Garber, Oklahoma

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Garber is a city in Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 845 at the 2000 census. The city is named after Martin Garber, father of Milton C. Garber, former U.S. Congressman, Enid Mayor, newspaper editor, and Judge. The Garber family participated in the Land Run of 1893, claiming the land that is now Garber, Oklahoma. In October 1899, the Garber Town Company, owned by brothers Milton C. and Burton A. Garber, platted the town. [3]

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Geography

Garber is located at 36°26′12″N 97°34′55″W / 36.43667°N 97.58194°W / 36.43667; -97.58194 (36.436576, -97.581987)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 845 people, 360 households, and 244 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,721.2 people per square mile (665.8/km²). There were 447 housing units at an average density of 910.5/sq mi (352.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.32% White, 0.24% African American, 3.20% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 360 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.2% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

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