Jefferson County, Oklahoma


Jefferson County, Oklahoma
Jefferson County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Founded 1907
Seat Waurika
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

774 sq mi (2,004 km²)
759 sq mi (1,965 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 1.95%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,818
9/sq mi (3/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 6,818. Its county seat is Waurika[1].

Contents

Geography

Web site for Jefferson County http://www.jeffcoinfo.org According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 774 square miles (2,004.7 km2), of which 759 square miles (1,965.8 km2) is land and 15 square miles (38.8 km2) (1.95%) is water.

Major highways

  • US 70.svg U.S. Highway 70
  • US 81.svg U.S. Highway 81
  • Oklahoma State Highway 5.svg State Highway 5
  • Oklahoma State Highway 32.svg State Highway 32
  • Oklahoma State Highway 89.svg State Highway 89

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid for Jefferson County, Oklahoma, based on census 2000 data.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,818 people, 2,716 households, and 1,863 families residing in the county. The population density was 9 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 3,373 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.14% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 5.24% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 2.92% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,716 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $23,674, and the median income for a family was $30,563. Males had a median income of $25,195 versus $16,589 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,899. About 16.30% of families and 19.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.30% of those under age 18 and 18.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

See also

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links

Coordinates: 34°06′N 97°50′W / 34.10°N 97.84°W / 34.10; -97.84


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