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Tecumseh, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Tecumseh had a population of 6,845 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Tecumseh is located at latitude 35.2643 and longitude -96.9334 in Pottawatomie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tecumseh (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Pottawatomie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Tecumseh (GNIS ID: 2412040) 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 City of Tecumseh is located within Shawnee Division of Pottawatomie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tecumseh 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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Tecumseh, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,845
Population in Households 6,744
Population in Familes 5,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density1 456
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,549
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,785
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,804 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,631 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 919 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $92,794
Average Home Value $119,583


Median Household Income $39,137
Average Household Income $53,831
Per Capita Income $20,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.89%
Households 1.02% 0.96%
Families 1.14% 0.85%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Tecumseh, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tecumseh 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 # 62 92nd
Population Density1 # 389 47th
Diversity Index2 # 324 56th
Median Household Income # 434 41st
Per Capita Income # 443 40th

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