Dry Creek, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dry Creek, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Dry Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 235 as of July 1, 2017. Dry Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Dry Creek is located at latitude 35.7337 and longitude -94.8684 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Dry Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 988 feet.

The Dry Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408690) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Dry Creek Census Designated Place is located within East Cherokee Division of Cherokee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dry Creek 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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Dry Creek, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 235
Daytime Population: Workers 8
Daytime Population: Residents 131
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 139
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 235
Population in Familes 194
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $43,524
Average Household Income $49,640
Per Capita Income $20,718


Total Housing Units 171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $180,978


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.59%
Households 0.37% 0.52%
Families 1.78% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Dry Creek, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dry Creek 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 # 508 31st
Population Density # 693 5th
Diversity Index # 181 75th
Median Household Income # 336 54th
Per Capita Income # 484 34th

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