Jet, Oklahoma

Jet is a town in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 230 at the 2000 census.


Jet is located at (36.666790, -98.181053).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.

Jet is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 64 and State Highway 38. This intersection is the southern terminus of SH-38.


As of the census of 2000, there were 230 people, 115 households, and 71 families residing in the town. The population density was 746.3 people per square mile (286.5/km²). There were 149 housing units at an average density of 483.5/sq mi (185.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.09% White, 1.30% Native American, 0.43% Asian, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 115 households out of which 18.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.57.

In the town the population was spread out with 16.5% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 30.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,393, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,024. About 2.7% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 9.0% of those sixty five or over.


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