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

532 sq mi (1,378 km²)
515 sq mi (1,335 km²)
17 sq mi (43 km²), 3.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,831
17/sq mi (7/km²)
Founded information needed
Named for Overton Love, a judge of the Chickasaw Nation
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Love County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 8,831. Its county seat is Marietta[1].

Love County is part of the Ardmore, Oklahoma, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 532 square miles (1,378 km²), of which, 515 square miles (1,335 km²) of it is land and 17 square miles (43 km²) of it (3.11%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 8,831 people, 3,442 households, and 2,557 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 4,066 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.15% White, 2.19% Black or African American, 6.41% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.58% from other races, and 3.41% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,442 households out of which 31.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,558, and the median income for a family was $38,212. Males had a median income of $30,024 versus $20,578 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,648. About 8.80% of families and 11.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.40% of those under age 18 and 13.80% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

Love County is home to Winstar Casino, located just across the Red River from the Texas state line. The casino is operated by the Chickasaw Nation, and is the county's largest private employer.

Cities and towns

Schools

  • Greenville Public Schools
  • Marietta Public Schools
  • Thackerville Public Schools
  • Turner Public Schools

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.  

External links

Coordinates: 33°57′N 97°15′W / 33.95°N 97.25°W / 33.95; -97.25


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Love County, Oklahoma
Map
File:Map of Oklahoma highlighting Love 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 Marietta
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.11%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8831
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Love County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 8,831. Its county seat is Marietta6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,378 km² (532 sq mi). 1,335 km² (515 sq mi) of it is land and 43 km² (17 sq mi) of it (3.11%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,831 people, 3,442 households, and 2,557 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (17/sq mi). There were 4,066 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 84.15% White, 2.19% Black or African American, 6.41% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.58% from other races, and 3.41% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,442 households out of which 31.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,558, and the median income for a family was $38,212. Males had a median income of $30,024 versus $20,578 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,648. About 8.80% of families and 11.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.40% of those under age 18 and 13.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns


Coordinates: 33°57′N 97°15′W / 33.95, -97.25

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Love County, Oklahoma
Map

Location in the state of Oklahoma

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

532 sq mi (1,378 km²)
515 sq mi (1,335 km²)
17 sq mi (43 km²), 3.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,831
17/sq mi (7/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Love County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 8,831. Its county seat is Marietta.


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