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Wilson, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Wilson had a population of 1,704 as of July 1, 2015. Wilson 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 Wilson is located at latitude 34.1687 and longitude -97.4254 in Carter County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilson (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Carter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The City of Wilson 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Wilson, OK Boundary Map

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Wilson, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,704
Population in Households 1,665
Population in Familes 1,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 301
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 643
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $50,595
Average Home Value $74,667
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,763
Average Household Income $40,826
Per Capita Income $15,624
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% 0.22%
Households -0.41% 0.16%
Families -0.47% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 167 77th
Population Density1 # 450 39th
Diversity Index2 # 648 12th
Median Household Income # 597 19th
Per Capita Income # 677 8th

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