Okeene, Oklahoma facts for kids
Location of Okeene, Oklahoma
|• Total||2.30 sq mi (5.96 km2)|
|• Land||2.30 sq mi (5.96 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,214 ft (370 m)|
|• Density||523/sq mi (202.0/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1096197|
Okeene is located in northeastern Blaine County at Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
(36.116516, -98.318424), at the intersection of state highways 8 and 51. OK-8 leads south 23 miles (37 km) to Watonga, the county seat, and northwest 20 miles (32 km) to Fairview. OK-51 leads east 24 miles (39 km) to Hennessey and west 17 miles (27 km) to Canton.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Okeene has a total area of 2.30 square miles (5.96 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,240 people, 504 households, and 336 families residing in the town. The population density was 541.2 people per square mile (209.1/km²). There were 603 housing units at an average density of 263.2 per square mile (101.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.34% White, 0.48% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.81% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.87% of the population.
There were 504 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% 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 2.95.
In the town, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 23.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $31,471, and the median income for a family was $37,917. Males had a median income of $28,500 versus $19,297 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,444. About 8.6% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.
Public School System
Okeene's public school system consists of an elementary school, middle school, and high school.
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