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Keyes, Oklahoma
Town
Location in Cimarron County and state of Oklahoma.
Location in Cimarron County and state of Oklahoma.
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Cimarron
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,944 ft (1,202 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 324
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73947
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-39600
GNIS feature ID 1094354

Keyes is a town in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 324 at the 2010 census.

History

Keyes was established in 1925 by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. The company named the town after a deceased railroad engineer.

Geography

Keyes is located at 36°48′30″N 102°15′00″W / 36.808333°N 102.25°W / 36.808333; -102.25.

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 350
1940 227 −35.1%
1950 431 89.9%
1960 627 45.5%
1970 569 −9.3%
1980 557 −2.1%
1990 454 −18.5%
2000 410 −9.7%
2010 324 −21.0%
Est. 2015 288 −11.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 324 people, 131 households, and 88 families residing in the town. There were 234 housing units. The racial makeup of the town was 94.1% White, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 2.8% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.2% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.0 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males, and for every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

According to the 2013 American Community Survey, The median income for a household in the town was $36,827, and the median income for a family was $62,639. Males had a median income of $36,750 versus $40,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,522. About 8.1% of families and 23.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.5% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over.

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