Washita County

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Washita County, Oklahoma

PO Box 380
Cordell, OK 73632
Phone: (580) 832-2284
Fax: (580) 832-3526

In west-central OK, southwest of Oklahoma City; organized as County "H" in 1892 (prior to statehood) from Indian lands; name changed later. Name Origin: For the Washita River, which runs through it. Name is believed to be from Choctaw owa and chita 'big hunt.'

Area (sq mi):: 1009.07 (land 1003.35; water 5.73) Population per square mile: 11.40
Population 2005: 11,471 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 11,508 (White 90.40%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 4.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,528; median household $29,563; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,933-$20,470
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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