Sawyer, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sawyer, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Sawyer had a population of 315 as of July 1, 2015. Sawyer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sawyer is located at latitude 34.0187 and longitude -95.3785 in Choctaw County. 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. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

The Town of Sawyer (GNIS ID: 2413264) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sawyer is located within Fort Towson Division of Choctaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sawyer 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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Sawyer, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 315
Population in Households 315
Population in Familes 265
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $125,505


Median Household Income $39,765
Average Household Income $50,707
Per Capita Income $20,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.26%
Households -0.3% -0.16%
Families 0.22% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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, 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 # 452 39th
Population Density1 # 668 9th
Diversity Index2 # 460 37th
Median Household Income # 416 43rd
Per Capita Income # 425 42nd

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