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Welch, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

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The Town of Welch had a population of 712 as of July 1, 2017. Welch 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 Welch is located at latitude 36.8739 and longitude -95.0947 in Craig County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Welch (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Craig County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Town of Welch (GNIS ID: 2413462) 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 Welch is located within North Craig Division of Craig County.

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


Total Population 712
Daytime Population: Workers 351
Daytime Population: Residents 437
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 788
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 712
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,625
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $33,538
Average Household Income $43,447
Per Capita Income $17,321


Total Housing Units 307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $80,966
Average Home Value $105,711


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 186
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 1.95% 1.21%
Households 1.74% 1.15%
Families 1.41% 1.05%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Welch, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Welch 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 # 302 59th
Population Density # 39 95th
Diversity Index # 273 63rd
Median Household Income # 646 12th
Per Capita Income # 685 6th

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