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Sawyer, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Sawyer is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Choctaw County at latitude 34.0187 and longitude -95.3785. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Sawyer 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 Sawyer (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 314
Population in Households 314
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $98,438
Average Home Value $120,500


Median Household Income $40,213
Average Household Income $50,522
Per Capita Income $20,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.52% -0.32%
Households -0.38% -0.32%
Families 0.27% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.


Sawyer, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sawyer 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 # 452 39th
Population Density1 # 668 9th
Diversity Index2 # 437 41st
Median Household Income # 364 50th
Per Capita Income # 391 47th

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