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Hennessey, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Hennessey is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kingfisher County at latitude 36.1058 and longitude -97.8986. Kingfisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Hennessey 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 Hennessey (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,224
Population in Households 2,204
Population in Familes 1,905
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 600
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 837
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 602
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $79,978
Average Home Value $91,747


Median Household Income $42,149
Average Household Income $52,436
Per Capita Income $19,398
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.01% 1.04%
Households 1.07% 1.05%
Families 1.59% 0.98%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.


Hennessey, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hennessey 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 # 143 81st
Population Density1 # 324 56th
Diversity Index2 # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 283 62nd
Per Capita Income # 461 37th

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