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Blaine County, Oklahoma
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Blaine County, Oklahoma

Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. State of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 11,976. Its county seat is Watonga6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,432 km² (939 mi²). 2,405 km² (928 mi²) of it is land and 27 km² (10 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.11% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 11,976 people, 4,159 households, and 2,865 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (13/mi²). There are 5,208 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 76.29% White, 6.65% Black or African American, 8.70% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.81% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 3.97% from two or more races. 6.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,159 households out of which 30.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.20% are married couples living together, 8.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% are non-families. 29.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 119.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 125.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $28,356, and the median income for a family is $34,565. Males have a median income of $26,284 versus $18,619 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,546. 16.90% of the population and 12.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.20% are under the age of 18 and 13.20% are 65 or older.

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