Greer County, OK

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Population

6,018

1.04% decline

Median Age

39.6


Median Household Income

$35,898

2.69% decline

Poverty Rate

19.2%


Number of Employees

2,137

3.74% decline

Median Property Value

$65,800

10.8% decline

About

In 2017, Greer County, OK had a population of 6.02k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $35,898. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greer County, OK declined from 6,081 to 6,018, a -1.04% decrease and its median household income declined from $36,891 to $35,898, a -2.69% decrease.

The population of Greer County, OK is 75.4% White Alone, 11% Hispanic or Latino, and 8.41% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Greer County, OK speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Greer County, OK is $65,800, and the homeownership rate is 72.5%. Most people in Greer County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Greer County, OK is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Greer County, OK employs 2.14k people. The largest industries in Greer County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (311 people), Public Administration (257 people), and Retail Trade (223 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,696), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,071).

Median household income in Greer County, OK is $35,898. Males in Greer County, 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 Greer County, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,898

2017 value

± $1,800

-2.69%

1 Year Growth

± 18.6%

Households in Greer County, OK have a median annual income of $35,898, 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 $36,891 in 2016, which represents a -2.69% 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 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 Greer County, 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 9671

  2. Census Tract 9672

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greer County, OK was Census Tract 9671 with a value of $40,369, followed by Census Tract 9672 and N/A, with respective values of $37,370 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greer County, OK (959 out of 4.99k 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 Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 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

    724 ± 158

  2. Black

    159 ± 99

  3. Hispanic

    141 ± 67

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

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

2.14k

2017 Value

± 248

-3.74%

1 Year decline

± 17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greer County, OK declined at a rate of -3.74%, from 2.22k employees to 2.14k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greer County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (311 people), Management Occupations (237 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (157 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greer County, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greer County, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (311 people), Management Occupations (237 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (157 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greer County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.76 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.38 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.37 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greer County, OK, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($87,656), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,979), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($52,725).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.14k

2017 Value

± 248

-3.74%

1 Year decline

± 17%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greer County, OK declined at a rate of -3.74%, from 2.22k employees to 2.14k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greer County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (311 people), Public Administration (257 people), and Retail Trade (223 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greer County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Greer 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 Greer County, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (311 people), Public Administration (257 people), and Retail Trade (223 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Greer County, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (13.1 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.87 times), and Public Administration (2.58 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greer County, OK, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,696), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,071).

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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 ($21.4B) and Gasoline ($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

85.8% of the population of Greer County, OK has health coverage, with 36.1% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Greer County, OK see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1200 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 231 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Greer County, OK see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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

14.2%

Uninsured

36.1%

Employer Coverage

19.2%

Medicaid

13.8%

Medicare

15.2%

Non-Group

1.58%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greer County, OK declined by 13.5% from 16.4% to 14.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greer 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

Greer County, OK is home to a population of 6.02k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.748% of Greer County, OK residents were born outside of the country (45 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Greer County, OK is composed of 4.54k White Alone residents (75.4%), 662 Hispanic or Latino residents (11%), 506 Black or African American Alone residents (8.41%), 158 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.63%), 157 Two or More Races residents (2.61%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Greer County, OK are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.6

34

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 29

In 2017, the median age of all people in Greer County, OK was 39.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Greer County, OK are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Greer County, OK residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.748%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

45 people

0.51%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

31 people

As of 2017, 0.748% of Greer County, OK residents (45 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 Greer County, OK was 0.51%, 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

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Greer County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greer County, OK was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.54k ± 21

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    662 ± 180

  3. Black or African American Alone

    506 ± 33

In 2017, there were 6.85 times more White Alone residents (4.54k people) in Greer County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 662 Hispanic or Latino and 506 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Greer County, OK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Greer County, OK was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Greer County, OK are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    160 ± 55

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    96 ± 56

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    67 ± 41

Greer County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greer County, OK was $65,800 in 2017, which is 0.302 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $73,800 to $65,800, a 10.8% decrease. The homeownership rate in Greer County, OK is 72.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greer County, OK have an average commute time of 19.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Greer County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$35,898

Median Household Income

± $1,800

2.15k

Number of Households

± 255

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.15k households in Greer County, OK declined from $35,898 from the previous year's value of $36,891.

The following chart displays the households in Greer 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$65,800

2017 Median

± $11,270

$73,800

2016 Median

± $14,330

In 2017, the median property value in Greer County, OK declined from to $65,800 from the previous year's value of $73,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greer 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 Greer County, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.5%

2017 Homeownership

69.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.5% of the housing units in Greer County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

19.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greer County, OK have a shorter commute time (19.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.45% of the workforce in Greer County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    8.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.63%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Greer County, OK was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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