Tupelo, Oklahoma

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Tupelo, Oklahoma
City
Location of Tupelo, Oklahoma
Location of Tupelo, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°36′11″N 96°25′14″W / 34.60306°N 96.42056°W / 34.60306; -96.42056Coordinates: 34°36′11″N 96°25′14″W / 34.60306°N 96.42056°W / 34.60306; -96.42056
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Coal
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 329
 • Density 787/sq mi (303.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74572
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-75050[1]
GNIS feature ID 1099015[2]

Tupelo is a city in Coal County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 329 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Tupelo is located in western Coal County at 34°36′11″N 96°25′14″W / 34.60306°N 96.42056°W / 34.60306; -96.42056 (34.603133, -96.420531).[4] Oklahoma State Highway 3 bypasses the town to the north and leads 14 miles (23 km) southeast to Coalgate, the county seat, and 20 miles (32 km) northwest to Ada. State Highway 48 passes through Tupelo, leading south 16 miles (26 km) to Wapanucka and north 20 miles (32 km) to Allen.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Tupelo has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 376
1960 261 −30.6%
1970 485 85.8%
1980 542 11.8%
1990 323 −40.4%
2000 393 21.7%
2010 329 −16.3%
Est. 2015 315 [5] −4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 377 people, 136 households, and 99 families residing in the city. The population density was 939.1 people per square mile (363.9/km²). There were 178 housing units at an average density of 443.4 per square mile (171.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.29% White, 0.53% African American, 24.40% Native American, 0.27% from other races, and 4.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.65% of the population.

There were 136 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $17,000, and the median income for a family was $19,688. Males had a median income of $21,563 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,852. About 29.6% of families and 30.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.7% of those under age 18 and 22.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people from Tupelo[edit]

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): Tupelo city, Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 4, 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. 
  7. ^ Pearlman, Jeff (September 21, 1998). "These Guys Are The Real Mccoys; Teenage brothers Cord and Jet McCoy are riding high on the pro circuit". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved May 3, 2010. 
  8. ^ Broun, Sara (February 13, 2010). "Amazing Race Premieres With PBR's Cord McCoy!" (Press release). Professional Bull Riders, Inc. Retrieved May 3, 2010. 
  9. ^ Soldan, Penny (February 14, 2010). "'The Amazing Race': Oklahoma cowboys Cord, Jet McCoy join Season 16 field". The Oklahoman.