Oakwood, Oklahoma

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Oakwood, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Oakwood, Oklahoma
Location of Oakwood, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°55′53″N 98°42′21″W / 35.93139°N 98.70583°W / 35.93139; -98.70583Coordinates: 35°55′53″N 98°42′21″W / 35.93139°N 98.70583°W / 35.93139; -98.70583
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Dewey
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,834 ft (559 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 65
 • Density 285/sq mi (109.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73658
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-53600[1]
GNIS feature ID 1096164[2]

Oakwood is a town in Dewey County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 65 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Oakwood is located in eastern Dewey County at 35°55′53″N 98°42′21″W / 35.93139°N 98.70583°W / 35.93139; -98.70583 (35.931363, -98.705884).[4] It is just southwest of U.S. Routes 270 and 281, which lead 20 miles (32 km) northwest to Seiling and southeast 19 miles (31 km) to Watonga.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Oakwood has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 199
1920 224 12.6%
1930 266 18.8%
1940 233 −12.4%
1950 161 −30.9%
1960 122 −24.2%
1970 129 5.7%
1980 140 8.5%
1990 107 −23.6%
2000 72 −32.7%
2010 65 −9.7%
Est. 2015 68 [5] 4.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 72 people, 35 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density was 305.8 people per square mile (115.8/km²). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 203.9 per square mile (77.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.44% White, 1.39% Native American, 1.39% from other races, and 2.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

There were 35 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.6% were non-families. 42.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town, the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 12.5% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,125, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $16,250 versus $30,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,254. There were 18.2% of families and 22.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 50.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. 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): Oakwood town, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 11, 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. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.