Lehigh, Oklahoma

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Lehigh is a city in Coal County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 315 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Lehigh is located at 34°28′12″N 96°13′7″W / 34.47°N 96.21861°W / 34.47; -96.21861 (34.470084, -96.218578)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.47%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 315 people, 114 households, and 77 families residing in the city. The population density was 199.9 people per square mile (77.0/km²). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 91.4/sq mi (35.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.51% White, 0.95% African American, 14.92% Native American, 0.95% Asian, and 6.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 114 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 111.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $25,156. Males had a median income of $20,278 versus $17,344 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,699. About 18.8% of families and 27.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.8% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

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