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Stephens County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2019: 43,914 (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: 50 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Stephens County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.0%), Retail trade (13.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Stephens County, OK (2019)
    • 34,80279.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,5558.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,2645.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2,0824.8%Two or more races
    • 7431.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2470.6%Asian alone
    • 220.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 200.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years
Males: 21,308  (48.5%)
Females: 22,606  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Stephens County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,579 ($30,709 in 1999)
This county:

$48,579
Oklahoma:

$54,449

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $520 (lower quartile is $407, upper quartile is $614)
This county:

$520
State:

$644


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $115,730 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Stephens:

$115,730
Oklahoma:

$147,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,415 - $181,043

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $155,342
Here:

$155,342
State:

$198,273

Townhouses or other attached units: $129,294
Here:

$129,294
State:

$211,977

Mobile homes: $79,653
Here:

$79,653
State:

$79,218

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,556
Here:

$8,556
State:

$35,506

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,057
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

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
Stephens County, OK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2004: 71 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2005: 83 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2006: 74 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 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
  • 2015: 37 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2018: 44 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $142,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Stephens, OK residents
Average permit cost in Stephens, 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: $970 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $642 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Stephens, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Stephens, OK in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Stephens, OK in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
Stephens County:

13.8%
Oklahoma:

15.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.9% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for other race residents, 12.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 40.1 years old, American Indian residents: 33.4 years old, Asian residents: 35.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.2 years old, Other race residents: 26.6 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 November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Oklahoma:

5.8%

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

Current college students: 1,230
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,187 (53.6% naturalized citizens)

Stephens County:

2.7%
Whole state:

6.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1472010 or later
  • 2712000 to 2009
  • 2441990 to 1999
  • 2491980 to 1989
  • 1631970 to 1979
  • 171Before 1970

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: 17,291
  • One, attached: 355
  • Two: 324
  • 3 or 4: 245
  • 5 to 9: 373
  • 10 to 19: 237
  • 20 to 49: 186
  • 50 or more: 246
  • Mobile homes: 1,642
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Stephens County with a mortgage: 5,571 (124 second mortgage, 134 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,669

Here:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stephens County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 693% 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 97.5 miles away from Stephens County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 144.7 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 121.4 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 144.1 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 191.7 miles away from Stephens 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 96.6 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: April 30, 2019 - May 1, 2019, FEMA Id: 4453, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 2016 to June 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4274: July 15, 2016, FEMA Id: 4274, Natural disaster type: 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 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, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1883: March 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1883, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1876: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Wildfires, Incident Period: April 09, 2009 to April 12, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1846: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1846, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 18 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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 - Stephens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,402 (84.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,368 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 218 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 293 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 691 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (60%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • India (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stephens County


  • American (18%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $64,148.

5.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,323 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.45% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($23,911 average AGI)
1.98% relocated from other states ($16,412 average AGI)
Stephens County:

1.98%
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 Comanche County, OK  0.63% ($34,723 average AGI)
from Grady County, OK  0.51% ($39,447)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.42% ($29,159)
from Carter County, OK  0.22% ($38,848)
from Jefferson County, OK  0.19% ($35,207)
from Cleveland County, OK  0.19% ($37,517)
from Garvin County, OK  0.15% ($46,130)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.89% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($25,481 average AGI)
2.66% relocated to other states ($19,350 average AGI)
Stephens County:

2.66%
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 Oklahoma County, OK  0.69% ($49,721 average AGI)
to Comanche County, OK  0.60% ($37,407)
to Grady County, OK  0.46% ($45,229)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.29% ($40,682)
to Jefferson County, OK  0.23% ($22,743)
to Carter County, OK  0.20% ($38,667)
to Canadian County, OK  0.19% ($56,071)

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 2019: 12.9

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 population in Stephens County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,054)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (758)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (706)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (590)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (565)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (390)
  • Congestive heart failure (365)
  • Unspecified dementia (312)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (235)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (146)

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: 10,571
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 229
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65,411

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,371
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,385
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

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

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: 43,914
  • Male householders: 8,345 (2,283 living alone), Female householders: 8,544 (2,559 living alone)
  • 8,597 spouses (8,530 opposite-sex spouses), 1,002 unmarried partners, (955 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,502 children (11,127 natural, 435 adopted, 933 stepchildren), 1,244 grandchildren, 346 brothers or sisters, 461 parents, 77 foster children, 895 other relatives, 1,317 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 566

Size of family households: 5,650 2-persons, 2,293 3-persons, 2,079 4-persons, 841 5-persons, 260 6-persons, 141 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,842 1-person, 618 2-persons, 77 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 10 6-persons.

6,239 married couples with children.
2,478 single-parent households (757 men, 1,721 women).

94.1% of residents of Stephens speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $307,610,000 ($7,183 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:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • Year house built in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • 2722014 or later
  • 3682010 to 2013
  • 1,5822000 to 2009
  • 1,9401990 to 1999
  • 3,0921980 to 1989
  • 4,8451970 to 1979
  • 2,5651960 to 1969
  • 3,0651950 to 1959
  • 1,4621940 to 1949
  • 1,4611939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • 411 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 2463 rooms
  • 8814 rooms
  • 2,7605 rooms
  • 3,9306 rooms
  • 2,1247 rooms
  • 9658 rooms
  • 1,2519+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • 1711 room
  • 1082 rooms
  • 4103 rooms
  • 1,1214 rooms
  • 1,2115 rooms
  • 1,0136 rooms
  • 3567 rooms
  • 1138 rooms
  • 1689+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • 44no bedroom
  • 2521 bedroom
  • 2,1692 bedrooms
  • 7,6993 bedrooms
  • 1,8204 bedrooms
  • 1825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Oklahoma
  • 179no bedroom
  • 5711 bedroom
  • 1,7922 bedrooms
  • 1,8013 bedrooms
  • 2724 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 370no vehicle
  • 2,9191 vehicle
  • 4,9372 vehicles
  • 2,6803 vehicles
  • 8464 vehicles
  • 4755+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 667no vehicle
  • 2,0451 vehicle
  • 1,5202 vehicles
  • 3643 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

86.0% of Stephens County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Oklahoma.

Stephens County:

86.0%
State average:

83.2%

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

  • This state: 29,023
  • Other state: 13,338
  • Northeast: 476
  • Midwest: 2,310
  • South: 6,761
  • West: 3,791
Year householders moved into unit in Stephens County, OK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stephens County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.4%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 386
Here:

8.4%
Oklahoma:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 140
Here:

5.6%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 106
Here:

9.3%
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

Stephens County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,912,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,553,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,392,000
    General - Other: $2,191,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,195,000
    Police Protection: $1,056,000
    Financial Administration: $1,027,000
    Health - Other: $799,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    Parks and Recreation: $629,000
    Local Fire Protection: $496,000
    General Public Buildings: $203,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $258,000
    Rents: $228,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,770,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,759,000
    Other: $974,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,700,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $923,000

Stephens County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,912,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,553,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,392,000
    General - Other: $2,191,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,195,000
    Police Protection: $1,056,000
    Financial Administration: $1,027,000
    Health - Other: $799,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    Parks and Recreation: $629,000
    Local Fire Protection: $496,000
    General Public Buildings: $203,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $258,000
    Rents: $228,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,770,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,759,000
    Other: $974,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,700,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $923,000

Stephens County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,912,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,553,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,392,000
    General - Other: $2,191,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,195,000
    Police Protection: $1,056,000
    Financial Administration: $1,027,000
    Health - Other: $799,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    Parks and Recreation: $629,000
    Local Fire Protection: $496,000
    General Public Buildings: $203,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $258,000
    Rents: $228,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,770,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,759,000
    Other: $974,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,700,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $923,000

Stephens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,912,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,553,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,392,000
    General - Other: $2,191,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,195,000
    Police Protection: $1,056,000
    Financial Administration: $1,027,000
    Health - Other: $799,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $757,000
    Parks and Recreation: $629,000
    Local Fire Protection: $496,000
    General Public Buildings: $203,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $258,000
    Rents: $228,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,770,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,759,000
    Other: $974,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,700,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $923,000

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
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