Statistics

  • Area (Land & Water): 558.34 square miles
  • Births (2004): 2,691
  • County Seat: Norman (Pop. 101,719, 2005 Estimate)
  • Deaths (2004): 1,418
  • Divorces (2006): 1,301
  • Establishments (2002): 4,486
  • Ethnicity: White - 169,533; Black - 7,299; American Indian - 8,833; Asian - 5,880; Other - 184; Pacific Islander - 90; Two or more races - 7,801; Hispanic - 8,396
  • Farms (2002): 1,294
  • Institutions of Higher Learning: University of Oklahoma, Norman
  • Labor Force (2003): 120,510
  • Land in Farms (2002): 165,483
  • Major Lakes: Draper and Thunderbird
  • Manufacturers (2002): 140
  • Marriages (2006): 1,335
  • Minerals: Oil and Natural Gas
  • Museums or Historic Sites: Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma; Norman and Cleveland County Historical Museum, Firehouse Art Center, Norman
  • Per Capita Income (2004): $28,181 (Ranks 6th of 77 counties)
  • Population (2005 Estimate): 224,898
  • Population Stats (2000): Female - 103,589, Male - 104,427
  • Recreation Areas: Little River State Park
  • Unemployment Rate (2005): 3.6%
  • Vehicle Registration (2005): Automobiles - 151,861; Farm Trucks - 1,902; Commercial, Trucks, Tractors, Trailers - 8,087; Motor Homes and Travel Trailers - 3,551; Motorcycles - 4,704; Manufactured Homes - 216; Tax Exempt Licenses - 300; Boats - 8,060