Teresita, OK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Teresita, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Teresita Census Designated Place had a population of 155 as of July 1, 2017. Teresita 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 Teresita is located at latitude 36.123 and longitude -94.9803 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Teresita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The Teresita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584393) 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 Teresita Census Designated Place is located within North Cherokee Division of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 155
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 86
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 110
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $37,531
Average Household Income $47,883
Per Capita Income $17,750


Total Housing Units 77 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $140,000


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 47
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 -0.35% -0.26%
Households -0.42% -0.31%
Families -0.29% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Teresita, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Teresita 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 # 576 21st
Population Density # 721 2nd
Diversity Index # 117 85th
Median Household Income # 548 25th
Per Capita Income # 659 10th

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