Dickson, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dickson, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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The Town of Dickson had a population of 1,235 as of July 1, 2016. Dickson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dickson is located at latitude 34.1902 and longitude -96.9987 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dickson (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 817 feet.

The Town of Dickson (GNIS ID: 2412429) 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 Dickson is located within Ardmore Division of Carter County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dickson 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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Town of Dickson, OK Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,235
Population in Households 1,235
Population in Familes 1,093
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 40
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 454
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 387 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $137,060
Average Home Value $232,817
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,633
Average Household Income $68,791
Per Capita Income $25,389
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.42%
Households 0.04% 0.26%
Families 0.14% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Dickson, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickson 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 # 214 71st
Population Density1 # 588 20th
Diversity Index2 # 521 29th
Median Household Income # 50 93rd
Per Capita Income # 176 76th

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