Grant, Oklahoma

Grant is an unincorporated community in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States.[1] It is located along U.S. Route 271 south of Hugo.[2] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 289.[3]

Grant, Oklahoma
Grant is located in Oklahoma
Location within the state of Oklahoma
Coordinates: 33°56′35″N 95°30′49″W / 33.94306°N 95.51361°W / 33.94306; -95.51361Coordinates: 33°56′35″N 95°30′49″W / 33.94306°N 95.51361°W / 33.94306; -95.51361
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.91 sq mi (4.95 km2)
 • Land1.88 sq mi (4.86 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
465 ft (142 m)
 • Total289
 • Density154/sq mi (59.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
FIPS code40-31000
GNIS feature ID1093317


The community was founded as a station stop on the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, which opened through the Indian Territory in June 1887. A post office opened at Grant, Indian Territory on January 31, 1889. It was named for President Ulysses S. Grant.[4]

At the time of its founding, Grant was located in Kiamitia County, a part of the Apukshunnubbee District of the Choctaw Nation.[5]


As of the 2010 Census, there were 289 people, 120 households, and 82 families residing in the community.[3] The racial composition of the city was 55.0% White, 23.9% African American, 9.3% Native American, 2.4% from other races, and 9.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.[3]

Of the 120 households, 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families.[3] 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.[3] The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.85.[3]

In the city the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.0% who were 65 years of age or older.[6] The median age was 42.8 years.[6] For every 100 females, there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.[6]

According to the 2013 American Community Survey, the median income for a household in the city was $33,750 and the median income for a family was $43,942.[7] The per capita income for the city was $18,293.[7] About 6.9% of the population and 3.5% of families were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.[7]

Notable peopleEdit


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grant, Oklahoma
  2. ^ Knight, Janie."Grant," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, Oklahoma Historical Society, Accessed May 24, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "DP-1: Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 - 2010 Demographic Profile Data: Grant CDP, Oklahoma" Archived 2020-02-13 at American Fact Finder, United States Census Bureau, Accessed May 24, 2015.
  4. ^ Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965), p. 92.
  5. ^ Morris, John W. Historical Atlas of Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1986), plate 38.
  6. ^ a b c "QT-PI: Age Groups and Sex: 2010 - 2010 Census Summary File 1: Grant CDP, Oklahoma Archived 2020-02-13 at, American Fact Finder, United States Census Bureau, Accessed May 24, 2015.
  7. ^ a b c "DP03: Selected Economic Characteristics - 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates: Grant CDP, Oklahoma," Archived 2020-02-13 at American Fact Finder, United States Census Bureau, Accessed May 24, 2015.

Further readingEdit

  • Shirk, George H. Oklahoma Place Names. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987. ISBN 0-8061-2028-2 .

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