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Arkoma, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Arkoma had a population of 2,036 as of July 1, 2017. Arkoma 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 Arkoma is located at latitude 35.3302 and longitude -94.4483 in Le Flore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Arkoma (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Le Flore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Town of Arkoma (GNIS ID: 2411644) 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 Arkoma is located within Arkoma Division of Le Flore County.

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


Total Population 2,036
Daytime Population: Workers 529
Daytime Population: Residents 1,330
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,859
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 1,993
Population in Familes 1,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 586
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $26,508
Average Household Income $39,915
Per Capita Income $16,980


Total Housing Units 930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 516 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $80,781
Average Home Value $102,184


Total Households 829
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 554
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 0.32% 0.25%
Households 0.22% 0.22%
Families 0.25% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Arkoma, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkoma 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 # 152 79th
Population Density # 334 54th
Diversity Index # 583 21st
Median Household Income # 722 1st
Per Capita Income # 697 5th

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