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The City of Watonga had a population of 2,989 as of July 1, 2016. Watonga ranks in the upper 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 Watonga is located at latitude 35.8501 and longitude -98.4027 in Blaine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watonga (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Blaine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,516 feet.

The City of Watonga (GNIS ID: 2412193) 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 City of Watonga is located within Watonga Division of Blaine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Watonga 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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Watonga, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,989
Population in Households 2,952
Population in Familes 2,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density1 731
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,208
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 762
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 784 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $83,476
Average Home Value $91,008
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,485
Average Household Income $50,301
Per Capita Income $20,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -8.23% -0.07%
Households -0.3% -0.05%
Families -0.31% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Watonga, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watonga 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 # 117 84th
Population Density1 # 275 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 501 32nd
Per Capita Income # 456 38th

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