Stephens County, Oklahoma

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Stephens County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 43,182. Its county seat is Duncan[1].


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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,308 km² (891 mi²). 2,264 km² (874 mi²) of it is land and 44 km² (17 mi²) of it (1.92%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 43,182 people, 17,463 households, and 12,590 families residing in the county. The population density was 19/km² (49/mi²). There were 19,854 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.37% White, 2.20% Black or African American, 4.92% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.44% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. 3.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 17,463 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.90% were non-families. 25.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 25.10% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 18.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.70 males.

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