Springer, Oklahoma

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Springer, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Springer, Oklahoma
Location of Springer, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°18′16″N 97°8′11″W / 34.30444°N 97.13639°W / 34.30444; -97.13639Coordinates: 34°18′16″N 97°8′11″W / 34.30444°N 97.13639°W / 34.30444; -97.13639
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Carter
Area
 • Total 15.1 sq mi (39.2 km2)
 • Land 14.9 sq mi (38.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 700
 • Density 47/sq mi (18.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73458
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-69500[1]
GNIS feature ID 1098454[2]

Springer is a town in Carter County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 700 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Ardmore, Oklahoma Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Springer is located northeast of the center of Carter County at 34°18′16″N 97°8′11″W / 34.30444°N 97.13639°W / 34.30444; -97.13639 (34.304569, -97.136499).[4] U.S. Route 77 passes through the center of town, and Interstate 35 runs along the western edge, with access from Exits 40 (Brooks Road) and 42 (State Highway 53). Ardmore, the Carter County seat, is 10 miles (16 km) to the south, and Davis is 14 miles (23 km) to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Springer has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39.2 km2), of which 14.9 square miles (38.7 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 1.32%, is water.[3] The town is located just south of the Arbuckle Mountains, a small range of hills.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 212
1970 256 20.8%
1980 679 165.2%
1990 485 −28.6%
2000 204 −57.9%
2010 700 243.1%
Est. 2015 702 [5] 0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 577 people, 237 households, and 181 families residing in the town. The population density was 39.9 people per square mile (15.4/km²). There were 267 housing units at an average density of 18.5 per square mile (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 84.92% White, 2.60% African American, 7.11% Native American, 1.39% from other races, and 3.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.01% of the population.

There were 237 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,000, and the median income for a family was $35,375. Males had a median income of $35,500 versus $18,864 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,640. About 7.0% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.2% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Springer town, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 10, 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. Retrieved June 4, 2015.