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Velma, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Velma had a population of 620 as of July 1, 2017. Velma ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Velma is located at latitude 34.4564 and longitude -97.6639 in Stephens County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Velma (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Stephens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The Town of Velma (GNIS ID: 2413425) 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 Velma is located within Velma-Alma Division of Stephens County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Velma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Velma, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 620
Daytime Population: Workers 589
Daytime Population: Residents 376
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 965
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.56
Population in Households 620
Population in Familes 530
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 441
Diversity Index3 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,602
Average Household Income $61,724
Per Capita Income $24,850

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $79,333
Average Home Value $99,185
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.13%
Households -0.11% -0.24%
Families 0.15% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Velma, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Velma to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 322 56th
Population Density # 395 46th
Diversity Index # 687 6th
Median Household Income # 133 82nd
Per Capita Income # 226 69th

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