Porter is a town located in Wagoner County, Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 574.
Porter is located at 35°52'3" North, 95°31'19" West (35.867448, -95.521818)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²). 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 574 people, 229 households, and 160 families residing in the town. The population density is 312.1/km² (804.3/mi²). There are 253 housing units at an average density of 137.6/km² (354.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 81.36% White, 3.83% African American, 9.58% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 4.88% from two or more races. 1.05% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 229 households out of which 34.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% are married couples living together, 15.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% are non-families. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.09.
In the town the population is spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $21,012, and the median income for a family is $23,875. Males have a median income of $23,750 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town is $10,718. 19.7% of the population and 16.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.7% of those under the age of 18 and 38.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=35.867448&longitude=-95.521818&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=35.867448&lon=-95.521818&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-95.521818&lat=35.867448&w=750&h=500)