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Blackgum, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Blackgum Census Designated Place had a population of 50 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Blackgum is located at latitude 35.6098 and longitude -94.9897 in Sequoyah County. The formal boundaries for the Blackgum Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sequoyah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The Blackgum Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584374) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Blackgum Census Designated Place is located within Vian Division of Sequoyah County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blackgum, OK Housing Affordability Index is 0
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

Blackgum, OK Wealth Index is 68
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 50 (100%)
Population in Households 50 (100.0%)
Population in Families 42 (84.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 230
Diversity Index2 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,309
Average Household Income $55,346
Per Capita Income $23,346
Wealth Index4 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 21
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 15
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 -0.21% -0.4%
Households 0.0% -0.97%
Families 0.75% -1.37%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Blackgum, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackgum 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 # 707 5th
Population Density # 489 34th
Diversity Index # 381 49th
Median Household Income # 609 18th
Per Capita Income # 326 56th

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