Wewoka, Oklahoma

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Wewoka is a city in Seminole County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 3,562 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Seminole County[3].

Wewoka is the capitol of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

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Geography

Wewoka is located at 35°08′58″N 96°29′40″W / 35.149473°N 96.494361°W / 35.149473; -96.494361.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.5 km2).None of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,562 people, 1,390 households, and 884 families residing in the city. The population density was 736.1 people per square mile (284.2/km2). There were 1,762 housing units at an average density of 364.1/sq mi (140.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 51.04% White, 19.88% African American, 21.45% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 6.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.39% of the population.

There were 1,390 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 19.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% 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 3.14.

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