|Blaine County, Oklahoma|
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
939 sq mi (2,432 km²)
928 sq mi (2,405 km²)
10 sq mi (27 km²), 1.11%
13/sq mi (5/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,976. Its county seat is Watonga6. Blaine County is the birthplace of voice actor Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck
- Major County (north)
- Kingfisher County (east)
- Canadian County (southeast)
- Caddo County (south)
- Custer County (southwest)
- Dewey County (northwest)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,976 people, 4,159 households, and 2,865 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (13/sq mi). There were 5,208 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 76.29% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 8.70% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.81% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 3.97% from two or more races. 6.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 4,159 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 119.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,356, and the median income for a family was $34,565. Males had a median income of $26,284 versus $18,619 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,546. About 12.80% of families and 16.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.20% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
The following sites in Blaine County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:
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