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Alderson, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Alderson had a population of 308 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Alderson is located at latitude 34.9008 and longitude -95.69 in Pittsburg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pittsburg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 689 feet.

The Town of Alderson (GNIS ID: 2412346) 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.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Alderson is located within McAlester Division of Pittsburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Alderson, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 308
Population in Households 308
Population in Familes 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 559
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $86,290
Average Home Value $112,887
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,907
Average Household Income $45,748
Per Capita Income $17,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.19%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   0.64%
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.

Alderson, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alderson to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 468 36th
Population Density1 # 345 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 378 48th
Median Household Income # 443 40th
Per Capita Income # 631 14th

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