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Bison, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Bison Census Designated Place had a population of 77 as of July 1, 2017. Bison ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bison is located at latitude 36.1959 and longitude -97.8979 in Garfield County. The formal boundaries for the Bison Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garfield County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,250 feet.

The Bison Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629907) 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 Bison Census Designated Place is located within South Garfield Division of Garfield County.

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


Total Population 77
Daytime Population: Workers 7
Daytime Population: Residents 35
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 77
Population in Familes 69
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 73
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $54,661
Average Household Income $64,880
Per Capita Income $25,881


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (76.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $146,875
Average Home Value $184,677


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 27
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 2.36% 1.76%
Households 2.22% 1.71%
Families 2.87% 2.13%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Bison, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bison 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 # 672 8th
Population Density # 605 17th
Diversity Index # 729 0th
Median Household Income # 95 87th
Per Capita Income # 196 73rd

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