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Kiowa County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2019: 8,940 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 10,227 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,228
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,624
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,165
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,126 (it was 1,043 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 1015 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kiowa County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.1%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Kiowa County, OK (2019)
    • 6,56173.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,09912.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4485.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 4485.0%Two or more races
    • 3023.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 600.7%Asian alone
    • 50.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years
Males: 4,469  (50.0%)
Females: 4,471  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Kiowa County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,118 ($26,053 in 1999)
This county:

$39,118
Oklahoma:

$54,449

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $352 (lower quartile is $235, upper quartile is $432)
This county:

$352
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $67,590 (it was $37,200 in 2000)
Kiowa:

$67,590
Oklahoma:

$147,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,997 - $121,799

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $90,132
Here:

$90,132
State:

$198,273

Townhouses or other attached units: $112,180
Here:

$112,180
State:

$211,977

Mobile homes: $455,715
Here:

$455,715
State:

$79,218

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $945
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $324

Institutionalized population: 159

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 45
  • Auto thefts: 11
Kiowa County, OK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $215,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Kiowa, OK residents
Average permit cost in Kiowa, 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: $603 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $351 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Kiowa, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kiowa, OK in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kiowa, OK in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.2%
Kiowa County:

23.2%
Oklahoma:

15.2%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 34.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents, 25.2% for other race residents, 42.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.4 years old
(Males: 42.4 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 51.0 years old, American Indian residents: 40.9 years old, Asian residents: 56.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 35.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kiowa 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: Hobart, Snyder, Mountain View, Lone Wolf, Mountain Park, Roosevelt, Gotebo, Cooperton.

Kiowa 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 Kiowa County: Greer Downs (A), Sandy Land Research Station (B), Quartz Mountain Volunteer Fire Association Quartz Mountain State Park (C), Oklahoma State Reformatory (D), Reed Volunteer Fire Department (E), Russell Volunteer Fire Department (F), Jester Volunteer Fire Department (G), Hester Rural Volunteer Fire Department (H), Sandy Sanders Wildlife Management Agency Headquarters (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Stover Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kiowa County include: Deer Creek Church (A), Reed Church (B), Sulphur Church (C), Mountain View Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: White Flat Cemetery (1), Wildcat Cemetery (2), Willow Cemetery (3), Brinkman Cemetery (4), Granite Cemetery (5), Hackberry Cemetery (6), Hester Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horseshoe Lake (A), J B Hollis Reservoir (B), Borders Lake (C), Country Club Lake (D), Doc Hollis Lake (E), Tri-County Turkey Creek Site 14a Reservoir (F), Tri-County Turkey Creek Site 15 Reservoir (G), Tri-County Turkey Creek Site 16 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Haystack Creek (A), Tittle Creek (B), Armstrong Creek (C), Sulphur Creek (D), Station Creek (E), Smedley Creek (F), Sleepy John Creek (G), Cave Creek (H), Canary Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: DeKalb County, Alabama , Torrance County, New Mexico , St. Francis County, Arkansas , Montgomery County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 314
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 193 (41.4% naturalized citizens)

Kiowa County:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 222010 or later
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 32Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.1%

Kiowa County marital status for males Kiowa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,346
  • One, attached: 109
  • Two: 182
  • 3 or 4: 141
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 331

Housing units in Kiowa County with a mortgage: 800 (0 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,812

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kiowa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,16028
Mainline Protestant1,4569
Catholic1721
Other11
None1,657-
Kiowa 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: 5
Kiowa County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Kiowa County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

10.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kiowa County:

10.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Kiowa County:

28.4%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Kiowa County:

Average size of farms: 877 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $75,496
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $87.33
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $61,947
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.66%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $81,882
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.08%
All wheat for grain: 197110 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 8601 harvested acres
Vegetables: 74 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Kiowa County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 3402441.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 23 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/11/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kiowa County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 699% 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 132.8 miles away from Kiowa County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 155.5 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 109.0 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 166.1 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 143.7 miles away from Kiowa County center
On 1/7/2016 at 04:27:57, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: October 26, 2020 - October 29, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4575-OK: December 21, 2020, FEMA Id: 4575, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4530, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 2, 2017, FEMA Id: 4315, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 27, 2015 to November 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4247: December 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4247, 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 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
  • 20 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kiowa County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Winter Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Ice Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kiowa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,253 (76.5%)
  • Carpooled: 303 (10.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 101 (3.4%)
  • Walked: 94 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 193 (6.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (58%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Thailand (10%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Australia (1%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kiowa County


  • American (24%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • British (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 203 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in state prisons
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 82 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,504.

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.62% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($29,832 average AGI)
0.76% relocated from other states ($4,271 average AGI)
Kiowa County:

0.76%
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 Washita County, OK  0.69% ($51,500 average AGI)


6.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.60% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($31,100 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($4,789 average AGI)
Kiowa County:

0.93%
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 Jackson County, OK  0.72% ($30,095 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Kiowa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Kiowa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kiowa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kiowa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,158 (1,763 aged, 395 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 173 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (186)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (125)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (102)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (91)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (55)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (49)
  • Congestive heart failure (41)
  • Unspecified dementia (13)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (12)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.12
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,601
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 385
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,655

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,310
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,807

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,940
  • Male householders: 1,931 (576 living alone), Female householders: 1,676 (570 living alone)
  • 1,612 spouses (1,611 opposite-sex spouses), 251 unmarried partners, (243 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,223 children (2,004 natural, 55 adopted, 161 stepchildren), 443 grandchildren, 123 brothers or sisters, 127 parents, 0 foster children, 179 other relatives, 201 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 199

Size of family households: 1,094 2-persons, 502 3-persons, 438 4-persons, 153 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,144 1-person, 132 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 7 6-persons.

1,101 married couples with children.
571 single-parent households (215 men, 356 women).

91.8% of residents of Kiowa speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $94,936,000 ($9,610 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $96,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,952,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,859,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,954,000
Federal grants: $26,942,000
Federal procurement contracts: $-1,335,000 ($-2,088,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,564,000 ($280,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $884,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,950,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,219,000

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

Births: 624
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 882
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -126
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kiowa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.88 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:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • 312014 or later
  • 582010 to 2013
  • 1672000 to 2009
  • 1681990 to 1999
  • 5621980 to 1989
  • 9661970 to 1979
  • 6131960 to 1969
  • 7621950 to 1959
  • 4171940 to 1949
  • 1,3781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 2584 rooms
  • 6365 rooms
  • 7866 rooms
  • 3387 rooms
  • 1998 rooms
  • 3089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • 721 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 2894 rooms
  • 2755 rooms
  • 1536 rooms
  • 487 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • 0no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 7882 bedrooms
  • 1,3443 bedrooms
  • 3534 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kiowa County, Oklahoma
  • 71no bedroom
  • 1211 bedroom
  • 4312 bedrooms
  • 2963 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 73no vehicle
  • 6761 vehicle
  • 1,0252 vehicles
  • 5663 vehicles
  • 1484 vehicles
  • 1135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kiowa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 162no vehicle
  • 5071 vehicle
  • 2562 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

84.1% of Kiowa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Oklahoma.

Kiowa County:

84.1%
State average:

83.2%

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

  • This state: 5,959
  • Other state: 2,742
  • Northeast: 110
  • Midwest: 698
  • South: 1,146
  • West: 783
Year householders moved into unit in Kiowa County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kiowa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

4.1%
Oklahoma:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

10.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

7.7%
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
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Kiowa County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $509,000
    Police Protection: $304,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $194,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    General - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $122,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $317,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Kiowa County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $509,000
    Police Protection: $304,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $194,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    General - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $122,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $317,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Kiowa County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $509,000
    Police Protection: $304,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $194,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    General - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $122,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $317,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Kiowa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $509,000
    Police Protection: $304,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $194,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000
    General - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $89,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,114,000
    General Local Government Support: $122,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $317,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 389
  • Number of aged recipients: 48
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 341
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 255
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 94
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 185
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 159
Most common first names in Kiowa County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13478.0 years
John13379.8 years
James12675.7 years
Mary11679.5 years
Robert7674.5 years
George6179.9 years
Charles5772.8 years
Thomas4877.9 years
Walter3976.8 years
Anna3886.1 years
Most common last names in Kiowa County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis9477.1 years
Smith9276.1 years
Jones5176.4 years
Johnson4876.6 years
Miller4582.1 years
Moore4274.6 years
Williams3975.8 years
Anderson3878.1 years
Walker3876.0 years
Brown3682.8 years
Businesses in Kiowa County, OK
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Kiowa County on our top lists:

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