Arapaho, Oklahoma

Arapaho, Oklahoma

Arapaho, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Arapaho, Oklahoma
Location of Arapaho, Oklahoma
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Custer
Area
 • Total 0.698702 sq mi (1.809630 km2)
 • Land 0.698702 sq mi (1.809630 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,669 ft (509 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 796
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (440/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73620
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-02500[1]
GNIS feature ID 1089676[2]

Arapaho is a town in and county seat of Custer County, Oklahoma, United States.[3] The population was 796 at the 2010 census, a 6.4 percent increase from 748 at the 2000 census.[4] The town lies long U.S. Route 183. It is named for the Arapaho Indian tribe.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Climate 1.1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Geography

Arapaho is located at (35.577014, -98.962370).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Climate data for Arapaho, Oklahoma
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 49.1
(9.5)
54.4
(12.4)
64.5
(18.1)
74.6
(23.7)
82.4
(28)
91
(33)
97.1
(36.2)
95.7
(35.4)
86.5
(30.3)
75.7
(24.3)
61.7
(16.5)
51.2
(10.7)
73.7
(23.2)
Average low °F (°C) 24.0
(−4.4)
28.5
(−1.9)
37.0
(2.8)
47.3
(8.5)
56.6
(13.7)
65.7
(18.7)
70.4
(21.3)
69.0
(20.6)
61.2
(16.2)
49.2
(9.6)
37.3
(2.9)
27.4
(−2.6)
47.8
(8.8)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.9
(23)
1.2
(30)
2.0
(51)
2.3
(58)
4.9
(124)
4.2
(107)
2.1
(53)
3.2
(81)
3.7
(94)
2.8
(71)
1.8
(46)
1.0
(25)
30.2
(767)
Source: Weatherbase.com [6]

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 796 people residing in the town.[9] The population density was 1,067.4 people per square mile (412.6/km²). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 426 per square mile (165/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.03% White, 1.20% African American, 5.88% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 2.41% from other races, and 2.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.61% of the population.

There were 265 households out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,271, and the median income for a family was $36,339. Males had a median income of $26,375 versus $20,972 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,645. About 13.7% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.3% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ CensusViewer:Arapaho, Oklahoma Population. Retrieved January 4, 2014.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  6. ^ "Historical Weather for Arapaho, Oklahoma, United States". 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 

External links

  • Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture - Arapaho