Creek County, OK

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2022 Population
72,076
0.274% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
0.498% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.6%
3.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,657
9.35% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$158,900
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Creek County, OK had a population of 72.1k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $61,657. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Creek County, OK grew from 71,879 to 72,076, a 0.274% increase and its median household income grew from $56,384 to $61,657, a 9.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Creek County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.94%), White (Hispanic) (2.61%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.95%).

None of the households in Creek 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.

98.9% of the residents in Creek County, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Creek County, OK are Central Technology Center (754 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Creek County, OK was $158,900, and the homeownership rate was 75.2%.

Most people in Creek County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Creek County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Creek County, OK is home to a population of 72.1k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.9% of Creek County, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.37k people).

In 2022, there were 6.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.4k people) in Creek County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.07k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Creek County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Creek County, OK was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Creek County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.4k ± 196
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    8.07k ± 333
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5k ± 445
4.88%
Hispanic Population
3.51k people

In 2022, there were 6.63 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.4k people) in Creek County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.07k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 5k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.88% of the people in Creek County, OK are hispanic (3.51k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.37k people
2.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.45k people

As of 2022, 1.9% of Creek County, OK residents (1.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Creek County, OK was 2.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,863 ± 250
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    822 ± 154
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    720 ± 116

Creek County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Creek County, OK employs 31.2k people. The largest industries in Creek County, OK are Manufacturing (4,540 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,011 people), and Retail Trade (3,793 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,302), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,023), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,424).

Occupations

31.2k
2022 Value
± 914
1.52%
1 Year growth
± 4.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Creek County, OK grew at a rate of 1.52%, from 30.7k employees to 31.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Creek County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,005 people), Management Occupations (3,271 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,058 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Creek County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

31.2k
2022 Value
± 914
1.52%
1 Year growth
± 4.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Creek County, OK grew at a rate of 1.52%, from 30.7k employees to 31.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Creek County, OK, are Manufacturing (4,540 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,011 people), and Retail Trade (3,793 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Creek County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Creek 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

$51,465
Median earning men ± $1,664
$34,583
Median earning women ± $1,398

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,141), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750), and Manufacturing ($57,336).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($55,682), Construction ($50,000), and Wholesale Trade ($48,690).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

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. 560
    Manufacturing
  2. 320
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 285
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Creek County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 76.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.44%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin 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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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin 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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Creek County, OK awarded 754 degrees. The student population of Creek County, OK in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 948 male students and 511 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Creek County, OK are White (441 and 58.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (90 and 11.9%), Two or More Races (87 and 11.5%), and Black or African American (68 and 9.02%).

The largest universities in Creek County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Central Technology Center (754 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Creek County, OK are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (330 and 43.8%), Medical Assistant (40 and 5.31%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (40 and 5.31%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Creek County, OK was $158,900 in 2022, which is 0.564 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $139,400 to $158,900, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Creek County, OK is 75.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Creek County, OK have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Creek County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Creek County, OK is $61,657. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Creek County, OK was Census Tract 201.03 with a value of $82,292, followed by Census Tract 212.01 and Census Tract 207.02, with respective values of $80,185 and $73,100.

Property

$158,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,480
$20,580
Median Property Taxes
±$731

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 Creek County, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
Homeownership
2022
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.2% of the housing units in Creek County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 201.03
  2. Census Tract 212.01
  3. Census Tract 207.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Creek County, OK was Census Tract 201.03 with a value of $82,292, followed by Census Tract 212.01 and Census Tract 207.02, with respective values of $80,185 and $73,100.

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

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Household Income

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$61,657
Median Household Income
± $2,189
27.4k
Number of Households
± 870

In 2022, the median household income of the 27.4k households in Creek County, OK grew to $61,657 from the previous year's value of $56,384.

The following chart displays the households in Creek 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 Creek County, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.92%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.82%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Creek County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.92%) and those who worked at home (7.82%).

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

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Creek County, OK have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.77% of the workforce in Creek 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 Creek County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Creek County, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Creek County, OK (9.59k out of 70.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

88.2% of the population of Creek County, OK has health coverage, with 42.5% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Creek County, OK see 4768 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.55% increase from the previous year (4475 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2553 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 389 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,768 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Creek County, OK

Primary care physicians in Creek County, OK see an average of 4,768 patients per year. This represents a 6.55% increase from the previous year (4,475 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.8%
Uninsured
42.5%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Creek County, OK declined by 3.79% from 12.3% to 11.8%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 69.3 in Creek County, OK.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 36.3% in Creek County, OK.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.8% in Creek County, OK.

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