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Cotton County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2016: 6,148 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 6,614 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 946
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 934
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,996
Renter-occupied apartments: 603 (it was 618 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 637 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cotton County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (47.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (15.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 17%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 79%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cotton County, OK (2017)
    • 4,63070.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5508.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4697.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3254.9%Two or more races
    • 1251.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 50.08%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.6 years
Males: 3,032  (49.3%)
Females: 3,116  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Cotton County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,774 ($27,210 in 1999)
This county:

$50,774
Oklahoma:

$50,051

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $397 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $533)
This county:

$397
State:

$620


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,086 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Cotton:

$102,086
Oklahoma:

$137,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,030 - $142,376

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $127,034
Here:

$127,034
State:

$183,704

Mobile homes: $57,322
Here:

$57,322
State:

$68,696

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 37

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 12
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 2
Cotton County, OK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,800
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $104,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cotton, OK residents
Average permit cost in Cotton, OK
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $765 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $508 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Cotton, OK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cotton, OK in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cotton, OK in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.5%
Cotton County:

15.5%
Oklahoma:

15.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 83.3% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.5 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 42.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.8 years old, Black residents: 51.8 years old, American Indian residents: 39.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 62.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cotton County is $370 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $467 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Walters, Southwest Cotton, Temple, Randlett, Devol.

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

Click to draw/clear Cotton County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Cotton County: Southerland Well Service Company (A), Woodford Volunteer Fire Department (B), Fox Graham Volunteer Fire Department (C), Sneed Volunteer Fire Department (D), Dillard Volunteer Fire Department (E), Criner Hills Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cotton County include: Academy Church (A), Full Gospel Lighthouse Church (B), Baum Church (C), Blue Ribbon Church (D), Cheek Church (E), Concord Church (F), Crinerville Church (G), Reck Church (H), Freewill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilson Cemetery (1), Young Cemetery (2), Henderson Cemetery (3), Hewitt Cemetery (4), Hickory Cemetery (5), Hutchins Cemetery (6), Keller Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Ardmore (A), Farmer Hole (B), Goddard Ranch 2 Reservoir (C), Goddard Ranch I Reservoir (D), Noble-Sea Cattle Company Reservoir (E), Noble Lake (F), Caddo Creek Site 2 Reservoir (G), Caddo Creek Site 3 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bullhead Creek (A), Deadman Branch (B), Bull Creek (C), Briar Branch (D), Board Tree Creek (E), Walnut Creek (F), Hickory Creek (G), Henry House Creek (H), Cottonwood Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cotton County: Lake Murray State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Chickasaw County, Mississippi , Carter County , Lincoln County, Arkansas , Morgan County, Alabama , Gilmer County, Georgia , Tillman County , Jackson County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Oklahoma:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Cotton, OK
County total employment by year in Cotton, OK
County average yearly wages by year in Cotton, OK

Current college students: 155
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (68.0% naturalized citizens)

Cotton County:

0.2%
Whole state:

5.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 271980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.1%

Cotton County marital status for males Cotton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,647
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 34
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • 20 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 280
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Cotton County with a mortgage: 876 (9 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 935

Here:

48.4% with mortgage
State:

54.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cotton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,58621
Mainline Protestant8066
Catholic351
None766-
Cotton 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
Cotton County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Cotton County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cotton County:

10.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Cotton County:

31.0%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Cotton County:

Average size of farms: 685 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $77,642
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $85.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,774
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,247
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.88
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%
All wheat for grain: 70012 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1108 harvested acres
Vegetables: 66 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 95 acres

Tornado activity:

Cotton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 1199551.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 fatalities and 34 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/19/1972, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cotton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 164.1 miles away from Cotton County center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.4 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 54.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from Cotton County center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.2 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 2016 to June 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4274: July 15, 2016, FEMA Id: 4274, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 05, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4256: February 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4256, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 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 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, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1883: March 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1883, 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 Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1876: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2008 to June 20, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1775: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1775, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to September 12, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1718: August 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1718, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 20 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cotton County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 17, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 9, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cotton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,688 (84.0%)
  • Carpooled: 118 (5.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 25 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 56 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 134 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (62%)
  • Philippines (31%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cotton County


  • American (21%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • European (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 81 people in state prisons
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,252.

6.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.68% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($27,462 average AGI)
2.15% relocated from other states ($11,723 average AGI)
Cotton County:

2.15%
Oklahoma average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Comanche County, OK  2.00% ($40,868 average AGI)
from Stephens County, OK  1.05% ($34,750)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.52% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($26,931 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($12,527 average AGI)
Cotton County:

2.36%
Oklahoma average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Comanche County, OK  2.00% ($38,895 average AGI)
to Wichita County, TX  1.26% ($39,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Cotton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Cotton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cotton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cotton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cotton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cotton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cotton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cotton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cotton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,206 (1,018 aged, 188 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 176 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (120)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (76)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (61)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (49)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (44)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (43)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (39)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (38)
  • Congestive heart failure (25)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,351
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,745

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,148
  • In family households: 5,287 (881 male householders, 820 female householders)
    1,290 spouses, 1,554 children (1,372 natural, 43 adopted, 140 stepchildren), 298 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 50 parents, 196 other relatives, 139 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 743 (279 male householders (235 living alone)), 394 female householders (370 living alone)), 67 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 113

Size of family households: 861 2-persons, 356 3-persons, 348 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 62 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 604 1-person, 56 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

738 married couples with children.
365 single-parent households (85 men, 280 women).

98.1% of residents of Cotton speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $48,583,000 ($7,458 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,264,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,115,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,688,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,518,000
Federal grants: $9,718,000
Federal procurement contracts: $345,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,199,000 ($598,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $75,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,065,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,782,000

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

Births: 403
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 410
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -15
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cotton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.61 millions of gallons per day (48% from ground, 52% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • 02014 or later
  • 202010 to 2013
  • 2592000 to 2009
  • 2321990 to 1999
  • 3301980 to 1989
  • 5361970 to 1979
  • 3741960 to 1969
  • 4331950 to 1959
  • 3251940 to 1949
  • 4361939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cotton County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 423 rooms
  • 1934 rooms
  • 5425 rooms
  • 4796 rooms
  • 2437 rooms
  • 1688 rooms
  • 1199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 333 rooms
  • 1204 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 1236 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 428 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cotton County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • 2no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 3012 bedrooms
  • 1,0873 bedrooms
  • 3514 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cotton County, Oklahoma
  • 9no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1882 bedrooms
  • 2733 bedrooms
  • 504 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cotton County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cotton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cotton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 45no vehicle
  • 4111 vehicle
  • 7292 vehicles
  • 3343 vehicles
  • 1984 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cotton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cotton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 86no vehicle
  • 2331 vehicle
  • 1892 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.7% of Cotton 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, 44% lived in Oklahoma.

Cotton County:

85.7%
State average:

83.0%

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

  • This state: 3,622
  • Other state: 2,416
  • Northeast: 102
  • Midwest: 274
  • South: 1,608
  • West: 437
Year householders moved into unit in Cotton County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cotton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.7%Electricity
  • 35.8%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.6%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

2.3%
Oklahoma:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Oklahoma:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

26.4%
Oklahoma:

15.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cotton County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $27,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,233,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Police Protection: $268,000
    Central Staff Services: $255,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $218,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,895,000
    Other: $547,000
  • Tax - Property: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $330,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,386,000

Cotton County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $27,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,233,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Police Protection: $268,000
    Central Staff Services: $255,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $218,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,895,000
    Other: $547,000
  • Tax - Property: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $330,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,386,000

Cotton County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $27,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,233,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Police Protection: $268,000
    Central Staff Services: $255,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $218,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,895,000
    Other: $547,000
  • Tax - Property: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $330,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,386,000

Cotton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $27,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,233,000
    General - Other: $488,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Financial Administration: $308,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $270,000
    Police Protection: $268,000
    Central Staff Services: $255,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $218,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,759,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,895,000
    Other: $547,000
  • Tax - Property: $530,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $330,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,386,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 152
  • Number of aged recipients: 22
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 130
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 87
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 37
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 52
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 62
Most common first names in Cotton County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6680.6 years
Mary6382.1 years
James6274.6 years
William6276.3 years
Robert4373.4 years
George2779.8 years
Roy2475.7 years
Charles2170.1 years
Thomas2082.6 years
Fred1976.7 years
Most common last names in Cotton County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4879.2 years
Williams3377.6 years
Brown3080.4 years
Taylor2575.4 years
Davis2580.4 years
Thompson2474.1 years
Martin2479.0 years
Jones2282.4 years
Johnson2070.8 years
Sanders1779.8 years
Businesses in Cotton County, OK
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Cotton County on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"