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Caney, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Atoka County at latitude 34.2323 and longitude -96.2142. Atoka County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Caney (see map) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 211
Population in Households 210
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 261
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 82
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $96,875
Average Home Value $123,507


Median Household Income $41,740
Average Household Income $49,939
Per Capita Income $20,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.19%
Households 0.88% 0.24%
Families 2.23% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.03%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


Caney, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caney 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 # 522 29th
Population Density1 # 469 36th
Diversity Index2 # 532 28th
Median Household Income # 297 60th
Per Capita Income # 356 52nd

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