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Gideon, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Gideon Census Designated Place had a population of 53 as of July 1, 2017. Gideon 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 Gideon is located at latitude 36.0088 and longitude -95.036 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Gideon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 791 feet.

The Gideon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584380) 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 Gideon Census Designated Place is located within North Cherokee Division of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 53
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 27
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 53
Population in Familes 46
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $38,889
Average Household Income $54,702
Per Capita Income $19,000


Total Housing Units 19 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $160,000


Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 14
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 1.09% 0.74%
Households 0.79% 1.09%
Families 2.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Gideon, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gideon 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 # 692 5th
Population Density # 651 11th
Diversity Index # 63 91st
Median Household Income # 489 33rd
Per Capita Income # 593 19th

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