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Putnam, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Putnam is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dewey County at latitude 35.8556 and longitude -98.9684. Dewey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,962 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Putnam 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 Putnam (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 30
Population in Households 29
Population in Familes 23
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 299
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 16
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 11
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (36.0%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $130,357


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $58,753
Per Capita Income $28,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.66%
Households 0.0% 1.22%
Families 2.27% 0.0%
Median Household Income   5.88%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Putnam, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Putnam 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 # 714 3rd
Population Density1 # 450 39th
Diversity Index2 # 683 7th
Median Household Income # 147 79th
Per Capita Income # 39 95th

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