Harmon County

Harmon County, Oklahoma

114 W Hollis St
Hollis, OK 73550
Phone: (580) 688-3658
Fax: (580) 688-9784

On the southwestern border of OK, west of Lawton; organized May 22, 1909 from Greer County. Name Origin: For Judson C. Harmon (1846-1927), U.S. Attorney General (1895-97) and governor of OH (1908-13)

Area (sq mi):: 538.56 (land 537.82; water 0.74) Population per square mile: 5.60
Population 2005: 3,030 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.70%; 1990-2000 -13.40% Population 2000: 3,283 (White 65.80%; Black or African American 9.80%; Hispanic or Latino 22.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 17.30%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 39.90
Income 2000: per capita $13,464; median household $22,365; Population below poverty level: 29.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,353-$22,222
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 14.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Harmon County was the only county with a higher unemployment rate in December, according to a monthly report released Wednesday by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
Western Oklahoma counties with unsuccessful searches have human populations ranging from 2,788 (Harmon County) to 29,744 (Custer County), with an average of 9,705 (n = 9) people per county (United States Census Bureau, https:// www.census.gov/en.html).
-- Specimens from Cimarron County and also from Harmon County, Oklahoma, were reported previously by Manning et al.