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Wilson, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

Wilson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Wilson.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Carter County at latitude 34.162 and longitude -97.4259. Carter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Wilson (see map) encompass a land area of 5.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,693
Population in Households 1,654
Population in Familes 1,367
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 299
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 642
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $47,468
Average Home Value $72,944


Median Household Income $32,045
Average Household Income $40,002
Per Capita Income $15,371
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.43% -0.05%
Households -0.54% -0.09%
Families -0.57% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.


Wilson, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 166 77th
Population Density1 # 451 39th
Diversity Index2 # 642 13th
Median Household Income # 619 16th
Per Capita Income # 671 9th

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