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Porum, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Porum had a population of 717 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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


Total Population 717
Daytime Population: Workers 306
Daytime Population: Residents 475
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 781
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 717
Population in Familes 572
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 856
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $19,889
Average Household Income $32,583
Per Capita Income $13,220


Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $42,308
Average Home Value $56,818


Total Households 290
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 178
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 -0.19% -0.34%
Households -0.37% -0.35%
Families -0.23% -0.57%
Median Household Income   -0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

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, 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 # 299 59th
Population Density # 213 71st
Diversity Index # 190 74th
Median Household Income # 729 0th
Per Capita Income # 727 1st

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