Atoka County, OK

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2022 Population
14,117
0.263% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.49% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.2%
6.21% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$49,181
8.93% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$123,000
18.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Atoka County, OK had a population of 14.1k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $49,181. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Atoka County, OK grew from 14,080 to 14,117, a 0.263% increase and its median household income grew from $45,148 to $49,181, a 8.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Atoka County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (14.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (9.07%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%), and White (Hispanic) (1.83%).

None of the households in Atoka 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.

98.5% of the residents in Atoka County, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka (59 degrees awarded in 2017).

In 2022, the median property value in Atoka County, OK was $123,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.9%.

Most people in Atoka County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Atoka County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Atoka County, OK is home to a population of 14.1k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.98% of Atoka County, OK residents were born outside of the country (279 people).

In 2022, there were 4.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.58k people) in Atoka County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.1k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.28k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Atoka County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Atoka County, OK was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Atoka County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.58k ± 67
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.1k ± 198
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 155
4.24%
Hispanic Population
599 people

In 2022, there were 4.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.58k people) in Atoka County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.1k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.28k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.24% of the people in Atoka County, OK are hispanic (599 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.98%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
279 people
1.62%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
228 people

As of 2022, 1.98% of Atoka County, OK residents (279 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 Atoka County, OK was 1.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    360 ± 88
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    201 ± 55
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    137 ± 45

Atoka County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Atoka County, OK employs 5.02k people. The largest industries in Atoka County, OK are Retail Trade (653 people), Construction (604 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (555 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,083), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,461), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,554).

Occupations

5.02k
2022 Value
± 288
3.81%
1 Year growth
± 7.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atoka County, OK grew at a rate of 3.81%, from 4.83k employees to 5.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Atoka County, OK, are Management Occupations (521 people), Sales & Related Occupations (495 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (478 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Atoka County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.02k
2022 Value
± 288
3.81%
1 Year growth
± 7.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atoka County, OK grew at a rate of 3.81%, from 4.83k employees to 5.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Atoka County, OK, are Retail Trade (653 people), Construction (604 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (555 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Atoka County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Atoka 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

$39,314
Median earning men ± $1,817
$28,422
Median earning women ± $2,679

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,000), and Wholesale Trade ($51,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,083), Public Administration ($37,167), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($36,989).

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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. 80
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 67
    Manufacturing
  3. 62
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Atoka County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 84.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (14.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.909%).

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 2017, universities in Atoka County, OK awarded 59 degrees. The student population of Atoka County, OK in 2017 is skewed towards men, with 110 male students and 97 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Atoka County, OK are White (39 and 66.1%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (12 and 20.3%), Hispanic or Latino (4 and 6.78%), and Two or More Races (2 and 3.39%).

The largest universities in Atoka County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka (59 and 100%).

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Atoka County, OK was $123,000 in 2022, which is 0.436 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $103,500 to $123,000, a 18.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Atoka County, OK is 76.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Atoka County, OK have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Atoka County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Atoka County, OK is $49,181. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Atoka County, OK was Census Tract 5878 with a value of $53,427, followed by Census Tract 5876 and Census Tract 5879, with respective values of $53,417 and $50,625.

Property

$123,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,743
$3,727
Median Property Taxes
±$231

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

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Rent vs Own

76.9%
Homeownership
2022
63.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.9% of the housing units in Atoka County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5878
  2. Census Tract 5876
  3. Census Tract 5879

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Atoka County, OK was Census Tract 5878 with a value of $53,427, followed by Census Tract 5876 and Census Tract 5879, with respective values of $53,417 and $50,625.

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

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Household Income

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$49,181
Median Household Income
± $2,888
4.85k
Number of Households
± 295

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.85k households in Atoka County, OK grew to $49,181 from the previous year's value of $45,148.

The following chart displays the households in Atoka 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 Atoka 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 (78.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.41%)

In 2022, 78.5% of workers in Atoka County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (8.41%).

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

26 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Atoka County, OK have a shorter commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.76% of the workforce in Atoka 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 Atoka County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Atoka County, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Atoka County, OK (2.31k out of 12.7k 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 Males 25 - 34.

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

80.6% of the population of Atoka County, OK has health coverage, with 28.2% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 2.99% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Atoka County, OK see 6879 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.578% decrease from the previous year (6919 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4637 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 85 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,879 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Atoka County, OK

Primary care physicians in Atoka County, OK see an average of 6,879 patients per year. This represents a 0.578% decrease from the previous year (6,919 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 18% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.4%
Uninsured
28.2%
Employer Coverage
21.1%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
2.99%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Atoka County, OK declined by 4.87% from 20.4% to 19.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Atoka 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 Atoka 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 40.4% in Atoka 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 20.8% in Atoka County, OK.

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