The Village, Oklahoma

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The Village, Oklahoma
Motto(s): 
" Shop The Village "
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma.
Coordinates: 35°34′7″N 97°33′24″W / 35.56861°N 97.55667°W / 35.56861; -97.55667Coordinates: 35°34′7″N 97°33′24″W / 35.56861°N 97.55667°W / 35.56861; -97.55667
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyOklahoma
Area
 • Total2.56 sq mi (6.62 km2)
 • Land2.55 sq mi (6.60 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,220 ft (372 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,929
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
9,564
 • Density3,753.53/sq mi (1,449.45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code40-73250[3]
GNIS feature ID1098839[4]
Website[1] City of The Village

The Village is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The population was 8,929 at the 2010 Census.[5]

The Village is entirely surrounded by Oklahoma City, except where it abuts Nichols Hills, Oklahoma. The Village is home to the corporate headquarters of Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, the OKC Friday community newspaper, and Casady School.

The Village has a City Manager form of government. The City Manager is overseen by an elected Council. The position of Mayor rotates among the Council members.

The Village is represented in Congress by Kendra Horn, in the Oklahoma Senate by Julia Kirt, and in the Oklahoma House by Chelsey Branham and Cyndi Munson.

Geography[edit]

The Village is located at 35°34′7″N 97°33′24″W / 35.56861°N 97.55667°W / 35.56861; -97.55667 (35.568723, -97.556600).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) of it is land and 0.39% is water. Oklahoma City surrounds the borders of The Village.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
196012,118
197013,69513.0%
198011,114−18.8%
199010,353−6.8%
200010,157−1.9%
20108,929−12.1%
2019 (est.)9,564[2]7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census there were 10,157 people in 4,778 households, including 2,823 families, in the city. The population density was 3,999.8 people per square mile (1,544.0/km2). There were 4,997 housing units at an average density of 1,967.8 per square mile (759.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 80.19% White, 10.47% African American, 2.54% Native American, 1.91% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 3.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.77%.[3]

Of the 4,778 households 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.0% were non-families. 35.2% of households were one person and 12.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.76.

The age distribution was 20.2% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% 65 or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median household income was $37,559 and the median family income was $44,632. Males had a median income of $32,204 versus $24,896 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,444. About 7.2% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

Shopping[edit]

Local Shopping:

  • Village Park South
  • Village Park North
  • North Park Mall
  • French Market Mall
  • Casady Square Shopping Center

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2020. Cite error: The named reference "USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse" was defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "The Village (city) QuickFacts". United State Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 22, 2015. Retrieved January 21, 2015.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2020.

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