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Helena, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

Helena is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Helena.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Alfalfa County at latitude 36.5461 and longitude -98.2701. Alfalfa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,411 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Helena (see map) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Helena, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Helena to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 180 76th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 271 63rd
Median Household Income # 196 73rd
Per Capita Income # 689 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Helena, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,491
Population in Households 547
Population in Familes 452
Population in Group Qrtrs 944
Population Density1 4,045
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 199
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $48,986
Average Home Value $52,241
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,831
Average Household Income $70,342
Per Capita Income $14,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.44% 1.47%
Households 4.21% 3.82%
Families 4.56% 3.61%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   4.22%
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.

Information Updates

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