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Thomas, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Thomas had a population of 1,410 as of July 1, 2015. Thomas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Thomas is located at latitude 35.7476 and longitude -98.7494 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thomas (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,745 feet.

The City of Thomas (GNIS ID: 2412061) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thomas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Thomas, OK Boundary Map

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Thomas, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,410
Population in Households 1,377
Population in Familes 1,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,192
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $84,874
Average Home Value $101,363
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,756
Average Household Income $48,144
Per Capita Income $19,297
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.43% 3.47%
Households 3.63% 3.54%
Families 3.5% 3.44%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

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Thomas, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thomas 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 # 187 75th
Population Density1 # 109 85th
Diversity Index2 # 566 23rd
Median Household Income # 379 48th
Per Capita Income # 481 35th

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