Muskogee County

Muskogee County, Oklahoma

PO Box 1008
Muskogee, OK 74402
Phone: (918) 682-7781
Fax: (918) 682-8803

In east-cental OK, southeast of Tulsa; organized Nov 16, 1907 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For the Muscogee Creek Indians, a tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock

Area (sq mi):: 838.99 (land 813.85; water 25.14) Population per square mile: 86.80
Population 2005: 70,607 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 2.00% Population 2000: 69,451 (White 62.80%; Black or African American 13.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.60%; Other 22.50%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,828; median household $28,438; Population below poverty level: 17.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,910-$22,012
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Muskogee County seat (38,846)

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