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Foss, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Foss had a population of 143 as of July 1, 2016. Foss 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 Foss is located at latitude 35.45 and longitude -99.1708 in Washita County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Foss (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,634 feet.

The Town of Foss (GNIS ID: 2412645) 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 Foss is located within Northwest Washita Division of Washita County.

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


Total Population 143
Population in Households 143
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $151,064


Median Household Income $44,785
Average Household Income $67,784
Per Capita Income $27,696
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.87% -1.0%
Households -0.83% -0.36%
Families -0.8% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Foss, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foss 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 # 594 19th
Population Density1 # 505 31st
Diversity Index2 # 592 19th
Median Household Income # 242 67th
Per Capita Income # 94 87th

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