Nowata County OK Information


Nowata County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,797
Population in Households 10,640
Population in Familes 8,939
Population in Group Qrtrs 157
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,295
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 3,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,297 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 998 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 657 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $90,532
Average Home Value $126,031


Median Household Income $37,184
Average Household Income $50,050
Per Capita Income $20,128
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.55%
Households 0.27% 0.47%
Families 0.17% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.


Nowata County OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nowata County to the other 77 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 26th
Population Density1 # 48 39th
Diversity Index2 # 36 55th
Median Household Income # 62 21st
Per Capita Income # 61 22nd

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