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Box, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Box Census Designated Place had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2019. Box ranks in the lower 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 Box is located at latitude 35.5812 and longitude -94.9763 in Sequoyah County. The formal boundaries for the Box Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sequoyah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

The Box Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584375) 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 Box Census Designated Place is located within Vian Division of Sequoyah County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Box: Roy.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Box, OK Housing Affordability Index is 216
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

Box, OK Wealth Index is 59
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 219 (100%)
Population in Households 219 (100.0%)
Population in Families 182 (83.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 67
Diversity Index2 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,796
Average Household Income $54,164
Per Capita Income $22,546
Wealth Index4 59

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $97,059
Housing Affordability Index3 216
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 58
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 -0.24% -0.46%
Households -0.26% -0.49%
Families -0.37% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Box, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Box 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 # 518 31st
Population Density # 617 17th
Diversity Index # 221 71st
Median Household Income # 588 21st
Per Capita Income # 377 49th

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