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

774 sq mi (2,004 km²)
759 sq mi (1,965 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 1.95%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,818
9/sq mi (3/km²)
Founded 1907
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 6,818. Its county seat is Waurika[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 774 square miles (2,004 km²), of which, 759 square miles (1,965 km²) of it is land and 15 square miles (39 km²) of it (1.95%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,818 people, 2,716 households, and 1,863 families residing in the county. The population density was 9 people per square mile (3/km²). There were 3,373 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.14% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 5.24% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 2.92% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,716 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $23,674, and the median income for a family was $30,563. Males had a median income of $25,195 versus $16,589 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,899. About 16.30% of families and 19.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.30% of those under age 18 and 18.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

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: 34°06′N 97°50′W / 34.10°N 97.84°W / 34.10; -97.84


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Jefferson County, Oklahoma
Map
File:Map of Oklahoma highlighting Jefferson 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 Waurika
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.95%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6818
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 6,818. Its county seat is Waurika6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,004 km² (774 sq mi). 1,965 km² (759 sq mi) of it is land and 39 km² (15 sq mi) of it (1.95%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,818 people, 2,716 households, and 1,863 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (9/sq mi). There were 3,373 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 87.14% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 5.24% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 2.92% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,716 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.40% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 20.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $23,674, and the median income for a family was $30,563. Males had a median income of $25,195 versus $16,589 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,899. About 16.30% of families and 19.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.30% of those under age 18 and 18.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 34°06′N 97°50′W / 34.10, -97.84

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Jefferson County, Oklahoma
Map

Location in the state of Oklahoma

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

774 sq mi (2,004 km²)
759 sq mi (1,965 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 1.95%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

6,818
9/sq mi (3/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 6,818. Its county seat is Waurika.


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