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Pawhuska, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Pawhuska is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Osage County at latitude 36.6691 and longitude -96.3312. Osage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Pawhuska 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 Pawhuska (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pawhuska: Pawluska.

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


Total Population 3,418
Population in Households 3,342
Population in Familes 2,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 76
Population Density1 950
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,423
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 918
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,846 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 974 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 423 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $81,508
Average Home Value $112,974


Median Household Income $32,761
Average Household Income $47,162
Per Capita Income $19,411
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.11% -0.66%
Households -0.97% -0.6%
Families -0.03% -0.73%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.63%
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.


Pawhuska, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pawhuska 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 # 101 86th
Population Density1 # 174 76th
Diversity Index2 # 103 86th
Median Household Income # 605 18th
Per Capita Income # 460 37th

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