Nowata County, OK

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2020 Population
10,243
0.765% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jim Inhofe
Republican Party
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42.3
0.236% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
17.3%
8.93% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$42,051
2.54% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$91,400
4.22% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Nowata County, OK had a population of 10.2k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $42,051. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Nowata County, OK declined from 10,322 to 10,243, a −0.765% decrease and its median household income declined from $43,145 to $42,051, a −2.54% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nowata County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), and White (Hispanic) (1.65%).

None of the households in Nowata County, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Nowata County, OK are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Nowata County, OK was $91,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.1%.

Most people in Nowata County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Nowata County, OK was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Nowata County, OK is home to a population of 10.2k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.01% of Nowata County, OK residents were born outside of the country (103 people).

In 2020, there were 4.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.74k people) in Nowata County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.49k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2020 Citizenship
99.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.3% of Nowata County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Nowata County, OK was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nowata County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.74k ± 38
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.49k ± 155
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 191
3.29%
Hispanic Population
337 people

In 2020, there were 4.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.74k people) in Nowata County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.49k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.29% of the people in Nowata County, OK are hispanic (337 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.01%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
103 people
1.12%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
116 people

As of 2020, 1.01% of Nowata County, OK residents (103 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nowata County, OK was 1.12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    131 ± 46
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    54 ± 32
  3. Korea
    28 ± 28

Nowata County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Nowata County, OK employs 4.36k people. The largest industries in Nowata County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (813 people), Manufacturing (687 people), and Retail Trade (361 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($57,000), Manufacturing ($51,844), and Utilities ($49,219).

Occupations

4.36k
2020 Value
± 288
1.51%
1 Year growth
± 8.77%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Nowata County, OK grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 4.29k employees to 4.36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nowata County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (644 people), Management Occupations (493 people), and Production Occupations (482 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nowata County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.36k
2020 Value
± 288
1.51%
1 Year growth
± 8.77%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Nowata County, OK grew at a rate of 1.51%, from 4.29k employees to 4.36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nowata County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (813 people), Manufacturing (687 people), and Retail Trade (361 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nowata County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Nowata County, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,770
Median earning men ± $2,966
$24,199
Median earning women ± $2,469

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($52,984), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($44,333), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,161), Construction ($40,250), and Manufacturing ($35,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 41
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 31
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 29
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $20.7B
  2. $16B
  3. $12.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $20.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($16B) and Machinery ($12.3B).

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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$170B
2020 Value in Oklahoma
$311B
Projected 2050 Value in Oklahoma
83.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $170B. This is expected to increase 83.6% to $311B by 2050.

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. $32.9B
  2. $10.9B
  3. $5.58B

In 2020, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $32.9B, followed by Kansas with $10.9B and California and $5.58B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nowata County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 82.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

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.

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 following the resignation of Tom Coburn.

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.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.739% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.619% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (954k), Some college (752k), and Secondary Education (474k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Nowata County, OK was $91,400 in 2020, which is 0.398 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $87,700 to $91,400, a 4.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Nowata County, OK is 73.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Nowata County, OK have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nowata County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nowata County, OK is $42,051. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Nowata County, OK was Census Tract 1723 with a value of $56,500, followed by Census Tract 1721 and Census Tract 1722, with respective values of $48,045 and $44,306.

Property

$91,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,732
$3,016
Median Property Taxes
±$218

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nowata County, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.1%
Homeownership
2020
66.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.1% of the housing units in Nowata County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1723
  2. Census Tract 1721
  3. Census Tract 1722

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nowata County, OK was Census Tract 1723 with a value of $56,500, followed by Census Tract 1721 and Census Tract 1722, with respective values of $48,045 and $44,306.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$42,051
Median Household Income
± $3,899
4.13k
Number of Households
± 272

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.13k households in Nowata County, OK declined from $42,051 from the previous year's value of $43,145.

The following chart displays the households in Nowata 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nowata County, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2020, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.09% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.7%)
  2. Carpooled (12.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.65%)

In 2020, 76.7% of workers in Nowata County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.7%) and those who worked at home (6.65%).

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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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nowata County, OK have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2% of the workforce in Nowata County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nowata County, OK (1.74k out of 10k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nowata County, OK is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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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82.5% of the population of Nowata County, OK has health coverage, with 39.6% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 7.38% on non-group plans, and 1.56% 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 Nowata County, OK see 5109 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.854% decrease from the previous year (5153 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10076 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 438 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Oklahoma, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,109 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nowata County, OK

Primary care physicians in Nowata County, OK see an average of 5,109 patients per year. This represents a 0.854% decrease from the previous year (5,153 patients).

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

17.5%
Uninsured
39.6%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
17.6%
Medicare
7.38%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nowata County, OK grew by 1.03% from 17.3% to 17.5%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Nowata County, OK.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.9% in Nowata County, OK.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19% in Nowata County, OK.

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