Carmen, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Carmen, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Carmen had a population of 517 as of July 1, 2016. Carmen ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carmen is located at latitude 36.5791 and longitude -98.4578 in Alfalfa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carmen (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Alfalfa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,352 feet.

The Town of Carmen (GNIS ID: 2413170) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Carmen is located within Carmen Division of Alfalfa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Carmen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Town of Carmen, OK Boundary Map



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Carmen, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 517
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 425
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $68,229
Average Home Value $106,011
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,049
Average Household Income $69,912
Per Capita Income $30,407
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 6.2% 2.71%
Households 5.56% 2.56%
Families 6.16% 2.47%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Carmen, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carmen to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 353 52nd
Population Density1 # 437 40th
Diversity Index2 # 724 1st
Median Household Income # 368 50th
Per Capita Income # 50 93rd

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