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Burns Flat, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Burns Flat is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washita County at latitude 35.3548 and longitude -99.175. Washita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,893 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Burns Flat, but most people and references simply refer to it as Burns Flat, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Burns Flat indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Burns Flat (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,007
Population in Households 2,007
Population in Familes 1,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,313
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 705
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 327 (36.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 378 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $56,743
Average Home Value $58,333


Median Household Income $29,679
Average Household Income $40,907
Per Capita Income $14,459
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.58% -0.3%
Households -0.49% -0.31%
Families -0.49% -0.39%
Median Household Income   5.62%
Per Capita Income   3.03%
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.


Burns Flat, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burns Flat 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 # 154 79th
Population Density1 # 10 99th
Diversity Index2 # 274 63rd
Median Household Income # 655 11th
Per Capita Income # 705 4th

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