Cleveland County, OK

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Population

281,669

0.725% growth

Median Age

34.3


Median Household Income

$62,096

1.44% growth

Poverty Rate

12.6%


Number of Employees

144,802

1.51% growth

Median Property Value

$169,800

4.3% growth

About

In 2018, Cleveland County, OK had a population of 282k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $62,096. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Cleveland County, OK grew from 279,641 to 281,669, a 0.725% increase and its median household income grew from $61,213 to $62,096, a 1.44% increase.

The population of Cleveland County, OK is 71% White Alone, 8.96% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.14% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Cleveland County, OK speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cleveland County, OK are University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (6,535 degrees awarded in 2017), Mid-America Christian University (642 degrees), and Moore Norman Technology Center (246 degrees).

The median property value in Cleveland County, OK is $169,800, and the homeownership rate is 61.8%. Most people in Cleveland County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Cleveland County, OK is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cleveland County, OK employs 145k people. The largest industries in Cleveland County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,007 people), Educational Services (17,093 people), and Retail Trade (16,861 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($95,158), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,211), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($88,109).

Median household income in Cleveland County, OK is $62,096. Males in Cleveland County, OK have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,789. The income inequality in Cleveland County, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,096

2018 value

± $2,547

1.44%

1 Year Growth

± 5.19%

Households in Cleveland County, OK have a median annual income of $62,096, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,213 in 2017, which represents a 1.44% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,946

Average Male Salary

± $1,709

$41,789

Average Female Salary

± $1,268

In 2018, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.43 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. Asian

    $51,581 ± $8,095

  2. White

    $47,988 ± $1,215

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $39,924 ± $10,479

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

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

0.465

2018 Wage GINI

0.449

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.65% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2018 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 2021.07

  2. Census Tract 2017

  3. Census Tract 2015.10

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cleveland County, OK was Census Tract 2021.07 with a value of $103,846, followed by Census Tract 2017 and Census Tract 2015.10, with respective values of $103,295 and $101,359.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cleveland County, OK (33.1k out of 262k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    24,419 ± 1,200

  2. Hispanic

    2,941 ± 446

  3. Two Or More

    2,446 ± 409

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cleveland County, 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

145k

2018 Value

± 6,447

1.51%

1 Year growth

± 6.3%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Cleveland County, OK grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 143k employees to 145k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cleveland County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (16,080 people), Sales & Related Occupations (15,395 people), and Management Occupations (13,261 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cleveland County, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cleveland County, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (16,080 people), Sales & Related Occupations (15,395 people), and Management Occupations (13,261 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cleveland County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.71 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.61 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cleveland County, OK, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($74,117), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($68,159), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,988).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

145k

2018 Value

± 6,447

1.51%

1 Year growth

± 6.3%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Cleveland County, OK grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 143k employees to 145k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cleveland County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,007 people), Educational Services (17,093 people), and Retail Trade (16,861 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cleveland County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Cleveland County, 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 Cleveland County, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,007 people), Educational Services (17,093 people), and Retail Trade (16,861 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cleveland County, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.81 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.93 times), and Educational Services (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cleveland County, OK, by median earnings, are Utilities ($95,158), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,211), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($88,109).

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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

89.9% of the population of Cleveland County, OK has health coverage, with 53% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 9.48% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 2.1% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cleveland County, OK see 1989 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.42% increase from the previous year (1942 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2284 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 321 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

1,989 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cleveland County, OK see an average of 1,989 patients per year. This represents a 2.42% increase from the previous year (1,942 patients).

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

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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

10.1%

Uninsured

53%

Employer Coverage

10.6%

Medicaid

9.48%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

2.1%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cleveland County, OK grew by 18.2% from 8.55% to 10.1%.

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

Cleveland County, OK is home to a population of 282k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.08% of Cleveland County, OK residents were born outside of the country (17k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cleveland County, OK is composed of 200k White Alone residents (71%), 25.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.96%), 17.3k Two or More Races residents (6.14%), 13.1k Asian Alone residents (4.64%), 12.7k Black or African American Alone residents (4.51%), 12.2k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.35%), 1.19k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.423%), and 47 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0167%).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Cleveland County, OK was 34.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Cleveland County, OK are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Cleveland County, OK residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.08%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

17k people

5.94%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

16.5k people

As of 2017, 6.08% of Cleveland County, OK residents (17k 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 Cleveland County, OK was 5.94%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    104,808 ± 7,842 people

  2. Vietnam

    11,165 ± 2,591 people

  3. India

    10,597 ± 2,524 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 104,808 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 11,165 and India with 10,597.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2018 Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.6% of Cleveland County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Cleveland County, OK was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    200k ± 752

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    25.2k ± 3.26k

  3. Two or More Races

    17.3k ± 2.61k

In 2018, there were 7.92 times more White Alone residents (200k people) in Cleveland County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Hispanic or Latino and 17.3k 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 Cleveland County, OK as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    6,445 ± 1,007

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    5,658 ± 1,226

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3,781 ± 911

Cleveland County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Cleveland County, OK awarded 7,677 degrees. The student population of Cleveland County, OK is skewed towards women, with 16,147 male students and 16,595 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cleveland County, OK are White (4,554 and 63.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (610 and 8.51%), Black or African American (558 and 7.79%), and Two or More Races (463 and 6.46%).

The largest universities in Cleveland County, OK by number of degrees awarded are University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (6,535 and 85.1%), Mid-America Christian University (642 and 8.36%), and Moore Norman Technology Center (246 and 3.2%).

The most popular majors in Cleveland County, OK are Other Human Resources Management & Services (405 and 5.28%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (388 and 5.05%), and General Business Administration & Management (321 and 4.18%).

The median tuition costs in Cleveland County, OK are $13,470 for private four year colleges, and $4,788 and $20,169 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 250 degrees awarded

  2. 192 degrees awarded

  3. 259 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Cleveland County, OK was Organizational Behavior Studies with 250 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 6,535 degrees awarded

  2. 642 degrees awarded

  3. 246 degrees awarded

$4,788

Median In-State Public

$13,470

Median Private

In 2017, the Cleveland County, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus with 6,535 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,741

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,936

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 3,741 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cleveland County, OK, which is 0.95 times less than the 3,936 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Cleveland County, OK by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,554 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    610 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    558 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cleveland County, OK were to White students. These 4,554 degrees mean that there were 7.47 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 610 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cleveland County, OK was $169,800 in 2018, which is 0.739 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $162,800 to $169,800, a 4.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Cleveland County, OK is 61.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cleveland County, OK have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cleveland County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$169,800

2018 Median

± $5,038

$162,800

2017 Median

± $4,607

In 2018, the median property value in Cleveland County, OK grew to to $169,800 from the previous year's value of $162,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cleveland County, 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 Cleveland County, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$62,096

Median Household Income

± $2,547

111k

Number of Households

± 5,164

In 2018, the median household income of the 111k households in Cleveland County, OK grew to $62,096 from the previous year's value of $61,213.

The following chart displays the households in Cleveland County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cleveland County, OK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cleveland County, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

61.8%

2018 Homeownership

62.2%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 61.8% of the housing units in Cleveland County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.2%.

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

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cleveland County, OK have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.28% of the workforce in Cleveland County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.2%

  2. Carpooled

    7.04%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.11%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Cleveland County, OK was Drove Alone (84.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.04%) and those who Worked At Home (4.11%).

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 Cleveland County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cleveland County, OK have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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