Ralston, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ralston, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Ralston had a population of 324 as of July 1, 2015. Ralston ranks in the lower 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 Ralston is located at latitude 36.5035 and longitude -96.7375 in Pawnee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ralston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pawnee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The Town of Ralston 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ralston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Ralston, OK Boundary Map

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Ralston, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 324
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 275
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 712
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $61,000
Average Home Value $82,381
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,430
Average Household Income $46,619
Per Capita Income $19,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.19%
Households -0.15% -0.16%
Families -0.61% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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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Ralston, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ralston to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 447 39th
Population Density1 # 280 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 548 25th
Median Household Income # 468 36th
Per Capita Income # 464 37th

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