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Claremore, Oklahoma
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Claremore, Oklahoma

Claremore is a city located in Rogers County, Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 15,873. It is the county seat of Rogers County6.


Claremore is located at 36°18'55" North, 95°36'46" West (36.315181, -95.612784)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.8 km² (12.3 mi²). 31.2 km² (12.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.96% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 15,873 people, 6,283 households, and 4,165 families residing in the city. The population density is 509.4/km² (1,319.4/mi²). There are 6,784 housing units at an average density of 217.7/km² (563.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 75.69% White, 1.99% African American, 14.31% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 6.42% from two or more races. 3.02% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,283 households out of which 33.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% are married couples living together, 12.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% are non-families. 29.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $34,547, and the median income for a family is $45,810. Males have a median income of $36,227 versus $21,742 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,853. 11.9% of the population and 8.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.4% are under the age of 18 and 15.0% are 65 or older.