Cushing, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Cushing, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Cushing had a population of 7,560 as of July 1, 2015. Cushing ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cushing is located at latitude 35.9794 and longitude -96.7599 in Payne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cushing (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Payne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The City of Cushing 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 Cushing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Cushing, OK Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,560
Population in Households 6,852
Population in Familes 5,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 708
Population Density1 973
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,832
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,798
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,800 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,032 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 759 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $75,137
Average Home Value $93,184
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,031
Average Household Income $44,059
Per Capita Income $17,060
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.36%
Households -0.77% -0.42%
Families -0.71% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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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Cushing, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cushing 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 # 54 93rd
Population Density1 # 167 77th
Diversity Index2 # 410 44th
Median Household Income # 585 20th
Per Capita Income # 618 16th

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