Gate, Oklahoma

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Gate, Oklahoma
Town
Location in Beaver County and state of Oklahoma.
Location in Beaver County and state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 36°51′7″N 100°3′21″W / 36.85194°N 100.05583°W / 36.85194; -100.05583Coordinates: 36°51′7″N 100°3′21″W / 36.85194°N 100.05583°W / 36.85194; -100.05583
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Beaver
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 2,267 ft (691 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 93
 • Density 310/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73844
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-28800[1]
GNIS feature ID 1093146[2]

Gate is a town in Beaver County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 93 at the 2010 census.

The community was named for the fact it was the "gateway" to a ranching area.[3]

Geography[edit]

Gate is located at 36°51′7″N 100°3′21″W / 36.85194°N 100.05583°W / 36.85194; -100.05583 (36.851903, -100.055805).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Gate, Oklahoma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 46.3
(7.9)
51.5
(10.8)
60.4
(15.8)
71.3
(21.8)
79.3
(26.3)
89.6
(32)
95.4
(35.2)
93.3
(34.1)
84.5
(29.2)
74.2
(23.4)
59.2
(15.1)
48.4
(9.1)
71.1
(21.7)
Average low °F (°C) 18.5
(−7.5)
23.2
(−4.9)
31.2
(−0.4)
43.1
(6.2)
53.2
(11.8)
63
(17)
68.1
(20.1)
66
(19)
57.7
(14.3)
44.4
(6.9)
31.6
(−0.2)
21.6
(−5.8)
43.5
(6.4)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.6
(15)
0.8
(20)
1.7
(43)
1.8
(46)
3
(80)
2.9
(74)
2.4
(61)
2.9
(74)
2.1
(53)
1.4
(36)
1.1
(28)
0.7
(18)
21.5
(546)
Source #1: weather.com
Source #2: Weatherbase.com [5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 958
1920 309 −67.7%
1930 307 −0.6%
1940 243 −20.8%
1950 197 −18.9%
1960 130 −34.0%
1970 151 16.2%
1980 146 −3.3%
1990 159 8.9%
2000 112 −29.6%
2010 93 −17.0%
Est. 2015 90 [6] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 112 people, 47 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 443.8 people per square mile (173.0/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 241.7 per square mile (94.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.21% White and 1.79% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.46% of the population.

There were 47 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, and 27.7% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,583, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,891. There were 4.2% of families and 5.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including none of those under 18 or over 64.

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. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 56. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Historical Weather for Gate, Oklahoma, United States". 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 22, 2013. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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