Lawrence Creek, Oklahoma

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Lawrence Creek, Oklahoma
Town
Location within Creek County, and the state of Oklahoma
Location within Creek County, and the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°5′4″N 96°25′14″W / 36.08444°N 96.42056°W / 36.08444; -96.42056Coordinates: 36°5′4″N 96°25′14″W / 36.08444°N 96.42056°W / 36.08444; -96.42056
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Creek
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 149
 • Density 203/sq mi (78.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-41760[1]
GNIS feature ID 1102943[2]

Lawrence Creek is a town in Creek County, Oklahoma, United States. Incorporated March 15, 1983, it is primarily a bedroom community whose employed residents work in Sapulpa and Tulsa.[3] The population was 149 at the 2010 census, a gain of 25.2 percent from 119 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Lawrence Creek is located in northern Creek County at 36°5′4″N 96°25′14″W / 36.08444°N 96.42056°W / 36.08444; -96.42056 (36.084402, -96.420441).[5] It is 24 miles (39 km) northwest of Sapulpa.[3] Mannford, the closest neighboring town, is 6 miles (10 km) to the northeast, on Keystone Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Lawrence Creek has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.9 km2), all of it land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 97
2000 119 22.7%
2010 149 25.2%
Est. 2015 149 [7] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 119 people, 40 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 184.7 people per square mile (71.8/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 63.6 per square mile (24.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.92% White and 10.08% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 40 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.36.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.6% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $24,286 versus $15,781 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,957. There were no families and 2.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 28.6% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b Wilson, Linda D. Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. "Lawrence Creek." [1]
  4. ^ CensusViewer:Population of the City of Lawrence Creek, Oklahoma
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lawrence Creek town, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.