3
(21.3)
69.0
(20.6)
62.3
(16.8)
50.4
(10.2)
38.9
(3.8)
28.8
(−1.8)
48.9
(9.4)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.0
(25)
1.4
(36)
2.1
(53)
2.5
(64)
4.5
(114)
3.4
(86)
2.1
(53)
2.7
(69)
3.7
(94)
2.7
(69)
1.5
(38)
1.2
(30)
28.8
(732)
Source #1: weather.com
Source #2: Weatherbase.com [4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 215
1920 163 −24.2%
1930 212 30.1%
1940 178 −16.0%
1950 135 −24.2%
1960 137 1.5%
1970 121 −11.7%
1980 140 15.7%
1990 127 −9.3%
2000 134 5.5%
2010 136 1.5%
Est. 2015 134 [5] −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census of 2010, there were 136 people, 55 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 532.4 people per square mile (205.5/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 258.3 per square mile (99.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.7% White, 0.7% African American, 4.4% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.0% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.

There were 55 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 19.1% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.5 years. For every 100 females there were 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.2 males.

According to the 2000 census, the median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,630. There were 15.4% of families and 13.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 13.2% of under eighteens and 5.9% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ "Historical Weather for Faxon, Oklahoma, United States". 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Savage, Cynthia (2009). "Faxon". Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. Oklahoma Historical Society.