Washington County, OK

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2022 Population
52,579
0.376% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.7
0.251% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.9%
1.56% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$59,426
7.62% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$151,000
18.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
23,038
2.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Washington County, OK had a population of 52.6k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $59,426. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Washington County, OK grew from 52,382 to 52,579, a 0.376% increase and its median household income grew from $55,216 to $59,426, a 7.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.4%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (9.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.63%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.54%).

None of the households in Washington 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.

97.5% of the residents in Washington County, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Washington County, OK are Oklahoma Wesleyan University (249 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Washington County, OK was $151,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in Washington County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Washington County, OK is home to a population of 52.6k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.09% of Washington County, OK residents were born outside of the country (2.15k people).

In 2022, there were 7.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.5k people) in Washington County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.92k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 4.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Washington County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Washington County, OK was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37.5k ± 46
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    4.92k ± 343
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.08k ± 382
6.63%
Hispanic Population
3.49k people

In 2022, there were 7.64 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.5k people) in Washington County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.92k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 4.08k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.63% of the people in Washington County, OK are hispanic (3.49k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,193 ± 7,747 people
  2. Vietnam
    12,454 ± 2,736 people
  3. India
    10,765 ± 2,544 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 102,193 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 12,454 and India with 10,765.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.09%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.15k people
4.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.14k people

As of 2022, 4.09% of Washington County, OK residents (2.15k 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 Washington County, OK was 4.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,225 ± 225
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    781 ± 178
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    607 ± 147

Washington County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Washington County, OK employs 23k people. The largest industries in Washington County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,300 people), Manufacturing (3,090 people), and Retail Trade (2,914 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($99,595), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($85,915), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,667).

Males in Oklahoma have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,245. The income inequality in Oklahoma (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

23k
2022 Value
± 936
2.04%
1 Year growth
± 5.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County, OK grew at a rate of 2.04%, from 22.6k employees to 23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,319 people), Management Occupations (2,257 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,091 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23k
2022 Value
± 936
2.04%
1 Year growth
± 5.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County, OK grew at a rate of 2.04%, from 22.6k employees to 23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,300 people), Manufacturing (3,090 people), and Retail Trade (2,914 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Washington 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

$42,890
Median earning men ± $3,122
$33,328
Median earning women ± $1,858

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($83,365), Wholesale Trade ($79,300), and Manufacturing ($64,223).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,375), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,926), and Manufacturing ($61,118).

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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. 561
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 318
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 229
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 72.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.89%).

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 Washington County, OK awarded 249 degrees. The student population of Washington County, OK in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 445 male students and 403 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Washington County, OK are White (175 and 71.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (20 and 8.2%), Black or African American (19 and 7.79%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (15 and 6.15%).

The largest universities in Washington County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Oklahoma Wesleyan University (249 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Washington County, OK are General Business (50 and 20.1%), Registered Nursing (40 and 16.1%), and General Studies (18 and 7.23%).

The median tuition cost in Washington County, OK for private four year colleges is $28,556.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Washington County, OK, the percentage of applicants admitted was 52.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 47.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 848 (52.5% men and 47.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 848 students enrolled in Washington County, OK, 52.5% men and 47.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 453 records, of which 48.6% were women and 51.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Washington County, OK was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 15 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
249 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oklahoma Wesleyan University with 249 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 89 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Washington County, OK, which is 0.556 times less than the 160 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 175 degrees mean that there were 8.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 20 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,556) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,706) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington County, OK was $151,000 in 2022, which is 0.536 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $127,400 to $151,000, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County, OK is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Washington County, OK have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Washington County, OK is $59,426. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County, OK was Census Tract 7 with a value of $99,034, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 13, with respective values of $97,667 and $64,634.

In 2022, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Washington County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1%.

Property

$151,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,827
$14,790
Median Property Taxes
±$760

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

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.5% of the housing units in Washington County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7
  2. Census Tract 12
  3. Census Tract 13

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County, OK was Census Tract 7 with a value of $99,034, followed by Census Tract 12 and Census Tract 13, with respective values of $97,667 and $64,634.

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

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Household Income

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$59,426
Median Household Income
± $2,550
20.4k
Number of Households
± 887

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.4k households in Washington County, OK grew to $59,426 from the previous year's value of $55,216.

The following chart displays the households in Washington 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 Washington 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 (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.23%)

In 2022, 79.1% of workers in Washington County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12%) and those who worked at home (5.23%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County, OK have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.16% of the workforce in Washington 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 Washington County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington County, OK have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Washington County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County, OK (7.16k out of 51.3k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 18.8% of the children was living in poverty in Washington County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 239 in Washington County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 49.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

87.7% of the population of Washington County, OK has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 16.9% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.55% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington County, OK see 2342 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.43% increase from the previous year (2160 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1865 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 316 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,342 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, OK

Primary care physicians in Washington County, OK see an average of 2,342 patients per year. This represents a 8.43% increase from the previous year (2,160 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington 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 25.3% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
14.7%
Medicaid
16.9%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
1.55%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County, OK declined by 5.42% from 13% to 12.3%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 54.5 in Washington 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 37.9% in Washington County, OK.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.2% in Washington County, OK.

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