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Okarche, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Okarche had a population of 1,347 as of July 1, 2019. Okarche ranks in the lower 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 Okarche is located at latitude 35.7259 and longitude -97.9764 in Canadian County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Okarche encompass a land area of 1.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Canadian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,243 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Okarche are located in Canadian County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Kingfisher County.

The Town of Okarche (GNIS ID: 2413074) 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 Okarche is located within Okarche-Cashion Division of Canadian County.


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Okarche, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Okarche, OK Housing Affordability Index is 244
State of Oklahoma Housing Affordability Index is 166
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Okarche, OK Wealth Index is 137
State of Oklahoma Wealth Index is 74
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,347 (100%)
Population in Households 1,298 (96.4%)
Population in Families 1,109 (82.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 49 ( 3.6%)
Population Density 716
Diversity Index2 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,917
Average Household Income $97,697
Per Capita Income $37,899
Wealth Index4 137

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $173,984
Housing Affordability Index3 244
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 517
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.12% 0.99%
Households 1.08% 0.91%
Families 1.28% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Okarche, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okarche to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 189 75th
Population Density # 271 64th
Diversity Index # 638 14th
Median Household Income # 19 98th
Per Capita Income # 16 98th

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