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Welling, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Welling Census Designated Place had a population of 782 as of July 1, 2016. Welling 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 Welling is located at latitude 35.8508 and longitude -94.8426 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Welling Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Welling Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409541) 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 Welling Census Designated Place is located within East Cherokee Division of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 782
Population in Households 767
Population in Familes 639
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $88,214
Average Home Value $129,253


Median Household Income $36,146
Average Household Income $45,169
Per Capita Income $17,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.28%
Households 0.17% 0.27%
Families 0.72% 0.19%
Median Household Income   -0.97%
Per Capita Income   0.81%
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.

Welling, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Welling 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 # 284 61st
Population Density1 # 695 5th
Diversity Index2 # 67 91st
Median Household Income # 546 25th
Per Capita Income # 646 12th

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