Lyons Switch, Oklahoma

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Lyons Switch, Oklahoma
Census-designated place
Location within Adair County and the state of Oklahoma
Location within Adair County and the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°46′9″N 94°42′28″W / 35.76917°N 94.70778°W / 35.76917; -94.70778Coordinates: 35°46′9″N 94°42′28″W / 35.76917°N 94.70778°W / 35.76917; -94.70778
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Adair
Area
 • Total 8.6 sq mi (22.4 km2)
 • Land 8.3 sq mi (21.6 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 288
 • Density 34/sq mi (13.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-44775[1]

Lyons Switch is a census-designated place (CDP) in Adair County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 288 at the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Lyons Switch is located at 35°46′9″N 94°42′28″W / 35.76917°N 94.70778°W / 35.76917; -94.70778 (35.769157, -94.707655).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.6 square miles (22.4 km2), of which 8.3 square miles (21.6 km2) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), or 3.80%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 227 people, 90 households, and 68 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 27.4 people per square mile (10.6/km²). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 12.2/sq mi (4.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 48.02% White, 42.73% Native American, and 9.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 90 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,458, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,148. About 6.7% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lyons Switch CDP, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.