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Keys, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

Keys is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Keys Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cherokee County at latitude 35.7981 and longitude -94.9677. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 958 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Keys Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 587
Population in Households 587
Population in Familes 521
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $120,536
Average Home Value $158,333


Median Household Income $39,023
Average Household Income $57,625
Per Capita Income $19,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 0.9%
Households 0.98% 0.8%
Families -0.59% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.23%
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.


Keys, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Keys 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 # 330 55th
Population Density1 # 566 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 403 45th
Per Capita Income # 434 41st

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