Kiowa County, Oklahoma

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Kiowa County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Kiowa County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of USA OK
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
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Seat Hobart
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,031 sq mi (2,669 km²)
1,015 sq mi (2,628 km²)
16 sq mi (42 km²), 1.56%
 - (2000)
 - Density

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

Kiowa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 10,227. Its county seat is Hobart6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,669 km² (1,031 sq mi). 2,628 km² (1,015 mi) of it is land and 42 km² (16 sq mi) of it (1.56%) is water.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,227 people, 4,208 households, and 2,815 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (10/sq mi). There were 5,304 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 83.54% White, 4.67% Black or African American, 6.31% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.68% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. 6.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,208 households out of which 27.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.00% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.10% were non-families. 30.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,053, and the median income for a family was $34,654. Males had a median income of $25,552 versus $19,497 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,231. About 15.00% of families and 19.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.30% of those under age 18 and 15.70% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 34°55′N 98°59′W / 34.92, -98.98

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