Davis, Oklahoma

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Davis is a city in Garvin and Murray counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 2,610 at the 2000 census. Davis is the home of the 1979, 1986, 1990, and 1995 Oklahoma State Football Championship teams (Runner-up in 1951, 2000, 2003, 2005 and 2010). The mascot of Davis Public Schools is the "Wolves".

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Geography

Davis is located at 34°29′52″N 97°7′37″W / 34.49778°N 97.12694°W / 34.49778; -97.12694 (34.497858, -97.126933)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28.5 km²), all land. It is located near Lake Arbuckle.

Turner Falls Park is a city-owned recreation area which features Turner Falls as well as swimming in Honey Creek. Turner Falls is one of the two largest waterfalls in the state.[4]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,610 people, 1,042 households, and 723 families residing in the city. The population density was 237.1 people per square mile (91.5/km²). There were 1,202 housing units at an average density of 109.2/sq mi (42.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.34% White, 4.56% African American, 10.65% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 3.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.

There were 1,042 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.99.

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