Marble City Community, Oklahoma

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Marble City Community
Marble City Community is located in Oklahoma
Marble City Community
Marble City Community
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°32′5″N 94°49′57″W / 35.53472°N 94.83250°W / 35.53472; -94.83250Coordinates: 35°32′5″N 94°49′57″W / 35.53472°N 94.83250°W / 35.53472; -94.83250
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Sequoyah
 • Total 11.2 sq mi (29 km2)
 • Land 10.8 sq mi (28 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 420
 • Density 38/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)

Marble City Community is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 420 at the 2000 census.


Marble City Community is located at 35°32′5″N 94°49′57″W / 35.53472°N 94.83250°W / 35.53472; -94.83250 (35.534758, -94.832638).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.2 square miles (28.9 km²), of which, 10.8 square miles (28.0 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (3.13%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 420 people, 146 households, and 111 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 38.8 people per square mile (15.0/km²). There were 157 housing units at an average density of 14.5/sq mi (5.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.76% White, 37.14% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 12.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 146 households out of which 44.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,071, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,936. About 19.4% of families and 23.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.4% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.