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Encyclopedia > Harper County, Oklahoma

Harper County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 3,562. Its county seat is Buffalo6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,696 km˛ (1,041 mi˛). 2,691 km˛ (1,039 mi˛) of it is land and 5 km˛ (2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.19% water.


Adjacent counties

  • Comanche County, Kansas (northeast)
  • Woods County (east)
  • Woodward County (southeast)
  • Ellis County (south)
  • Beaver County (west)
  • Clark County, Kansas (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,562 people, 1,509 households, and 1,030 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km˛ (3/mi˛). There are 1,863 housing units at an average density of 1/km˛ (2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 95.87% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.93% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.36% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 5.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 1,509 households out of which 28.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.60% are married couples living together, 6.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.70% are non-families. 29.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.33 and the average family size is 2.87.


In the county, the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 23.40% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 21.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 96.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,705, and the median income for a family is $40,907. Males have a median income of $27,896 versus $20,784 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,011. 10.20% of the population and 7.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.90% of those under the age of 18 and 4.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Buffalo
  • Laverne
  • May
  • Rosston

Regions of Oklahoma
Cherokee Outlet - Little Dixie - Panhandle
Largest Cities
Broken Arrow - Edmond - Enid - Lawton - Midwest City - Moore - Norman - Oklahoma City - Stillwater - Tulsa
Counties

Adair - Alfalfa - Atoka - Beaver - Beckham - Blaine - Bryan - Caddo - Canadian - Carter - Cherokee - Choctaw - Cimarron - Cleveland - Coal - Comanche - Cotton - Craig - Creek - Custer - Delaware - Dewey - Ellis - Garfield - Garvin - Grady - Grant - Greer - Harmon - Harper - Haskell - Hughes - Jackson - Jefferson - Johnston - Kay - Kingfisher - Kiowa - Latimer - Le Flore - Lincoln - Logan - Love - Major - Marshall - Mayes - McClain - McCurtain - McIntosh - Murray - Muskogee - Noble - Nowata - Okfuskee - Oklahoma - Okmulgee - Osage - Ottawa - Pawnee - Payne - Pittsburg - Pontotoc - Pottawatomie - Pushmataha - Roger Mills - Rogers - Seminole - Sequoyah - Stephens - Texas - Tillman - Tulsa - Wagoner - Washington - Washita - Woods - Woodward


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Harper County, Kansas at AllExperts (483 words)
Harper County (standard abbreviation: HP) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 22.00% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
The cities of Anthony and Harper are considered governmentally independent and are excluded from the census figures for the townships.
Harper County, Oklahoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (436 words)
Harper County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Buffalo is the county seat for Harper County.
The median income for a household in the county was $33,705, and the median income for a family was $40,907.
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