Seminole County, OK

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2022 Population
23,592
0.866% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.777% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.6%
3.81% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$43,239
7.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$88,100
14.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,503

About

In 2022, Seminole County, OK had a population of 23.6k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $43,239. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Seminole County, OK declined from 23,798 to 23,592, a −0.866% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,190 to $43,239, a 7.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Seminole County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (19.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.34%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.11%), and White (Hispanic) (2.83%).

None of the households in Seminole 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.

98.8% of the residents in Seminole County, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Seminole County, OK are Seminole State College (316 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Seminole County, OK was $88,100, and the homeownership rate was 69.1%.

Most people in Seminole County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Seminole County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Seminole County, OK is home to a population of 23.6k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.17% of Seminole County, OK residents were born outside of the country (512 people).

In 2022, there were 3.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Seminole County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Seminole County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Seminole County, OK was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Seminole County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 90
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    4.6k ± 205
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.73k ± 225
5.7%
Hispanic Population
1.35k people

In 2022, there were 3.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Seminole County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.73k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.7% of the people in Seminole County, OK are hispanic (1.35k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Seminole 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

2.17%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
512 people
2.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
530 people

As of 2022, 2.17% of Seminole County, OK residents (512 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 Seminole County, OK was 2.23%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    517 ± 69
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    257 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    246 ± 50

Seminole County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Seminole County, OK employs 8.5k people. The largest industries in Seminole County, OK are Retail Trade (1,241 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,085 people), and Manufacturing (978 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,750), Wholesale Trade ($53,625), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,361).

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

8.5k
2022 Value
± 385

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seminole County, OK stayed at a rate of 0%, from 8.5k employees to 8.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Seminole County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (916 people), Sales & Related Occupations (862 people), and Production Occupations (755 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Seminole County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.5k
2022 Value
± 385

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Seminole County, OK stayed at a rate of 0%, from 8.5k employees to 8.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Seminole County, OK, are Retail Trade (1,241 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,085 people), and Manufacturing (978 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Seminole County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Seminole 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

$38,564
Median earning men ± $1,826
$27,738
Median earning women ± $1,673

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($77,625), Wholesale Trade ($54,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,115), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,870), and Public Administration ($35,164).

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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. 143
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 109
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 105
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Seminole County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 72.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.31%).

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 Seminole County, OK awarded 316 degrees. The student population of Seminole County, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 506 male students and 1,045 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Seminole County, OK are White (183 and 58.5%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (87 and 27.8%), Hispanic or Latino (19 and 6.07%), and Black or African American (13 and 4.15%).

The largest universities in Seminole County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Seminole State College (316 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Seminole County, OK are Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences (71 and 22.5%), General Studies (51 and 16.1%), and General Business (40 and 12.7%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,551 students enrolled in Seminole County, OK, 32.6% men and 67.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 869 records, of which 69.2% were women and 30.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 71 degrees awarded
  2. 51 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Seminole County, OK was Other Biological & Biomedical Sciences with 71 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
316 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Seminole State College with 316 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 72 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Seminole County, OK, which is 0.295 times less than the 244 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 183 degrees mean that there were 2.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 87 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,210) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,250) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($3,000) 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 Seminole County, OK was $88,100 in 2022, which is 0.313 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $77,200 to $88,100, a 14.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Seminole County, OK is 69.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Seminole County, OK have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Seminole County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Seminole County, OK is $43,239. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Seminole County, OK was Census Tract 5832 with a value of $62,610, followed by Census Tract 5837 and Census Tract 5831, with respective values of $55,769 and $49,018.

In 2022, 14.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Seminole County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.13%.

Property

$88,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,818
$5,900
Median Property Taxes
±$287

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

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Rent vs Own

69.1%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.1% of the housing units in Seminole County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5832
  2. Census Tract 5837
  3. Census Tract 5831

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Seminole County, OK was Census Tract 5832 with a value of $62,610, followed by Census Tract 5837 and Census Tract 5831, with respective values of $55,769 and $49,018.

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

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Household Income

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$43,239
Median Household Income
± $1,879
8.54k
Number of Households
± 370

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.54k households in Seminole County, OK grew to $43,239 from the previous year's value of $40,190.

The following chart displays the households in Seminole 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Seminole 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 (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.23%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.85%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in Seminole County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.23%) and those who worked at home (4.85%).

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

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Seminole County, OK have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.04% of the workforce in Seminole 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 Seminole County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Seminole County, OK have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Seminole County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.13%.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Seminole County, OK (5.16k out of 22.8k 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 Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Seminole 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, 28.3% of the children was living in poverty in Seminole County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 303 in Seminole County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 28.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

79.5% of the population of Seminole County, OK has health coverage, with 31.9% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 2.43% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, OK see 2695 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.32% decrease from the previous year (2731 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2425 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,695 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Seminole County, OK

Primary care physicians in Seminole County, OK see an average of 2,695 patients per year. This represents a 1.32% decrease from the previous year (2,731 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Seminole 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 26.5% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.5%
Uninsured
31.9%
Employer Coverage
20.9%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
2.43%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Seminole County, OK declined by 4.32% from 21.4% to 20.5%.

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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 49.6 in Seminole 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 37.1% in Seminole 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 20.7% in Seminole County, OK.

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