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Elmer, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Elmer, Oklahoma
Location of Elmer, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Jackson
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 1,309 ft (399 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 96
 • Density 240/sq mi (87/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73539
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-23550
GNIS feature ID 1092593

Elmer is a town in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 96 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Elmer is located at 34°28′48″N 99°21′10″W / 34.48°N 99.35278°W / 34.48; -99.35278 (34.479963, -99.352749).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Climate data for Elmer, Oklahoma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 53.3
(11.83)
58.6
(14.78)
68.6
(20.33)
78.4
(25.78)
85.5
(29.72)
93.3
(34.06)
98.2
(36.78)
96.4
(35.78)
88.2
(31.22)
78.9
(26.06)
65.4
(18.56)
54.9
(12.72)
76.6
(24.78)
Average low °F (°C) 25.6
(-3.56)
29.8
(-1.22)
38.4
(3.56)
48.3
(9.06)
57.6
(14.22)
66.4
(19.11)
70.8
(21.56)
69.1
(20.61)
62.1
(16.72)
50.2
(10.11)
38.8
(3.78)
28.7
(-1.83)
48.8
(9.33)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.8
(20)
1.1
(28)
1.6
(41)
1.9
(48)
4.2
(107)
3.5
(89)
1.8
(46)
2.5
(64)
3.4
(86)
2.4
(61)
1.3
(33)
0.9
(23)
25.4
(645)
Source #1: weather.com
Source #2: Weatherbase.com

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 288
1940 249 −13.5%
1950 145 −41.8%
1960 120 −17.2%
1970 138 15.0%
1980 131 −5.1%
1990 132 0.8%
2000 94 −28.8%
2010 96 2.1%
Est. 2015 92 −4.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 96 people residing in the town. The population density was 240 people per square mile (87/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 145 per square mile (53/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.50% White, 2.08% African American, 2.08% Native American, 1.04% Pacific Islander, 6.25% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.50% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 22.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town, the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,208, and the median income for a family was $35,208. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $14,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,165. There were 10.3% of families and 9.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 17.6% of those over 64.

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