Payne County

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Payne County, Oklahoma

315 W 6th St Suite 202
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 747-8310
Fax: (405) 747-8304

In north-central OK, west of Tulsa; original county; organized 1890 (prior to statehood), known as "Old Oklahoma." Name Origin: For David L. Payne (1836-84), active in the Oklahoma Boomer (land development) movement

Area (sq mi):: 697.13 (land 686.34; water 10.79) Population per square mile: 100.80
Population 2005: 69,151 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 10.90% Population 2000: 68,190 (White 83.30%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 3.00%; Other 9.00%). Foreign born: 4.60%. Median age: 27.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,983; median household $28,733; Population below poverty level: 20.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,042-$22,433
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stillwater County seat (40,731)

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