bluejacket

Bluejacket, Oklahoma

Bluejacket is a town in Craig County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 274 at the 2000 census. Bluejacket was named for its first postmaster, the Rev. Charles Bluejacket, one-time chief of the Shawnees and grandson of Blue Jacket.

Geography

Bluejacket is located at (36.800586, -95.073571).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 274 people, 99 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 692.2 people per square mile (264.5/km²). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 283.0/sq mi (108.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 66.42% White, 1.09% African American, 18.25% Native American, and 14.23% from two or more races.

There were 99 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,458, and the median income for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,755. About 11.3% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 30.6% of those sixty five or over.

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