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Cushing, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Cushing is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Payne County at latitude 35.9794 and longitude -96.7599. Payne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Cushing 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 Cushing (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 7,592
Population in Households 6,884
Population in Familes 5,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 708
Population Density1 977
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 2,848
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,815
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,815 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,033 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 743 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $71,540
Average Home Value $87,624


Median Household Income $35,392
Average Household Income $45,018
Per Capita Income $17,460
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.71% -0.35%
Households -0.82% -0.47%
Families -0.66% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


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, 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 # 53 93rd
Population Density1 # 164 78th
Diversity Index2 # 427 42nd
Median Household Income # 534 27th
Per Capita Income # 573 22nd

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