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Sperry, Oklahoma

Sperry is a town located in Tulsa County, Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 981.

Geography Sperry is located at 36°17'43" North, 95°59'24" West (36.295241, -95.989898)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²). 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 981 people, 375 households, and 268 families residing in the town. The population density is 430.4/km² (1,118.3/mi²). There are 406 housing units at an average density of 178.1/km² (462.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 70.64% White, 0.51% African American, 18.86% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.94% from other races, and 7.95% from two or more races. 2.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 375 households out of which 36.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% are married couples living together, 17.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 25.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.14.

In the town the population is spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $26,713, and the median income for a family is $30,192. Males have a median income of $26,167 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,767. 19.2% of the population and 15.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 26.9% are under the age of 18 and 12.9% are 65 or older.

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