Haskell, Oklahoma

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Haskell is a town in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,765 at the 2000 census. The town was named for Charles N. Haskell, the first state governor of Oklahoma but others speculate the town's name is related to the Haskell Indian Nations University, an Indian tribal school in Lawrence, Kansas. The high school is called Haskell Public Schools was built on a former Indian tribal school when the area was the Muskogee Nation of Indian Territory in the 1880s.[citation needed]

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Geography

Haskell is located at 35°49′12″N 95°40′37″W / 35.82°N 95.67694°W / 35.82; -95.67694 (35.819951, -95.676956)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,765 people, 679 households, and 482 families residing in the town. The population density was 812.1 people per square mile (314.0/km²). There were 763 housing units at an average density of 351.1/sq mi (135.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 72.75% White, 8.90% African American, 10.88% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 7.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 679 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.06.

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