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Byars, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Byars had a population of 252 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Byars is located at latitude 34.872 and longitude -97.0542 in McClain County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Byars (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. McClain County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,037 feet.

The Town of Byars (GNIS ID: 2413142) 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 Byars is located within East McClain Division of McClain County.

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


Total Population 252
Population in Households 252
Population in Familes 217
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $113,636
Average Home Value $151,316


Median Household Income $42,006
Average Household Income $56,579
Per Capita Income $22,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% 0.16%
Households -0.16% 0.4%
Families 0.92% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

Byars, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byars 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 # 498 32nd
Population Density1 # 522 29th
Diversity Index2 # 519 29th
Median Household Income # 324 56th
Per Capita Income # 328 55th

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