Le Flore County, OK

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2022 Population
48,525
0.184% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
20.4%
3.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,750
8.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$111,300
15.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
18,665
1.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Le Flore County, OK had a population of 48.5k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $46,750. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Le Flore County, OK grew from 48,436 to 48,525, a 0.184% increase and its median household income grew from $43,049 to $46,750, a 8.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Le Flore County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.4%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.99%), Other (Hispanic) (2.73%), and White (Hispanic) (2.67%).

None of the households in Le Flore 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 Le Flore County, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Le Flore County, OK are Carl Albert State College (447 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Le Flore County, OK was $111,300, and the homeownership rate was 70.9%.

Most people in Le Flore County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Le Flore County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Le Flore County, OK is home to a population of 48.5k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.58% of Le Flore County, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.74k people).

In 2022, there were 6.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.7k people) in Le Flore County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.45k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 4.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

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

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Le Flore County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.7k ± 123
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    5.45k ± 289
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.36k ± 329
7.56%
Hispanic Population
3.67k people

In 2022, there were 6.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.7k people) in Le Flore County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.45k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 4.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.56% of the people in Le Flore County, OK are hispanic (3.67k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Le Flore 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

3.58%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.74k people
3.39%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.64k people

As of 2022, 3.58% of Le Flore County, OK residents (1.74k 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 Le Flore County, OK was 3.39%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,415 ± 191
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    587 ± 133
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    520 ± 116

Le Flore County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Le Flore County, OK employs 18.7k people. The largest industries in Le Flore County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,795 people), Retail Trade (2,517 people), and Manufacturing (2,243 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($52,786), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,674), and Utilities ($52,568).

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

18.7k
2022 Value
± 667
1.24%
1 Year growth
± 5.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Le Flore County, OK grew at a rate of 1.24%, from 18.4k employees to 18.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Le Flore County, OK, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,918 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,891 people), and Production Occupations (1,751 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Le Flore County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

18.7k
2022 Value
± 667
1.24%
1 Year growth
± 5.02%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Le Flore County, OK grew at a rate of 1.24%, from 18.4k employees to 18.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Le Flore County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,795 people), Retail Trade (2,517 people), and Manufacturing (2,243 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Le Flore County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Le Flore 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

$39,614
Median earning men ± $2,295
$26,758
Median earning women ± $1,497

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,119), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,917), and Wholesale Trade ($46,382).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($41,806), Public Administration ($40,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,650).

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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. 263
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 249
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 161
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Le Flore County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 80.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

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

In 2022, universities in Le Flore County, OK awarded 447 degrees. The student population of Le Flore County, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 590 male students and 1,233 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Le Flore County, OK are White (229 and 51.2%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (140 and 31.3%), Two or More Races (33 and 7.38%), and Hispanic or Latino (29 and 6.49%).

The largest universities in Le Flore County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Carl Albert State College (447 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Le Flore County, OK are Child Care Provider (113 and 25.3%), General Health Services (79 and 17.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (45 and 10.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,823 students enrolled in Le Flore County, OK, 32.4% men and 67.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 871 records, of which 66.4% were women and 33.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 79 degrees awarded
  2. 45 degrees awarded
  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Le Flore County, OK was General Health Services with 79 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Le Flore County, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
447 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Carl Albert State College with 447 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 104 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Le Flore County, OK, which is 0.303 times less than the 343 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 229 degrees mean that there were 1.64 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 140 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,230) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,700) 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.

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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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 Le Flore County, OK was $111,300 in 2022, which is 0.395 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $96,700 to $111,300, a 15.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Le Flore County, OK is 70.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Le Flore County, OK have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Le Flore County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Le Flore County, OK is $46,750. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Le Flore County, OK was Census Tract 405 with a value of $55,849, followed by Census Tract 404.01 and Census Tract 403.03, with respective values of $53,401 and $53,009.

In 2022, 11.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Le Flore County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.97%.

Property

$111,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,919
$12,643
Median Property Taxes
±$549

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

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Rent vs Own

70.9%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.9% of the housing units in Le Flore County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined 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 405
  2. Census Tract 404.01
  3. Census Tract 403.03

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Le Flore County, OK was Census Tract 405 with a value of $55,849, followed by Census Tract 404.01 and Census Tract 403.03, with respective values of $53,401 and $53,009.

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

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Household Income

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$46,750
Median Household Income
± $1,758
17.8k
Number of Households
± 653

In 2022, the median household income of the 17.8k households in Le Flore County, OK grew to $46,750 from the previous year's value of $43,049.

The following chart displays the households in Le Flore 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 Le Flore 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 (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.99%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.45%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Le Flore County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.99%) and those who worked at home (4.45%).

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

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Le Flore County, OK have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.82% of the workforce in Le Flore 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 Le Flore County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Le Flore County, OK have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Le Flore County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.97%.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Le Flore County, OK (9.57k out of 46.9k 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 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Le Flore County, OK is White, followed by Native American 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 23.2% of the children was living in poverty in Le Flore County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 255 in Le Flore County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 20.8 per 100,000 population.

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Health

81% of the population of Le Flore County, OK has health coverage, with 28.8% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 3.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Le Flore County, OK see 3561 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.252% decrease from the previous year (3570 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3329 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 292 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,561 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Le Flore County, OK

Primary care physicians in Le Flore County, OK see an average of 3,561 patients per year. This represents a 0.252% decrease from the previous year (3,570 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Le Flore 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 26.3% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

19%
Uninsured
28.8%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
3.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Le Flore County, OK grew by 0.327% from 19% to 19%.

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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 62.7 in Le Flore 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 39.4% in Le Flore 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 22.4% in Le Flore County, OK.

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