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Blaine County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Blaine County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Seat
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

939 sq mi (2,432 km²)
928 sq mi (2,405 km²)
10 sq mi (27 km²), 1.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11,976
13/sq mi (5/km²)
Founded 1890
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,976. Its county seat is Watonga[1]. Blaine County is the birthplace of voice actor Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 939 square miles (2,432 km²), of which, 928 square miles (2,405 km²) of it is land and 10 square miles (27 km²) of it (1.11%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 11,976 people, 4,159 households, and 2,865 families residing in the county. The population density was 13 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 5,208 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.29% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 8.70% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.81% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 3.97% from two or more races. 6.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,159 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 119.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,356, and the median income for a family was $34,565. Males had a median income of $26,284 versus $18,619 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,546. About 12.80% of families and 16.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.20% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

NRHP sites

The following sites in Blaine County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • Blaine County Courthouse, Watonga
  • Cantonment, Canton
  • Jesse Chisholm Grave Site, Geary
  • Cronkhite Ranch House, Watonga
  • Thompson Benton Ferguson House, Watonga
  • Gillespie Building, Geary
  • Noble Hotel, Watonga
  • Okeene Flour Mill, Okeene
  • Old Plant Office Building, U.S. Gypsum Co., Southard
  • Old Salt Works, Southard
  • Public Water Trough, Geary
  • Shinn Family Barn, Okeene
  • Sooner Co-op Association Elevator (West), Okeene
  • J. H. Wagner House, Watonga
  • Watonga Armory, Watonga

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 35°53′N 98°26′W / 35.88°N 98.43°W / 35.88; -98.43


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Blaine County, Oklahoma
Map
File:Map of Oklahoma highlighting Blaine County.png
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the USA highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.11%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11976
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,976. Its county seat is Watonga6. Blaine County is the birthplace of voice actor Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,432 km² (939 sq mi). 2,405 km² (928 sq mi) of it is land and 27 km² (10 sq mi) of it (1.11%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,976 people, 4,159 households, and 2,865 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (13/sq mi). There were 5,208 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 76.29% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 8.70% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.81% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 3.97% from two or more races. 6.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,159 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 119.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,356, and the median income for a family was $34,565. Males had a median income of $26,284 versus $18,619 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,546. About 12.80% of families and 16.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.20% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

NRHP sites

The following sites in Blaine County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:


Coordinates: 35°53′N 98°26′W / 35.88, -98.43

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Blaine County, Oklahoma
Map

Location in the state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1890
Seat
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

939 sq mi (2,432 km²)
928 sq mi (2,405 km²)
10 sq mi (27 km²), 1.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

11,976
13/sq mi (5/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,976. Its county seat is Watonga.


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