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Gowen, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Gowen Census Designated Place had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2019. Gowen ranks in the lower 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 Gowen is located at latitude 34.8815 and longitude -95.4769 in Latimer County. Latimer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 722 feet.

It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gowen Census Designated Place is located within Wilburton Division of Latimer County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gowen, OK Housing Affordability Index is 252
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

Gowen, OK Wealth Index is 78
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 219 (100%)
Population in Households 219 (100.0%)
Population in Families 190 (86.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 62
Diversity Index2 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,652
Average Household Income $66,857
Per Capita Income $25,994
Wealth Index4 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Housing Affordability Index3 252
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 69
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 -1.16% -1.22%
Households -1.23% -1.12%
Families 0.32% -1.19%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Gowen, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gowen 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 # 517 30th
Population Density # 621 17th
Diversity Index # 365 51st
Median Household Income # 130 83rd
Per Capita Income # 207 72nd

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