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Major County, Oklahoma
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Major County, Oklahoma

Major County is a county located in the U.S. State of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 7,545. Its county seat is Fairview6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,481 km² (958 mi²). 2,478 km² (957 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.12% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 7,545 people, 3,046 households, and 2,208 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km² (8/mi²). There are 3,540 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.96% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.90% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.40% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 4.02% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,046 households out of which 31.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.70% are married couples living together, 6.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.50% are non-families. 25.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 24.90% from 45 to 64, and 19.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,949, and the median income for a family is $36,888. Males have a median income of $28,078 versus $17,658 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,272. 12.00% of the population and 9.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.10% are under the age of 18 and 9.30% are 65 or older.

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