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St. Louis
Town
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Coordinates: 35°4′28″N 96°50′58″W / 35.07444°N 96.84944°W / 35.07444; -96.84944Coordinates: 35°4′28″N 96°50′58″W / 35.07444°N 96.84944°W / 35.07444; -96.84944
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pottawatomie
Area
 • Total 9.38 sq mi (24.30 km2)
 • Land 9.38 sq mi (24.30 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 158
 • Estimate 
(2019)
161
 • Density 17.16/sq mi (6.63/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
FIPS code 40-64850

St. Louis is a town in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 158 at the 2010 census, a 23.3 percent decline from the figure of 206 in 2000.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 493
1940 326 −33.9%
1950 290 −11.0%
1960 76 −73.8%
1970 207 172.4%
1980 109 −47.3%
1990 181 66.1%
2000 206 13.8%
2010 158 −23.3%
2019 (est.) 161 1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 206 people living in the town, in 82 households. The population density was 21.9 people per square mile (8.5/km2). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 9.5 per square mile (3.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 80.58% White, 14.56% Native American, 0.49% Asian, and 4.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.83% of the population.

There were 82 households, out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,857, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $23,438 versus $20,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,740. About 21.2% of families and 26.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those 65 or over.

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