Love County, OK

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2022 Population
10,158
0.524% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39
0.763% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.2%
6.62% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,758
9.34% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$154,500
26.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Love County, OK had a population of 10.2k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $60,758. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Love County, OK grew from 10,105 to 10,158, a 0.524% increase and its median household income grew from $55,568 to $60,758, a 9.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Love County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.31%), White (Hispanic) (6.77%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.74%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.23%).

None of the households in Love 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.

97.1% of the residents in Love County, OK are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Love County, OK was $154,500, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%.

Most people in Love County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Love County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Love County, OK is home to a population of 10.2k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.28% of Love County, OK residents were born outside of the country (638 people).

In 2022, there were 9.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.96k people) in Love County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 743 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 688 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.1% of Love County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Love County, OK was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Love County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.96k ± 32
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    743 ± 89.9
  3. White (Hispanic)
    688 ± 143
17.3%
Hispanic Population
1.76k people

In 2022, there were 9.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.96k people) in Love County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 743 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 688 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.3% of the people in Love County, OK are hispanic (1.76k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.28%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
638 people
6.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
653 people

As of 2022, 6.28% of Love County, OK residents (638 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 Love County, OK was 6.46%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    309 ± 72
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    113 ± 40
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    67 ± 36

Love County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Love County, OK employs 4.38k people. The largest industries in Love County, OK are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (689 people), Manufacturing (411 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (406 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($110,326), Manufacturing ($56,283), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,924).

Occupations

4.38k
2022 Value
± 279
4.68%
1 Year growth
± 8.81%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Love County, OK grew at a rate of 4.68%, from 4.19k employees to 4.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Love County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (504 people), Production Occupations (435 people), and Management Occupations (430 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Love County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.38k
2022 Value
± 279
4.68%
1 Year growth
± 8.81%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Love County, OK grew at a rate of 4.68%, from 4.19k employees to 4.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Love County, OK, are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (689 people), Manufacturing (411 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (406 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Love County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Love 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

$47,380
Median earning men ± $2,694
$29,797
Median earning women ± $3,212

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,167), Manufacturing ($57,535), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,944).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($45,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,596), and Public Administration ($38,000).

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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. 43
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 36
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 25
    Retail Trade

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 Love County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 81.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.883%).

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.

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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Education

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 Love County, OK was $154,500 in 2022, which is 0.548 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,400 to $154,500, a 26.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Love County, OK is 71.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Love County, OK have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Love County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Love County, OK is $60,758. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Love County, OK was Census Tract 942 with a value of $69,089, followed by Census Tract 943 and Census Tract 941, with respective values of $65,278 and $48,024.

Property

$154,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,111
$2,637
Median Property Taxes
±$210

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

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.5% of the housing units in Love County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Love County, OK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 942
  2. Census Tract 943
  3. Census Tract 941

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Love County, OK was Census Tract 942 with a value of $69,089, followed by Census Tract 943 and Census Tract 941, with respective values of $65,278 and $48,024.

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

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Household Income

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$60,758
Median Household Income
± $4,961
3.69k
Number of Households
± 257

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.69k households in Love County, OK grew to $60,758 from the previous year's value of $55,568.

The following chart displays the households in Love 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 Love 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 (80.4%)
  2. Carpooled (14%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.88%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in Love County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14%) and those who worked at home (2.88%).

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

22.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Love County, OK have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.81% of the workforce in Love 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 Love County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Love County, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Love County, OK (1.43k out of 10.1k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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

84.8% of the population of Love County, OK has health coverage, with 42.7% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Love County, OK see 3418 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.18% increase from the previous year (3378 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10230 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1279 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,418 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Love County, OK

Primary care physicians in Love County, OK see an average of 3,418 patients per year. This represents a 1.18% increase from the previous year (3,378 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Love 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 26.2% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.2%
Uninsured
42.7%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Love County, OK grew by 1.88% from 15% to 15.2%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Love County, OK.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 38.8% in Love County, OK.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 20.4% in Love County, OK.

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