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Wilburton, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Wilburton had a population of 2,944 as of July 1, 2016. Wilburton 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 Wilburton is located at latitude 34.9184 and longitude -95.304 in Latimer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilburton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Latimer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Wilburton (GNIS ID: 2412262) 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 Wilburton is located within Wilburton Division of Latimer County.

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

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


Total Population 2,944
Population in Households 2,659
Population in Familes 2,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density1 948
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,061
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 608 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 453 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $80,085
Average Home Value $115,205


Median Household Income $36,289
Average Household Income $48,082
Per Capita Income $19,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% -0.01%
Households 0.7% 0.08%
Families 1.39% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Wilburton, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilburton 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 # 118 84th
Population Density1 # 182 75th
Diversity Index2 # 244 67th
Median Household Income # 540 26th
Per Capita Income # 550 25th

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