Dewey County OK Information


Dewey County Subdivisions

Dewey County OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,042
Population in Households 4,949
Population in Familes 4,146
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 2,017
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,372
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,607 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 410 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 524 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $82,748
Average Home Value $117,922


Median Household Income $43,054
Average Household Income $66,457
Per Capita Income $26,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.93%
Households 0.59% 0.83%
Families 0.47% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.


Dewey County OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dewey County to the other 77 counties and county equivalents 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 # 71 9th
Population Density1 # 71 9th
Diversity Index2 # 74 5th
Median Household Income # 36 55th
Per Capita Income # 14 83rd

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