Oklahoma County, OK

Add Comparison

Population

787,958

0.637% growth

Median Age

34.6


Median Household Income

$51,323

0.48% growth

Poverty Rate

17%


Number of Employees

371,774

1.33% growth

Median Property Value

$152,300

1.74% growth

About

In 2017, Oklahoma County, OK had a population of 788k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $51,323. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Oklahoma County, OK grew from 782,970 to 787,958, a 0.637% increase and its median household income grew from $51,078 to $51,323, a 0.48% increase.

The population of Oklahoma County, OK is 55.8% White Alone, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.1% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Oklahoma County, OK speak a non-English language, and 94% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oklahoma County, OK are University of Central Oklahoma (3,236 degrees awarded in 2016), Oklahoma City Community College (2,255 degrees), and University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (1,271 degrees).

The median property value in Oklahoma County, OK is $152,300, and the homeownership rate is 59.4%. Most people in Oklahoma County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Oklahoma County, OK is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Oklahoma County, OK employs 372k people. The largest industries in Oklahoma County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (52,035 people), Retail Trade (45,996 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (29,047 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,040), Utilities ($66,505), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,273).

Median household income in Oklahoma County, OK is $51,323. Males in Oklahoma County, OK have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,245. The income inequality in Oklahoma County, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,323

2017 value

± $1,404

0.48%

1 Year Growth

± 3.35%

Households in Oklahoma County, OK have a median annual income of $51,323, 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 $51,078 in 2016, which represents a 0.48% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Oklahoma County, OK compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Oklahoma.

$56,245

Average Male Salary

± $1,532

$40,245

Average Female Salary

± $1,055

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oklahoma County, OK made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Oklahoma.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $54,303 ± $15,115

  2. White

    $45,491 ± $1,065

  3. Asian

    $43,421 ± $6,126

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma County, OK workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.19 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Oklahoma County, OK by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

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

0.449

2017 Wage GINI

0.459

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.21% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1081.01

  2. Census Tract 1017

  3. Census Tract 1085.29

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oklahoma County, OK was Census Tract 1081.01 with a value of $149,500, followed by Census Tract 1017 and Census Tract 1085.29, with respective values of $139,803 and $133,102.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oklahoma County, OK (129k out of 758k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    71,360 ± 1,856

  2. Hispanic

    36,063 ± 1,277

  3. Black

    31,124 ± 1,235

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

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

372k

2017 Value

± 9,686

1.33%

1 Year growth

± 3.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oklahoma County, OK grew at a rate of 1.33%, from 367k employees to 372k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oklahoma County, OK, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (23,128 people), Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, & Distributing Workers (10,984 people), and Retail Sales Workers Except Cashiers (9,299 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oklahoma County, OK.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oklahoma County, OK, by number of employees, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (23,128 people), Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, & Distributing Workers (10,984 people), and Retail Sales Workers Except Cashiers (9,299 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oklahoma County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Extraction Workers (3.41 times higher than expected), First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other (1.7 times), and Legal Support Workers (1.65 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oklahoma County, OK, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($71,385), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,093), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,628).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

372k

2017 Value

± 9,686

1.33%

1 Year growth

± 3.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oklahoma County, OK grew at a rate of 1.33%, from 367k employees to 372k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oklahoma County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (52,035 people), Retail Trade (45,996 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (29,047 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oklahoma County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Oklahoma County, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Oklahoma County, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (52,035 people), Retail Trade (45,996 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (29,047 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Oklahoma County, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (7.45 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.52 times), and Construction (1.17 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oklahoma County, OK, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,040), Utilities ($66,505), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,273).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Oklahoma state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

86.3% of the population of Oklahoma County, OK has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 9.75% on Medicare, 13.6% on non-group plans, and 2.27% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see 1168 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.28% increase from the previous year (1142 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1004 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 158 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

1,168 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see an average of 1,168 patients per year. This represents a 2.28% increase from the previous year (1,142 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Oklahoma.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

13.7%

Uninsured

44.9%

Employer Coverage

15.7%

Medicaid

9.75%

Medicare

13.6%

Non-Group

2.27%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oklahoma County, OK grew by 0.892% from 13.6% to 13.7%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Oklahoma County, OK is home to a population of 788k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.3% of Oklahoma County, OK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Oklahoma County, OK is composed of 440k White Alone residents (55.8%), 138k Hispanic or Latino residents (17.5%), 119k Black or African American Alone residents (15.1%), 45.2k Two or More Races residents (5.74%), 27.3k Asian Alone residents (3.47%), 17.6k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.24%), 1.17k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.148%), and 168 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0213%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Oklahoma County, OK was 34.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Oklahoma County, OK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Oklahoma County, OK residents was 35.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

10.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 10.3% of Oklahoma County, 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 Oklahoma County, OK was 10.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Oklahoma County, OK compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    100,055 ± 7,666 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,342 ± 3,035 people

  3. India

    9,282 ± 2,363 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma County, OK was Mexico, the natal country of 100,055 Oklahoma County, OK residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,342 and India with 9,282.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

94%

2017 Citizenship

93.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94% of Oklahoma County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Oklahoma County, OK was 93.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Oklahoma County, OK compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    440k ± 779

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    138k ± 7.89k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    119k ± 2.83k

In 2017, there were 3.18 times more White Alone residents (440k people) in Oklahoma County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 138k Hispanic or Latino and 119k 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 Oklahoma County, OK as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Oklahoma County, OK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Oklahoma County, OK was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Oklahoma County, OK are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    15,192 ± 1,521

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    14,691 ± 2,047

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    8,383 ± 1,376

Oklahoma County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2016, universities in Oklahoma County, OK awarded 14,189 degrees. The student population of Oklahoma County, OK is skewed towards women, with 24,611 male students and 34,694 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oklahoma County, OK are White (8,397 and 62.4%), followed by Black or African American (1,561 and 11.6%), Hispanic or Latino (1,210 and 8.99%), and Two or More Races (806 and 5.99%).

The largest universities in Oklahoma County, OK by number of degrees awarded are University of Central Oklahoma (3,236 and 22.8%), Oklahoma City Community College (2,255 and 15.9%), and University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (1,271 and 8.96%).

The most popular majors in Oklahoma County, OK are General Studies (1,391 and 9.8%), Registered Nursing (1,022 and 7.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (566 and 3.99%).

The median tuition costs in Oklahoma County, OK are $22,235 for private four year colleges, and $4,575 and $15,520 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 656 degrees awarded

  2. 382 degrees awarded

  3. 329 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Oklahoma County, OK was Registered Nursing with 656 degrees awarded.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 3,236 degrees awarded

  2. 2,255 degrees awarded

  3. 1,271 degrees awarded

$4,575

Median In-State Public

$22,235

Median Private

In 2016, the Oklahoma County, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Central Oklahoma with 3,236 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,553

Degrees Awarded to Men

8,636

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 5,553 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oklahoma County, OK, which is 0.643 times less than the 8,636 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Oklahoma County, OK by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,397 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,561 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,210 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Oklahoma County, OK were to White students. These 8,397 degrees mean that there were 5.38 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,561 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Oklahoma County, OK was $152,300 in 2017, which is 0.7 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $149,700 to $152,300, a 1.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Oklahoma County, OK is 59.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oklahoma County, OK have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oklahoma 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.

$51,323

Median Household Income

± $1,404

298k

Number of Households

± 8,231

In 2017, the median household income of the 298k households in Oklahoma County, OK grew to $51,323 from the previous year's value of $51,078.

The following chart displays the households in Oklahoma 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$152,300

2017 Median

± $3,345

$149,700

2016 Median

± $2,986

In 2017, the median property value in Oklahoma County, OK grew to to $152,300 from the previous year's value of $149,700.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

59.4%

2017 Homeownership

58.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.4% of the housing units in Oklahoma County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.5%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

20.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oklahoma County, OK have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Oklahoma County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Oklahoma County, OK compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.5%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.78%

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart