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Dewey is a city in Washington County, in the Bartlesville metro area.

The community was named for George Dewey, admiral whose forces won the Battle of Manila Bay
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Oklahoma named Dewey. For links to other places called Dewey, OK, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Dewey is 36.795N. The longitude is -95.935W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 699 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,296.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,225
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dewey demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Tom Mix, cowboy actor
Local festivals include:
  • Western Heritage Weekend - Sept. 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dewey web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Tom Mix Museum, Dewey Hotel, Prairie Song
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dewey demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74029 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dewey was $15,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Dewey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dewey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.


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Libraries in Dewey include Dewey - Tyler Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Dewey workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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OK communities formerly known as Dewey:
  �Weatherford, Custer County

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