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Cotton County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Cotton County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Walters
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

642 sq mi (1,663 km²)
637 sq mi (1,649 km²)
5 sq mi (14 km²), 0.83%
 - (2000)
 - Density

10/sq mi (4/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Cotton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 6,614. Its county seat is Walters6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,663 km² (642 sq mi). 1,649 km² (637 sq mi) of it is land and 14 km² (5 sq mi) of it (0.83%) is water. It waz founded in 1907.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,614 people, 2,614 households, and 1,840 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/sq mi). There were 3,085 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 84.70% White, 2.86% Black or African American, 7.42% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races, and 3.05% from two or more races. 4.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,614 households out of which 31.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.60% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.60% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,210, and the median income for a family was $35,129. Males had a median income of $28,443 versus $19,101 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,626. About 13.70% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.40% of those under age 18 and 16.90% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 34°17′N 98°22′W / 34.28, -98.37

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