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Choctaw County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 15,161 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 15,342 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,013
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,423
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,409
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,834 (it was 1,811 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 774 sq. mi.

Water area: 26.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Choctaw County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (51.6%), Construction (19.0%), Educational, health and social services (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 16%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 84%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Choctaw County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (16.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (6.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 7,310  (48.2%)
Females: 7,851  (51.8%)

Choctaw County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Choctaw County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,434 ($22,743 in 1999)

This county:

$30434
Oklahoma:

$45690

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $359 (lower quartile is $192, upper quartile is $485)
This county:

$359
State:

$546


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,949 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Choctaw:

$73,949
Oklahoma:

$116,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,691 - $121,766

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $105,372
Here:

$105,372
State:

$154,742

Townhouses or other attached units: $70,475
Here:

$70,475
State:

$120,883

Mobile homes: $45,182
Here:

$45,182
State:

$57,392

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,516
Here:

$7,516
State:

$23,140
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $799
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $280

Institutionalized population: 166

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 53
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

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 2013: $391 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $288 (0.4%)

Choctaw County household income distribution in 2009 Choctaw County home values distribution Choctaw County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.1%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.8% for Black residents, 48.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 36.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.0%
Choctaw County:

27.0%
Oklahoma:

16.8%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 42.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for American Indian residents, 48.7% for other race residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Choctaw County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hugo, West Choctaw, Boswell, Fort Towson, Soper, Grant, Sawyer, Swink.

Choctaw 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: Lincoln County, New Mexico , Johnston County , Love County , Douglas County, Georgia , Hart County, Georgia , Hockley County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 495
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 75 (41% naturalized citizens)

Choctaw County:

0.5%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 24
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1985 to 1989: 6
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 10

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.6%

Choctaw County marital status for males Choctaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,722
  • One, attached: 126
  • Two: 326
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 70
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 or more: 32
  • Mobile homes: 1,097
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 51

Housing units in Choctaw County with a mortgage: 1,175 (20 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,377

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Choctaw County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,02039
Mainline Protestant90214
Other2502
Black Protestant1241
Catholic1002
None--
Choctaw 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: 1
Choctaw County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Choctaw County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Choctaw County:

11.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

29.9%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Choctaw County:

Average size of farms: 308 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,501
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $54.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,521
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,006
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.24%
Corn for grain: 2147 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1710 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2379 harvested acres
Vegetables: 260 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,638 acres

Earthquake activity:

Choctaw County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 77% 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 68.8 miles away from Choctaw 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 310.5 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 204.3 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 205.9 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 129.8 miles away from Choctaw County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 314.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3316): February 2, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared (EM-3308): January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 3, 2008 to June 20, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1775): July 9, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1775, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to January 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3280): December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1712): July 7, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1712, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3272): January 14, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3272, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to March 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1623): January 10, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1623, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • OklahomaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3219): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3219, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • OklahomaSevere Storms, Incident Period: May 27, 2001 to May 30, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1384): June 29, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1384, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • OklahomaSnow Storm, Incident Period: December 25, 2000 to January 10, 2001, Emergency Declared (EM-3158): December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3158, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Choctaw County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (37%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • Lebanon (8%)
  • Brazil (8%)
  • India (7%)
  • Other Western Europe (5%)
  • Hungary (5%)

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

  • United States or American (23%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • European (1%)

Choctaw County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,358 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 857 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 93 (2%)
  • Other means: 65 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 199 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,600.

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,121 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.35% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($12,462 average AGI)
3.24% relocated from other states ($12,659 average AGI)
Choctaw County:

3.24%
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 Lamar County, TX  0.91% ($22,262 average AGI)
from Pushmataha County, OK  0.89% ($25,293)
from Bryan County, OK  0.71% ($20,061)
from McCurtain County, OK  0.56% ($27,615)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.22% ($18,700)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.08% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($17,194 average AGI)
2.48% relocated to other states ($9,428 average AGI)
Choctaw County:

2.48%
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  0.99% ($23,652 average AGI)
to Pushmataha County, OK  0.82% ($30,368)
to Lamar County, TX  0.78% ($16,917)
to McCurtain County, OK  0.71% ($26,455)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.28% ($16,692)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Births per 1000 population in Choctaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Choctaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Choctaw County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,251 (2,484 aged, 767 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 248 (7%)

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 Choctaw County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (354)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (272)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (232)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (208)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (184)
  • Congestive heart failure (166)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (104)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (88)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (74)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12601.13
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 220.050
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43699.44

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1608.160
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1529.710
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.54

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.53
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71.91

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,033
  • In family households: 12,615 (2,763 male householders, 1,377 female householders)
    2,923 spouses, 4,052 children (3,595 natural, 108 adopted, 349 stepchildren), 611 grandchildren, 138 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 192 other relatives, 363 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,418 (978 male householders (845 living alone)), 1,152 female householders (1,051 living alone)), 288 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 172 (166 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,969 2-persons, 912 3-persons, 720 4-persons, 316 5-persons, 138 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,896 1-person, 199 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,274 married couples with children.
1,110 single-parent households (155 men, 955 women).

96.7% of residents of Choctaw County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $196,950,000 ($12747 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $36,657,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $49,301,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,867,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,197,000
Federal grants: $75,744,000
Federal procurement contracts: $36,795,000 ($34,835,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,047,000 ($178,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,405,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,075,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,514,000

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

Births: 1,142
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,158
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -12
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Choctaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.52 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 129
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,146
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,164
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,475
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,753
  • 1960 to 1969: 695
  • 1950 to 1959: 424
  • 1940 to 1949: 255
  • 1939 or earlier: 529
Rooms in houses/apartments in Choctaw County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 48
  • 3 rooms: 178
  • 4 rooms: 615
  • 5 rooms: 1,563
  • 6 rooms: 1,172
  • 7 rooms: 458
  • 8 rooms: 220
  • 9+ rooms: 144
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 103
  • 3 rooms: 252
  • 4 rooms: 521
  • 5 rooms: 524
  • 6 rooms: 241
  • 7 rooms: 96
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9+ rooms: 51
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Choctaw County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 155
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,145
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,606
  • 4 bedrooms: 434
  • 5+ bedrooms: 54
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 333
  • 2 bedrooms: 784
  • 3 bedrooms: 538
  • 4 bedrooms: 135
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 285
  • 1 vehicle: 1,305
  • 2 vehicles: 1,853
  • 3 vehicles: 716
  • 4 vehicles: 176
  • 5+ vehicles: 74
  • no vehicle: 340
  • 1 vehicle: 956
  • 2 vehicles: 416
  • 3 vehicles: 85
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

60% of Choctaw County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Oklahoma.

Choctaw County:

60.0%
State average:

52.2%

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

  • This state: 9405
  • Northeast: 159
  • Midwest: 458
  • South: 4073
  • West: 1143

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $15,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Choctaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.2%)
  • Utility gas (21.5%)
  • Wood (5.5%)
  • Utility gas (45.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.4%)
  • Electricity (24.7%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

2.7%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

0.6%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

5.4%
Oklahoma:

16.6%

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)

Choctaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,459,000
    Central Staff Services: $322,000
    Financial Administration: $262,000
    Police Protection: $222,000
    Health Services - Other: $146,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,000
    Libraries: $9,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $843,000

Choctaw County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $44,000
    Rents: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $827,000
    General Support: $58,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $883,000
    Property: $653,000
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000

Choctaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,244,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 939
  • Number of aged recipients: 130
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 809
  • Number of recipients under 18: 123
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 533
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 283
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 413
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 385
Choctaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

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Choctaw County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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Most common first names in Choctaw County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17676.3 years
James17273.8 years
John16776.8 years
Mary14079.2 years
Robert9974.0 years
George8076.6 years
Willie7578.7 years
Charles7173.0 years
Thomas5874.9 years
Henry4976.0 years
Most common last names in Choctaw County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9375.5 years
Johnson8075.3 years
Jones6474.5 years
Williams5576.2 years
Brown5175.2 years
Wilson4472.5 years
Thompson4276.2 years
Davis4272.8 years
Taylor4076.5 years
Green3974.1 years
Businesses in Choctaw County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1