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Atoka County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2016: 14,018 (all rural); it was 13,879 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,788
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,268
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,791
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,335 (it was 1,173 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 978 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Atoka County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.4%), Construction (23.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Atoka County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (13.8%)
  • Two or more races (6.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years
Males: 7,353  (52.5%)
Females: 6,665  (47.5%)

Atoka County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Atoka County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,393 ($24,752 in 1999)

This county:

$37,393
Oklahoma:

$49,176

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $387 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $523)
This county:

$387
State:

$590


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,575 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
Atoka:

$101,575
Oklahoma:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,479 - $192,380
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $939
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $334

Institutionalized population: 747

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 10

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 38
  • Thefts: 58
  • Auto thefts: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $655 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $504 (0.6%)

Atoka County household income distribution in 2009 Atoka County home values distribution Atoka County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.7%
Atoka County:

21.7%
Oklahoma:

16.3%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 19.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 38.6% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.9 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 38.9 years old, American Indian residents: 27.5 years old, Asian residents: 31.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.1 years old, Other race residents: 22.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Atoka County is $366 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.

Cities in this county include: Central Atoka, West Atoka, Atoka, North Atoka, Lane, Stringtown, Tushka, Caney.

Atoka County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Bolivar County, Mississippi , Barrow County, Georgia , Cherokee County, Alabama , Fairfield County, South Carolina , Lauderdale County, Alabama , Union County, South Carolina , Ventura County, California .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 383
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 201 (51.3% naturalized citizens)

Atoka County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 43
  • 2000 to 2009: 85
  • 1990 to 1999: 33
  • 1980 to 1989: 13
  • 1970 to 1979: 13
  • Before 1970: 16
Note: State values scaled to Atoka County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.0%

Atoka County marital status for males Atoka County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,663
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 138
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • 20 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,351
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Atoka County with a mortgage: 1,602 (26 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,165

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

55.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Atoka County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,13747
Mainline Protestant3584
Black Protestant1221
Catholic1001
Other11
None4,464-
Atoka County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Atoka County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Atoka County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

10.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Atoka County:

11.3%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Atoka County:

31.1%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Atoka County:

Average size of farms: 408 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,517
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $32.68
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.48%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,818
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.97%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,216
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.31%
Corn for grain: 420 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 692 harvested acres
Vegetables: 346 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,036 acres

Earthquake activity:

Atoka County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from Atoka County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 227.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from Atoka County center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2015 to June 22, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4222: May 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4222, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 18, 2013 to June 02, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4117: May 20, 2013, FEMA Id: 4117, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: April 14, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1970: April 22, 2011, FEMA Id: 1970, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3316: February 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to January 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3280: December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: 3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1712: July 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1712, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to May 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1707: June 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1707, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1678: February 01, 2007, FEMA Id: 1678, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3272: January 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 3272, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Atoka County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Albania (51%)
  • Mexico (32%)
  • Nepal (12%)
  • India (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Atoka County (%):

  • American (34%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Atoka County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,074 (81.6%)
  • Carpooled: 256 (6.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 135 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 300 (8.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Atoka County, Oklahoma in 2000:

  • 1,409 people in state prisons
  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Atoka County, Oklahoma in 2010:

  • 648 people in state prisons
  • 56 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,910.

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.78% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($21,197 average AGI)
2.16% relocated from other states ($8,291 average AGI)
Atoka County:

2.16%
Oklahoma average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bryan County, OK  1.25% ($34,407 average AGI)
from Coal County, OK  0.53% ($32,261)
from Pittsburg County, OK  0.39% ($31,588)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.30% ($20,231)
from Pushmataha County, OK  0.26% ($34,091)
from Johnston County, OK  0.23% ($38,500)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.07% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($18,948 average AGI)
2.04% relocated to other states ($8,212 average AGI)
Atoka County:

2.04%
Oklahoma average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bryan County, OK  1.81% ($24,564 average AGI)
to Coal County, OK  0.63% ($22,852)
to Pittsburg County, OK  0.30% ($27,846)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.28% ($23,750)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.25% ($15,273)
to Pushmataha County, OK  0.25% ($21,091)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Atoka County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Atoka County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Atoka County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Atoka County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Atoka County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,780 (2,189 aged, 591 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 359 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Atoka County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (187)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (153)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (138)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (122)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (112)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (111)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (69)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (43)
  • Unspecified dementia (43)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,808
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 175
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,666

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,086
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,238

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,018
  • In family households: 10,605 (1,596 male householders, 2,036 female householders)
    2,613 spouses, 3,372 children (2,987 natural, 163 adopted, 206 stepchildren), 404 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 195 other relatives, 264 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,815 (729 male householders (604 living alone)), 876 female householders (782 living alone)), 209 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,576

Size of family households: 1,820 2-persons, 750 3-persons, 636 4-persons, 253 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,387 1-person, 185 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

1,722 married couples with children.
976 single-parent households (307 men, 669 women).

96.2% of residents of Atoka speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $83,251,000 ($5,840 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,455,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,712,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,464,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $536,000
Federal grants: $27,664,000
Federal procurement contracts: $350,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,525,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,290,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $998,000
Federal Government insurance: $195,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 857
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 786
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +538
Here +37 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Atoka County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 73.84 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 52
  • 2010 to 2013: 305
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,003
  • 1990 to 1999: 999
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,083
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,196
  • 1960 to 1969: 754
  • 1950 to 1959: 450
  • 1940 to 1949: 265
  • 1939 or earlier: 292
Note: State values scaled to Atoka population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Atoka County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Atoka County population
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 87
  • 4 rooms: 461
  • 5 rooms: 936
  • 6 rooms: 995
  • 7 rooms: 669
  • 8 rooms: 305
  • 9+ rooms: 267
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 158
  • 4 rooms: 440
  • 5 rooms: 399
  • 6 rooms: 209
  • 7 rooms: 113
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9+ rooms: 18
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Atoka County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Atoka County population
  • no bedroom: 9
  • 1 bedroom: 80
  • 2 bedrooms: 631
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,308
  • 4 bedrooms: 593
  • 5+ bedrooms: 126
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 186
  • 2 bedrooms: 553
  • 3 bedrooms: 592
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in Atoka County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Atoka County population
  • no vehicle: 108
  • 1 vehicle: 933
  • 2 vehicles: 1,403
  • 3 vehicles: 856
  • 4 vehicles: 316
  • 5+ vehicles: 146
  • no vehicle: 225
  • 1 vehicle: 654
  • 2 vehicles: 419
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5+ vehicles: 27

83% of Atoka County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Oklahoma.

Atoka County:

83.4%
State average:

83.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,549
  • Other state: 4,235
  • Northeast: 160
  • Midwest: 537
  • South: 2,267
  • West: 1,271

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Atoka County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.4%)
  • Utility gas (11.9%)
  • Wood (8.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (47.8%)
  • Utility gas (24.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.8%)
  • Wood (4.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

3.5%
Oklahoma:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

5.1%
Oklahoma:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

10.4%
Oklahoma:

15.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Atoka County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $6,592,000
    General - Other: $3,383,000
    Regular Highways: $2,464,000
    Correctional Institutions: $484,000
    Police Protection: $295,000
    Financial Administration: $285,000
    Central Staff Services: $260,000
    Health - Other: $136,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,853,000

Atoka County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $6,621,000
    All Other: $278,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $274,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,570,000
    All Other: $349,000
  • Tax - Property: $701,000
    Other Selective Sales: $451,000

Atoka County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,508,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 606
  • Number of aged recipients: 105
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 501
  • Number of recipients under 18: 73
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 342
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 191
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 303
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 242
Atoka County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Atoka County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Atoka County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9674.0 years
John8478.3 years
William8175.9 years
Mary7678.8 years
Robert7174.7 years
George4376.8 years
Charles3478.0 years
Joe3176.8 years
Ruby3177.0 years
Thomas2974.5 years
Most common last names in Atoka County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6878.1 years
Williams5270.3 years
Johnson3973.0 years
Jones3275.4 years
Wilson3179.4 years
Allen2876.6 years
Miller2877.4 years
Brown2673.9 years
Moore2475.1 years
Taylor2472.5 years
Businesses in Atoka County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"