Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2022 Population
109,825
1.59% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
0.531% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.9%
0.871% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$59,818
8.99% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$141,400
16.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
44,985
1.32% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK had a population of 110k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $59,818. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK declined from 111,594 to 109,825, a −1.59% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,886 to $59,818, a 8.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.1%), Other (Hispanic) (7.12%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.35%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.26%).

17.4% of the households in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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.

92.6% of the residents in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are Oklahoma Panhandle State University (430 degrees awarded in 2022), Northwestern Oklahoma State University (373 degrees), and High Plains Technology Center (145 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was $141,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%.

Most people in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK is home to a population of 110k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.47% of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2022, there were 8.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.1k people) in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.9k White (Hispanic) and 7.82k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are Spanish (15,521 households), German (478 households), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (326 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
52,503
Women
47.5%
58,009
Men
52.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 110,512 inhabitants, with 52.5% men, and 47.5% women.

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Citizenship

92.6%
2022 Citizenship
92.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.6% of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.1k ± 234
  2. White (Hispanic)
    8.9k ± 1.01k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    7.82k ± 1.03k
20.1%
Hispanic Population
22.1k people

In 2022, there were 8.67 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.1k people) in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.9k White (Hispanic) and 7.82k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.1% of the people in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are hispanic (22.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    7,233 ± 2,019 people
  2. Guatemala
    1,512 ± 948 people
  3. Honduras
    279 ± 410 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was Mexico, the natal country of 7,233 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,512 and Honduras with 279.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
9.53%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.6k people

As of 2022, 9.47% of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK residents (10.4k 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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was 9.53%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,521 households (15.1%)
  2. German
    478 households (0.464%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    326 households (0.316%)

17.4% of the households in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was Spanish. 15.1% of the households in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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. Vietnam
    1,950 ± 267
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    660 ± 147
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    580 ± 146

Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK employs 45k people. The largest industries in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are Elementary & secondary schools (4,435 people), Construction (3,243 people), and Support activities for mining (2,528 people), and the highest paying industries are Agricultural chemical manufacturing ($124,372), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($103,886), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($99,549).

Males in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,234. The income inequality in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
20,552
Women
44.2%
25,916
Men
55.8%

The workforce of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK in 2020 was 46,468 people, with 44.2% woman, and 55.8% men.

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Occupations

45k
2022 Value
−1.32%
1 Year decline
± −1.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK declined at a rate of −1.32%, from 45.6k employees to 45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK, are Cashiers (2,187 people), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,098 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,499 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

45k
2022 Value
−1.32%
1 Year decline
± −1.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK declined at a rate of −1.32%, from 45.6k employees to 45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,435 people), Construction (3,243 people), and Support activities for mining (2,528 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK, though some of these residents may live in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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

$46,579
Median earning men ± $1,203
$29,830
Median earning women ± $1,173

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,120), Wholesale Trade ($69,000), and Information ($66,484).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,830), Information ($45,956), and Public Administration ($39,956).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% 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 11.9%.

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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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK awarded 1,165 degrees. The student population of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,583 male students and 2,252 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are White (739 and 64.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (187 and 16.3%), American Indian or Alaska Native (84 and 7.32%), and Black or African American (52 and 4.53%).

The largest universities in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK by number of degrees awarded are Oklahoma Panhandle State University (430 and 36.9%), Northwestern Oklahoma State University (373 and 32%), and High Plains Technology Center (145 and 12.4%).

The most popular majors in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK are Registered Nursing (188 and 16.1%), General Business Administration & Management (86 and 7.38%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (66 and 5.67%).

The median tuition cost in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK for a public four year colleges is $4,644 for in-state students and $7,867 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK, the percentage of applicants admitted was 56.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 39.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,835 (41.3% men and 58.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,835 students enrolled in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK, 41.3% men and 58.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,301 records, of which 61.7% were women and 38.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was Other Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies with 43 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 430 degrees awarded
  2. 373 degrees awarded
  3. 145 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oklahoma Panhandle State University with 430 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 478 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK, which is 0.696 times less than the 687 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 739 degrees mean that there were 3.95 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 187 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,644) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,158) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,033) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.07% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.92% 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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (29.8k), Some college (19.4k), and Primary Education (15.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was $141,400 in 2022, which is 0.502 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $121,300 to $141,400, a 16.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK is 73.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK is $59,818. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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

$141,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,384
$29,756
Median Property Taxes
±$973

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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.7% of the housing units in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$59,818
Median Household Income
± $1,978
40.4k
Number of Households
± 1,288

In 2022, the median household income of the 40.4k households in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK grew to $59,818 from the previous year's value of $54,886.

The following chart displays the households in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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

0.405
2022 Wage GINI in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK
0.406
2021 Wage GINI in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK

In 2022, the income inequality in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.099% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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 (81.1%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.12%)

In 2022, 81.1% of workers in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (4.12%).

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.68% of the workforce in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher 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 Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK (15.5k out of 104k 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 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

85.3% of the population of Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK has health coverage, with 45% on employee plans, 13.6% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.762% 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.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,627 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oklahoma
1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

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).

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% 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 and Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.5% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

14.7%
Uninsured
45%
Employer Coverage
13.6%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
0.762%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK grew by 1.89% from 14.5% to 14.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Panhandle & NW Oklahoma Counties--Guymon, Woodward, Alva & Kingfisher Cities PUMA, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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