Carter, OK Profile: Facts & Data


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Carter, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Carter had a population of 274 as of July 1, 2018. Carter 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 Carter is located at latitude 35.2189 and longitude -99.5056 in Beckham County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carter encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Beckham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,827 feet.

The Town of Carter (GNIS ID: 2413175) 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 Carter is located within Carter Division of Beckham County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carter: Beulah.

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Carter, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 274
Population in Households 274
Population in Familes 228
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 590
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $47,541
Average Household Income $83,005
Per Capita Income $33,380


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $93,333
Average Home Value $130,978


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.83% -0.59%
Households 0.63% -0.69%
Families 3.14% -0.76%
Median Household Income   5.49%
Per Capita Income   5.0%

Carter, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carter to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 481 34th
Population Density # 326 56th
Diversity Index # 687 6th
Median Household Income # 240 67th
Per Capita Income # 35 95th

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