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Holdenville, Oklahoma
—  City  —
Motto: (I or We) Believe in Holdenville
Location of Holdenville, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°5′3″N 96°24′1″W / 35.08417°N 96.40028°W / 35.08417; -96.40028Coordinates: 35°5′3″N 96°24′1″W / 35.08417°N 96.40028°W / 35.08417; -96.40028
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Hughes
Founded 1898
 - Type Mayor-Council
 - Mayor Jack Barrett
 - Total 4.8 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 - Land 4.8 sq mi (12.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,732
 Density 975.9/sq mi (376.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 74848
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-35400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1093837[2]

Holdenville is a city in Hughes County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 4,732 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hughes County[3].



Holdenville is located at 35°5′3″N 96°24′1″W / 35.08417°N 96.40028°W / 35.08417; -96.40028 (35.084199, -96.400305)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,732 people, 1,966 households, and 1,236 families residing in the city. The population density was 975.9 people per square mile (376.7/km²). There were 2,302 housing units at an average density of 474.7/sq mi (183.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.06% White, 3.44% African American, 14.48% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.99% from other races, and 5.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.45% of the population.

There were 1,966 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 81.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,282, and the median income for a family was $27,175. Males had a median income of $21,020 versus $17,951 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,326. About 14.8% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 18.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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