Okmulgee, OK

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Population

12,123

1.31% decline

Median Age

32.7


Median Household Income

$29,593

3.05% growth

Poverty Rate

26.8%


Number of Employees

4,264

2.7% growth

Median Property Value

$63,000

3.67% decline

About

In 2017, Okmulgee, OK had a population of 12.1k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $29,593. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Okmulgee, OK declined from 12,284 to 12,123, a -1.31% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,717 to $29,593, a 3.05% increase.

The population of Okmulgee, OK is 49.2% White Alone, 19% Black or African American Alone, and 18.1% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Okmulgee, OK speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Okmulgee, OK are Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (718 degrees awarded in 2016), Green Country Technology Center (117 degrees), and College of the Muscogee Nation (25 degrees).

The median property value in Okmulgee, OK is $63,000, and the homeownership rate is 54.8%. Most people in Okmulgee, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Okmulgee, OK is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Okmulgee, OK employs 4.26k people. The largest industries in Okmulgee, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (703 people), Retail Trade (616 people), and Manufacturing (576 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,500), Manufacturing ($43,828), and Utilities ($37,500).

Median household income in Okmulgee, OK is $29,593. Males in Okmulgee, 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 Okmulgee, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$29,593

2017 value

± $2,263

3.05%

1 Year Growth

± 9.56%

Households in Okmulgee, OK have a median annual income of $29,593, 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 $28,717 in 2016, which represents a 3.05% 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.

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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 Okmulgee, 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 4

  2. Census Tract 3

  3. Census Tract 2

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Okmulgee, OK was Census Tract 4 with a value of $39,665, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $28,812 and $27,375.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Okmulgee, OK (2.95k out of 11k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females < 5 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

    1,084 ± 193

  2. Native American

    745 ± 160

  3. Black

    654 ± 135

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Okmulgee, OK is White, followed by Native American 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.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.26k

2017 Value

± 376

2.7%

1 Year growth

± 12.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Okmulgee, OK grew at a rate of 2.7%, from 4.15k employees to 4.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Okmulgee, OK, are Sales & Related Occupations (580 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (565 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (497 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Okmulgee, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Okmulgee, OK, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (580 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (565 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (497 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Okmulgee, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.99 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.67 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Okmulgee, OK, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,019), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,878), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($52,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.26k

2017 Value

± 376

2.7%

1 Year growth

± 12.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Okmulgee, OK grew at a rate of 2.7%, from 4.15k employees to 4.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Okmulgee, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (703 people), Retail Trade (616 people), and Manufacturing (576 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Okmulgee, OK, though some of these residents may live in Okmulgee, 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 Okmulgee, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (703 people), Retail Trade (616 people), and Manufacturing (576 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Okmulgee, OK has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.36 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.69 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.53 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Okmulgee, OK, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,500), Manufacturing ($43,828), and Utilities ($37,500).

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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

79.8% of the population of Okmulgee, OK has health coverage, with 29.1% on employee plans, 22.6% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 4.07% on military or VA plans.

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

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

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,587 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1,587 patients per year. This represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1,559 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

20.2%

Uninsured

29.1%

Employer Coverage

22.6%

Medicaid

10.3%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

4.07%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Okmulgee, OK grew by 4.44% from 19.4% to 20.2%.

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

Okmulgee, OK is home to a population of 12.1k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Okmulgee, OK residents were born outside of the country (153 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Okmulgee, OK is composed of 5.96k White Alone residents (49.2%), 2.31k Black or African American Alone residents (19%), 2.19k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (18.1%), 1.02k Two or More Races residents (8.4%), 576 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.75%), 70 Asian Alone residents (0.577%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

30

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 26.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Okmulgee, OK was 32.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 30. But people in Okmulgee, OK are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Okmulgee, OK residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    153 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Okmulgee, OK residents (153 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Okmulgee, OK was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Okmulgee, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Okmulgee, OK was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.96k ± 317

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.31k ± 172

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.19k ± 292

In 2017, there were 2.58 times more White Alone residents (5.96k people) in Okmulgee, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.31k Black or African American Alone and 2.19k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Okmulgee, 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 Okmulgee, 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 Okmulgee, OK was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Okmulgee, 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

    339 ± 94

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    126 ± 60

  3. Korea

    63 ± 39

Okmulgee, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Okmulgee, OK awarded 860 degrees. The student population of Okmulgee, OK is skewed towards men, with 1,780 male students and 1,126 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Okmulgee, OK are White (515 and 60.7%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (141 and 16.6%), Two or More Races (72 and 8.48%), and Hispanic or Latino (45 and 5.3%).

The largest universities in Okmulgee, OK by number of degrees awarded are Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (718 and 83.5%), Green Country Technology Center (117 and 13.6%), and College of the Muscogee Nation (25 and 2.91%).

The most popular majors in Okmulgee, OK are Diesel Mechanics Technology (109 and 12.7%), Construction Engineering Technology (73 and 8.49%), and General Engineering Technology (69 and 8.02%).

The median tuition costs in Okmulgee, OK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,900 and $9,510 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 109 degrees awarded

  2. 73 degrees awarded

  3. 69 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Okmulgee, OK was Diesel Mechanics Technology with 109 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 718 degrees awarded

  2. 117 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

$3,900

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Okmulgee, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology with 718 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

574

Degrees Awarded to Men

286

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 574 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Okmulgee, OK, which is 2.01 times more than the 286 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    515 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    141 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    72 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Okmulgee, OK were to White students. These 515 degrees mean that there were 3.65 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 141 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Okmulgee, OK was $63,000 in 2017, which is 0.29 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $65,400 to $63,000, a 3.67% decrease. The homeownership rate in Okmulgee, OK is 54.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Okmulgee, OK have an average commute time of 18.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Okmulgee, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$29,593

Median Household Income

± $2,263

4.72k

Number of Households

± 369

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.72k households in Okmulgee, OK grew to $29,593 from the previous year's value of $28,717.

The following chart displays the households in Okmulgee, 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 - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$63,000

2017 Median

± $4,933

$65,400

2016 Median

± $4,791

In 2017, the median property value in Okmulgee, OK declined from to $63,000 from the previous year's value of $65,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Okmulgee, 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 Okmulgee, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

54.8%

2017 Homeownership

56.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.8% of the housing units in Okmulgee, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Okmulgee, 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 Okmulgee, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Okmulgee, OK have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Okmulgee, OK have a shorter commute time (18.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.629% of the workforce in Okmulgee, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.92%

  3. Walked

    6.2%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Okmulgee, OK was Drove Alone (80.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.92%) and those who Walked (6.2%).

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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