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Washita County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 11,547 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 11,508 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,618
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,735
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,365
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,246 (it was 1,141 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 1003 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washita County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (53.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Washita County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 5,634  (48.8%)
Females: 5,913  (51.2%)
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Washita County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Washita County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,047 ($29,562 in 1999)

This county:

$47047
Oklahoma:

$45690

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $499)
This county:

$403
State:

$546


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,009 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Washita:

$79,009
Oklahoma:

$116,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,085 - $126,318
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $796
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 206

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $153,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings

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: $408 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $374 (0.5%)

Washita County household income distribution in 2009 Washita County home values distribution Washita County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.5% for American Indian residents, 10.4% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
Washita County:

16.2%
Oklahoma:

16.8%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for other race residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washita County is $363 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $451 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $606 a month.

Cities in this county include: Northwest Washita, Central Washita, New Cordell, Southwest Washita, Burns Flat, Northeast Washita, Sentinel, Southeast Washita, Corn, Dill City.

Washita 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 Washita County: Tecumseh Junction (A), Gilbert (B), Elks Country Club (C), Harjo Hills Camp (D), Holiness Church Camp (E), Macomb Fire Department Station 1 (F), Macomb Fire Department Station 2 (G), Wanette Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washita County include: Antioch Church (A), Rock Creek Church (B), Fairview Church (C), Hilltop Church (D), Nagowee Church (E), Pleasant Home Church (F), Oak Grove Church (G), Redeemer Lutheran Church (H), Faith Assembly of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemeteries (1), Vista Cemetery (2), Wakole Cemetery (3), Wanette Cemetery (4), Abrams Cemetery (5), Fairview Cemetery (6), Avoca Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kishketon Lake (A), Elks Club Lake (B), Oknoname 12522 Reservoir (C), Oknoname 12521 Reservoir (D), Salt Creek Site 41 Reservoir (E), Salt Creek Site 40 Reservoir (F), Salt Creek Site 39 Reservoir (G), Salt Creek Site 38 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dance Creek (A), Hog Creek (B), Brier Creek (C), Blacksmith Creek (D), Tyner Creek (E), Council Creek (F), Cottonwood Creek (G), Coon Creek (H), Aurora Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Canadian County , Independence County, Arkansas , Le Flore County , Loudon County, Tennessee , Onslow County, North Carolina , Pamlico County, North Carolina , Wayne County, Tennessee .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 378
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 183 (32% naturalized citizens)

Washita County:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 46
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1985 to 1989: 40
  • 1980 to 1984: 14
  • 1975 to 1979: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 21

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.7%

Washita County marital status for males Washita County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,181
  • One, attached: 595
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 26
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 or more: 61
  • Mobile homes: 462
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Washita County with a mortgage: 1,088 (86 second mortgage, 52 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,339

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Washita County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,64131
Mainline Protestant1,0847
Catholic811
None3,823-
Washita 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: 2
Washita County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Washita County:

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Washita County:

26.1%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Washita County:

Average size of farms: 565 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,997
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $83.26
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $59,536
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.99%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,088
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.60
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.31%
All wheat for grain: 177689 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11224 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1321 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Tornado activity:

Washita County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 1281224.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 10 fatalities and 194 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/5/1960, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 5 people and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washita County-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 68% 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 185.9 miles away from Washita County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.5 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 50.2 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 89.2 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 153.8 miles away from Washita County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 3, 2008 to June 20, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1775): July 9, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1775, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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, 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
  • 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
  • OklahomaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1678): February 1, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1678, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Washita County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Hurricane: 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 (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Mexico (75%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Russia (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

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

  • United States or American (23%)
  • German (23%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Washita County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,900 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 664 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 127 (3%)
  • Other means: 43 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 232 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

212 people in nursing homes
19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,702.

8.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,276 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.75% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($24,245 average AGI)
2.74% relocated from other states ($11,034 average AGI)
Washita County:

2.74%
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 Beckham County, OK  1.63% ($35,435 average AGI)
from Custer County, OK  1.53% ($43,603)
from Kiowa County, OK  0.40% ($24,467)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.37% ($28,143)
from Caddo County, OK  0.29% ($36,000)


9.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.48% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($31,872 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($6,656 average AGI)
Washita County:

1.73%
Oklahoma average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Custer County, OK  1.99% ($38,237 average AGI)
to Beckham County, OK  1.88% ($37,694)
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.73% ($41,000)
to Kiowa County, OK  0.44% ($28,529)
to Canadian County, OK  0.34% ($51,923)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.31% ($36,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Washita County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Washita County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Washita County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washita County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Washita County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,195 (1,876 aged, 319 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 436 (15%)

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 Washita County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (183)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (129)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (124)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (115)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (100)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (96)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Congestive heart failure (60)
  • Unspecified dementia (49)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (47)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2857.890
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 217.160
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 8816.890

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 950.220
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1420.970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.72

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8.48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78.46

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,423
  • In family households: 9,796 (2,405 male householders, 781 female householders)
    2,518 spouses, 3,214 children (2,828 natural, 81 adopted, 305 stepchildren), 301 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 55 parents, 116 other relatives, 289 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,627 (661 male householders (558 living alone)), 752 female householders (687 living alone)), 214 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 206 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,504 2-persons, 677 3-persons, 550 4-persons, 277 5-persons, 108 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,245 1-person, 136 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

2,268 married couples with children.
525 single-parent households (108 men, 417 women).

95.0% of residents of Washita County speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (22% speak English very well, 78% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $87,541,000 ($7604 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,420,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,083,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,916,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,464,000
Federal grants: $18,165,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,341,000 ($4,761,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,571,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $911,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,247,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,197,000

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

Births: 694
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 750
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +22
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10
Here +1 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Washita County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.17 millions of gallons per day (33% from ground, 67% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 10
  • 2000 to 2004: 387
  • 1990 to 1999: 222
  • 1980 to 1989: 639
  • 1970 to 1979: 700
  • 1960 to 1969: 960
  • 1950 to 1959: 942
  • 1940 to 1949: 483
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,017
Rooms in houses/apartments in Washita County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 317
  • 5 rooms: 1,022
  • 6 rooms: 1,017
  • 7 rooms: 512
  • 8 rooms: 233
  • 9+ rooms: 191
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 78
  • 4 rooms: 243
  • 5 rooms: 396
  • 6 rooms: 225
  • 7 rooms: 84
  • 8 rooms: 40
  • 9+ rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Washita County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 78
  • 2 bedrooms: 838
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,957
  • 4 bedrooms: 414
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 406
  • 3 bedrooms: 492
  • 4 bedrooms: 111
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Washita County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 76
  • 1 vehicle: 955
  • 2 vehicles: 1,439
  • 3 vehicles: 635
  • 4 vehicles: 177
  • 5+ vehicles: 83
  • no vehicle: 121
  • 1 vehicle: 489
  • 2 vehicles: 398
  • 3 vehicles: 104
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

60% of Washita County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Oklahoma.

Washita County:

59.9%
State average:

52.2%

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

  • This state: 8131
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 835
  • South: 1346
  • West: 831

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $19,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Washita County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (62.7%)
  • Electricity (18.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.6%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (67.3%)
  • Electricity (15.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.7%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

2.5%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 88
Here:

10.6%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

4.7%
Oklahoma:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Washita County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,427,000
    Police Protection: $789,000
    Financial Administration: $496,000
    Central Staff Services: $301,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $279,000
    General Public Buildings: $272,000
    Libraries: $142,000
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $811,000
    General Public Building: $40,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,149,000

Washita County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $648,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $59,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $192,000
    Sale of Property: $191,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $35,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $28,000
    Royalties: $8,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,886,000
    General Local Government Support: $115,000
    All Other: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $848,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $703,000
    Other Selective Sales: $224,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $19,000
    Other License: $1,000

Washita County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,207,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 240
  • Number of aged recipients: 24
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 216
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 151
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 61
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 113
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 127
Washita County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Washita 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 Washita County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5478.1 years
Henry3782.6 years
William3676.1 years
James3374.9 years
Mary2983.6 years
Anna2585.4 years
George2480.2 years
Robert2072.5 years
Charles1874.1 years
Martha1782.3 years
Most common last names in Washita County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2573.5 years
Reimer2480.8 years
Williams2175.8 years
Johnson1679.3 years
Vogt1581.9 years
Kroeker1584.3 years
Jones1469.9 years
Schmidt1385.1 years
Flaming1384.9 years
Black1274.6 years
Businesses in Washita County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Ford1
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Alco Stores1Subway1
Chevrolet1