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Knowles, Oklahoma
—  Town  —
Location of Knowles, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°52′25″N 100°11′34″W / 36.87361°N 100.19278°W / 36.87361; -100.19278
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Beaver
Area
 - Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 - Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,539 ft (774 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 32
 - Density 180.4/sq mi (69.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73847
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-40100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1094423[2]

Knowles is a town in Beaver County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 32 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Knowles is located at 36°52′25″N 100°11′34″W / 36.87361°N 100.19278°W / 36.87361; -100.19278 (36.873697, -100.192888).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 32 people, 10 households, and 8 families residing in the town. The population density was 180.4 people per square mile (68.6/km²). There were 11 housing units at an average density of 62.0/sq mi (23.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.62% White, 9.38% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.00% of the population.

There were 10 households out of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.75.

In the town the population was spread out with 37.5% under the age of 18, 18.8% from 18 to 24, 9.4% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,887. There were 33.3% of families and 43.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 62.5% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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