Blair, OK

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Population

731

9.98% decline

Median Age

36.3


Median Household Income

$48,750

41.5% growth

Poverty Rate

34.1%


Number of Employees

335

9.7% decline

Median Property Value

$83,000

3.23% growth

About

In 2017, Blair, OK had a population of 731 people with a median age of 36.3 and a median household income of $48,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Blair, OK declined from 812 to 731, a -9.98% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,444 to $48,750, a 41.5% increase.

The population of Blair, OK is 68.4% White Alone, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.7% Two or More Races. 2.44% of the people in Blair, OK speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Blair, OK is $83,000, and the homeownership rate is 56.3%. Most people in Blair, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Blair, OK is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Blair, OK employs 335 people. The largest industries in Blair, OK are Retail Trade (55 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (49 people), and Public Administration (40 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($51,458), Public Administration ($36,071), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($34,792).

Median household income in Blair, OK is $48,750. Males in Blair, 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 Blair, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,750

2017 value

± $15,897

41.5%

1 Year Growth

± 49.3%

Households in Blair, OK have a median annual income of $48,750, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,444 in 2016, which represents a 41.5% annual growth.

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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 Blair, OK made 1.44 times more than female 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 Blair, OK 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 Blair, 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 9682

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Blair, OK was Census Tract 9682 with a value of $51,047, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Blair, OK (247 out of 725 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 45 - 54.

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. Hispanic

    136 ± 60

  2. White

    98 ± 44

  3. Other

    75 ± 52

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Blair, OK is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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

335

2017 Value

± 69

-9.7%

1 Year decline

± 31.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Blair, OK declined at a rate of -9.7%, from 371 employees to 335 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Blair, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (48 people), Sales & Related Occupations (42 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (39 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Blair, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Blair, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (48 people), Sales & Related Occupations (42 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (39 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Blair, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (5.05 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (3.02 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Blair, OK, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($62,500), Production Occupations ($54,000), and Health Technologists & Technicians ($53,021).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

335

2017 Value

± 69

-9.7%

1 Year decline

± 31.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Blair, OK declined at a rate of -9.7%, from 371 employees to 335 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Blair, OK, are Retail Trade (55 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (49 people), and Public Administration (40 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Blair, OK, though some of these residents may live in Blair, 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 Blair, OK, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (55 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (49 people), and Public Administration (40 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Blair, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.42 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.56 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Blair, OK, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($51,458), Public Administration ($36,071), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($34,792).

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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. $52.4B

  2. $21.4B

  3. $19.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $52.4B, followed by Fuel oils with $21.4B and Gasoline and $19.2B.

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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$220B

2015 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

40.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $220B. This is expected to increase 40.6% 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. $40.8B

  2. $19.3B

  3. $7.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $40.8B, followed by Kansas with $19.3B and Arkansas and $7.03B.

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

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Health

87.2% of the population of Blair, OK has health coverage, with 31.6% on employee plans, 25% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 0.552% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Blair, OK see 1587 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1559 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1704 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 264 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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1587 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1587 patients per year. This represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1559 patients).

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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%).

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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

12.8%

Uninsured

31.6%

Employer Coverage

25%

Medicaid

14.8%

Medicare

15.3%

Non-Group

0.552%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Blair, OK declined by 10.2% from 14.3% to 12.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Blair, 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

Blair, OK is home to a population of 731 people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.33% of Blair, OK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Blair, OK is composed of 500 White Alone residents (68.4%), 167 Hispanic or Latino residents (22.8%), 49 Two or More Races residents (6.7%), 8 Asian Alone residents (1.09%), 7 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.958%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Blair, OK are Korean (8 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (4 speakers), and Spanish or Spanish Creole (3 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.2

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 28.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Blair, OK was 36.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Blair, OK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Blair, OK residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.33%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.33% of Blair, OK residents 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 Blair, OK was 2.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Blair, OK was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Blair, OK residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Blair, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Blair, OK was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    500 ± 79

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    167 ± 76.5

  3. Two or More Races

    49 ± 34.2

In 2017, there were 2.99 times more White Alone residents (500 people) in Blair, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 167 Hispanic or Latino and 49 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Blair, OK as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Korean

    8 speakers (1.3%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    4 speakers (0.649%)

  3. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3 speakers (0.487%)

2.44% of Blair, OK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Blair, OK was Korean. 1.3% of the overall population of Blair, OK are native Korean speakers. 0.649% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.487% speak Korean, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    10 ± 15

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    8 ± 15

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    8 ± 13

Blair, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Blair, OK was $83,000 in 2017, which is 0.381 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $80,400 to $83,000, a 3.23% increase. The homeownership rate in Blair, OK is 56.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Blair, OK have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Blair, OK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$48,750

Median Household Income

± $15,897

300

Number of Households

± 58

In 2017, the median household income of the 300 households in Blair, OK grew to $48,750 from the previous year's value of $34,444.

The following chart displays the households in Blair, 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$83,000

2017 Median

± $5,066

$80,400

2016 Median

± $6,999

In 2017, the median property value in Blair, OK grew to to $83,000 from the previous year's value of $80,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Blair, 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 Blair, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

56.3%

2017 Homeownership

57.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.3% of the housing units in Blair, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Blair, OK have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in Blair, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.8%

  2. Carpooled

    19%

  3. Walked

    1.27%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Blair, OK was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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