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Checotah, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Checotah is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in McIntosh County at latitude 35.4824 and longitude -95.5228. McIntosh County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 653 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Checotah, but most people and references simply refer to it as Checotah, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Checotah indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Checotah (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

City of Checotah, OK Boundary Map

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Checotah, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,377
Population in Households 3,318
Population in Familes 2,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 377
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,347
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 928
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 821 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 526 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $66,329
Average Home Value $77,073
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,586
Average Household Income $40,656
Per Capita Income $16,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.53%
Households 0.33% 0.53%
Families 0.49% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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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Checotah, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Checotah to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 103 86th
Population Density1 # 420 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 182 75th
Median Household Income # 700 5th
Per Capita Income # 636 13th

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