Colbert is a town in Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 1,140 at the 2010 census, a 7 percent increase from 1,065 at the 2000 census. It was incorporated in 1939. The town was named after Benjamin "Frank" Franklin Colbert (1826/1828-1893), aChickasaw and great-grandson of the Scots trader James Logan Colbert and his Chickasaw wife Minta Hoye, who had five sons. It is also apart of the Texoma region.
Location of Colbert, Oklahoma
Colbert is located at (33.856340, -96.503270).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,065 people, 428 households, and 275 families residing in the town. Thepopulation density was 993.1 people per square mile (384.3/km²). There were 493 housing units at an average density of 459.7 per square mile (177.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 73.33% White, 17.18% African American, 4.51% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 4.60% from two or more races.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.60% of the population.
There were 428 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% weremarried couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $26,304, and the median income for a family was $30,250. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $15,962 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,447. About 11.6% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 24.2% of those age 65 or over.