Dewar, Oklahoma

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Dewar, Oklahoma

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Dewar strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

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Comparative Profile of Dewar, Oklahoma

Comparing Dewar to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 3
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 6
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 7
Median Family Income 3 7
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 5
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Housing Recently Built 6 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Dewar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles S of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Okmulgee
P.O. Box Zip Codes 74431
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.458
Longitude -95.941

Dewar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 48 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station BIXBY
Distance 36.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
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Dewar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 919 100%
Male 445 48.4%
Female 474 51.6%
Under 18 251 27.3%
18+ 668 72.7%
65+ 123 13.4%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 3.12
White 657 71.5%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 182 19.8%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 72 7.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.1%

Estimated Dewar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 908
Growth -11
Growth % -1.2%

Dewar Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 44%
US/American 18.1%
Irish 14.3%
German 8.2%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
English 2.6%
Italian 1.5%
Dutch 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Dutch West Indian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dewar 919 $35,417
Grayson 134 $24,375
Henryetta 6,096 $24,760
Hoffman 148 $25,625
Morris 1,294 $34,943
Okmulgee 13,022 $31,015
Schulter 600 $35,500
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Dewar High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 147 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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