Atoka County

Atoka County, Oklahoma

200 E Court St
Atoka, OK 74525
Phone: (580) 889-2643
Fax: (580) 889-2608

In south-central OK, southwest of McAlester; organized as Shappaway County Nov 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands. Name Origin: For Capt. Atoka, the Choctaw athlete who led a band of his people to OK during their removal from MS and AL. Originally for another noted Choctaw leader

Area (sq mi):: 990.00 (land 978.29; water 11.71) Population per square mile: 14.80
Population 2005: 14,456 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 4.20%; 1990-2000 8.60% Population 2000: 13,879 (White 75.40%; Black or African American 5.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 18.10%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $12,919; median household $24,752; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,655-$17,953
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 29.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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