Porum, OK Profile: Facts & Data


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Porum, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Porum had a population of 722 as of July 1, 2018. Porum ranks in the upper 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 Porum is located at latitude 35.3571 and longitude -95.2634 in Muskogee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Porum (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Muskogee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Town of Porum (GNIS ID: 2412500) 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 Porum is located within Porum Division of Muskogee County.

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


Total Population 722
Population in Households 722
Population in Familes 580
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 862
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $19,801
Average Household Income $32,364
Per Capita Income $13,084


Total Housing Units 372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $42,411
Average Home Value $60,789


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 178
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 -0.08% -0.28%
Households -0.25% -0.34%
Families -0.2% -0.34%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Porum, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Porum 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 # 297 60th
Population Density # 209 72nd
Diversity Index # 181 75th
Median Household Income # 728 1st
Per Capita Income # 728 1st

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