Silo, Oklahoma

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Silo, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Silo, Oklahoma
Location of Silo, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°2′14″N 96°28′32″W / 34.03722°N 96.47556°W / 34.03722; -96.47556Coordinates: 34°2′14″N 96°28′32″W / 34.03722°N 96.47556°W / 34.03722; -96.47556
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Bryan
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 331
 • Density 662/sq mi (275.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-67550[1]
GNIS feature ID 1098038[2]

Silo is a town in Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 331 at the 2010 census, an increase of 17.4 percent from 282 at the 2000 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Silo is located at 34°2′14″N 96°28′32″W / 34.03722°N 96.47556°W / 34.03722; -96.47556 (34.037219, -96.475645).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

History[edit]

Population was 246 in the territorial census in 1900, 180 in the special 1907 census at statehood, and 152 in the 1910 United States Census.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 246
1910 152 −38.2%
1980 43
1990 249 479.1%
2000 282 13.3%
2010 331 17.4%
Est. 2015 348 [6] 5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 282 people, 103 households, and 81 families residing in the town. The population density was 542.1 people per square mile (209.4/km²). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 219.1 per square mile (84.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 80.14% White, 14.18% Native American, 1.77% from other races, and 3.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.77% of the population.

There were 103 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 81.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $42,159. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $26,818 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,681. About 1.4% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.1% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Silo is served by Silo High School.

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. ^ CensusViewer:Silo, Oklahoma Population
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Brimage, Lucille. "Silo," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Historical Society, 2009. Accessed April 15, 2015.
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.