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Creek County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2016: 71,312 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 67,367 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,776
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,437
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,727
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,326 (it was 5,562 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 956 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Creek County: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.0%), Construction (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Creek County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (11.6%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.4 years
Males: 35,301  (49.5%)
Females: 36,011  (50.5%)
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Creek County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Creek County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,609 ($33,168 in 1999)

This county:

$43,609
Oklahoma:

$49,176

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $574 (lower quartile is $430, upper quartile is $700)
This county:

$574
State:

$590


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,700 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Creek:

$113,700
Oklahoma:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,900 - $173,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,048
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $338

Institutionalized population: 774

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 71
  • Burglaries: 226
  • Thefts: 315
  • Auto thefts: 33

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 284
  • Thefts: 326
  • Auto thefts: 105
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 158 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2005: 200 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2006: 228 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2007: 211 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2008: 130 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2009: 149 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2010: 87 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2011: 55 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2012: 68 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2013: 120 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2014: 108 buildings, average cost: $152,900

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: $1,215 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $600 (0.7%)

Creek County household income distribution in 2009 Creek County home values distribution Creek County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.6%
Creek County:

15.6%
Oklahoma:

16.3%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 44.9% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.0 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 40.3 years old, American Indian residents: 28.5 years old, Asian residents: 48.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.4 years old)

Area name: Tulsa, OK HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Creek County is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $605 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $799 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sapulpa, Keystone Lake, Bristow, Shamrock-Heyburn Lake, Drumright, Mannford, Mounds, Oilton, Kiefer, Kellyville.

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

2012 air pollution in Creek County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Creek County: Port of Dunkin (A), Toppers Fire Department (B), Oak Grove Fire Protection District (C), Taylor Ferry Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Flat Rock Fire Protection Association Station 2 (E), Flat Rock Fire Protection Association Station 1 (F), Whitehorn Volunteer Fire Department (G), Stone Bluff Volunteer Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Creek County include: Arrow Height Church (A), Broken Arrow Church (B), Cedar Creek Church (C), Lone Star Church (D), Friendship Church (E), Lone Star Church (F), Fountain Church (G), Sandtown Church (H), Oak Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Van Cemetery (1), Willow Cemetery (2), Anderson Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), Atkins Cemetery (5), Bailey Cemetery (6), Gar Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Long Lake (A), Long Lake (B), Snake Den Lake (C), Runaround Lake (D), Legas Lake (E), Flagg Lake (F), Vans Lake (G), Chouteau Lock and Dam 17 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bull Creek (A), Blue Creek (B), Billy Creek (C), Big Hollow Creek (D), Big Creek (E), Concharty Creek (F), Adams Creek (G), Strawberry Creek (H), Cedar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Creek County include: Coal Creek Recreation Area (1), Afton Landing Recreation Area (2), Whitehorn Cove Public Use Area (3), Wahoo Bay Public Use Area (4), Tullahassee Loop Recreation Area (5), Taylor Ferry South Recreation Area (6), Taylor Ferry North Recreation Area (7), Flat Rock Creek Public Use Area (8), Snug Harbor Public Use Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hancock County, Tennessee , Okmulgee County , Pasquotank County, North Carolina , Wagoner County , Rowan County, North Carolina , Smith County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,269
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,798 (39.7% naturalized citizens)

Creek County:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 204
  • 2000 to 2009: 405
  • 1990 to 1999: 243
  • 1980 to 1989: 111
  • 1970 to 1979: 49
  • Before 1970: 146
Note: State values scaled to Creek County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.9%

Creek County marital status for males Creek County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,297
  • One, attached: 90
  • Two: 381
  • 3 or 4: 755
  • 5 to 9: 298
  • 10 to 19: 479
  • 20 to 49: 285
  • 50 or more: 141
  • Mobile homes: 6,486
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 60

Housing units in Creek County with a mortgage: 9,774 (92 second mortgage, 351 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,847

Here:

52.9% with mortgage
State:

55.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Creek County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant27,776104
Mainline Protestant3,72118
Other1,0255
Catholic7003
Black Protestant5934
None36,152-
Creek 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: 8
Creek County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Creek County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Creek County:

10.3%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Creek County:

30.2%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Creek County:

Average size of farms: 199 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $9,420
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $61.69
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.76%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,845
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,235
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.50
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.83%
All wheat for grain: 1484 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 389 harvested acres
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,745 acres

Tornado activity:

Creek County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 2595747.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Creek County-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 71% 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 91.1 miles away from Creek 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 110.4 miles away from the 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 325.8 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 236.9 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 237.1 miles away from Creek 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 144.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Freedom and Noble Wildfires, Incident Period: August 03, 2012 to August 14, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4078: August 22, 2012, FEMA Id: 4078, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Cleveland-Mannford Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 07, 2011 to August 13, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 2947, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Regency Fire, Incident Period: August 02, 2011 to August 08, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 2943, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Frankhoma-81 Fire, Incident Period: July 26, 2011 to July 29, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 2940, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1985: May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 1985, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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 Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: May 10, 2010 to May 13, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1917: May 24, 2010, FEMA Id: 1917, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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
  • 24 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Creek County (34) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Fires: 10, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 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 (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • Other Northern Africa (8%)
  • Ukraine (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

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

  • American (14%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Creek County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,424 (81.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,755 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 239 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 209 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,634 (8.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 604 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 14 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 429 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 340 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 236 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,982.

8.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.54% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($30,899 average AGI)
1.65% relocated from other states ($8,200 average AGI)
Creek County:

1.65%
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 Tulsa County, OK  4.18% ($41,897 average AGI)
from Payne County, OK  0.35% ($26,145)
from Okmulgee County, OK  0.29% ($31,580)
from Wagoner County, OK  0.22% ($38,865)
from Osage County, OK  0.17% ($26,575)
from Pawnee County, OK  0.17% ($25,550)
from Rogers County, OK  0.16% ($33,486)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Creek County:

0.05%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

6.31% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($26,769 average AGI)
1.55% relocated to other states ($10,563 average AGI)
Creek County:

1.55%
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 Tulsa County, OK  4.09% ($34,811 average AGI)
to Payne County, OK  0.33% ($38,772)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.19% ($28,152)
to Okmulgee County, OK  0.19% ($29,756)
to Pawnee County, OK  0.19% ($40,955)
to Rogers County, OK  0.19% ($25,750)
to Wagoner County, OK  0.14% ($29,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Creek County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Creek County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Creek County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Creek County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Creek County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,806 (9,370 aged, 2,436 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,076 (12%)

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 Creek County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (933)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (885)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (758)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (711)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (670)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (452)
  • Congestive heart failure (363)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (344)
  • Unspecified dementia (269)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (220)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,681
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 61
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,391

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,388
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,044
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 60.9. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 188.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 113.4
  • Suffocation - 46.2
  • Other - 29.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,312
  • In family households: 61,718 (8,753 male householders, 9,420 female householders)
    13,758 spouses, 22,102 children (20,177 natural, 456 adopted, 1,469 stepchildren), 2,335 grandchildren, 812 brothers or sisters, 1,314 parents, 1,260 other relatives, 1,964 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,799 (3,672 male householders (3,052 living alone)), 3,813 female householders (3,511 living alone)), 1,314 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 795

Size of family households: 9,048 2-persons, 3,582 3-persons, 2,953 4-persons, 1,518 5-persons, 687 6-persons, 385 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,563 1-person, 723 2-persons, 181 3-persons, 18 5-persons.

10,475 married couples with children.
3,830 single-parent households (835 men, 2,995 women).

96.8% of residents of Creek speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $317,331,000 ($4,621 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,719,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $164,457,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $68,598,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $523,000
Federal grants: $72,972,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,304,000 ($502,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,477,000 ($1,481,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,038,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $20,233,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,108,000

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

Births: 4,603
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,823
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +597
Here +9 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Creek County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.80 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 539
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,546
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,378
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,411
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,066
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,319
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,008
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,307
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,083
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,615
Note: State values scaled to Creek population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Creek County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Creek County population
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 69
  • 3 rooms: 227
  • 4 rooms: 4,158
  • 5 rooms: 5,756
  • 6 rooms: 3,639
  • 7 rooms: 2,397
  • 8 rooms: 1,183
  • 9+ rooms: 1,163
  • 1 room: 232
  • 2 rooms: 334
  • 3 rooms: 1,032
  • 4 rooms: 2,608
  • 5 rooms: 1,558
  • 6 rooms: 716
  • 7 rooms: 315
  • 8 rooms: 214
  • 9+ rooms: 28
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Creek County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Creek County population
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 379
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,142
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,458
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,015
  • 5+ bedrooms: 598
  • no bedroom: 232
  • 1 bedroom: 1,050
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,154
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,020
  • 4 bedrooms: 515
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
Cars and other vehicles available in Creek County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Creek County population
  • no vehicle: 236
  • 1 vehicle: 5,187
  • 2 vehicles: 8,157
  • 3 vehicles: 3,821
  • 4 vehicles: 815
  • 5+ vehicles: 405
  • no vehicle: 475
  • 1 vehicle: 3,018
  • 2 vehicles: 2,908
  • 3 vehicles: 456
  • 4 vehicles: 78
  • 5+ vehicles: 102

92% of Creek County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Oklahoma.

Creek County:

92.3%
State average:

83.3%

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

  • This state: 50,217
  • Other state: 19,101
  • Northeast: 878
  • Midwest: 6,873
  • South: 5,205
  • West: 6,145

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Creek County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.6%)
  • Electricity (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.9%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (47.5%)
  • Electricity (45.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 326
Here:

4.6%
Oklahoma:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 307
Here:

7.5%
Oklahoma:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 184
Here:

9.7%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,408
  • Number of aged recipients: 108
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,300
  • Number of recipients under 18: 249
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 925
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 234
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 468
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 638
Creek County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED394$114,835337$95,8191,047$124,947235$32,4682$111,500174$69,523187$53,283
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$114,27346$106,56589$119,69722$32,6360$05$57,40033$59,909
APPLICATIONS DENIED59$109,169117$72,325362$120,014125$24,1440$019$43,00096$61,031
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN47$118,14958$100,759297$131,10423$31,1740$015$53,53323$77,870
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$136,60010$167,00062$122,0483$28,3330$02$147,5005$70,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$166,63331$188,9680$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$132,37519$210,3160$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$228,8335$224,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$264,0001$190,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$203,0003$193,6671$166,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Creek County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William45974.6 years
James44872.6 years
John41774.5 years
Mary37879.2 years
Charles26173.3 years
Robert24770.8 years
George18774.3 years
Thomas12874.3 years
Ruth12580.0 years
Dorothy11977.6 years
Most common last names in Creek County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26175.2 years
Jones17374.2 years
Johnson16774.6 years
Brown14775.5 years
Williams13775.8 years
Wilson12976.8 years
Davis11676.3 years
Miller11277.0 years
Taylor9275.3 years
Moore9176.8 years
Businesses in Creek County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike2
Ashley Furniture1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In4
FedEx3Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
IHOP1U-Haul7
KFC1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart2

Creek County on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"