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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2016: 41,855 (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: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sequoyah County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (16.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.5%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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Sequoyah County races chart

Races in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (63.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (18.7%)
  • Two or more races (11.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

40.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

36.4 years
Males: 20,703  (49.5%)
Females: 21,152  (50.5%)
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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 2016: $37,160 ($27,615 in 1999)
This county:

$37,160
Oklahoma:

$49,176

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $460 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $598)
This county:

$460
State:

$590


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,068 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Sequoyah:

$99,068
Oklahoma:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,900 - $166,978
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $882
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

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
Sequoyah County, OK map from a distance

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:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $54,500
  • 1998: 92 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2002: 84 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2003: 98 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2006: 63 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 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
  • 2015: 46 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2016: 56 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2017: 57 buildings, average cost: $121,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Sequoyah, OK residents
Average permit cost in Sequoyah, 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 2016: $695 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $442 (0.5%)

Sequoyah County household income distribution in 2013 Sequoyah County home values distribution in 2013 Sequoyah County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.6%
Sequoyah County:

24.6%
Oklahoma:

16.3%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for American Indian residents, 32.4% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.2 years old
(Males: 38.9 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 32.1 years old, American Indian residents: 32.8 years old, Asian residents: 28.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 25.9 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:

4.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%

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: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 684 (36.4% naturalized citizens)

Sequoyah County:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2002010 or later
  • 1622000 to 2009
  • 1411990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

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: 12,919
  • One, attached: 184
  • Two: 529
  • 3 or 4: 485
  • 5 to 9: 573
  • 10 to 19: 175
  • 20 to 49: 108
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 4,059
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Housing units in Sequoyah County with a mortgage: 4,910 (32 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,056

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

55.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sequoyah County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 05, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4256: February 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4256, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2015 to June 22, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4222: May 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4222, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1988: May 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 1988, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3316: February 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1883: March 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1883, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1876: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1823: February 17, 2009, FEMA Id: 1823, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 09, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1754: May 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1754, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to March 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1752: May 05, 2008, FEMA Id: 1752, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sequoyah County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Fiji (12%)
  • Cambodia (10%)
  • India (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Canada (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sequoyah County


  • American (15%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Sequoyah County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,540 (80.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,233 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 62 (0.6%)
  • Railroad: 15 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 97 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 181 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 385 (3.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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 $47,182.

6.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.69% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($16,169 average AGI)
3.65% relocated from other states ($21,759 average AGI)
Sequoyah County:

3.65%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.30% ($30,085 average AGI)
from Muskogee County, OK  0.47% ($47,100)
from Crawford County, AR  0.44% ($36,464)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.36% ($37,457)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.29% ($26,216)
from Cherokee County, OK  0.24% ($40,871)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.16% ($45,600)


5.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.36% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($14,219 average AGI)
3.53% relocated to other states ($20,152 average AGI)
Sequoyah County:

3.53%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.30% ($31,189 average AGI)
to Muskogee County, OK  0.47% ($37,085)
to Crawford County, AR  0.42% ($32,057)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.36% ($35,065)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.32% ($38,300)
to Cherokee County, OK  0.25% ($39,387)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Sequoyah County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sequoyah County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sequoyah County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sequoyah County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 1,962
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 101
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,152

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,422
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,079

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

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: 41,855
  • In family households: 35,912 (5,370 male householders, 5,658 female householders)
    7,790 spouses, 12,192 children (10,758 natural, 276 adopted, 1,186 stepchildren), 1,632 grandchildren, 348 brothers or sisters, 647 parents, 1,147 other relatives, 1,189 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,572 (2,059 male householders (1,662 living alone)), 2,453 female householders (2,248 living alone)), 1,058 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 356

Size of family households: 5,228 2-persons, 2,292 3-persons, 2,051 4-persons, 829 5-persons, 343 6-persons, 260 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,912 1-person, 427 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

5,300 married couples with children.
2,832 single-parent households (840 men, 1,992 women).

95.9% of residents of Sequoyah speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $249,038,000 ($6,137 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:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • 792014 or later
  • 4822010 to 2013
  • 3,1782000 to 2009
  • 3,5601990 to 1999
  • 3,4511980 to 1989
  • 3,9081970 to 1979
  • 2,0461960 to 1969
  • 1,0681950 to 1959
  • 6001940 to 1949
  • 5111939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • 91 room
  • 1702 rooms
  • 3933 rooms
  • 1,8584 rooms
  • 3,1745 rooms
  • 2,6046 rooms
  • 1,2847 rooms
  • 7608 rooms
  • 6519+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • 2561 room
  • 2162 rooms
  • 5973 rooms
  • 1,2474 rooms
  • 1,3155 rooms
  • 5336 rooms
  • 2707 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • 44no bedroom
  • 3441 bedroom
  • 1,9162 bedrooms
  • 6,9363 bedrooms
  • 1,4694 bedrooms
  • 1775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
  • 252no bedroom
  • 5061 bedroom
  • 1,6652 bedrooms
  • 1,8913 bedrooms
  • 2674 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sequoyah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sequoyah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 288no vehicle
  • 2,9501 vehicle
  • 4,6122 vehicles
  • 2,0263 vehicles
  • 7954 vehicles
  • 2575+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sequoyah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sequoyah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 625no vehicle
  • 2,1321 vehicle
  • 1,4912 vehicles
  • 2103 vehicles
  • 1164 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

83.9% of Sequoyah County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Oklahoma.

Sequoyah County:

83.9%
State average:

83.3%

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

  • This state: 17,924
  • Other state: 22,921
  • Northeast: 409
  • Midwest: 2,620
  • South: 15,791
  • West: 4,106
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sequoyah County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.3%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 104
Here:

2.2%
Oklahoma:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 68
Here:

2.8%
Oklahoma:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 233
Here:

18.0%
Oklahoma:

15.0%

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

Sequoyah County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,827,000
    Other: $576,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,313,000
    Regular Highways: $5,021,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,115,000
    General - Other: $1,794,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,133,000
    Police Protection: $984,000
    Local Fire Protection: $683,000
    Financial Administration: $588,000
    Health - Other: $539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $900,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $895,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,908,000
    Other: $431,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,987,000
    Property: $2,632,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,064,000

Sequoyah County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,827,000
    Other: $576,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,313,000
    Regular Highways: $5,021,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,115,000
    General - Other: $1,794,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,133,000
    Police Protection: $984,000
    Local Fire Protection: $683,000
    Financial Administration: $588,000
    Health - Other: $539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $900,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $895,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,908,000
    Other: $431,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,987,000
    Property: $2,632,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,064,000

Sequoyah County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,827,000
    Other: $576,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,313,000
    Regular Highways: $5,021,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,115,000
    General - Other: $1,794,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,133,000
    Police Protection: $984,000
    Local Fire Protection: $683,000
    Financial Administration: $588,000
    Health - Other: $539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $900,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $895,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,908,000
    Other: $431,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,987,000
    Property: $2,632,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,064,000

Sequoyah County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,827,000
    Other: $576,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $17,313,000
    Regular Highways: $5,021,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,115,000
    General - Other: $1,794,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,133,000
    Police Protection: $984,000
    Local Fire Protection: $683,000
    Financial Administration: $588,000
    Health - Other: $539,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $900,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $895,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,908,000
    Other: $431,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,987,000
    Property: $2,632,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,064,000

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
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Sequoyah County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
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 in Sequoyah, OK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sequoyah, OK - 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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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #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"