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Blackwell, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Blackwell had a population of 6,706 as of July 1, 2018. Blackwell 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 Blackwell is located at latitude 36.8045 and longitude -97.2828 in Kay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blackwell encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Blackwell (GNIS ID: 2409858) 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 City of Blackwell is located within Blackwell Division of Kay County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blackwell: Parker.

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Blackwell, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,706
Population in Households 6,622
Population in Familes 5,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 1,221
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $38,822
Average Household Income $50,704
Per Capita Income $20,411


Total Housing Units 3,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,777 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 909 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 682 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $68,906
Average Home Value $94,879


Total Households 2,685
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,737
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.68% -0.73%
Households -0.68% -0.74%
Families -0.7% -0.84%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Blackwell, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackwell to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 65 91st
Population Density # 100 86th
Diversity Index # 443 40th
Median Household Income # 534 27th
Per Capita Income # 524 28th

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