Wagoner_County,_Oklahoma

Wagoner County, Oklahoma

Wagoner County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 57,491. Its county seat is Wagoner.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,531 km² (591 mi²). 1,458 km² (563 mi²) is land and 73 km² (28 mi²) (4.75%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 57,491 people, 21,010 households, and 16,702 families residing in the county. The population density was 39/km² (102/mi²). There were 23,174 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (41/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 80.07% White, 3.75% Black or African American, 9.38% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 5.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.50% of the population.

There were 21,010 households out of which 37.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.90% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.50% were non-families. 17.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the county the population was spread out with 28.10% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $41,744, and the median income for a family was $47,062. Males had a median income of $36,419 versus $23,546 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,272. About 6.70% of families and 8.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.50% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

  • Fair Oaks
  • Neodesha
  • Okay
  • Oneta
  • Porter
  • Redbird
  • Rocky Point
  • Taylor Ferry
  • Toppers
  • Tullahassee
  • Tulsa
  • Wagoner
  • National Register of Historic Places sites

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

  • Amos Parkinson House, Wagoner
  • Frederick Parkinson House, Wagoner
  • Red Bird City Hall, Red Bird
  • Rio Grande Ranch Headquarters Historic District, Okay
  • St James Episcopal Church, Wagoner
  • Tullahassee Mission Site, Tullahassee
  • Van Tuyl Homeplace, Porter
  • Wagoner Armory, Wagoner
  • Way House, Wagoner
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