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Taloga, Oklahoma
—  Town  —
Location of Taloga, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°2′25″N 98°57′48″W / 36.04028°N 98.96333°W / 36.04028; -98.96333Coordinates: 36°2′25″N 98°57′48″W / 36.04028°N 98.96333°W / 36.04028; -98.96333
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Dewey
Area
 - Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 - Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,709 ft (521 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 372
 Density 737.1/sq mi (284.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 73667
Area code(s) 580
FIPS code 40-72350[1]
GNIS feature ID 1098739[2]

Taloga is a town in Dewey County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 372 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Dewey County[3].

Geography

Taloga is located at 36°2′25″N 98°57′48″W / 36.04028°N 98.96333°W / 36.04028; -98.96333 (36.040273, -98.963363)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 372 people, 147 households, and 98 families residing in the town. The population density was 737.1 people per square mile (287.3/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 366.6/sq mi (142.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.09% White, 0.81% African American, 2.69% Native American, 1.61% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.18% of the population.

There were 147 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,281, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,343. About 6.8% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "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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