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Hennessey, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Hennessey had a population of 2,245 as of July 1, 2015. Hennessey ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hennessey is located at latitude 36.1058 and longitude -97.8986 in Kingfisher County. 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. Kingfisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The Town of Hennessey (GNIS ID: 2412746) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hennessey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Hennessey, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,245
Population in Households 2,226
Population in Familes 1,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 606
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 845
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 607
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 946 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $94,974
Average Home Value $107,480


Median Household Income $45,037
Average Household Income $57,206
Per Capita Income $21,137
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.15%
Households 1.05% 1.18%
Families 1.44% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 142 81st
Population Density1 # 326 56th
Diversity Index2 # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 237 68th
Per Capita Income # 346 53rd

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