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Blackwell, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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The City of Blackwell had a population of 6,981 as of July 1, 2016. Blackwell ranks in the upper 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 Blackwell is located at latitude 36.801 and longitude -97.3006 in Kay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blackwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Blackwell (GNIS ID: 2409858) 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 Blackwell is located within Blackwell Division of Kay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blackwell 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 Blackwell: Parker.

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


Total Population 6,981
Population in Households 6,897
Population in Familes 5,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,271
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 2,811
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,825
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,908 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 903 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 559 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $57,253
Average Home Value $78,791


Median Household Income $36,666
Average Household Income $48,427
Per Capita Income $19,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.25%
Households -0.16% -0.22%
Families -0.13% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
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.

Blackwell, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackwell 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 # 60 92nd
Population Density1 # 89 88th
Diversity Index2 # 438 40th
Median Household Income # 534 27th
Per Capita Income # 524 28th

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