Chickasha, OK

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Population

16,256

0.526% decline

Poverty Rate

20.1%


Median Age

37.3


Median Household Income

$40,376

1.87% decline

Number of Employees

6,977

0.357% decline

Median Property Value

$82,400

2.37% decline

About

In 2017, Chickasha, OK had a population of 16.3k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $40,376. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chickasha, OK declined from 16,342 to 16,256, a -0.526% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,146 to $40,376, a -1.87% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chickasha, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), White (Hispanic) (6.91%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (6.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.11%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%). N/A% of the people in Chickasha, OK speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chickasha, OK are University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (162 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Chickasha, OK is $82,400, and the homeownership rate is 59.9%. Most people in Chickasha, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chickasha, OK is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Oklahoma. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Chickasha, OK employs 6.98k people. The largest industries in Chickasha, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (954 people), Retail Trade (877 people), and Manufacturing (751 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($83,889), Wholesale Trade ($62,656), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($58,725).

Median household income in Chickasha, OK is $40,376. Males in Chickasha, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in Chickasha, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,376

2017 value

± $3,738

-1.87%

1 Year Growth

± 11.6%

Households in Chickasha, OK have a median annual income of $40,376, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,146 in 2016, which represents a -1.87% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Chickasha, OK compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.44 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Oklahoma by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chickasha, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 10

  2. Census Tract 4

  3. Census Tract 1

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chickasha, OK was Census Tract 10 with a value of $36,410, followed by Census Tract 4 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $35,722 and $28,914.

The following map shows all of the places in Chickasha, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chickasha, OK (3.14k out of 15.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,519 ± 274

  2. Hispanic

    302 ± 112

  3. Two Or More

    270 ± 109

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chickasha, OK is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.98k

2017 Value

± 464

-0.357%

1 Year decline

± 9.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chickasha, OK declined at a rate of -0.357%, from 7k employees to 6.98k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chickasha, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (970 people), Management Occupations (744 people), and Production Occupations (614 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chickasha, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chickasha, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (970 people), Management Occupations (744 people), and Production Occupations (614 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chickasha, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.67 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.67 times), and Production Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chickasha, OK, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($74,038), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($72,885), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,071).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.98k

2017 Value

± 464

-0.357%

1 Year decline

± 9.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chickasha, OK declined at a rate of -0.357%, from 7k employees to 6.98k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chickasha, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (954 people), Retail Trade (877 people), and Manufacturing (751 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chickasha, OK, though some of these residents may live in Chickasha, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Chickasha, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (954 people), Retail Trade (877 people), and Manufacturing (751 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chickasha, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (15 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (1.27 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chickasha, OK, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($83,889), Wholesale Trade ($62,656), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($58,725).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $60.6B

  2. $20.5B

  3. $18.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $60.6B, followed by Fuel oils ($20.5B) and Gasoline ($18.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$237B

2020 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

30.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $237B. This is expected to increase 30.4% to $309B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $43.1B

  2. $21.9B

  3. $8.38B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.1B, followed by Kansas with $21.9B and Arkansas and $8.38B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oklahoma shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

86.4% of the population of Chickasha, OK has health coverage, with 36% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 2.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Chickasha, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Chickasha, OK see 2732 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.45% increase from the previous year (2693 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3904 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 792 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,732 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Grady County, OK see an average of 2,732 patients per year. This represents a 1.45% increase from the previous year (2,693 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Grady County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.6%

Uninsured

36%

Employer Coverage

21.9%

Medicaid

11.6%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

2.65%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chickasha, OK declined by 11.2% from 15.4% to 13.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chickasha, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Chickasha, OK is home to a population of 16.3k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.01% of Chickasha, OK residents were born outside of the country (652 people).

In 2017, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.1k people) in Chickasha, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.12k White (Hispanic) and 1.07k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chickasha, OK was 37.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Chickasha, OK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Chickasha, OK residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.01%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

652 people

3.34%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

546 people

As of 2017, 4.01% of Chickasha, OK residents (652 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chickasha, OK was 3.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Chickasha, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chickasha, OK was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chickasha, OK

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    12.1k ± 324

  2. White (Hispanic)

    1.12k ± 262

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    1.07k ± 230

In 2017, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.1k people) in Chickasha, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.12k White (Hispanic) and 1.07k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Chickasha, OK as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    328 ± 101

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    280 ± 104

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    168 ± 81

Chickasha, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Chickasha, OK awarded 162 degrees. The student population of Chickasha, OK is skewed towards women, with 312 male students and 570 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chickasha, OK are White (99 and 67.3%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (15 and 10.2%), Hispanic or Latino (13 and 8.84%), and Two or More Races (11 and 7.48%).

The largest universities in Chickasha, OK by number of degrees awarded are University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (162 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chickasha, OK are General Business Administration & Management (24 and 14.8%), Elementary Education & Teaching (18 and 11.1%), and General History (16 and 9.88%).

The median tuition costs in Chickasha, OK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,030 and $16,380 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 24 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Chickasha, OK was General Business Administration & Management with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Chickasha, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

162 degrees awarded

$6,030

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Chickasha, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma with 162 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

50

Degrees Awarded to Men

112

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 50 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chickasha, OK, which is 0.446 times less than the 112 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    99 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chickasha, OK were to White students. These 99 degrees mean that there were 6.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chickasha, OK was $82,400 in 2017, which is 0.359 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $84,400 to $82,400, a 2.37% decrease. The homeownership rate in Chickasha, OK is 59.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chickasha, OK have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chickasha, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$82,400

2017 Median

± $3,509

$84,400

2016 Median

± $3,541

In 2017, the median property value in Chickasha, OK declined from to $82,400 from the previous year's value of $84,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chickasha, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chickasha, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Household Income

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$40,376

Median Household Income

± $3,738

6.39k

Number of Households

± 438

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.39k households in Chickasha, OK declined from $40,376 from the previous year's value of $41,146.

The following chart displays the households in Chickasha, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Chickasha, OK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chickasha, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

59.9%

2017 Homeownership

58.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.9% of the housing units in Chickasha, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chickasha, OK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chickasha, OK have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Chickasha, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.2%

  2. Carpooled

    8.57%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.58%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chickasha, OK was Drove Alone (86.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.57%) and those who Worked At Home (1.58%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chickasha, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chickasha, OK have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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