Pawnee County, OK

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2022 Population
15,682
0.0319% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
0.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15%
0.227% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,279
6.02% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$115,000
12.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Pawnee County, OK had a population of 15.7k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $56,279. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pawnee County, OK declined from 15,687 to 15,682, a −0.0319% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,084 to $56,279, a 6.02% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pawnee County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (9.07%), White (Hispanic) (1.46%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.03%).

None of the households in Pawnee 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.

99.5% of the residents in Pawnee County, OK are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Pawnee County, OK was $115,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.7%.

Most people in Pawnee County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Pawnee County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pawnee County, OK is home to a population of 15.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.797% of Pawnee County, OK residents were born outside of the country (125 people).

In 2022, there were 6.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.8k people) in Pawnee County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.75k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Pawnee County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pawnee County, OK was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pawnee County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.8k ± 31
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.75k ± 163
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.42k ± 154
3.77%
Hispanic Population
591 people

In 2022, there were 6.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.8k people) in Pawnee County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.75k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.42k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.77% of the people in Pawnee County, OK are hispanic (591 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.797%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
125 people
0.472%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
74 people

As of 2022, 0.797% of Pawnee County, OK residents (125 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 Pawnee County, OK was 0.472%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    484 ± 73
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    136 ± 52
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    87 ± 31

Pawnee County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pawnee County, OK employs 6.55k people. The largest industries in Pawnee County, OK are Manufacturing (855 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (761 people), and Retail Trade (662 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,906), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,038).

Occupations

6.55k
2022 Value
± 313
0.399%
1 Year growth
± 6.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pawnee County, OK grew at a rate of 0.399%, from 6.52k employees to 6.55k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pawnee County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (762 people), Management Occupations (731 people), and Production Occupations (706 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pawnee County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.55k
2022 Value
± 313
0.399%
1 Year growth
± 6.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pawnee County, OK grew at a rate of 0.399%, from 6.52k employees to 6.55k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pawnee County, OK, are Manufacturing (855 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (761 people), and Retail Trade (662 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pawnee County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Pawnee 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

$46,140
Median earning men ± $2,727
$32,934
Median earning women ± $1,889

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,333), Information ($70,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,125).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($47,772), Information ($45,278), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,250).

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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. 89
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 63
    Manufacturing
  3. 59
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pawnee County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 77.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

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.

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Educational Attainment

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pawnee County, OK was $115,000 in 2022, which is 0.408 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $102,600 to $115,000, a 12.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Pawnee County, OK is 77.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pawnee County, OK have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pawnee County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pawnee County, OK is $56,279. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pawnee County, OK was Census Tract 9572 with a value of $63,906, followed by Census Tract 9574 and Census Tract 9571, with respective values of $59,181 and $55,781.

Property

$115,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,773
$4,632
Median Property Taxes
±$254

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

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Rent vs Own

77.7%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.7% of the housing units in Pawnee County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9572
  2. Census Tract 9574
  3. Census Tract 9571

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pawnee County, OK was Census Tract 9572 with a value of $63,906, followed by Census Tract 9574 and Census Tract 9571, with respective values of $59,181 and $55,781.

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

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Household Income

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$56,279
Median Household Income
± $4,271
5.96k
Number of Households
± 309

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.96k households in Pawnee County, OK grew to $56,279 from the previous year's value of $53,084.

The following chart displays the households in Pawnee 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 Pawnee 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 (84.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.76%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.43%)

In 2022, 84.2% of workers in Pawnee County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.76%) and those who worked at home (5.43%).

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

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pawnee County, OK have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.19% of the workforce in Pawnee 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 Pawnee County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pawnee County, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pawnee County, OK (2.32k out of 15.4k 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 Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pawnee 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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Health

85.8% of the population of Pawnee County, OK has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 1.23% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Pawnee County, OK see 3275 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0915% decrease from the previous year (3278 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1170 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 528 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,275 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pawnee County, OK

Primary care physicians in Pawnee County, OK see an average of 3,275 patients per year. This represents a 0.0915% decrease from the previous year (3,278 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pawnee 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 25.1% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.2%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
17%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
1.23%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pawnee County, OK declined by 7.18% from 15.3% to 14.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pawnee 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 84.4 in Pawnee 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 39.5% in Pawnee County, OK.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.4% in Pawnee County, OK.

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