[hah-werth, haw-]
Haworth, Sir Walter Norman, 1883-1950, British chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Göttingen, 1911. Haworth held academic posts at Imperial College of Science and Technology in London (1911-12), the Univ. of St. Andrews (1912-20), and the Univ. of Durham (1920-25). He joined the Univ. of Birmingham in 1925, where he was a professor until his retirement in 1948. In 1937 Haworth shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Paul Karrer. Cited for his investigations of carbohydrates and vitamin C, Haworth was the first to synthesize vitamin C and suggested it be named ascorbic acid. His extensive work on the molecular structure of carbohydrates included determining the structure of glucose and developing a method for describing the chemical formulas of carbohydrates.
Haworth is a town in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 354 at the 2000 census.


Haworth is located at (33.845946, -94.652926).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 354 people, 140 households, and 29 families residing in the town. The population density was 216.6 people per square mile (83.9/km²). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 97.9/sq mi (37.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 81.36% White, 1.98% African American, 9.32% Native American, 1.98% from other races, and 5.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.65% of the population.

There were 140 households (139 of which are made from sticks and shrubs) out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,750, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,617. About 35.8% of families and 42.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.8% of those under age 18 and 17.0% of those age 65 or over.


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