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Crowder, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Crowder, Oklahoma
Location of Crowder, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pittsburg
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 436
 • Density 446.0/sq mi (172.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74430
Area code(s) 539/918
FIPS code 40-18550
GNIS feature ID 1091853

Crowder is a town in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 436 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Crowder is located at 35°7′19″N 95°40′17″W / 35.12194°N 95.67139°W / 35.12194; -95.67139 (35.121927, -95.671460). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), of which, 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (2.97%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 529
1920 581 9.8%
1930 340 −41.5%
1940 378 11.2%
1950 267 −29.4%
1960 254 −4.9%
1970 339 33.5%
1980 431 27.1%
1990 339 −21.3%
2000 436 28.6%
2010 430 −1.4%
Est. 2015 412 −4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 436 people, 159 households, and 127 families residing in the town. The population density was 446.0 people per square mile (171.8/km²). There were 183 housing units at an average density of 187.2 per square mile (72.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.09% White, 0.92% African American, 7.80% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 2.52% from other races, and 3.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.75% of the population.

There were 159 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.5% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $31,364. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $17,115 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,394. About 11.7% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 19.2% of those age 65 or over.


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