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Major County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2019: 7,739 (all rural); it was 7,545 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,097
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,383
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,467
Renter-occupied apartments: 629 (it was 579 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 957 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Major County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.7%), Educational, health and social services (16.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Major County, OK (2019)
    • 6,48684.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 77810.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2132.8%Two or more races
    • 1121.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 700.9%Asian alone
    • 320.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 50.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.5 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years
Males: 3,829  (49.5%)
Females: 3,910  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Major County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,902 ($30,949 in 1999)
This county:

$55,902
Oklahoma:

$54,449

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $306, upper quartile is $619)
This county:

$477
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,390 (it was $53,100 in 2000)
Major:

$109,390
Oklahoma:

$147,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,924 - $182,751

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $150,975
Here:

$150,975
State:

$198,273

Townhouses or other attached units: $87,652
Here:

$87,652
State:

$211,977

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $52,636
Here:

$52,636
State:

$136,702

Mobile homes: $80,236
Here:

$80,236
State:

$79,218

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,058
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

Institutionalized population: 77

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 1

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: 23
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 2
Major County, OK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $86,800
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $23,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $222,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Major, OK residents
Average permit cost in Major, OK
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $827 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $592 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Major, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Major, OK in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Major, OK in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.1%
Major County:

12.1%
Oklahoma:

15.2%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.5 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 39.4 years old, American Indian residents: 22.7 years old, Asian residents: 9.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 46.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Major County is $388 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $612 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Major, Fairview, Ringwood, Cleo Springs, Ames, Meno, Isabella, Chester.

Major 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: Harding County, New Mexico , Fentress County, Tennessee , Mayes County , Patrick County, Virginia , Sumner County, Tennessee , Union County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 136
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 469 (58.5% naturalized citizens)

Major County:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1022010 or later
  • 832000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 621980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.2%

Major County marital status for males Major County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,002
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 47
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 20 to 49: 32
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 531
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Major County with a mortgage: 947 (19 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,563

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Major County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,85525
Mainline Protestant1,3859
Catholic531
None2,234-
Major 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: 4
Major County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.



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

11.16 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Major County:

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Major County:

27.3%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Major County:

Average size of farms: 579 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $82,398
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $76.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,634
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,708
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.87%
Corn for grain: 2652 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 77031 harvested acres
Vegetables: 19 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Earthquake activity:

Major County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 905% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from Major County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 18.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/19/2015 at 07:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from Major County center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4530, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 30, 2019 - May 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4453, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 13, 2017 - January 16, 2017, FEMA Id: 4299, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 27, 2015 to November 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4247: December 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4247, 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 and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 24, 2013 to February 26, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4109: April 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4109, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1989: June 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 1989, 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 Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 2010 to June 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1926: July 26, 2010, FEMA Id: 1926, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Major County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 9, Winds: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Major

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,524 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 287 (9.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 63 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 101 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (60%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Jordan (3%)
  • England (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Major County


  • German (26%)
  • American (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
113 people in nursing homes
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,211.

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.75% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($47,069 average AGI)
1.52% relocated from other states ($13,160 average AGI)
Major County:

1.52%
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 Garfield County, OK  1.56% ($52,372 average AGI)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.31% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($31,173 average AGI)
1.07% relocated to other states ($9,821 average AGI)
Major County:

1.07%
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 Garfield County, OK  1.35% ($38,842 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Major County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Major County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Major County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Major County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Major County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Major County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Major County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Major County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Major County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,565 (1,396 aged, 169 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 369 (23%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Major County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (98)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (24)
  • Acute ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (15)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,660
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 340
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,444

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,168
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,372

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 41

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,739
  • Male householders: 1,611 (389 living alone), Female householders: 1,543 (415 living alone)
  • 1,818 spouses (1,809 opposite-sex spouses), 139 unmarried partners, (119 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,137 children (1,909 natural, 93 adopted, 134 stepchildren), 126 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 13 foster children, 50 other relatives, 119 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 103

Size of family households: 1,215 2-persons, 389 3-persons, 347 4-persons, 133 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 804 1-person, 118 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

1,436 married couples with children.
339 single-parent households (84 men, 255 women).

93.2% of residents of Major speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $47,673,000 ($6,475 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $680,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,915,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,029,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,274,000
Federal grants: $7,740,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,479,000 ($52,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,236,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $852,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,505,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,366,000

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

Births: 384
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 513
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -56
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Major County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.78 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Major County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Major County, Oklahoma
  • 762014 or later
  • 542010 to 2013
  • 3192000 to 2009
  • 2761990 to 1999
  • 5281980 to 1989
  • 8421970 to 1979
  • 4011960 to 1969
  • 3211950 to 1959
  • 2671940 to 1949
  • 6011939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Major County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Major County, Oklahoma
  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 563 rooms
  • 2094 rooms
  • 5345 rooms
  • 7466 rooms
  • 3687 rooms
  • 2828 rooms
  • 3019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
  • 81 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 1354 rooms
  • 1435 rooms
  • 1846 rooms
  • 367 rooms
  • 968 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Major County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Major County, Oklahoma
  • 4no bedroom
  • 421 bedroom
  • 4902 bedrooms
  • 1,4793 bedrooms
  • 4044 bedrooms
  • 735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
  • 7no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 2762 bedrooms
  • 2723 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Major County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Major County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Major County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 70no vehicle
  • 4841 vehicle
  • 9772 vehicles
  • 6313 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 1265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Major County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Major County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 33no vehicle
  • 1881 vehicle
  • 3282 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

89.2% of Major County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Oklahoma.

Major County:

89.2%
State average:

83.2%

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

  • This state: 5,596
  • Other state: 1,595
  • Northeast: 55
  • Midwest: 552
  • South: 561
  • West: 424
Year householders moved into unit in Major County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Major County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.0%Utility gas
  • 30.3%Electricity
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 37.9%Utility gas
  • 30.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 116
Here:

11.9%
Oklahoma:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

8.4%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

12.8%
Oklahoma:

13.1%

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

Major County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $123,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,099,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,361,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General - Other: $546,000
    Central Staff Services: $424,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Health - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $114,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $785,000
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,420,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,534,000
    Property: $1,305,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $999,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,643,000

Major County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $123,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,099,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,361,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General - Other: $546,000
    Central Staff Services: $424,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Health - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $114,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $785,000
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,420,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,534,000
    Property: $1,305,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $999,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,643,000

Major County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $123,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,099,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,361,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General - Other: $546,000
    Central Staff Services: $424,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Health - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $114,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $785,000
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,420,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,534,000
    Property: $1,305,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $999,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,643,000

Major County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $123,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,099,000
    General Public Buildings: $23,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,361,000
    Police Protection: $847,000
    General - Other: $546,000
    Central Staff Services: $424,000
    Financial Administration: $351,000
    General Public Buildings: $271,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Health - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $114,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $785,000
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Police Protection: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,420,000
    Health and Hospitals: $40,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,534,000
    Property: $1,305,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $999,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,643,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 88
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 81
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 60
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 14
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 39
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 36
Most common first names in Major County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6080.3 years
Mary4782.0 years
William3177.1 years
James2677.7 years
Charles2677.7 years
George2377.1 years
Anna2384.0 years
Ruby2181.5 years
Henry2182.7 years
Robert2071.4 years
Most common last names in Major County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3880.1 years
Koehn3881.3 years
Wichert2378.4 years
Johnson1978.8 years
Kliewer1981.5 years
Martens1888.0 years
Boehs1585.9 years
Penner1581.4 years
Taylor1379.8 years
Nightengale1381.1 years
Businesses in Major County, OK
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1

Major County on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"