Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (OK)

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County population in 2012: 741,781 (94% urban, 6% rural); it was 660,448 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 118,624
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 53,716
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 161,158
Renter-occupied apartments: 115,258 (it was 105,676 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%

Land area: 709 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1033 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oklahoma County: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.5%), Educational, health and social services (19.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (59.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.9%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 351,376  (44.6%)
Females: 367,257  (55.4%)
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Oklahoma County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Oklahoma County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,810 ($35,063 in 1999)

This county:

$45810
Oklahoma:

$45690

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $588 (lower quartile is $469, upper quartile is $751)
This county:

$588
State:

$546


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,100 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Oklahoma:

$133,100
Oklahoma:

$116,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,200 - $199,900

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $174,492
Here:

$174,492
State:

$154,742

Townhouses or other attached units: $119,347
Here:

$119,347
State:

$120,883

In 2-unit structures: $122,343
Here:

$122,343
State:

$108,156

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,487
Here:

$90,487
State:

$113,161

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,932
Here:

$143,932
State:

$115,470

Mobile homes: $49,566
Here:

$49,566
State:

$57,392

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,929
Here:

$13,929
State:

$23,140
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,198
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $408

Institutionalized population: 7,644

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


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

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Health of residents in Oklahoma County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
68.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
69.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
61.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.
32.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 5264 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2005: 5555 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2006: 4741 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2007: 3630 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2008: 2276 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2009: 2072 buildings, average cost: $173,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,478 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,139 (1.0%)

Oklahoma County household income distribution in 2009 Oklahoma County home values distribution Oklahoma County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.1% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.4% for other race residents, 30.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.0%
Oklahoma County:

18.0%
Oklahoma:

16.8%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.1% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.4% for other race residents, 30.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Oklahoma City, OK HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oklahoma County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $564 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $761 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oklahoma City, Edmond, Midwest City, Del City, Bethany, The Village, Warr Acres, Choctaw, Harrah, Nichols Hills.

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

2005 air pollution in Oklahoma County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.012 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.095 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.078 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 24 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 48 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 30 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Oklahoma County: Bethany Sewage Disposal (A), Hickory Hills Volunteer Fire Department (B), Deer Creek Fire Protection District (C), Newalla Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oklahoma County include: Bethel Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), Hopewell Church (C), Texas Church (D), United Baptist Church (E), Quail Springs United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Whisler Cemetery (1), Saint Paul Baptist Cemetery (2), Saint Patricks Cemetery (3), Luther Cemetery (4), Christner Cemetery (5), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (6), Reunion Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Booher Lake (A), Oknoname 20 Reservoir (B), Bear Fall Coon Creek Site 32 Reservoir (C), Rush Creek Site 24 Reservoir (D), Oknoname 16 Reservoir (E), Oknoname 19 Reservoir (F), Deer Creek Farms Lake (G), Oknoname 109019 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Fork Wildhorse Creek (A), Bluff Creek (B), Walnut Creek (C), Soldier Creek (D), Winding Creek (E), East Fork Wildhorse Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Canadian County , Cleveland County , Kingfisher County , Lincoln County , Logan County , Pottawatomie County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 43,237
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 47,829 (32% naturalized citizens)

Oklahoma County:

7.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 16,731
  • 1990 to 1994: 10,163
  • 1985 to 1989: 4,677
  • 1980 to 1984: 5,724
  • 1975 to 1979: 4,555
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,158
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,142
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,679

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.8%

Oklahoma County marital status for males Oklahoma County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Oklahoma County with a mortgage: 97,714 (10,815 second mortgage, 7,355 home equity loan, 334 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 48,205

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oklahoma County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant325,241609
Mainline Protestant83,693122
Catholic61,31827
Other26,58773
Black Protestant22,34664
Orthodox1,80710
None197,641-
Oklahoma 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: 195
Oklahoma County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 29
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Oklahoma County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 566
This county:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oklahoma County:

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Oklahoma County:

27.9%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Oklahoma County:

Average size of farms: 136 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,859
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $272.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.03%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,459
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,191
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.77
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.24%
Corn for grain: 2069 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9865 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1323 harvested acres
Vegetables: 72 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 562 acres

Tornado activity:

Oklahoma County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 439132.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 42 fatalities and 970 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/3/1999, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oklahoma County-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 70% 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 84.0 miles away from Oklahoma 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 253.6 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 51.2 miles away from the 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 72.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 191.5 miles away from Oklahoma County center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Oklahoma County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Fires: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • Vietnam (12%)
  • India (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

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

  • United States or American (12%)
  • German (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Oklahoma County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 246,348 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 38,761 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,900 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 83 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 57 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 52 (0%)
  • Taxi: 479 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 294 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 399 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,326 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,694 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8,665 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 4,220 people in nursing homes
  • 3,667 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,382 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,753 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,734 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 797 people in state prisons
  • 472 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 309 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 254 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 243 people in halfway houses
  • 173 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 162 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 150 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 115 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 100 people in religious group quarters
  • 72 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 63 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 63 people in other group homes
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 51 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 50 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 40 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 36 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 36 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 24 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 12 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

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

  • 3,672 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,408 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,119 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,243 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 974 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 972 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 880 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 534 people in state prisons
  • 405 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 249 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 229 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 200 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 131 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,583.

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($517 average AGI)
Oklahoma County:

0.09%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

3.62% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($17,994 average AGI)
3.10% relocated from other states ($20,392 average AGI)
Oklahoma County:

3.10%
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 Cleveland County, OK  1.21% ($32,942 average AGI)
from Canadian County, OK  0.55% ($36,692)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.24% ($36,071)
from Logan County, OK  0.20% ($40,884)
from Pottawatomie County, OK  0.16% ($32,077)
from Payne County, OK  0.11% ($29,608)
from Dallas County, TX  0.11% ($41,746)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($676 average AGI)
Oklahoma County:

0.10%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

3.54% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($20,246 average AGI)
2.73% relocated to other states ($19,047 average AGI)
Oklahoma County:

2.73%
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 Cleveland County, OK  1.35% ($34,201 average AGI)
to Canadian County, OK  0.69% ($43,357)
to Logan County, OK  0.21% ($44,086)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.19% ($42,338)
to Pottawatomie County, OK  0.15% ($34,500)
to Dallas County, TX  0.11% ($47,286)
to McClain County, OK  0.09% ($36,982)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 17.0

Births per 1000 population in Oklahoma County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Oklahoma County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Oklahoma County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 92,985 (79,894 aged, 13,091 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20861.47
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 470.470
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51550.86

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1753.720
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 972.180
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 56.72
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 103.860

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.35
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 10012.778906

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 83.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.8
  • Cut/Pierce - 12.5
  • Other - 21.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.7
  • Suffocation - 29.8
  • Poisoning - 28.7
  • Other - 11.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 703,608

Size of family households: 76,524 2-persons, 41,440 3-persons, 33,250 4-persons, 16,933 5-persons, 6,791 6-persons, 4,400 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 88,273 1-person, 16,301 2-persons, 2,466 3-persons, 879 4-persons, 217 5-persons, 83 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

100,939 married couples with children.
49,246 single-parent households (9,171 men, 40,075 women).

88.4% of residents of Oklahoma County speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $7,099,481,000 ($10428 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,957,787,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,794,473,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $835,706,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,827,000
Federal grants: $1,330,061,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,451,842,000 ($699,785,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,673,571,000 ($1,071,033,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,675,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $519,448,000
Federal Government insurance: $345,987,000

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

Births: 59,974
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 33,483
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13,592
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -15,237
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Oklahoma County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 73.96 millions of gallons per day (24% from ground, 76% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 8,694
  • 2000 to 2004: 38,405
  • 1990 to 1999: 30,570
  • 1980 to 1989: 46,980
  • 1970 to 1979: 57,708
  • 1960 to 1969: 49,769
  • 1950 to 1959: 44,105
  • 1940 to 1949: 23,301
  • 1939 or earlier: 25,825
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 166
  • 2 rooms: 1,563
  • 3 rooms: 4,870
  • 4 rooms: 13,027
  • 5 rooms: 44,766
  • 6 rooms: 45,489
  • 7 rooms: 25,604
  • 8 rooms: 14,112
  • 9+ rooms: 11,561
  • 1 room: 4,561
  • 2 rooms: 10,621
  • 3 rooms: 21,239
  • 4 rooms: 28,011
  • 5 rooms: 24,928
  • 6 rooms: 11,106
  • 7 rooms: 3,622
  • 8 rooms: 1,137
  • 9+ rooms: 451
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 576
  • 1 bedroom: 4,816
  • 2 bedrooms: 34,073
  • 3 bedrooms: 91,596
  • 4 bedrooms: 27,010
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,087
  • no bedroom: 5,624
  • 1 bedroom: 33,699
  • 2 bedrooms: 40,495
  • 3 bedrooms: 23,178
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,440
  • 5+ bedrooms: 240
Cars and other vehicles available in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,449
  • 1 vehicle: 49,456
  • 2 vehicles: 74,771
  • 3 vehicles: 23,675
  • 4 vehicles: 5,937
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,870
  • no vehicle: 15,379
  • 1 vehicle: 56,556
  • 2 vehicles: 27,795
  • 3 vehicles: 4,644
  • 4 vehicles: 794
  • 5+ vehicles: 508

49% of Oklahoma County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma County:

49.1%
State average:

52.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oklahoma County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (81.2%)
  • Electricity (15.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Electricity (50.2%)
  • Utility gas (47.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,177
Here:

9.4%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,272
Here:

9.0%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,279
Here:

23.7%
Oklahoma:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Oklahoma County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,352,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $34,072,000
    Regular Highways: $13,003,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,192,000
    Financial Administration: $10,324,000
    General - Other: $8,379,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,893,000
    Police Protection: $7,577,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,999,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,454,000
    Libraries: $536,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $442,000
    Housing and Community Development: $284,000
    Corrections - Other: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,807,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $1,601,000
    Regular Highways: $1,092,000
    General - Other: $591,000
    Central Staff Services: $413,000
    Police Protection: $412,000
    Financial Administration: $124,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $46,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,748,000

Oklahoma County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,437,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $777,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,366,000
    Highways: $1,403,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,453,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,539,000
    Rents: $789,000
    Royalties: $113,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,214,000
    Highways: $11,429,000
  • Tax - Property: $49,287,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,925,000
    Other License: $685,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,000

Oklahoma County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $376,710,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $348,117,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $28,593,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,940,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,530,000

Oklahoma County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,293,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,420,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $349,606,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Oklahoma County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Oklahoma County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 223 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 ORIGINATED5,184$128,6494,060$162,83312,012$153,9902,200$34,32850$1,619,5002,129$111,063163$52,387
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED209$122,354237$171,2661,080$145,460207$44,8021$956,00079$88,19040$45,625
APPLICATIONS DENIED597$122,114677$119,0244,216$133,3071,582$26,0149$2,035,222453$68,556124$46,806
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN481$125,405500$157,4803,178$144,128276$54,7971$7,000,000247$88,21128$91,536
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS67$116,09085$149,624695$142,65273$95,2330$036$77,69411$63,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 189 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED696$186,099624$174,98611$95,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED159$193,233229$193,72120$106,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED69$165,449112$166,4295$141,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN33$202,42451$167,0981$72,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$142,7627$150,8578$81,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Oklahoma County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3,96178.7 years
James3,91671.8 years
John3,79774.3 years
William3,65374.4 years
Robert2,76471.3 years
Charles2,29272.2 years
George1,80575.5 years
Dorothy1,48176.3 years
Ruth1,42880.4 years
Helen1,42478.9 years
Most common last names in Oklahoma County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,50274.8 years
Johnson1,61174.2 years
Jones1,55774.6 years
Williams1,43773.8 years
Brown1,29675.2 years
Davis1,16974.4 years
Miller96275.0 years
Wilson92274.5 years
Moore83874.5 years
Taylor77775.0 years
Businesses in Oklahoma County, OK
NameCountNameCount
ALDI5Jimmy John's4
ALDO2JoS. A. Bank3
AMF Bowling4Jones New York20
AT&T27Journeys4
Abercrombie & Fitch2Justice3
Abercrombie Kids2KFC18
Academy Sports + Outdoors3Knights Inn2
Ace Hardware10Kohl's4
Advance Auto Parts10La Quinta5
Aeropostale2La-Z-Boy2
American Eagle Outfitters2Lane Bryant5
Ann Taylor3Lane Furniture9
Apple Store1LensCrafters3
Applebee's5Levi Strauss & Co.1
Arby's19Little Caesars Pizza20
Ashley Furniture14Long John Silver's9
Audi1Lowe's7
AutoZone18Macy's2
Avenue2Marriott16
BMW1Marshalls2
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Banana Republic2Maurices3
Barnes & Noble2Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's53
Bath & Body Works4Men's Wearhouse2
Baymont Inn2Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Motel 63
Best Western7Motherhood Maternity7
Big O Tires2New Balance11
Blockbuster16New York & Co2
Brooks Brothers1Nike45
Brookstone1Nissan4
Budget Car Rental3Office Depot7
Burger King14Old Navy4
CVS24Olive Garden3
Cache1On The Border4
Cambria1Outback3
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse3
Carl\s Jr.9Pac Sun2
Casual Male XL2Panda Express5
Catherines3Panera Bread7
Charlotte Russe2Papa John's Pizza9
Chevrolet4Payless14
Chick-Fil-A11Penske6
Chico's3PetSmart8
Chipotle2Pier 1 Imports3
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pizza Hut17
Church's Chicken12Plato's Closet1
Circle K43Popeyes6
Clarion2Pottery Barn1
Clarks1Pottery Barn Kids1
Cold Stone Creamery2Qdoba Mexican Grill4
Coldwater Creek2Quality2
Comfort Inn6Quiznos10
Comfort Suites3RadioShack11
Cracker Barrel2Ramada3
Cricket Wireless30Red Lobster3
Curves5Red Robin1
DHL7Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn3Rue214
Deb1Ryan's Grill1
Decora Cabinetry1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dennys8SAS Shoes4
Discount Tire8SONIC Drive-In64
Domino's Pizza12Sam's Club4
DressBarn3Sears8
Dressbarn3Sephora2
Dunkin Donuts3Sheraton2
Econo Lodge3Shoe Carnival2
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Ethan Allen1Sleep Inn4
Express2Soma Intimates1
Extended Stay America2Spencer Gifts2
Extended Stay Deluxe1Sprint Nextel10
Famous Footwear7Staples4
Fashion Bug1Starbucks25
FedEx134Steak 'n Shake3
Finish Line3Studio 62
Firestone Complete Auto Care8Subaru2
Foot Locker2Subway72
Ford7Super 85
Forever 211T-Mobile30
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's2
GNC9T.J.Maxx2
GameStop12Taco Bell26
Gap2Talbots3
Goodwill1Target7
Gymboree2The Cheesecake Factory1
H&R Block26The Limited1
Haworth1The Room Place1
Hawthorn2Torrid1
Hilton13Toyota3
Hobby Lobby7Toys"R"Us4
Holiday Inn14True Value1
Hollister Co.2U-Haul42
Home Depot7U.S. Cellular11
HomeTown Buffet1UPS160
Honda3Vans8
Hot Topic3Verizon Wireless8
Howard Johnson2Victoria's Secret3
Hyatt2Volkswagen2
IHOP10Waffle House7
IZOD1Walgreens30
InTown Suites1Walmart19
J. Jill1Wendy's11
J.Crew2Wet Seal2
JCPenney3Wingate1
Jamba Juice4YMCA6

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