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Major County, Oklahoma

500 E Broadway
Fairview, OK 73737
Phone: (580) 227-4732
Fax: (580) 227-2736

In north-central OK, west of Enid; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Woods County. Name Origin: For John C. Major, member of the OK Constitutional Convention (1906-07)

Area (sq mi):: 957.87 (land 956.76; water 1.11) Population per square mile: 7.70
Population 2005: 7,364 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 -6.30% Population 2000: 7,545 (White 93.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 41.60
Income 2000: per capita $17,272; median household $30,949; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,386-$23,862
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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XTO Energy has advised the Trustee that increased budgeted development costs in the current month, primarily due to the projected drilling of four horizontal wells in Major County, Oklahoma during the second half of 2018, caused costs to exceed revenues by USD 1,452,000 on properties underlying the Oklahoma net profits interests.
Predation by great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) on young Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida Brasiliensis mexicana) in Major County, Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 9:205.