Hunter, Oklahoma

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Hunter, Oklahoma
Town
Location in Garfield County and the state of Oklahoma.
Location in Garfield County and the state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 36°33′47″N 97°39′38″W / 36.56306°N 97.66056°W / 36.56306; -97.66056Coordinates: 36°33′47″N 97°39′38″W / 36.56306°N 97.66056°W / 36.56306; -97.66056
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Garfield
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 165
 • Density 825.0/sq mi (275.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74640
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-36600[1]
GNIS feature ID 1094022[2]

Hunter is a town in Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 165 at the 2010 census, a 4.6 percent decline from 173 at the 2000 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Hunter is located at 36°33′47″N 97°39′38″W / 36.56306°N 97.66056°W / 36.56306; -97.66056 (36.563118, -97.660669).[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.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 341
1920 443 29.9%
1930 336 −24.2%
1940 443 31.8%
1950 279 −37.0%
1960 203 −27.2%
1970 274 35.0%
1980 276 0.7%
1990 218 −21.0%
2000 173 −20.6%
2010 165 −4.6%
Est. 2015 173 [5] 4.8%
[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 173 people, 74 households, and 50 families residing in the town. The population density was 704.6 people per square mile (267.2/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 391.0 per square mile (148.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.42% White and 0.58% Native American.

There were 74 households out of which 25.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town, the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $33,333. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,731. About 13.0% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Census Viewer. "Hunter, Oklahoma Population." Accessed April 25, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ Everett, Dianna, "Hunter", Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Historical Society, Accessed July 22, 2015.

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