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Ada, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

Ada is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Ada.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pontotoc County at latitude 34.7745 and longitude -96.6783. Pontotoc County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,010 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Ada (see map) encompass a land area of 19.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 17,267
Population in Households 15,858
Population in Familes 11,666
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,409
Population Density1 876
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 7,038
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,027
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,521 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,517 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,098 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $109,637
Average Home Value $145,399


Median Household Income $30,404
Average Household Income $48,721
Per Capita Income $19,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.63% 0.45%
Households 0.69% 0.51%
Families 1.09% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.


Ada, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ada 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 # 29 96th
Population Density1 # 204 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 179 76th
Median Household Income # 648 12th
Per Capita Income # 426 42nd

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