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Nowata, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Nowata had a population of 3,865 as of July 1, 2018. Nowata ranks in the upper 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 Nowata is located at latitude 36.6986 and longitude -95.6382 in Nowata County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nowata (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nowata County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 709 feet.

The City of Nowata (GNIS ID: 2411285) 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 City of Nowata is located within Nowata Division of Nowata County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nowata: Metz, Noweta.

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


Total Population 3,865
Population in Households 3,730
Population in Familes 3,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 1,153
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $35,104
Average Household Income $46,557
Per Capita Income $19,616


Total Housing Units 1,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,040 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 539 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $83,163
Average Home Value $129,519


Total Households 1,579
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,008
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 0.43% 0.33%
Households 0.34% 0.26%
Families 0.5% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Nowata, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nowata 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 # 92 88th
Population Density # 117 84th
Diversity Index # 198 73rd
Median Household Income # 625 15th
Per Capita Income # 570 22nd

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