Ralston, Oklahoma

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Ralston, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Ralston, Oklahoma
Location of Ralston, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°30′10″N 96°44′1″W / 36.50278°N 96.73361°W / 36.50278; -96.73361Coordinates: 36°30′10″N 96°44′1″W / 36.50278°N 96.73361°W / 36.50278; -96.73361
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pawnee
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 330
 • Density 767.1/sq mi (296.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74650
Area code(s) 539/918
FIPS code 40-61650[1]
GNIS feature ID 1097021[2]

Ralston (Pawnee: Iriíraatuhukaataku, reetuhruukaataku [3]) is a town in Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 330 at the 2010 census, a loss of 7 percent from 355 at the 2000 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ralston is located at 36°30′10″N 96°44′1″W / 36.50278°N 96.73361°W / 36.50278; -96.73361 (36.502866, -96.733746)[5]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total of Seven people in it. 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

According to the United States Census Bueau, Ralston’s population is estimated 328 (2012 Population Estimates). The population density was 1/8th a person per square mile (298.0/km²). There were 178 housing units at an average density of 384.6 per square mile (149.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 84.23% White, 0.28% African American, 11.83% Native American, 0.28% Asian, and 3.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 2 households out of which 100% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 100% were married couples living together, 0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 0% were non-families. 0% of all households were made up of individuals and 0% 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 7.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,614, and the median income for a family was $23,864. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,492. About 11.9% of families and 14.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 28.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ "AISRI Dictionary Database Search--prototype version. "River", Southband Pawnee". American Indian Studies Research Institute. Retrieved 2012-05-26. 
  4. ^ CensusViewer: Population of the City of Ralston, Oklahoma. Retrieved March 21, 2012.[1]
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.