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Skiatook, Oklahoma
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Skiatook, Oklahoma

Skiatook is a town located in Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,396.


Skiatook is located at 36°22'2" North, 96°2'50" West (36.367327, -96.047264)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.2 km² (14.7 mi²). 37.9 km² (14.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.81% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 5,396 people, 1,994 households, and 1,475 families residing in the town. The population density is 142.5/km² (369.0/mi²). There are 2,125 housing units at an average density of 56.1/km² (145.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 71.31% White, 0.50% African American, 18.75% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 8.86% from two or more races. 1.76% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,994 households out of which 40.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% are married couples living together, 13.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% are non-families. 22.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.69 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the town the population is spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $32,946, and the median income for a family is $37,879. Males have a median income of $30,873 versus $21,419 for females. The per capita income for the town is $13,956. 12.9% of the population and 9.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.7% are under the age of 18 and 11.6% are 65 or older.