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Tonkawa, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Tonkawa had a population of 3,083 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Tonkawa is located at latitude 36.6921 and longitude -97.3007 in Kay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tonkawa (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Kay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Tonkawa (GNIS ID: 2412083) 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 Tonkawa is located within Tonkawa Division of Kay County.

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


Total Population 3,083
Population in Households 2,760
Population in Familes 2,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 323
Population Density2 574
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $44,696
Average Household Income $57,708
Per Capita Income $21,756


Total Housing Units 1,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 728 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 372 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $75,740
Average Home Value $103,164


Total Households 1,100
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 713
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 -0.51% -0.56%
Households -0.61% -0.66%
Families -0.58% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Tonkawa, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tonkawa 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 # 110 85th
Population Density # 342 53rd
Diversity Index # 382 48th
Median Household Income # 319 56th
Per Capita Income # 431 41st

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