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Luther, Oklahoma
—  Town  —
Location of Luther, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°39′38″N 97°11′29″W / 35.66056°N 97.19139°W / 35.66056; -97.19139
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Oklahoma
Area
 - Total 4.5 sq mi (11.6 km2)
 - Land 4.5 sq mi (11.6 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 612
 - Density 136.5/sq mi (52.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73054
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-44500[1]
GNIS feature ID 1095058[2]

Luther is a town in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. The population was 612 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Luther is located at 35°39′38″N 97°11′29″W / 35.66056°N 97.19139°W / 35.66056; -97.19139 (35.660659, -97.191521)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.5 square miles (11.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 612 people, 228 trailerhouses, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 136.5 people per square mile (52.7/km²). There were 266 housing units at an average density of 59.3/sq mi (22.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 77.78% White, 11.11% African American, 5.88% Native American, 0.82% from other races, and 4.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.

There were 228 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.4% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,442, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Luther also has its own currency called the lutha-dollar. It is worth approximately 61/100 of the standard U.S dollar. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,934. About 4.4% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

National Register of Historic Places

  • Engels' Dry Goods Store
  • Booher Archaeological Site
  • Threatt Filling Station

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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