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Okarche, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Okarche had a population of 1,350 as of July 1, 2016. Okarche 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 Okarche is located at latitude 35.7206 and longitude -97.9756 in Canadian County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Okarche (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Canadian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,243 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Okarche are located in Canadian County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Kingfisher County.

The Town of Okarche (GNIS ID: 2413074) 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 Okarche is located within El Reno Division of Canadian County.

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


Total Population 1,350
Population in Households 1,301
Population in Familes 1,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 717
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 523
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 552 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 429 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $152,020
Average Home Value $177,570


Median Household Income $64,120
Average Household Income $85,895
Per Capita Income $34,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.7% 1.8%
Households 1.79% 1.84%
Families 2.21% 1.78%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Okarche, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okarche 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 # 196 73rd
Population Density1 # 278 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 631 14th
Median Household Income # 26 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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