Harper County, OK

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2019 Population
3,760
2.26% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jim Inhofe
Republican Party
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.7
4.47% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.3%
45.4% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$46,154
7.9% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$77,200
2.89% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
1,546
11.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Harper County, OK had a population of 3.76k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $46,154. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Harper County, OK declined from 3,847 to 3,760, a −2.26% decrease and its median household income declined from $50,114 to $46,154, a −7.9% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harper County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.8%), White (Hispanic) (16.5%), Other (Hispanic) (5.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.372%). 0% of the households in Harper County, OK speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90% of the residents in Harper County, OK are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Harper County, OK was $77,200, and the homeownership rate was 78.4%. Most people in Harper County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Harper County, OK was 3 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Oklahoma (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oklahoma across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Diversity

Harper County, OK is home to a population of 3.76k people, from which 90% are citizens. As of 2019, 42.6% of Harper County, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.6k people).

In 2019, there were 4.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.85k people) in Harper County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 622 White (Hispanic) and 204 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harper County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.85k ± 44
  2. White (Hispanic)
    622 ± 99
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    204 ± 99
22.3%
Hispanic Population
839 people

In 2019, there were 4.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.85k people) in Harper County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 622 White (Hispanic) and 204 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.3% of the people in Harper County, OK are hispanic (839 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

42.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.6k people
13.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
535 people

As of 2019, 42.6% of Harper County, OK residents (1.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harper County, OK was 13.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
36
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Harper County, OK was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Harper County, OK are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Harper County, OK residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    107,399 ± 7,935 people
  2. Vietnam
    14,412 ± 2,942 people
  3. India
    10,350 ± 2,494 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 107,399 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 14,412 and India with 10,350.

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Citizenship

90%
2019 Citizenship
88.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90% of Harper County, OK residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Harper County, OK was 88.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    159 ± 92
  2. Korea
    39 ± 26
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    24 ± 25

Harper County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Harper County, OK is $46,154. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Harper County, OK was Census Tract 9521 with a value of $47,049, followed by Census Tract 9522 and N/A, with respective values of $41,938 and N/A.

Males in Oklahoma have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,801. The income inequality in Oklahoma (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Harper County, OK employs 1.55k people. The largest industries in Harper County, OK are Public Administration (242 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (218 people), and Construction (196 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,500), Finance & Insurance ($92,500), and Utilities ($83,393).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,154
2019 value
± $7,397
−7.9%
1 Year Growth
± 24.9%

Households in Harper County, OK have a median annual income of $46,154, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,114 in 2018, which represents a −7.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,685
Average Male Salary in Oklahoma
± $1,691
$42,801
Average Female Salary in Oklahoma
± $1,285

In 2019, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.42 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 in Oklahoma
  1. White
    $49,052 ± $1,203
  2. Asian
    $48,093 ± $7,317
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $44,161 ± $15,872

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Oklahoma.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Harper County, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.458
2018 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2019, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.2% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 9521
  2. Census Tract 9522
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harper County, OK was Census Tract 9521 with a value of $47,049, followed by Census Tract 9522 and N/A, with respective values of $41,938 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harper County, OK (554 out of 3.63k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 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
    521 ± 128
  2. Hispanic
    131 ± 65
  3. Two Or More
    33 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harper 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

1.55k
2019 Value
± 218
−11.3%
1 Year decline
± 21.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Harper County, OK declined at a rate of −11.3%, from 1.74k employees to 1.55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harper County, OK, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (237 people), Management Occupations (194 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (147 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harper County, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Harper County, OK, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (237 people), Management Occupations (194 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (147 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Harper County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.37 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (3.71 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Harper County, OK, by median earnings, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations ($60,179), Production Occupations ($50,833), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($48,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.55k
2019 Value
± 218
−11.3%
1 Year decline
± 21.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Harper County, OK declined at a rate of −11.3%, from 1.74k employees to 1.55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harper County, OK, are Public Administration (242 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (218 people), and Construction (196 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harper County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Harper 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 Harper County, OK, by number of employees, are Public Administration (242 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (218 people), and Construction (196 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Harper County, OK has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.9 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.95 times), and Public Administration (3.39 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Harper County, OK, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($92,500), Finance & Insurance ($92,500), and Utilities ($83,393).

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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. $53.8B
  2. $24.4B
  3. $24.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $53.8B, followed by Fuel oils ($24.4B) and Crude petroleum ($24.3B).

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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$239B
2018 Value in Oklahoma
$339B
Projected 2045 Value in Oklahoma
41.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $239B. This is expected to increase 41.9% to $339B 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. $45.8B
  2. $19.3B
  3. $6.67B

In 2018, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $45.8B, followed by Kansas with $19.3B and Arkansas and $6.67B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Harper County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 87.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (8.94%), followed by Other (3.14%). The most partisan county was Cimarron County, OK with 89.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Harper County, OK
87.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Oklahoma
  1. 89.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 88.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Oklahoma was Cimarron County, OK with 89.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Oklahoma colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Oklahoma

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Jim Inhofe
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on November 16, 1994
Elected to the seat following the resignation of David Boren.
James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Elected to the seat to succeed Tom Coburn, who had to resign at the eve of 113th United States Congress|113th Congress.

Jim Inhofe and James Lankford are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oklahoma over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harper County, OK was $77,200 in 2019, which is 0.321 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $79,500 to $77,200, a 2.89% decrease. The homeownership rate in Harper County, OK is 78.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Harper County, OK have an average commute time of 19.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harper County, OK is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$77,200
2019 Median
± $6,359
$79,500
2018 Median
± $6,749

In 2019, the median property value in Harper County, OK declined from to $77,200 from the previous year's value of $79,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Harper 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 Harper County, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $90k - $100k range.

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Household Income

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$46,154
Median Household Income
± $7,397
1.26k
Number of Households
± 160

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.26k households in Harper County, OK declined from $46,154 from the previous year's value of $50,114.

The following chart displays the households in Harper 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
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

78.4%
2019 Homeownership
82.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 78.4% of the housing units in Harper County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Harper County, OK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harper County, OK have a shorter commute time (19.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.82% of the workforce in Harper County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (68%)
  2. Carpooled (24.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.73%)

In 2019, 68% of workers in Harper County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (24.8%) and those who worked at home (5.73%).

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

3 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

87.7% of the population of Harper County, OK has health coverage, with 42.5% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 7.35% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Harper County, OK see 3797 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.289% decrease from the previous year (3808 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3688 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1229 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Nowata County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (28.2%). Additionally, Okfuskee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (58.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,797 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Harper County, OK

Primary care physicians in Harper County, OK see an average of 3,797 patients per year. This represents a 0.289% decrease from the previous year (3,808 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Harper 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 in Oklahoma
$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

12.3%
Uninsured
42.5%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
7.35%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harper County, OK declined by 8.9% from 13.5% to 12.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harper 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. 28.2% prevalence
  2. 23.4% prevalence
  3. 20.8% prevalence

Nowata County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 28.2%.

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

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