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Demographics

People

Total Population3,262
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+904
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married38.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$27,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,450
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,107
% Above Poverty Level65.9%
% Below Poverty Level34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$534
Median House Value$65,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.8%
Irish9.6%
German6.6%
English6.6%
Arab1.7%
Lebanese1.7%
Scottish1.4%
West Indian1.2%
Haitian1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Italian0.6%
Polish0.5%
Turkish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Dutch0.2%
Russian0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
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Okemah Almanac

CategoryValue
County Okfuskee County
Standard Zip Codes74859
Phone Area Codes405,918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.42
Approximate Longitude-96.29

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)

StationOKEMAH
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 48 F
Apr Temp52 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 74 F
Annual Precip42.2 inches
StationOKMULGEE WATER WORKS
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationHANNA
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bearden159$66,250
Boley1,169$18,542
Castle157$35,208
Cromwell230$37,500
Weleetka825$39,545
Wetumka1,245$40,139

Okemah Public Libraries

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

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Okemah Hospitals

Creek Nation Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
309 N 14th St
(918) 623-1424

Okemah Public Schools

Bearden Public School
372006 Hwy 48
ZIP: 74859
(918) 623-0156
Primary
Total Enrollment 105
Oakes Es
107 West Date Street
ZIP: 74859
(918) 623-1874
Primary
Total Enrollment 341
Okemah Hs
704 East Date Street
ZIP: 74859
(918) 623-1874
High
Total Enrollment 249
Okemah Ms
107 West Date Street
ZIP: 74859
(918) 623-1874
Middle
Total Enrollment 169
Okemah Noble Ctr
107 West Date Street
ZIP: 74859
(918) 623-1874
Middle
Total Enrollment 103
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