New Woodville, Oklahoma

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New Woodville, Oklahoma
Town
Location of New Woodville, Oklahoma
Location of New Woodville, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 33°58′7″N 96°39′15″W / 33.96861°N 96.65417°W / 33.96861; -96.65417Coordinates: 33°58′7″N 96°39′15″W / 33.96861°N 96.65417°W / 33.96861; -96.65417
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Marshall
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 132
 • Density 605.8/sq mi (233.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 40-82100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1100004[2]

New Woodville is a town in Marshall County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 132 at the 2010 census. Proposals to annex the unincorporated areas of New Woodville and McBride on the shores of Lake Texoma were considered in the past. Listed erroneously by the Census Bureau as "Woodville" for many years, the town's name was finally corrected in Census Bureau listings in 2005.[3]

Geography[edit]

New Woodville is located at 33°58′7″N 96°39′15″W / 33.96861°N 96.65417°W / 33.96861; -96.65417 (33.968724, -96.654078).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Armstrong Road, Durham Street, and Lee Ann Drive are north of the BNSF which do not have a bypass because they do not connect to any other streets.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 69 people, 27 households, and 18 families residing in the town. The population density was 605.8 people per square mile (242.2/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 324.9 per square mile (129.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.55% White and 1.45% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.90% of the population.

There were 27 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 18.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out with 34.8% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $9,375, and the median income for a family was $9,375. Males had a median income of $15,625 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $5,438. There were 52.9% of families and 47.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 36.8% are under age 18 and 57.1% of those over age 64.

History[edit]

An earlier Oklahoma community named Woodville was submerged in 1944 when the Red River was dammed to create Lake Texoma.[5] The drought of 2013 reduced the level of Lake Texoma sufficiently to expose some of Old Woodville's foundations and storm cellars.[6]

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. ^ Population Estimates Boundary Changes, United States Census Bureau, 2007-07-01. Accessed 2008-11-06.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Michael Graczyk and Angela K. Brown (November 20, 2011). "Depleted Texas lakes expose ghost towns, graves". Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 20, 2011. 
  6. ^ KTEN. Hair, Kris. "Secrets of the Lake: Old Woodville." November 2, 2011. Retrieved September 10, 2013.