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Meeker, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Meeker had a population of 1,171 as of July 1, 2019. Meeker 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 Meeker is located at latitude 35.5034 and longitude -96.9028 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Meeker encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.

The Town of Meeker (GNIS ID: 2412978) 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 Meeker is located within Meeker Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Meeker: Clifton.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Meeker, OK Housing Affordability Index is 189
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

Meeker, OK Wealth Index is 64
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 1,171 (100%)
Population in Households 1,138 (97.2%)
Population in Families 948 (81.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 33 ( 2.8%)
Population Density 414
Diversity Index2 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,480
Average Household Income $67,812
Per Capita Income $26,401
Wealth Index4 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 523 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $145,745
Housing Affordability Index3 189
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 318
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 0.25% 0.12%
Households 0.21% 0.13%
Families 0.52% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Meeker, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meeker 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 # 218 71st
Population Density # 407 45th
Diversity Index # 588 21st
Median Household Income # 188 75th
Per Capita Income # 194 74th

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