Marble City, Oklahoma

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Marble City is a town in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 242 at the 2000 census.



Marble City is located at 35°34′59″N 94°49′3″W / 35.58306°N 94.8175°W / 35.58306; -94.8175 (35.583191, -94.817383)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 242 people, 73 households, and 58 families residing in the town. The population density was 597.4 people per square mile (227.9/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 217.2/sq mi (82.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 30.99% White, 66.53% Native American, and 2.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.31% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.5% were married couples living together, 34.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.32 and the average family size was 3.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 35.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,375, and the median income for a family was $16,250. Males had a median income of $20,938 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,115. About 39.7% of families and 39.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 58.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 26.1% of those sixty five or over.

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