Francis, Oklahoma

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Francis, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Francis, Oklahoma
Location of Francis, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°52′23″N 96°35′30″W / 34.87306°N 96.59167°W / 34.87306; -96.59167Coordinates: 34°52′23″N 96°35′30″W / 34.87306°N 96.59167°W / 34.87306; -96.59167
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pontotoc
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 532
 • Density 567.1/sq mi (219.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74844
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-27650[1]
GNIS feature ID 1093009[2]

Francis is a town in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 332 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Francis is located at 34°52′23″N 96°35′30″W / 34.87306°N 96.59167°W / 34.87306; -96.59167 (34.873148, -96.591552).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Francis, Oklahoma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 50.4
(10.2)
55.8
(13.2)
65.3
(18.5)
74.7
(23.7)
81
(27)
87.9
(31.1)
93.6
(34.2)
93.5
(34.2)
85.7
(29.8)
76.1
(24.5)
63.7
(17.6)
53.5
(11.9)
73.4
(23)
Average low °F (°C) 27.5
(−2.5)
31.6
(−0.2)
40.4
(4.7)
50.1
(10.1)
58.1
(14.5)
65.9
(18.8)
70.6
(21.4)
69.1
(20.6)
61.9
(16.6)
51.1
(10.6)
40.5
(4.7)
30.8
(−0.7)
49.8
(9.9)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.5
(38)
2.2
(56)
3.3
(84)
3.5
(89)
5.6
(142)
4.1
(104)
2.4
(61)
2.9
(74)
4.5
(114)
4.2
(107)
2.8
(71)
2.0
(51)
38.9
(988)
Source #1: weather.com
Source #2: Weatherbase.com [4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 931
1920 911 −2.1%
1930 607 −33.4%
1940 370 −39.0%
1950 271 −26.8%
1960 286 5.5%
1970 283 −1.0%
1980 365 29.0%
1990 346 −5.2%
2000 332 −4.0%
2010 315 −5.1%
Est. 2015 318 [5] 1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 332 people, 139 households, and 97 families residing in the town. The population density was 567.1 people per square mile (217.3/km²). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 264.8 per square mile (101.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 81.93% White, 12.65% Native American, 0.30% Asian, and 5.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 139 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,083, and the median income for a family was $26,094. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $18,393 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,826. About 13.9% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 16.2% of those age 65 or over.

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