About Salina

Area Overview

Salina is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States.  The town is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Hudson, formed by the impoundment of the Grand River.  Salina has Highway 20 running through it East to West, and Highway 82 running North to South.

 

The population was 1,396 at the 2010 census, a slight decline from 1,422 at the 2000 census. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 52.0% white, 0.1% African American, 37.5% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from some other race and 10.2% reporting two or more races. 1.0% of the population was Hispanic or Latino.[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which, 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (8.04%) is water.

 

Demographics
Historical population
Census    Pop.        %±
1920    411        —
1930    582        41.6%
1940    687        18.0%
1950    905        31.7%
1960    972        7.4%
1970    1,024        5.3%
1980    1,115        8.9%
1990    1,153        3.4%
2000    1,422        23.3%
2010    1,396        −1.8%
Est. 2015    1,384    [8]    −0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

 

As of 2010 Salina had a population of 1,396.  As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,422 people, 562 households, and 351 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,375.2 people per square mile (533.0/km²). There were 668 housing units at an average density of 646.0 per square mile (250.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 59.56% White, 0.14% African American, 34.74% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 5.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population.

There were 562 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,519, and the median income for a family was $31,000. Males had a median income of $26,552 versus $17,292 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,928. About 16.2% of families and 20.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.7% of those under age 18 and 27.5% of those age 65 or over.

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