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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 41,358 (33% urban, 67% rural); it was 38,972 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,286
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,554
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,093
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,368 (it was 3,668 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 674 sq. mi.

Water area: 41.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sequoyah County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (17.4%), Educational, health and social services (15.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (20.4%)
  • Two or more races (8.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 20,493  (49.6%)
Females: 20,865  (50.4%)
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Sequoyah County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sequoyah County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,135 ($27,615 in 1999)

This county:

$36135
Oklahoma:

$45690

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $436 (lower quartile is $303, upper quartile is $549)
This county:

$436
State:

$546


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,614 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Sequoyah:

$88,614
Oklahoma:

$116,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,143 - $144,422
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $793
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $304

Institutionalized population: 313

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 61
  • Burglaries: 132
  • Thefts: 212
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 104
  • Burglaries: 120
  • Thefts: 226
  • Auto thefts: 49
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Health of residents in Sequoyah County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
65.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
55.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 98 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2008: 75 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2010: 46 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2013: 54 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2014: 52 buildings, average cost: $120,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $587 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $373 (0.5%)

Sequoyah County household income distribution in 2009 Sequoyah County home values distribution Sequoyah County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents, 52.4% for other race residents, 27.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
Sequoyah County:

21.7%
Oklahoma:

16.8%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.2% for American Indian residents, 51.0% for other race residents, 26.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 28 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Fort Smith, AR-OK HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sequoyah County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $631 a month.

Cities in this county include: Sallisaw, Muldrow, Roland, Vian, Gore, Brushy, Carlile, Brent, Akins, Evening Shade.

Sequoyah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Sequoyah County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 21.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Blount County, Tennessee , Cleveland County, North Carolina , Jackson County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,007
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 292 (34% naturalized citizens)

Sequoyah County:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 102
  • 1990 to 1994: 39
  • 1985 to 1989: 30
  • 1980 to 1984: 19
  • 1975 to 1979: 16
  • 1970 to 1974: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 33
  • 1965 to 1969: 28

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.0%

Sequoyah County marital status for males Sequoyah County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,454
  • One, attached: 157
  • Two: 298
  • 3 or 4: 498
  • 5 to 9: 282
  • 10 to 19: 178
  • 20 or more: 262
  • Mobile homes: 3,751
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 60

Housing units in Sequoyah County with a mortgage: 3,558 (255 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,194

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sequoyah County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,74675
Mainline Protestant1,7916
Other4923
Catholic2202
Black Protestant1871
None26,955-
Sequoyah 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
Sequoyah County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Sequoyah County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sequoyah County:

11.9%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Sequoyah County:

31.6%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Sequoyah County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,026
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $85.70
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,221
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,755
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.04
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.19%
Corn for grain: 5960 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3802 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10157 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 17 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sequoyah County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from Sequoyah 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 147.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 287.6 miles away from Sequoyah 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 166.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3316): February 2, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared (EM-3308): January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1883): March 5, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1883, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1876): February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1823): February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1823, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 9, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1754): May 9, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1754, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to March 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1752): May 5, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1752, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to January 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3280): December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • OklahomaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1712): July 7, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1712, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3272): January 14, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3272, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sequoyah County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (43%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)

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

  • United States or American (16%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Sequoyah County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,251 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,485 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 21 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0%)
  • Walked: 213 (1%)
  • Other means: 175 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 391 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 318 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 33 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in military ships
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 182 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 111 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,551.

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.18% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($9,749 average AGI)
3.75% relocated from other states ($19,036 average AGI)
Sequoyah County:

3.75%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.26% ($29,404 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  0.41% ($33,692)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.33% ($24,690)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.30% ($24,718)
from Cherokee County, OK  0.23% ($23,690)
from Muskogee County, OK  0.20% ($22,462)
from Adair County, OK  0.17% ($28,545)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.62% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($11,838 average AGI)
3.70% relocated to other states ($16,471 average AGI)
Sequoyah County:

3.70%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.19% ($25,758 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.43% ($25,836)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.36% ($29,739)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.35% ($28,800)
to Crawford County, AR  0.32% ($26,049)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.24% ($25,290)
to Adair County, OK  0.19% ($17,480)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Sequoyah County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Sequoyah County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sequoyah County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sequoyah County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sequoyah County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,555 (5,535 aged, 2,020 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 854 (8%)

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 Sequoyah County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (737)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (612)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (383)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (345)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (337)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (215)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (208)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (159)
  • Unspecified dementia (127)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (125)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1961.650
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 101.040
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40152.3

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1421.650
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1079.080

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26.64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.07

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.89

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 154.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 97.0
  • Other - 57.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,975
  • In family households: 36,643 (8,153 male householders, 3,506 female householders)
    8,622 spouses, 12,278 children (10,841 natural, 411 adopted, 1,026 stepchildren), 1,581 grandchildren, 349 brothers or sisters, 343 parents, 529 other relatives, 980 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,332 (2,207 male householders (1,794 living alone)), 2,342 female householders (2,108 living alone)), 783 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 416 (313 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,110 2-persons, 2,665 3-persons, 2,188 4-persons, 1,026 5-persons, 395 6-persons, 275 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,902 1-person, 556 2-persons, 63 3-persons, 17 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,930 married couples with children.
2,380 single-parent households (582 men, 1,798 women).

95.4% of residents of Sequoyah County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $249,038,000 ($6137 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,050,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $109,309,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,111,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $329,000
Federal grants: $73,970,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,628,000 ($4,551,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,692,000 ($2,055,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,159,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,468,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,843,000

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

Births: 2,782
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,073
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +88
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,142
Here +28 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sequoyah County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.90 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 453
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,268
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,539
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,484
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,065
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,885
  • 1950 to 1959: 894
  • 1940 to 1949: 669
  • 1939 or earlier: 601
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 117
  • 3 rooms: 426
  • 4 rooms: 1,798
  • 5 rooms: 3,760
  • 6 rooms: 2,768
  • 7 rooms: 1,256
  • 8 rooms: 499
  • 9+ rooms: 424
  • 1 room: 67
  • 2 rooms: 225
  • 3 rooms: 551
  • 4 rooms: 1,097
  • 5 rooms: 1,043
  • 6 rooms: 475
  • 7 rooms: 113
  • 8 rooms: 69
  • 9+ rooms: 28
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 391
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,927
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,574
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,010
  • 5+ bedrooms: 120
  • no bedroom: 82
  • 1 bedroom: 699
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,449
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,284
  • 4 bedrooms: 148
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 518
  • 1 vehicle: 3,171
  • 2 vehicles: 4,929
  • 3 vehicles: 1,702
  • 4 vehicles: 620
  • 5+ vehicles: 153
  • no vehicle: 585
  • 1 vehicle: 1,861
  • 2 vehicles: 1,033
  • 3 vehicles: 161
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

56% of Sequoyah County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Oklahoma.

Sequoyah County:

56.0%
State average:

52.2%

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

  • This state: 19002
  • Northeast: 420
  • Midwest: 2465
  • South: 13334
  • West: 3281

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sequoyah County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (34.8%)
  • Utility gas (33.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.0%)
  • Wood (7.0%)
  • Utility gas (39.6%)
  • Electricity (39.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.4%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 118
Here:

2.4%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

2.1%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

7.9%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,735
  • Number of aged recipients: 141
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,594
  • Number of recipients under 18: 230
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,177
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 328
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 647
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 745
Sequoyah County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sequoyah 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 7 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 ORIGINATED182$102,720193$84,497378$116,294120$24,2330$0141$72,85860$37,717
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$140,42918$69,88919$127,7376$13,5000$02$153,50014$54,143
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$95,54190$72,078201$103,38353$29,9811$15,00014$93,28662$52,855
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$92,30815$84,133123$110,48816$44,8750$05$54,8005$83,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$136,8009$74,55624$124,5005$36,4000$01$240,0006$43,167
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$117,8332$250,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$113,5003$183,6671$81,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$147,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$77,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sequoyah County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27073.9 years
John25774.1 years
William25275.0 years
Mary17078.8 years
Robert16071.9 years
Charles14972.1 years
George12673.0 years
Roy8475.0 years
Ruby7377.8 years
Thomas7369.0 years
Most common last names in Sequoyah County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14274.5 years
Wilson9674.1 years
Taylor9574.6 years
Johnson9375.7 years
Jones8670.6 years
Brown7375.3 years
Williams6972.3 years
Davis6474.0 years
Martin5775.0 years
Rogers5376.4 years
Businesses in Sequoyah County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Motel 61
Arby's2New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike2
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In3
FedEx3Subway5
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2Travelodge1
Hardee's1True Value2
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
McDonald's2

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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"