Iron Post, Oklahoma

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Iron Post
Iron Post is located in Oklahoma
Iron Post
Iron Post
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°9′55″N 95°8′39″W / 36.16528°N 95.14417°W / 36.16528; -95.14417Coordinates: 36°9′55″N 95°8′39″W / 36.16528°N 95.14417°W / 36.16528; -95.14417
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Mayes
 • Total 2.7 sq mi (7 km2)
 • Land 2.7 sq mi (7 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 92
 • Density 34/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)

Iron Post is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 117 at the 2000 census, but had declined to 92 in 2010,[1] a loss of more than 21 percent.


Iron Post is located at 36°9′55″N 95°8′39″W / 36.16528°N 95.14417°W / 36.16528; -95.14417 (36.165178, -95.144213).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 117 people, 44 households, and 33 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 43.5 people per square mile (16.8/km²). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 18.6/sq mi (7.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 59.83% White, 30.77% Native American, and 9.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

There were 44 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 3.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 108.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,000, and the median income for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,265. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


  1. ^ Pryor Daily Times. "Mayes County grows by 3,000. April 4, 2011. Retrieved September 14, 2011.[1]
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.