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Ames, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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The Town of Ames had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2016. Ames 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 Ames is located at latitude 36.2471 and longitude -98.1867 in Major County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ames (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Major County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

The Town of Ames (GNIS ID: 2412361) 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 Ames is located within East Major Division of Major County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ames 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 Ames: Hoyle.

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


Total Population 251
Population in Households 251
Population in Familes 215
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 843
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $91,429
Average Home Value $125,581


Median Household Income $52,065
Average Household Income $73,570
Per Capita Income $27,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.78%
Households 0.47% 0.76%
Families 2.04% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Ames, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ames 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 # 499 32nd
Population Density1 # 221 70th
Diversity Index2 # 142 80th
Median Household Income # 122 83rd
Per Capita Income # 96 87th

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