- Caddo County, Oklahoma
Infobox U.S. County
county = Caddo County
state = Oklahoma
founded year =
founded date =
seat wl = Anadarko
largest city wl =
area_total_sq_mi = 1290
area_total_km2 = 3342
area_land_sq_mi = 1278
area_land_km2 = 3311
area_water_sq_mi = 12
area_water_km2 = 31
area percentage = 0.93%
census yr = 2007
pop = 29296
density_km2 = 9
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
named for =
Caddo County is a
countylocated in the U.S. stateof Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 30,150. Its county seatis AnadarkoGR|6. It is named after the Caddotribe who were settled here on the 1870s. Caddo county is immediately west of the 7 county Greater Oklahoma City metro area, and although is not officially in the metro area, has many economic ties in this region.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 30,150 people, 10,957 households, and 7,965 families residing in the county. The population densitywas 9/km² (24/sq mi). There were 13,096 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 65.55% White, 2.92% Black or African American, 24.28% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.70% from other races, and 4.36% from two or more races. 6.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 93.8% English, 4.5% Spanish and 1.2% Kiowa as their first language.
There were 10,957 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 13.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the county, the population was spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,347, and the median income for a family was $32,118. Males had a median income of $26,373 versus $18,658 for females. The
per capita incomefor the county was $13,298. About 16.70% of families and 21.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.00% of those under age 18 and 15.90% of those age 65 or over.
Caddo County is home to cattle ranching and significant wheat and peanut farm operations -- with the majority of producers practicing environmentally friendly no-till or reduced tillage farming methods.( [http://www.reducefarmcosts.com/pressroom/Articles/0307-plowlasm.htm] ).
There is also one winery and vineyard in the county (
Woods and Waters Winery and Vineyard).
Cities and towns
The following sites in Caddo County are listed on the
National Register of Historic Places:
Amphlett Brothers Drug and Jewelry Store, Apache
Anadarko Armory, Anadarko
Anadarko Downtown Historic District, Anadarko
Apache State Bank, Apache
Caddo County Medicine Creek Archeological DistrictBinger
Fort Cobb Site, Fort Cobb
Provine Service Station, Hydro
Randlett Park, Anadarko
Rock Mary, Hinton
Stevens Rock Shelter, Gracemont
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