Lost City, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lost City, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Lost City Census Designated Place had a population of 826 as of July 1, 2015. Lost City 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 Lost City is located at latitude 36.0006 and longitude -95.1223 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Lost City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The Lost City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408141) 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 Lost City Census Designated Place is located within Hulbert Division of Cherokee County.

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

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


Total Population 826
Population in Households 821
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 231
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $109,766
Average Home Value $142,586


Median Household Income $39,770
Average Household Income $51,197
Per Capita Income $19,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 1.21%
Households 1.41% 1.2%
Families 0.33% 1.18%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.


Lost City, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lost City 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 # 269 64th
Population Density1 # 671 9th
Diversity Index2 # 78 90th
Median Household Income # 415 44th
Per Capita Income # 486 34th

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