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Okmulgee, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Okmulgee had a population of 11,946 as of July 1, 2019. Okmulgee 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 Okmulgee is located at latitude 35.6234 and longitude -95.9605 in Okmulgee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Okmulgee encompass a land area of 17.09 sq. miles and a water area of 2.79 sq. miles. Okmulgee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Okmulgee (GNIS ID: 2411312) 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 Okmulgee is located within Okmulgee Division of Okmulgee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Okmulgee: Ockmulgee, Okmulkee.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Okmulgee, OK Housing Affordability Index is 223
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

Okmulgee, OK Wealth Index is 37
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 11,946 (100%)
Population in Households 10,881 (91.1%)
Population in Families 8,283 (69.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,065 ( 8.9%)
Population Density 699
Diversity Index2 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,571
Average Household Income $43,016
Per Capita Income $17,136
Wealth Index4 37

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,608 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,967 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 986 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $71,964
Housing Affordability Index3 223
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,574
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,719
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 -0.41% -0.48%
Households -0.53% -0.58%
Families -0.88% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Okmulgee, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okmulgee 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 # 38 95th
Population Density # 279 63rd
Diversity Index # 47 94th
Median Household Income # 706 5th
Per Capita Income # 676 9th

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