Lookeba, Oklahoma

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Lookeba, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Lookeba, Oklahoma
Location of Lookeba, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°21′44″N 98°22′00″W / 35.36222°N 98.36667°W / 35.36222; -98.36667Coordinates: 35°21′44″N 98°22′00″W / 35.36222°N 98.36667°W / 35.36222; -98.36667
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Caddo
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 166
 • Density 653/sq mi (252.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73053
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-44000[1]
GNIS feature ID 1102114[2]

Lookeba is a town in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 166 at the 2010 census.[3] The name is a composite of the names of three founding fathers: Lowe, Kelley and Baker.

Geography[edit]

Lookeba is located in northern Caddo County at 35°21′44″N 98°22′00″W / 35.362351°N 98.366553°W / 35.362351; -98.366553 (35.362351, -98.366553).[4] U.S. Route 281 passes just west of the town, leading north 12 miles (19 km) to Interstate 40 north of Hinton and south 4 miles (6 km) to Binger.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.66 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 217
1920 240 10.6%
1930 312 30.0%
1940 279 −10.6%
1950 206 −26.2%
1960 158 −23.3%
1970 165 4.4%
1980 221 33.9%
1990 141 −36.2%
2000 131 −7.1%
2010 166 26.7%
Est. 2015 164 [5] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 131 people, 45 households, and 34 families residing in the town. The population density was 517.8 people per square mile (202.3/km²). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 272.7 per square mile (106.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 74.81% White, 6.87% Native American, 15.27% from other races, and 3.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.85% of the population.

There were 45 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 13.7% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,000, and the median income for a family was $21,875. Males had a median income of $21,563 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,791. There were 27.8% of families and 33.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 37.0% of under eighteens and 15.4% 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 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lookeba town, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 6, 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". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.