Woodward, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
12,067
1.46% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.1
0.567% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.6%
1.78% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,864
9.64% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,000
1.32% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Woodward, OK had a population of 12.1k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $54,864. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Woodward, OK declined from 12,246 to 12,067, a −1.46% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,039 to $54,864, a 9.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Woodward, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.7%), White (Hispanic) (7.82%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.62%), Other (Hispanic) (3.07%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.2%).

None of the households in Woodward, 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.

96.9% of the residents in Woodward, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Woodward, OK are High Plains Technology Center (145 degrees awarded in 2022) and Formations Institute of Cosmetology & Barbering (36 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Woodward, OK was $146,000, and the homeownership rate was 62.9%.

Most people in Woodward, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodward, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Woodward, OK is home to a population of 12.1k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.55% of Woodward, OK residents were born outside of the country (549 people).

In 2022, there were 10.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.49k people) in Woodward, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 944 White (Hispanic) and 557 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
96.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Woodward, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Woodward, OK was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Woodward, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.49k ± 353
  2. White (Hispanic)
    944 ± 324
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    557 ± 217
13.5%
Hispanic Population
1.63k people

In 2022, there were 10.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.49k people) in Woodward, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 944 White (Hispanic) and 557 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.5% of the people in Woodward, OK are hispanic (1.63k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.55%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
549 people
5.53%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
677 people

As of 2022, 4.55% of Woodward, OK residents (549 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 Woodward, OK was 5.53%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    322 ± 166
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    105 ± 93
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    89 ± 68

Woodward, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Woodward, OK employs 5.78k people. The largest industries in Woodward, OK are Retail Trade (1,127 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (650 people), and Educational Services (543 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($97,933), Transportation & Warehousing ($77,647), and Finance & Insurance ($77,045).

Occupations

5.78k
2022 Value
± 667
4.13%
1 Year growth
± 15.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Woodward, OK grew at a rate of 4.13%, from 5.55k employees to 5.78k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodward, OK, are Sales & Related Occupations (966 people), Management Occupations (476 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (462 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodward, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.78k
2022 Value
± 667
4.13%
1 Year growth
± 15.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Woodward, OK grew at a rate of 4.13%, from 5.55k employees to 5.78k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodward, OK, are Retail Trade (1,127 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (650 people), and Educational Services (543 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Woodward, OK, though some of these residents may live in Woodward, 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

$41,695
Median earning men ± $6,151
$28,305
Median earning women ± $2,694

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($97,572), Manufacturing ($86,528), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,990).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($180,469), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,309), and Public Administration ($39,964).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oklahoma over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 Woodward, OK awarded 181 degrees. The student population of Woodward, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 149 male students and 166 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Woodward, OK are White (135 and 74.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (26 and 14.4%), Two or More Races (15 and 8.29%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (4 and 2.21%).

The largest universities in Woodward, OK by number of degrees awarded are High Plains Technology Center (145 and 80.1%) and Formations Institute of Cosmetology & Barbering (36 and 19.9%).

The most popular majors in Woodward, OK are Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (32 and 17.7%), Psychiatric Services Technician (23 and 12.7%), and General Cosmetology (15 and 8.29%).

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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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 Woodward, OK was $146,000 in 2022, which is 0.518 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $144,100 to $146,000, a 1.32% increase. The homeownership rate in Woodward, OK is 62.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Woodward, OK have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Woodward, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Woodward, OK is $54,864. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Woodward, OK was Census Tract 9533 with a value of $64,375, followed by Census Tract 9534 and Census Tract 9535, with respective values of $60,650 and $53,811.

Property

$146,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,902
$3,283
Median Property Taxes
±$475

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Rent vs Own

62.9%
Homeownership
2022
70.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.9% of the housing units in Woodward, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9533
  2. Census Tract 9534
  3. Census Tract 9535

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Woodward, OK was Census Tract 9533 with a value of $64,375, followed by Census Tract 9534 and Census Tract 9535, with respective values of $60,650 and $53,811.

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

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Household Income

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$54,864
Median Household Income
± $4,405
5.22k
Number of Households
± 605

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.22k households in Woodward, OK grew to $54,864 from the previous year's value of $50,039.

The following chart displays the households in Woodward, 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 Woodward, 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 (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Other (1.88%)

In 2022, 83.6% of workers in Woodward, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (1.88%).

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodward, OK have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.07% of the workforce in Woodward, 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 Woodward, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Woodward, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodward, OK (2.07k out of 11.7k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Woodward, OK is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Health

83.5% of the population of Woodward, OK has health coverage, with 41% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 0.902% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Woodward County, OK see 2526 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.4% increase from the previous year (2247 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1801 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 257 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,526 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Woodward County, OK

Primary care physicians in Woodward County, OK see an average of 2,526 patients per year. This represents a 12.4% increase from the previous year (2,247 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Woodward 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 26.7% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.5%
Uninsured
41%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
0.902%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodward, OK grew by 2.94% from 16% to 16.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Woodward, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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