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Stillwater is a city in Payne County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Stillwater Creek.

The latitude of Stillwater is 36.115N. The longitude is -97.058W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 896 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 41,320.


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Median household income
Local
$25,432
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stillwater demographic reports
Established during the land rush of 1889.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 118. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Henry P. Iba, basketball player
· Allie Reynolds, baseball player
· James Marsden, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Java Dave's, Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Payne County Free Fair - Aug. 25-Sept. 1, 2007
  • Art and Heritage Festival - April 14-15, 2007
  • Payne County Fair - Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2007
  • Eskimo Joe's 32nd Anniversary Celebration - July 16-22, 2007
  • Oklahoma Celtic Music & Heritage Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stillwater web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Sheerar Museum, Pfeiffer Farm Collection
Colleges and universities: Meridian Technology Center, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 76

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Stillwater residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stillwater ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stillwater was $15,789, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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48% of Stillwater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Stillwater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $411.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $887.


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Libraries in Stillwater include Stillwater Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Stillwater include Stillwater News Press

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KOSU.

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Payne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stillwater political report.

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The average commute time for Stillwater workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Stillwater between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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