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Stephens County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 44,493 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 43,182 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,164
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,964
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,199
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,999 (it was 4,264 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 874 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stephens County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.7%), Construction (14.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 38%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 58%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Stephens County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 21,690  (48.8%)
Females: 22,803  (51.2%)
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Stephens County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Stephens County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,962 ($30,709 in 1999)

This county:

$43962
Oklahoma:

$45690

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $448 (lower quartile is $343, upper quartile is $570)
This county:

$448
State:

$546


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,229 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Stephens:

$92,229
Oklahoma:

$116,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,484 - $149,802
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $969
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Institutionalized population: 503

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 93
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2008: 51 buildings, average cost: $164,900
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $165,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $740 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $571 (0.7%)

Stephens County household income distribution in 2009 Stephens County home values distribution Stephens County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.2% for American Indian residents, 76.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.2% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
Stephens County:

15.1%
Oklahoma:

16.8%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.2% for American Indian residents, 69.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.4% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 22 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 46 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stephens County is $342 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $616 a month.

Cities in this county include: Duncan, Marlow, Velma-Alma, Comanche, Bray, Central High, Empire City, Velma, Loco.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Stephens County: Little River Ranch (A), Minnetonka Camp (B), Trails End Camp (C), Antlers Waterworks (D), Kiamichi Fish Farm (E), Impson Church (F), Finley Fire Department (G), Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Pushmataha County State Game Refuge (H), Nashoba Fire Department (I), Darwin Volunteer Fire Department (J), Kiamichi Wilderness Volunteer Fire Department (K), Cloudy Volunteer Fire Department (L), Honobia Volunteer Fire Department (M), Sobol Volunteer Fire Department (N), Moyers Rural Fire Department (O), Hall Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stephens County include: Blackjack Church (A), Buffalo Church (B), Cloudy Church (C), Darwin Church (D), Divide Church (E), Friendship Church (F), Rock Point Church (G), Old Cedar Church (H), Little Cedar Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Church Cemetery (1), Edwards Cemetery (2), Zoraya Cemetery (3), Albion Cemetery (4), Anderson Cemetery (5), Armstrong Cemetery (6), Fewell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cobb Lake (A), Tenmile Lake (B), Clayton Lake (C), Nanih Waiya Lake (D), Ozzie Cobb Lake (E), Fourche Maline Creek Site 6 Reservoir (F), Pryor Creek Site 31 Reservoir (G), Lake Ozzie Cobb (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bullpen Creek (A), Bull Creek (B), Davis Branch (C), Davenport Creek (D), Whisky Creek (E), Whisky Branch (F), Buffalo Creek (G), Buck Creek (H), West Terrapin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Stephens County include: Pushmataha County State Game Refuge (1), Clayton Lake State Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Grady County , Clay County, Texas , Lee County, Mississippi , Lonoke County, Arkansas , Pushmataha County , Sampson County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,230
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 777 (44% naturalized citizens)

Stephens County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 38
  • 1990 to 1994: 156
  • 1985 to 1989: 114
  • 1980 to 1984: 135
  • 1975 to 1979: 136
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1970 to 1974: 92
  • 1965 to 1969: 79

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.1%

Stephens County marital status for males Stephens County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,626
  • One, attached: 199
  • Two: 235
  • 3 or 4: 231
  • 5 to 9: 265
  • 10 to 19: 151
  • 20 or more: 422
  • Mobile homes: 1,682
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Housing units in Stephens County with a mortgage: 5,659 (539 second mortgage, 267 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,503

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stephens County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,75884
Mainline Protestant4,26811
Catholic6442
Other4832
Black Protestant1602
None15,735-
Stephens 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
Stephens County:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Stephens County:

6.01 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stephens County:

11.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Stephens County:

30.5%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Stephens County:

Average size of farms: 309 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,006
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $64.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,702
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,577
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.33%
All wheat for grain: 7677 harvested acres
Vegetables: 38 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 751 acres

Tornado activity:

Stephens County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 1838627.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/4/1960, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stephens County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 191.7 miles away from Stephens County center
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 86.4 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 27.2 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 33.3 miles away from the 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 26.8 miles away from Stephens County center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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 and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1985): May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1985, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, 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
  • OklahomaVelma Fire, Incident Period: April 9, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 10, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2812, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • OklahomaWildfires, Incident Period: April 9, 2009 to April 12, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1846): June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1846, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to September 12, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1718): August 24, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1718, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 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 (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (62%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Peru (5%)
  • France (3%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Venezuela (2%)

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

  • United States or American (28%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Stephens County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,422 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 2,287 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0%)
  • Walked: 274 (2%)
  • Other means: 121 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 405 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 457 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 360 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 142 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,057.

6.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.46% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($18,845 average AGI)
2.85% relocated from other states ($16,375 average AGI)
Stephens County:

2.85%
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 Comanche County, OK  0.68% ($36,394 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.44% ($32,359)
from Grady County, OK  0.36% ($38,481)
from Carter County, OK  0.23% ($33,559)
from Cleveland County, OK  0.22% ($27,094)
from Garvin County, OK  0.20% ($34,207)
from Jefferson County, OK  0.18% ($30,444)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.72% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($20,164 average AGI)
2.54% relocated to other states ($20,476 average AGI)
Stephens County:

2.54%
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 Comanche County, OK  0.60% ($33,830 average AGI)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.59% ($31,558)
to Grady County, OK  0.38% ($41,782)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.31% ($27,089)
to Jefferson County, OK  0.25% ($31,378)
to Carter County, OK  0.21% ($33,700)
to Payne County, OK  0.12% ($25,056)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Stephens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Stephens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Stephens County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,910 (7,487 aged, 1,423 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,155 (11%)

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 Stephens County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (831)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (613)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (539)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (484)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (425)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (319)
  • Congestive heart failure (309)
  • Unspecified dementia (243)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (192)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (183)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.34
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10570.68
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 228.830
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65411.2

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1371.490
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1385.460
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41.47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74.51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.66

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 140.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 103.9
  • Other - 36.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,508
  • In family households: 38,232 (9,576 male householders, 3,104 female householders)
    10,014 spouses, 12,150 children (10,744 natural, 370 adopted, 1,036 stepchildren), 1,199 grandchildren, 279 brothers or sisters, 295 parents, 457 other relatives, 889 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,276 (2,506 male householders (2,060 living alone)), 2,941 female householders (2,668 living alone)), 829 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 540 (503 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,182 2-persons, 2,815 3-persons, 2,059 4-persons, 1,000 5-persons, 385 6-persons, 239 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,728 1-person, 634 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

7,452 married couples with children.
2,079 single-parent households (478 men, 1,601 women).

95.4% of residents of Stephens County speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $307,610,000 ($7183 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,306,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $142,225,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $62,560,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,881,000
Federal grants: $66,332,000
Federal procurement contracts: $27,779,000 ($2,292,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,833,000 ($483,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $412,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,589,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,906,000

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

Births: 2,712
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,060
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +12
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +172
Here +4 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Stephens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 174
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,710
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,059
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,066
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,854
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,357
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,698
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,060
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,580
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 376
  • 4 rooms: 1,419
  • 5 rooms: 4,269
  • 6 rooms: 3,783
  • 7 rooms: 1,888
  • 8 rooms: 834
  • 9+ rooms: 555
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 171
  • 3 rooms: 586
  • 4 rooms: 1,175
  • 5 rooms: 1,267
  • 6 rooms: 730
  • 7 rooms: 233
  • 8 rooms: 61
  • 9+ rooms: 8
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 318
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,335
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,956
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,410
  • 5+ bedrooms: 155
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 729
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,928
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,419
  • 4 bedrooms: 130
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 458
  • 1 vehicle: 3,604
  • 2 vehicles: 5,963
  • 3 vehicles: 2,364
  • 4 vehicles: 571
  • 5+ vehicles: 239
  • no vehicle: 613
  • 1 vehicle: 2,080
  • 2 vehicles: 1,294
  • 3 vehicles: 225
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

60% of Stephens County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Oklahoma.

Stephens County:

60.3%
State average:

52.2%

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

  • This state: 29995
  • Northeast: 444
  • Midwest: 2321
  • South: 6464
  • West: 2982

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $23,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stephens County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (58.3%)
  • Electricity (25.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.7%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (64.6%)
  • Electricity (25.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.6%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 168
Here:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 109
Here:

3.9%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 113
Here:

10.8%
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)

Stephens County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,403,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,365,000
    Police Protection: $804,000
    Financial Administration: $727,000
    Health - Other: $509,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $258,000
    General - Other: $131,000
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $74,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,000
    Parking Facilities: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,518,000

Stephens County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $714,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $932,000
    Rents: $90,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,635,000
    General Local Government Support: $417,000
    All Other: $25,000
    Health and Hospitals: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,658,000

Stephens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,596,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 997
  • Number of aged recipients: 94
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 903
  • Number of recipients under 18: 127
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 692
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 178
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 387
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 432
Stephens County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Stephens County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41174.5 years
John36377.3 years
Mary36380.9 years
William36276.5 years
Robert20073.4 years
George18376.5 years
Charles17772.8 years
Ruby12381.5 years
Ruth11381.5 years
Joe10976.2 years
Most common last names in Stephens County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25678.1 years
Jones19477.2 years
Williams19377.7 years
Brown15576.9 years
Johnson14477.3 years
Davis12476.3 years
Wilson11577.3 years
Moore9977.3 years
Thompson8079.1 years
Scott7874.9 years
Businesses in Stephens County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike3
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In3
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2U.S. Cellular4
Hilton1UPS4
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy3Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1