Creek County

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Creek County, Oklahoma

317 E Lee St Rm 100
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Phone: (918) 224-4084

In east-central OK, southwest of Tulsa; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For the Creek Nation, a loose confederation of southeastern tribes of Muskhogean linguistic stock. The name is from "Ochese Creek Indians." applied to them by settlers in what is now TN. They were probably the Yuchi

Area (sq mi):: 969.77 (land 955.53; water 14.23) Population per square mile: 71.90
Population 2005: 68,708 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 67,367 (White 81.40%; Black or African American 2.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 14.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,191; median household $33,168; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,036-$22,212
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sapulpa County seat (19,803)

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