Vera, Oklahoma

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Vera, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Vera, Oklahoma
Location of Vera, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°26′56″N 95°52′49″W / 36.44889°N 95.88028°W / 36.44889; -95.88028Coordinates: 36°26′56″N 95°52′49″W / 36.44889°N 95.88028°W / 36.44889; -95.88028
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyWashington
Area
 • Total0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation640 ft (195 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total188
 • Density938.5/sq mi (362.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code74082
Area code(s)539/918
FIPS code40-76950[1]
GNIS feature ID1099239[2]
 
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Vera, Oklahoma
Town
Location of Vera, Oklahoma
Location of Vera, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 36°26′56″N 95°52′49″W / 36.44889°N 95.88028°W / 36.44889; -95.88028Coordinates: 36°26′56″N 95°52′49″W / 36.44889°N 95.88028°W / 36.44889; -95.88028
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyWashington
Area
 • Total0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation640 ft (195 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total188
 • Density938.5/sq mi (362.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code74082
Area code(s)539/918
FIPS code40-76950[1]
GNIS feature ID1099239[2]

Vera is a town in Washington County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 188 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Vera is located at 36°26′56″N 95°52′49″W / 36.44889°N 95.88028°W / 36.44889; -95.88028 (36.448946, -95.880248).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 188 people, 73 households, and 51 families residing in the town. The population density was 938.5 people per square mile (362.9/km²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 384.4 per square mile (148.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 80.85% White, 10.64% Native American, 1.60% Asian, and 6.91% from two or more races.

There were 73 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 113.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,000, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,013. About 6.4% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those sixty five or over.

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