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Grant, Oklahoma
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Choctaw
Area
 • Total 1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 • Land 1.88 sq mi (4.86 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 465 ft (142 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 289
 • Density 154/sq mi (59.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 74738
FIPS code 40-31000
GNIS feature ID 1093317

Grant is an unincorporated community in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 271 south of Hugo. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 289. Established on the Frisco Railroad in the Indian Territory, the Grant Post Office opened on January 31, 1889. It was named for Ulysses S. Grant. The ZIP code is 74738.

Demographics

As of the 2010 Census, there were 289 people, 120 households, and 82 families residing in the community. The racial composition of the city was 55.0% White, 23.9% African American, 9.3% Native American, 2.4% from other races, and 9.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.

Of the 120 households, 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.8 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

According to the 2013 American Community Survey, the median income for a household in the city was $33,750 and the median income for a family was $43,942. The per capita income for the city was $18,293. About 6.9% of the population and 3.5% of families were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.


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