Teresita, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cherokee County at latitude 36.1095 and longitude -94.9927. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Teresita Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 156
Population in Households 156
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $103,846
Average Home Value $139,904


Median Household Income $39,448
Average Household Income $49,444
Per Capita Income $17,936
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population -0.45% -0.26%
Households -0.36% -0.31%
Families 0.0% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Teresita, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Teresita 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 564 23rd
Population Density1 # 722 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 111 85th
Median Household Income # 384 48th
Per Capita Income # 546 26th

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