Arapaho, Oklahoma


Arapaho, Oklahoma

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Arapaho, Oklahoma
settlement_type = Town
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map_caption = Location of Arapaho, Oklahoma


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Oklahoma
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Custer

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area_total_km2 = 1.8
area_land_km2 = 1.8
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.7
area_land_sq_mi = 0.7
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 748
population_density_km2 = 412.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1067.4

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 504
elevation_ft = 1654
latd = 35 |latm = 34 |lats = 37 |latNS = N
longd = 98 |longm = 57 |longs = 45 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 73620
area_code = 580
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blank_info = 40-02500GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1089676GR|3
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Arapaho is a town in Custer County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 748 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Custer CountyGR|6. Its name derives from the Arapaho Indians.

Geography

Arapaho is located at coor dms|35|34|37|N|98|57|45|W|city (35.577014, -98.962370)GR|1.

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.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 748 people, 265 households, and 205 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,067.4 people per square mile (412.6/km²). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 428.1/sq mi (165.5/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.

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