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Belfonte is located in Oklahoma
Location in Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Sequoyah
 • Total 7.9 sq mi (20 km2)
 • Land 7.9 sq mi (20 km2)
 • Total 426
 • Density 53.9/sq mi (20.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)

Belfonte is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 426 at the 2000 census.


Belfonte is located at 35°32′37″N 94°33′9″W / 35.54361°N 94.55250°W / 35.54361; -94.55250 (35.543651, -94.552418). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.9 square miles (20 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 426 people, 131 households, and 101 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 53.8 people per square mile (20.8/km2). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 17.6/sq mi (6.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 42.25% White, 0.23% African American, 50.23% Native American, 1.88% from other races, and 5.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.46% of the population.

There were 131 households, out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.25 and the average family size was 3.67.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 30.0% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,143, and the median income for a family was $40,469. Males had a median income of $25,250 versus $17,344 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,786. About 9.9% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 21.9% of those age 65 or over.

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