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Jefferson County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2019: 6,195 (all rural); it was 6,818 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 815
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,074
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,013
Renter-occupied apartments: 745 (it was 703 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 759 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.5%), Retail trade (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Jefferson County, OK (2019)
    • 4,76377.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 68211.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3635.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2864.6%Two or more races
    • 851.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years
Males: 3,122  (50.4%)
Females: 3,073  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,048 ($23,674 in 1999)
This county:

$41,048
Oklahoma:

$54,449

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $323 (lower quartile is $198, upper quartile is $399)
This county:

$323
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $71,351 (it was $34,700 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$71,351
Oklahoma:

$147,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,275 - $125,428
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $884
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $324

Institutionalized population: 134

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 3
Jefferson County, OK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $91,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $192,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $141,500
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Jefferson, OK residents
Average permit cost in Jefferson, 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 2019: $602 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $327 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jefferson, OK in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jefferson, OK in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.7%
Jefferson County:

20.7%
Oklahoma:

15.2%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.3% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.0 years old
(Males: 39.5 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.6 years old, Black residents: 28.8 years old, American Indian residents: 32.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.3 years old, Other race residents: 48.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jefferson County is $370 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $467 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $676 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waurika, South Jefferson, Ringling, Ryan, Terral, Cornish, Hastings, Addington, Sugden.

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

2018 air pollution in Jefferson County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Gila County, Arizona , Banks County, Georgia , Maricopa County, Arizona , Chester County, South Carolina , Cobb County, Georgia , Elbert County, Georgia , Sunflower County, Mississippi , Montague County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

Unemployment by year in Jefferson, OK
County total employment by year in Jefferson, OK
County average yearly wages by year in Jefferson, OK

Current college students: 149
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 160 (72.9% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 132000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 1121980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.4%

Jefferson County marital status for males Jefferson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,792
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 170
  • 3 or 4: 48
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 359

Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 651 (10 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,080

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,95121
Mainline Protestant8684
Catholic351
None618-
Jefferson 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
Jefferson County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Jefferson County:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.9%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 843 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $103,686
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $110.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $89,937
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.51%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.72%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,904
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.36
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.01%
All wheat for grain: 8486 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,142 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,129 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 641% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 142.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from Jefferson County center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4530, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1989: June 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 1989, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1985: May 13, 2011, FEMA Id: 1985, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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, 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 Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to January 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3280: December 10, 2007, FEMA Id: 3280, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1712: July 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1712, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1678: February 01, 2007, FEMA Id: 1678, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jefferson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,058 (75.5%)
  • Carpooled: 158 (11.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 49 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 120 (8.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (70%)
  • Costa Rica (11%)
  • Venezuela (8%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Ecuador (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County


  • American (22%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Dutch West Indian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 56 people in state prisons

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

  • 63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,115.

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.03% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($21,910 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($5,662 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

2.40%
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 Stephens County, OK  1.96% ($22,743 average AGI)
from Carter County, OK  1.68% ($40,600)


7.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.32% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($37,331 average AGI)
1.12% relocated to other states ($5,383 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.12%
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 Carter County, OK  1.62% ($37,138 average AGI)
to Stephens County, OK  1.62% ($35,207)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,373 (1,142 aged, 231 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 185 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jefferson County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (110)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (37)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (35)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (16)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,944
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 387
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,588

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,517
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,548

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,195
  • Male householders: 1,179 (312 living alone), Female householders: 1,215 (350 living alone)
  • 1,181 spouses (1,181 opposite-sex spouses), 138 unmarried partners, (138 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,747 children (1,570 natural, 38 adopted, 136 stepchildren), 186 grandchildren, 94 brothers or sisters, 85 parents, 4 foster children, 100 other relatives, 115 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 155

Size of family households: 775 2-persons, 343 3-persons, 264 4-persons, 181 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 662 1-person, 99 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

840 married couples with children.
442 single-parent households (98 men, 344 women).

94.7% of residents of Jefferson speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $56,078,000 ($8,681 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,155,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,451,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,498,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,515,000
Federal grants: $16,055,000
Federal procurement contracts: $609,000 ($194,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,951,000 ($124,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $797,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $401,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,164,000

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

Births: 401
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 597
Here:

92 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -179
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.39 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • 242014 or later
  • 322010 to 2013
  • 2222000 to 2009
  • 2291990 to 1999
  • 4171980 to 1989
  • 7561970 to 1979
  • 2831960 to 1969
  • 4521950 to 1959
  • 2991940 to 1949
  • 6651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • 21 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 1764 rooms
  • 4305 rooms
  • 5426 rooms
  • 2517 rooms
  • 1198 rooms
  • 1849+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • 311 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 613 rooms
  • 1664 rooms
  • 1625 rooms
  • 1266 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 338 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • 2no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 4322 bedrooms
  • 9803 bedrooms
  • 2334 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Oklahoma
  • 31no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 2022 bedrooms
  • 2583 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 155+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 43no vehicle
  • 4341 vehicle
  • 6712 vehicles
  • 3633 vehicles
  • 1444 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 122no vehicle
  • 3001 vehicle
  • 1812 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 194 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

82.8% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Oklahoma.

Jefferson County:

82.8%
State average:

83.2%

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

  • This state: 3,527
  • Other state: 2,493
  • Northeast: 57
  • Midwest: 383
  • South: 1,638
  • West: 425
Year householders moved into unit in Jefferson County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 33.9%Electricity
  • 5.0%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

4.8%
Oklahoma:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

3.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

12.6%
Oklahoma:

13.1%

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

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $515,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $355,000
    Police Protection: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,965,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $409,000
    Property: $103,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $133,059,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $515,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $355,000
    Police Protection: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,965,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $409,000
    Property: $103,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $133,059,000

Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $515,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $355,000
    Police Protection: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,965,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $409,000
    Property: $103,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $133,059,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $515,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $355,000
    Police Protection: $325,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    General Public Buildings: $22,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,965,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $409,000
    Property: $103,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $133,059,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 204
  • Number of aged recipients: 28
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 176
  • Number of recipients under 18: 25
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 125
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 92
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 84
Most common first names in Jefferson County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8775.4 years
John7177.5 years
Mary6881.6 years
William6577.1 years
George4276.4 years
Robert4174.4 years
Ruby3284.1 years
Charles3071.9 years
Willie2677.7 years
Myrtle2382.3 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6278.6 years
Williams4977.5 years
Allen3076.9 years
Jackson2881.2 years
Davis2780.7 years
Roberts2676.2 years
Anderson2481.5 years
Wright2381.8 years
Moore2381.8 years
White2376.8 years

Businesses in Jefferson County, OK

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Jefferson County on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"