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Sentinel, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Sentinel had a population of 897 as of July 1, 2016. Sentinel ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sentinel is located at latitude 35.1571 and longitude -99.1735 in Washita County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sentinel (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,640 feet.

The Town of Sentinel (GNIS ID: 2413271) 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 Sentinel is located within Southwest Washita Division of Washita County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sentinel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sentinel: Barton.


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Sentinel, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 897
Population in Households 897
Population in Familes 748
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,457
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $75,746
Average Home Value $89,965
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,694
Average Household Income $59,773
Per Capita Income $24,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.27%
Households 0.22% -0.16%
Families 0.78% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Sentinel, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sentinel 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 # 254 65th
Population Density1 # 62 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 276 62nd
Median Household Income # 337 54th
Per Capita Income # 204 72nd

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