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Porum is a town in Muskogee County, in the Muskogee metro area.
The community was named after John Porum Davis, Cherokee leader.
The latitude of Porum is 35.356N. The longitude is -95.265W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 732.
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8% of Porum residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Porum ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Porum was $9,147, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Porum residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Porum, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $162. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $422.
Muskogee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Porum political report.
The average commute time for Porum workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Porum, OKPros: Its great if you like the small town drama and rumors
Cons: The water is horrible, people are backstabbing, and the rumors are viscious.See all 2 reviews for Porum
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