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

1,105 sq mi (2,863 km²)
1,101 sq mi (2,851 km²)
4 sq mi (11 km²), 0.39%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

45,516
41/sq mi (16/km²)
Founded information needed
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Grady County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2006, the population was 50,490. Its county seat is Chickasha[1].

Grady County is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,105 square miles (2,863 km²), of which, 1,101 square miles (2,851 km²) of it is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) of it (0.39%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 45,516 people, 17,341 households, and 12,797 families residing in the county. The population density was 41 people per square mile (16/km²). There were 19,444 housing units at an average density of 18 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.31% White, 3.06% Black or (United States Census), 4.85% [[Race (United States Census)|], 0.34% Asians, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 3.28% from two or more races. 2.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 17,341 households out of which 34.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.20% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,625, and the median income for a family was $39,636. Males had a median income of $30,306 versus $21,108 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,846. About 10.40% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.90% of those under age 18 and 14.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Blanchard, Oklahoma

NRHP sites

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

  • Chickasha Downtown Historic District, Chickasha
  • Grady County Courthouse, Chickasha
  • Jewett Site, Bradley
  • Minco Armory, Minco
  • New Hope Baptist Church, Chickasha
  • Oklahoma College for Women Historic District, Chickasha
  • Pocasset Gymnasium, Pocasset
  • Rock Island Depot, Chickasha
  • US Post Office and Federal Courthouse, Chickasha

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.  

Coordinates: 35°01′N 97°53′W / 35.02°N 97.89°W / 35.02; -97.89


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Grady County, Oklahoma
Map
File:Map of Oklahoma highlighting Grady 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 Chickasha
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.39%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

45516
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Grady County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2006, the population was 50,490. Its county seat is Chickasha6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,863 km² (1,105 sq mi). 2,851 km² (1,101 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.39%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 45,516 people, 17,341 households, and 12,797 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (41/sq mi). There were 19,444 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 87.31% White, 3.06% Black or African American, 4.85% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.12% from other races, and 3.28% from two or more races. 2.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 17,341 households out of which 34.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.20% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 27.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,625, and the median income for a family was $39,636. Males had a median income of $30,306 versus $21,108 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,846. About 10.40% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.90% of those under age 18 and 14.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

NRHP sites

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


Coordinates: 35°01′N 97°53′W / 35.02, -97.89

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Grady County, Oklahoma
Map

Location in the state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Chickasha
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,105 sq mi (2,863 km²)
1,101 sq mi (2,851 km²)
4 sq mi (11 km²), 0.39%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

45,516
41/sq mi (16/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Grady County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2006, the population was 50,490. Its county seat is Chickasha.








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