Beckham County OK Information


Beckham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,233
Population in Households 22,312
Population in Familes 18,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,921
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 8,941
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,966
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,168 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,773 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,754 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $118,618
Average Home Value $140,131


Median Household Income $43,778
Average Household Income $60,196
Per Capita Income $23,230
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.59%
Households 1.47% 1.64%
Families 1.35% 1.58%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.


Beckham County OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beckham County to the other 77 counties and county equivalents 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 # 38 52nd
Population Density1 # 40 49th
Diversity Index2 # 42 47th
Median Household Income # 32 60th
Per Capita Income # 37 53rd

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