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Sentinel, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Sentinel had a population of 858 as of July 1, 2018. Sentinel ranks in the upper 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 Sentinel is located at latitude 35.1571 and longitude -99.1735 in Washita County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sentinel (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,640 feet.

The Town of Sentinel (GNIS ID: 2413271) 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 Sentinel is located within Southwest Washita Division of Washita County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sentinel: Barton.

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


Total Population 858
Population in Households 858
Population in Familes 720
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,394
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $43,464
Average Household Income $60,486
Per Capita Income $24,496


Total Housing Units 401 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $78,431
Average Home Value $90,436


Total Households 341
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 234
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 -0.59% -0.76%
Households -0.69% -0.83%
Families -0.31% -0.96%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Sentinel, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sentinel 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 # 258 65th
Population Density # 64 92nd
Diversity Index # 292 60th
Median Household Income # 354 52nd
Per Capita Income # 272 63rd

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