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Arkoma, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Arkoma had a population of 2,111 as of July 1, 2016. Arkoma ranks in the lower 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 Arkoma is located at latitude 35.3302 and longitude -94.4483 in Le Flore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Arkoma (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Le Flore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Town of Arkoma (GNIS ID: 2411644) 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 Town of Arkoma is located within Arkoma Division of Le Flore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arkoma 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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Arkoma, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,111
Population in Households 2,068
Population in Familes 1,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 608
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 856
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 572
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 542 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $71,532
Average Home Value $90,758


Median Household Income $26,813
Average Household Income $38,227
Per Capita Income $16,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.69%
Households 0.77% 0.55%
Families 0.81% 0.52%
Median Household Income   -2.13%
Per Capita Income   -0.18%
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.

Arkoma, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkoma 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 # 153 79th
Population Density1 # 327 55th
Diversity Index2 # 579 21st
Median Household Income # 715 2nd
Per Capita Income # 705 4th

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