Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK

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2022 Population
127,314
23.9% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.8
4.97% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.8%
6.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,196
9.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$143,200
15.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,591
21.3% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK had a population of 127k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $57,196. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK grew from 102,749 to 127,314, a 23.9% increase and its median household income grew from $52,119 to $57,196, a 9.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (9.66%), White (Hispanic) (4.94%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.03%).

10.5% of the households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, 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.

97.8% of the residents in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are Cameron University (717 degrees awarded in 2022), Great Plains Technology Center (162 degrees), and Eves College of Hairstyling (57 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was $143,200, and the homeownership rate was 55.7%.

Most people in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK is home to a population of 127k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.27% of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK residents were born outside of the country (6.71k people).

In 2022, there were 4.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.7k people) in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are Spanish (6,572 households), German (1,316 households), and Korean (676 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,917
Women
47.5%
67,353
Men
52.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 128,270 inhabitants, with 52.5% men, and 47.5% women.

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Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    70.7k ± 362
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.6k ± 655
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 886
14%
Hispanic Population
17.8k people

In 2022, there were 4.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.7k people) in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 12.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14% of the people in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are hispanic (17.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Germany
    1,201 ± 847 people
  2. Korea
    843 ± 710 people
  3. Mexico
    750 ± 670 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was Germany, the natal country of 1,201 Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK residents, followed by Korea with 843 and Mexico with 750.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.27%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.71k people
6.35%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.53k people

As of 2022, 5.27% of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK residents (6.71k 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 Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was 6.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,572 households (5.53%)
  2. German
    1,316 households (1.11%)
  3. Korean
    676 households (0.569%)

10.5% of the households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was Spanish. 5.53% of the households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,902 ± 667
  2. Vietnam
    3,139 ± 356
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,758 ± 342

Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK employs 56.6k people. The largest industries in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are U. S. Army (8,626 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,273 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,145 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($155,349), Oil & gas extraction ($98,240), and Pipeline transportation ($91,091).

Males in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,814. The income inequality in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,940
Women
45.4%
26,369
Men
54.6%

The workforce of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK in 2020 was 48,309 people, with 45.4% woman, and 54.6% men.

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Occupations

56.6k
2022 Value
21.3%
1 Year growth
± 21.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK grew at a rate of 21.3%, from 46.6k employees to 56.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK, are Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (2,954 people), Customer service representatives (1,398 people), and Other managers (1,323 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.6k
2022 Value
21.3%
1 Year growth
± 21.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK grew at a rate of 21.3%, from 46.6k employees to 56.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK, are U. S. Army (8,626 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,273 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,145 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK, though some of these residents may live in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, 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

$42,595
Median earning men ± $2,388
$32,173
Median earning women ± $1,894

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($62,500), Manufacturing ($60,968), and Public Administration ($59,616).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($52,143), Public Administration ($46,234), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,912).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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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 Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK awarded 936 degrees. The student population of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,324 male students and 2,378 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are White (486 and 53.2%), followed by Black or African American (142 and 15.6%), Hispanic or Latino (112 and 12.3%), and Two or More Races (70 and 7.67%).

The largest universities in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK by number of degrees awarded are Cameron University (717 and 76.6%), Great Plains Technology Center (162 and 17.3%), and Eves College of Hairstyling (57 and 6.09%).

The most popular majors in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK are General Business Administration & Management (105 and 11.2%), General Psychology (59 and 6.3%), and Information Technology (54 and 5.77%).

The median tuition cost in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK for a public four year colleges is $5,025 for in-state students and $14,445 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,702 students enrolled in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK, 35.8% men and 64.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,771 records, of which 66.5% were women and 33.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 59 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was General Psychology with 59 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 717 degrees awarded
  2. 162 degrees awarded
  3. 57 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cameron University with 717 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 344 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK, which is 0.581 times less than the 592 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 486 degrees mean that there were 3.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 142 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($5,025) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,680) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.767% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.4k), Some college (26.3k), and Secondary Education (13.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was $143,200 in 2022, which is 0.508 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $123,900 to $143,200, a 15.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK is 55.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK is $57,196. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was Oklahoma County (Northeast)--Edmond & North Oklahoma City PUMA, OK with a value of $88,704, followed by Canadian County--Yukon, Mustang, El Reno, West Oklahoma City & Piedmont Cities PUMA, OK and Tulsa County (Southeast)--SE Tulsa, Broken Arrow & Bixby Cities PUMA, OK, with respective values of $82,364 and $79,975.

Property

$143,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,082
$25,891
Median Property Taxes
±$1,028

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 Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

55.7%
Homeownership
2022
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.7% of the housing units in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was Oklahoma County (Northeast)--Edmond & North Oklahoma City PUMA, OK with a value of $88,704, followed by Canadian County--Yukon, Mustang, El Reno, West Oklahoma City & Piedmont Cities PUMA, OK and Tulsa County (Southeast)--SE Tulsa, Broken Arrow & Bixby Cities PUMA, OK, with respective values of $82,364 and $79,975.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,196
Median Household Income
± $1,407
46.5k
Number of Households
± 1,515

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.5k households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK grew to $57,196 from the previous year's value of $52,119.

The following chart displays the households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, 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

0.431
2022 Wage GINI in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK
0.42
2021 Wage GINI in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK

In 2022, the income inequality in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.65% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.7%)
  3. Carpooled (9.5%)

In 2022, 76% of workers in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.7%) and those who carpooled to work (9.5%).

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

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, 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 Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK (19.7k out of 117k 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 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

87.3% of the population of Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK has health coverage, with 29.2% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 20.6% on non-group plans, and 13.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see 1627 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.914% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1601 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 237 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,627 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oklahoma

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma see an average of 1,627 patients per year. This represents a 0.914% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oklahoma in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.6% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.7%
Uninsured
29.2%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
20.6%
Non-Group
13.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK declined by 9.14% from 14% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southwest Oklahoma Counties--Lawton, Elgin, Cache & Walters Cities PUMA, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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