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Asher, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Asher had a population of 466 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Asher is located at latitude 34.9884 and longitude -96.9255 in Pottawatomie County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Asher (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pottawatomie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,033 feet.

The Town of Asher (GNIS ID: 2411648) 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 Asher is located within Wanette-Asher Division of Pottawatomie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Asher population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Asher: Avoca.

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Asher, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 466
Daytime Population: Workers 199
Daytime Population: Residents 264
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 466
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 588
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $44,260
Average Household Income $65,296
Per Capita Income $26,891


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $143,226


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 139
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 2.38% 1.66%
Households 2.53% 1.61%
Families 3.81% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Asher, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Asher 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 # 372 49th
Population Density # 330 55th
Diversity Index # 529 28th
Median Household Income # 304 59th
Per Capita Income # 155 79th

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