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Chickasha, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Chickasha had a population of 15,811 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chickasha is located at latitude 35.0413 and longitude -97.9472 in Grady County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chickasha (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Grady County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The City of Chickasha (GNIS ID: 2409446) 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 City of Chickasha is located within Chickasha Division of Grady County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chickasha population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chickasha: Pensee.

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


Total Population 15,811
Population in Households 14,775
Population in Familes 11,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,036
Population Density1 718
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 6,267
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,775
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,525 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,742 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,165 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $87,074
Average Home Value $109,132


Median Household Income $37,989
Average Household Income $51,118
Per Capita Income $21,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% 0.01%
Households -0.27% 0.01%
Families -0.51% -0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.

Chickasha, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chickasha to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 33 96th
Population Density1 # 277 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 375 49th
Median Household Income # 479 35th
Per Capita Income # 352 52nd

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