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Short, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Short Census Designated Place had a population of 292 as of July 1, 2018. Short 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 Short is located at latitude 35.5682 and longitude -94.4954 in Sequoyah County. The formal boundaries for the Short Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Sequoyah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 751 feet.

The Short Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408732) 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 Short Census Designated Place is located within Roland Division of Sequoyah County.

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


Total Population 292
Population in Households 292
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $39,658
Average Household Income $62,986
Per Capita Income $22,437


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $96,875
Average Home Value $169,388


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 88
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 -0.04% 0.0%
Households -0.1% 0.0%
Families 0.86% -0.23%
Median Household Income   5.03%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Short, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Short 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 # 469 36th
Population Density # 691 5th
Diversity Index # 225 69th
Median Household Income # 498 32nd
Per Capita Income # 383 48th

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