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Mayes County, Oklahoma

\nMayes County is a county located in the U.S. State of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 38,369. Its county seat is Pryor6.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Demographics
3 Cities and towns


\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,770 km² (684 mi²). 1,699 km² (656 mi²) of it is land and 71 km² (27 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.00% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 38,369 people, 14,823 households, and 10,820 families residing in the county. The population density is 23/km² (58/mi²). There are 17,423 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (27/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 72.14% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 19.10% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 7.55% from two or more races. 1.87% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 14,823 households out of which 32.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% are married couples living together, 9.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% are non-families. 23.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.02. In the county, the population is spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 98.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.40 males. The median income for a household in the county is $31,125, and the median income for a family is $37,542. Males have a median income of $31,668 versus $20,573 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,350. 14.30% of the population and 11.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.90% are under the age of 18 and 10.90% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Hoot Owl

Hoot Owl is a town located in Mayes County. As of the 2000 census, the town had no population (5 in 1990).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 km˛ (0.1 mi˛). 0.2 km˛ (0.1 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The town is located at 36.35995 N, 95.12137 W.