Latimer County

Latimer County, Oklahoma

109 N Central St
Wilburton, OK 74578
Phone: (918) 465-2021
Fax: (918) 465-3736

In east-central OK, east of McAlester; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Choctaw lands. Name Origin: For James S. Latimer, member of the OK Constitutional Convention (1906-07)

Area (sq mi):: 729.12 (land 722.17; water 6.95) Population per square mile: 14.70
Population 2005: 10,635 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 3.50% Population 2000: 10,692 (White 72.50%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 25.80%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 36.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,842; median household $23,962; Population below poverty level: 22.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,971-$21,849
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Latimer County had the highest jobless rate in March with 5.7%, followed by McIntosh County with 5.5% and McCurtain County with 4.9%.
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The family business grew and in the early 1970's served Latimer County and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
A lot has changed since the Coloradoan first started publishing as the LaTimer County Express in 1873.
The next year, the inaugural 31 vote centers replaced the traditional 143 precincts in Latimer County. By most accounts, the new system worked.
This Spring, businesses throughout Colorado's Latimer County competed to raise the most food and funds in a "Corporate Food Fight" in support of the Food Bank for Larimer County.
Specimens of eastern harvest mice are known from Bryan County (Smith, 1964) to the west, Latimer County (Jones and Anderson, 1959) to the north, and several other counties farther north in Oklahoma (Caire et al., 1990), but no specimens have been reported from adjacent counties in Arkansas (Sealander and Heidt, 1990).
Latimer County had the highest jobless rate for the month at 6.5 percent, followed by McIntosh County at 6.2 percent and McCurtain County with 5.9 percent.
The two Republicans join thirty-something Representative Becket Hinckley also from Latimer County.
Latimer County had the highest unemployment rate among the 77 counties in December with 5.6 percent, followed by McCurtain County and McIntosh County, both with 5.3 percent.