Woods County, Oklahoma

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

1,290 sq mi (3,341 km²)
1,287 sq mi (3,332 km²)
4 sq mi (9 km²), 0.27
 -  Density

7/sq mi (3/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Woods County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 9,089. Its county seat is Alva6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,341 km² (1,290 sq mi). 3,332 km² (1,287 sq mi) of it is land and 9 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.27%) is water.

Adjacent counties Edit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 9,089 people, 3,684 households, and 2,243 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (7/sq mi). There were 4,492 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.41% White, 2.38% Black or African American, 1.61% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.56% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 2.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,684 households out of which 24.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.90% were married couples living together, 7.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.10% were non-families. 33.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the county, the population was spread out with 19.20% under the age of 18, 16.80% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 20.90% from 45 to 64, and 19.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,927, and the median income for a family was $39,143. Males had a median income of $26,651 versus $18,968 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,487. About 8.70% of families and 15.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.80% of those under age 18 and 6.80% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 36°46′N 98°52′W / 36.77, -98.86

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