Pottawatomie County OK Information


Pottawatomie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 71,930
Population in Households 68,877
Population in Familes 57,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,053
Population Density1 91
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 26,890
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 18,800
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,935 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,955 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,303 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $97,769
Average Home Value $127,686


Median Household Income $40,718
Average Household Income $53,177
Per Capita Income $20,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.83% 0.83%
Households 0.88% 0.85%
Families 0.73% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.78%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.


Pottawatomie County OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pottawatomie County to the other 77 counties and county equivalents 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 # 9 90th
Population Density1 # 10 88th
Diversity Index2 # 51 32nd
Median Household Income # 36 55th
Per Capita Income # 50 36th

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