Kingfisher County

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Kingfisher County, Oklahoma

101 S Main St Rm 3
Kingfisher, OK 73750
Phone: (405) 375-3887
Fax: (405) 375-6033
www.kingfisherco.com

In central OK, northwest of Oklahoma City; original county; organized 1890 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Kingfisher Creek, which runs through the county; itself named for King David Fisher (1819-63), who ran a stage and trading station on the Chisholm Trail

Area (sq mi):: 905.96 (land 903.00; water 2.96) Population per square mile: 15.80
Population 2005: 14,302 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 5.40% Population 2000: 13,926 (White 86.10%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 6.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,167; median household $36,676; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,200-$27,503
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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