Pushmataha County, OK

Pushmataha County, Oklahoma

Pushmataha County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,667. Its county seat is Antlers.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,685 km² (1,423 mi²). 3,619 km² (1,397 mi²) of it is land and 66 km² (25 mi²) of it (1.79%) is water.

Adjacent counties


As of the census of 2000, there were 11,667 people, 4,739 households, and 3,288 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (8/mi²). There were 5,795 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 77.97% White, 0.82% Black or African American, 15.59% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 5.16% from two or more races. 1.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.2% spoke English, 1.7% Spanish and 1.6% Choctaw as their first language.

There were 4,739 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.30% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 18.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $22,127, and the median income for a family was $27,808. Males had a median income of $25,509 versus $17,473 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,864. About 18.80% of families and 23.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.70% of those under age 18 and 19.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

  • Rattan
  • Tuskahoma
  • NRHP sites

    The following sites in Pushmataha County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:


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