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Ralston, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Ralston is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pawnee County at latitude 36.5035 and longitude -96.7375. Pawnee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ralston 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 Town of Ralston (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 320
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 271
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 703
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $92,718


Median Household Income $39,206
Average Household Income $50,188
Per Capita Income $21,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.72% -0.38%
Households -0.56% -0.32%
Families -1.26% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


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, 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 # 449 39th
Population Density1 # 278 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 541 26th
Median Household Income # 394 46th
Per Capita Income # 321 56th

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