Woodward, OK

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Population

12,687

0.0473% decline

Median Age

33.6


Median Household Income

$51,801

5.84% decline

Poverty Rate

12.3%


Number of Employees

5,795

5.51% decline

Median Property Value

$119,000

0.833% decline

About

In 2017, Woodward, OK had a population of 12.7k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $51,801. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Woodward, OK declined from 12,693 to 12,687, a -0.0473% decrease and its median household income declined from $55,013 to $51,801, a -5.84% decrease.

The population of Woodward, OK is 77.7% White Alone, 14.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.46% Two or More Races. 9.33% of the people in Woodward, OK speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Woodward, OK are High Plains Technology Center (126 degrees awarded in 2016) and Woodward Beauty College (16 degrees).

The median property value in Woodward, OK is $119,000, and the homeownership rate is 63.5%. Most people in Woodward, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodward, OK is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Woodward, OK employs 5.8k people. The largest industries in Woodward, OK are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (921 people), Retail Trade (850 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (560 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,059), Wholesale Trade ($62,464), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,313).

Median household income in Woodward, OK is $51,801. Males in Woodward, 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 Woodward, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,801

2017 value

± $6,219

-5.84%

1 Year Growth

± 17.4%

Households in Woodward, OK have a median annual income of $51,801, 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 $55,013 in 2016, which represents a -5.84% 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 Woodward, OK 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 Woodward, OK 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 Woodward, 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 9535

  2. Census Tract 9533

  3. Census Tract 9534

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Woodward, OK was Census Tract 9535 with a value of $59,362, followed by Census Tract 9533 and Census Tract 9534, with respective values of $54,679 and $46,202.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodward, OK (1.55k out of 12.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 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

    1,462 ± 285

  2. Hispanic

    326 ± 167

  3. Two Or More

    38 ± 83

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

5.8k

2017 Value

± 531

-5.51%

1 Year decline

± 13.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodward, OK declined at a rate of -5.51%, from 6.13k employees to 5.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodward, OK, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (630 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (622 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (572 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodward, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Woodward, OK, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (630 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (622 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (572 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodward, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.35 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.18 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (2.15 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Woodward, OK, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($96,250), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($67,054), and Management Occupations ($55,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.8k

2017 Value

± 531

-5.51%

1 Year decline

± 13.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodward, OK declined at a rate of -5.51%, from 6.13k employees to 5.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodward, OK, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (921 people), Retail Trade (850 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (560 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Woodward, OK, though some of these residents may live in Woodward, 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 Woodward, OK, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (921 people), Retail Trade (850 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (560 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodward, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (29.4 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.22 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Woodward, OK, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,059), Wholesale Trade ($62,464), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,313).

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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 with $21.4B and Gasoline and $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

89.5% of the population of Woodward, OK has health coverage, with 52.1% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 9.68% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Woodward, 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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1587 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1587 patients per year. This represents a 1.8% increase from the previous year (1559 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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

10.5%

Uninsured

52.1%

Employer Coverage

14.1%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

9.68%

Non-Group

1.4%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodward, OK grew by 24.4% from 8.4% to 10.5%.

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

Woodward, OK is home to a population of 12.7k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.94% of Woodward, OK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Woodward, OK is composed of 9.86k White Alone residents (77.7%), 1.89k Hispanic or Latino residents (14.9%), 693 Two or More Races residents (5.46%), 168 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.32%), 52 Black or African American Alone residents (0.41%), 31 Asian Alone residents (0.244%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Woodward, OK are Spanish or Spanish Creole (978 speakers), Other Native North American Languages (50 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (44 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Woodward, OK was 33.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Woodward, OK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Woodward, OK residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.94%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.03%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.94% of Woodward, 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 Woodward, OK was 6.03%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Woodward, OK was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Woodward, OK residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of Woodward, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Woodward, OK was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.86k ± 265

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.89k ± 438

  3. Two or More Races

    693 ± 176

In 2017, there were 5.22 times more White Alone residents (9.86k people) in Woodward, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.89k Hispanic or Latino and 693 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    978 speakers (8.42%)

  2. Other Native North American Languages

    50 speakers (0.431%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    44 speakers (0.379%)

9.33% of Woodward, OK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Woodward, OK was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 8.42% of the overall population of Woodward, OK are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.431% speak Other Native North American Languages and 0.379% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    165 ± 88

  2. Vietnam

    164 ± 71

  3. World War II

    46 ± 37

Woodward, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Woodward, OK awarded 142 degrees. The student population of Woodward, OK is skewed towards men, with 149 male students and 141 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Woodward, OK are White (110 and 77.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (17 and 12%), American Indian or Alaska Native (9 and 6.34%), and Two or More Races (6 and 4.23%).

The largest universities in Woodward, OK by number of degrees awarded are High Plains Technology Center (126 and 88.7%) and Woodward Beauty College (16 and 11.3%).

The most popular majors in Woodward, OK are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (20 and 14.1%), General Cosmetology (14 and 9.86%), and Welding Technology (12 and 8.45%).

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

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 14 degrees awarded

  2. 11 degrees awarded

  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Woodward, OK was General Cosmetology with 14 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Woodward, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 126 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Woodward, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was High Plains Technology Center with 126 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

47

Degrees Awarded to Men

95

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 47 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Woodward, OK, which is 0.495 times less than the 95 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

    110 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    17 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    9 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Woodward, OK were to White students. These 110 degrees mean that there were 6.47 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 17 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Woodward, OK was $119,000 in 2017, which is 0.547 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $120,000 to $119,000, a 0.833% decrease. The homeownership rate in Woodward, OK is 63.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Woodward, OK have an average commute time of 15.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Woodward, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,801

Median Household Income

± $6,219

4.55k

Number of Households

± 452

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.55k households in Woodward, OK declined from $51,801 from the previous year's value of $55,013.

The following chart displays the households in Woodward, 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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Housing

Property Value

$119,000

2017 Median

± $12,203

$120,000

2016 Median

± $12,653

In 2017, the median property value in Woodward, OK declined from to $119,000 from the previous year's value of $120,000.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

63.5%

2017 Homeownership

63.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.5% of the housing units in Woodward, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

15.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodward, OK have a shorter commute time (15.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.45% of the workforce in Woodward, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.8%

  2. Carpooled

    7.98%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.16%

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

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