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Fort Towson, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort Towson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Choctaw County at latitude 34.0314 and longitude -95.2776. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Fort Towson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fort Towson, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fort Towson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Towson (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 86
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $99,537
Average Home Value $126,170


Median Household Income $23,611
Average Household Income $34,273
Per Capita Income $15,031
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.77% -1.19%
Households -1.68% -1.15%
Families -1.5% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


Fort Towson, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Towson 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 # 358 51st
Population Density1 # 588 20th
Diversity Index2 # 553 25th
Median Household Income # 725 1st
Per Capita Income # 683 7th

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