Blaine County, Oklahoma


Blaine County, Oklahoma

Infobox U.S. County
county = Blaine County
state = Oklahoma


founded year = 1890
founded date =
seat wl =
largest city wl =
area_total_sq_mi = 939
area_total_km2 = 2432
area_land_sq_mi = 928
area_land_km2 = 2405
area_water_sq_mi = 10
area_water_km2 = 27
area percentage = 1.11%
census yr = 2007
pop = 12475
density_sq_mi =13
density_km2 = 5
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
named for =

Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,976. Its county seat is WatongaGR|6. Blaine County is the birthplace of voice actor Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 939 square miles (2,432 km²), of which, 928 square miles (2,405 km²) of it is land and 10 square miles (27 km²) of it (1.11%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

*Major County (north)
*Kingfisher County (east)
*Canadian County (southeast)
*Caddo County (south)
*Custer County (southwest)
*Dewey County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,976 people, 4,159 households, and 2,865 families residing in the county. The population density was 13 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 5,208 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.29% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 8.70% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.81% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 3.97% from two or more races. 6.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,159 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 119.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,356, and the median income for a family was $34,565. Males had a median income of $26,284 versus $18,619 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,546. About 12.80% of families and 16.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.20% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

NRHP sites

The following sites in Blaine County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

References


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  • Blaine County (Oklahoma) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Oklahoma Verwaltungssitz: Watonga Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse P.O. Box 138 Watonga, OK 73772 0138 Gründung: 1892 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Blaine County, Oklahoma — Location of Blaine County in Oklahoma This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Blaine County, Oklahoma. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties on the National Register of Historic Places in Blaine… …   Wikipedia

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  • Blaine County — is the name of four counties in the United States:* Blaine County, Idaho * Blaine County, Montana * Blaine County, Nebraska * Blaine County, Oklahoma …   Wikipedia

  • Blaine County — Es gibt in den USA vier Countys mit dem Namen Blaine County: Blaine County (Idaho) Blaine County (Montana) Blaine County (Nebraska) Blaine County (Oklahoma) Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blaine County Courthouse — ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Courthouses in den Vereinigten Staaten: Blaine County Courthouse (Idaho), NRHP Nr. 78001050 Blaine County Courthouse (Montana) Blaine County Courthouse (Nebraska) Blaine County Courthouse (Oklahoma), NRHP Nr. 84002972 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Custer County (Oklahoma) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Oklahoma Verwaltungssitz: Arapaho Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: Custer County Courthouse 7th St B St Arapaho, OK 73620 Gründung: 19. April 1892 …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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