Dry Creek, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dry Creek, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Dry Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2016. Dry Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Dry Creek is located at latitude 35.7337 and longitude -94.8684 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Dry Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 988 feet.

The Dry Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408690) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dry Creek Census Designated Place is located within East Cherokee Division of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 236
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 195
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $103,846
Average Home Value $182,713


Median Household Income $42,001
Average Household Income $47,055
Per Capita Income $19,902
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.67%
Households 0.57% 0.69%
Families 2.28% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Dry Creek, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dry Creek 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 # 507 31st
Population Density1 # 691 6th
Diversity Index2 # 177 76th
Median Household Income # 325 56th
Per Capita Income # 503 31st

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