Muskogee County, OK

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2022 Population
66,606
0.411% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.1
0.528% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
7.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$50,289
13.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$128,900
14% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
26,286
1.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Muskogee County, OK had a population of 66.6k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $50,289. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Muskogee County, OK declined from 66,881 to 66,606, a −0.411% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,166 to $50,289, a 13.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Muskogee County, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (17.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (10.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.93%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.34%).

None of the households in Muskogee 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.

98.4% of the residents in Muskogee County, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Muskogee County, OK are Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee (1,159 degrees awarded in 2022), Connors State College (538 degrees), and Bacone College (15 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Muskogee County, OK was $128,900, and the homeownership rate was 66.7%.

Most people in Muskogee County, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Muskogee County, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Muskogee County, OK is home to a population of 66.6k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.78% of Muskogee County, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.85k people).

In 2022, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.1k people) in Muskogee County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.4k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 7.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Muskogee County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Muskogee County, OK was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Muskogee County, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.1k ± 157
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    11.4k ± 585
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.17k ± 655
7.14%
Hispanic Population
4.75k people

In 2022, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.1k people) in Muskogee County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.4k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 7.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.14% of the people in Muskogee County, OK are hispanic (4.75k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Muskogee 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

2.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.85k people
2.89%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.93k people

As of 2022, 2.78% of Muskogee County, OK residents (1.85k 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 Muskogee County, OK was 2.89%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,830 ± 272
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    803 ± 182
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    782 ± 173

Muskogee County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Muskogee County, OK employs 26.3k people. The largest industries in Muskogee County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,490 people), Manufacturing (3,729 people), and Retail Trade (2,809 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,409), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($85,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,556).

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

26.3k
2022 Value
± 959
1.6%
1 Year growth
± 5.09%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Muskogee County, OK grew at a rate of 1.6%, from 25.9k employees to 26.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Muskogee County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,063 people), Management Occupations (2,455 people), and Production Occupations (2,403 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Muskogee County, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

26.3k
2022 Value
± 959
1.6%
1 Year growth
± 5.09%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Muskogee County, OK grew at a rate of 1.6%, from 25.9k employees to 26.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Muskogee County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,490 people), Manufacturing (3,729 people), and Retail Trade (2,809 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Muskogee County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Muskogee 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

$42,268
Median earning men ± $1,315
$33,199
Median earning women ± $1,383

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($63,580), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,155), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,774).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,778), Public Administration ($51,816), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,224).

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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. 752
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 423
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 341
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Muskogee County, OK went to Donald J. Trump with 65.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.27%).

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 2022, universities in Muskogee County, OK awarded 1,721 degrees. The student population of Muskogee County, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,495 male students and 2,037 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Muskogee County, OK are White (750 and 44.1%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (625 and 36.7%), Hispanic or Latino (140 and 8.23%), and Two or More Races (104 and 6.11%).

The largest universities in Muskogee County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee (1,159 and 67.3%), Connors State College (538 and 31.3%), and Bacone College (15 and 0.872%).

The most popular majors in Muskogee County, OK are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (196 and 11.4%), Welding Technology (161 and 9.36%), and General Studies (143 and 8.31%).

The median tuition cost in Muskogee County, OK for private four year colleges is $12,000.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2021 in Muskogee County, OK, the percentage of applicants admitted was 54.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 60.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,532 (42.3% men and 57.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,532 students enrolled in Muskogee County, OK, 42.3% men and 57.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,304 records, of which 61.6% were women and 38.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 126 degrees awarded
  2. 196 degrees awarded
  3. 161 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Muskogee County, OK was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 126 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Muskogee County, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,159 degrees awarded
  2. 538 degrees awarded
  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee with 1,159 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 826 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Muskogee County, OK, which is 0.923 times less than the 895 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 750 degrees mean that there were 1.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 625 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,060) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

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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 Muskogee County, OK was $128,900 in 2022, which is 0.457 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $113,100 to $128,900, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Muskogee County, OK is 66.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Muskogee County, OK have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Muskogee County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Muskogee County, OK is $50,289. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Muskogee County, OK was Census Tract 8.02 with a value of $67,813, followed by Census Tract 8.01 and Census Tract 11, with respective values of $56,488 and $55,433.

In 2022, 15% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Muskogee County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.55%.

Property

$128,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,418
$17,081
Median Property Taxes
±$738

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

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Rent vs Own

66.7%
Homeownership
2022
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.7% of the housing units in Muskogee County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8.02
  2. Census Tract 8.01
  3. Census Tract 11

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Muskogee County, OK was Census Tract 8.02 with a value of $67,813, followed by Census Tract 8.01 and Census Tract 11, with respective values of $56,488 and $55,433.

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

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Household Income

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$50,289
Median Household Income
± $2,189
25.6k
Number of Households
± 984

In 2022, the median household income of the 25.6k households in Muskogee County, OK grew to $50,289 from the previous year's value of $44,166.

The following chart displays the households in Muskogee 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 Muskogee 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 (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.35%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Muskogee County, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.5%) and those who worked at home (6.35%).

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

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Muskogee County, OK have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Muskogee County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 15% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Muskogee County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.55%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Muskogee County, OK (11.3k out of 62.5k 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 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Muskogee County, OK is White, followed by Native American and Black.

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, 26.1% of the children was living in poverty in Muskogee County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 717 in Muskogee County, OK. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 105 per 100,000 population.

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Health

84.5% of the population of Muskogee County, OK has health coverage, with 32.9% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 2.51% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Muskogee County, OK see 2125 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.56% increase from the previous year (2072 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1734 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 204 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,125 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Muskogee County, OK

Primary care physicians in Muskogee County, OK see an average of 2,125 patients per year. This represents a 2.56% increase from the previous year (2,072 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.5%
Uninsured
32.9%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
2.51%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Muskogee County, OK declined by 3.57% from 16.1% to 15.5%.

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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 64.7 in Muskogee 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 42.7% in Muskogee 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 18.5% in Muskogee County, OK.

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