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People

Total Population 3,276
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 945
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 34%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $26,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,358
% Above Poverty Level 68.9%
% Below Poverty Level 31.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.1%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $62,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 9.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Okemah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SW of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Okfuskee
Standard Zip Codes 74859
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.432
Longitude -96.304

Okemah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OKEMAH
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 48 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 74 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
Station OKMULGEE WATER WORKS
Distance 20.6 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
Station HANNA
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Okemah, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Mason (74859)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bearden 142 $58,750
Boley 1,098 $21,250
Castle 137 $34,583
Cromwell 270 $40,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Okemah Public Libraries

Library
Okemah Public Library
301 SOUTH 2ND
Okemah, Oklahoma
(918) 623-1915

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Okemah High Schools

OKEMAH HS
704 E. DATE
918-623-1274
Serves 275 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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