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Statistics of Seiling 

Seiling is a town in Dewey County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 860 as of the 2010 census.



As of the 2010 census, there were 860 people, 325 households, and 216 families residing in the city.  The population densitywas 1,000 people per square mile. There were 402 housing units at an average density of 488.6 per square mile. Residents self-identified as 95.1% white, 12.7% Native American, 4.9% of mixed heritage, 1.6% Asian, and 0.1%African American.  Hispanic or Latino Americans made up 3.7% of the population.


There were 325 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couplesliving together, 12% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. Individuals living alone accounted for 31.1% of households.  The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.24.[7] The median age was 37.9 years.


The median income for a household in the city was $45,650, and the median income for a family was $58,466. Males who were employed full-time had a median income of $43,333. Females who were employed full-time had a median income of $32,500.  The per capita income for the city was $24,410.  Below the poverty line were 9.7% of people, 10.3% of families, 13% of those under 18 and 11.6% of those over 64.


For population 25 years and over in Seiling:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%

  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%

  • Unemployed: 5.7%


Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seiling city:

  • Never married: 15.9%

  • Now married: 42.4%

  • Separated: 3.0%

  • Widowed: 19.7%

  • Divorced: 19.1%

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The local economy has been based on agriculture since the land was opened to non-Indian settlement in the late 1800's. The major crops initially were broomcorn and cotton. Seiling soon had a cotton gin and a feed mill. Wheat and rye became important crops before World War I. In 1918, the Seiling Milling Company opened a flour mill and marketed "White Rose Special" flour until it closed in 1952.






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