Oklahoma White Population Percentage by County

Data Item State
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Resident population: White alone, percent, 2010 - (Percent)
County Value
Adair 43.0
Alfalfa 89.4
Atoka 73.8
Beaver 82.8
Beckham 85.0
Blaine 79.7
Bryan 76.2
Caddo 63.1
Canadian 83.1
Carter 74.4
Cherokee 52.3
Choctaw 64.9
Cimarron 84.7
Cleveland 79.3
Coal 74.3
Comanche 64.5
Cotton 81.3
Craig 66.7
Creek 79.7
Custer 78.1
Delaware 67.0
Dewey 89.1
Ellis 94.4
Garfield 83.9
Garvin 81.5
Grady 85.8
Grant 93.0
Greer 83.0
Harmon 73.2
Harper 87.4
Haskell 74.9
Hughes 68.1
Jackson 72.8
Jefferson 84.4
Johnston 73.1
Kay 80.2
Kingfisher 84.5
Kiowa 80.2
Latimer 70.2
Le Flore 75.1
Lincoln 85.9
Logan 81.0
Love 78.8
Major 91.0
Marshall 73.8
Mayes 68.0
McClain 84.5
McCurtain 67.1
McIntosh 70.3
Murray 78.0
Muskogee 59.8
Noble 84.2
Nowata 69.0
Okfuskee 64.4
Oklahoma 64.6
Okmulgee 65.8
Osage 66.0
Ottawa 69.0
Pawnee 80.6
Payne 81.9
Pittsburg 73.6
Pontotoc 71.2
Pottawatomie 76.3
Pushmataha 75.0
Roger Mills 89.8
Rogers 75.3
Seminole 68.5
Sequoyah 66.5
Stephens 85.1
Texas 75.7
Tillman 73.5
Tulsa 69.2
Wagoner 75.7
Washington 78.3
Washita 88.3
Woods 88.4
Woodward 86.7

Value for Oklahoma (Percent): 72.2%

Data item: Resident population: White alone, percent, 2010

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, County Population Estimates by Demographic Characteristics - Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin; updated annually for states and counties. http://www.census.gov/popest/counties/asrh/. 2010 Census of Population and Housing for places; updated every 10 years. http://factfinder2.census.gov.


The data on race were derived from answers to the question on race that was asked of all people. The U.S. Census Bureau collects race data in accordance with guidelines provided by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and these data are based on self-identification. The racial categories included in the census questionnaire generally reflect a social definition of race recognized in this country and not an attempt to define race biologically, anthropologically, or genetically. In addition, it is recognized that the categories of the race item include racial and national origin or sociocultural groups. People may choose to report more than one race to indicate their racial mixture, such as "American Indian" and "White." People who identify their origin as Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish may be of any race.

The racial classifications used by the Census Bureau adhere to the October 30, 1997, Federal Register notice entitled, "Revisions to the Standards for the Classification of Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity" issued by OMB. These standards govern the categories used to collect and present federal data on race and ethnicity. OMB requires five minimum categories (White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander) for race. The race categories are described below with a sixth category, "Some Other Race," added with OMB approval. In addition to the five race groups, OMB also states that respondents should be offered the option of selecting one or more races.

White. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "White" or report entries such as Irish, German, Italian, Lebanese, Arab, Moroccan, or Caucasian.

Black or African American.A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as “Black, African Am., or Negro” or report entries such as African American, Kenyan, Nigerian, or Haitian.

American Indian and Alaska Native. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment. This category includes people who indicate their race as "American Indian or Alaska Native" or report entries such as Navajo, Blackfeet, Inupiat, Yup�ik, or Central American Indian groups or South American Indian groups.

Asian. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. It includes people who indicate their race as "Asian Indian," "Chinese," "Filipino," "Korean," "Japanese," "Vietnamese," and "Other Asian" or provide other detailed Asian responses.

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. It includes people who indicate their race as "Native Hawaiian," "Guamanian or Chamorro," "Samoan," and "Other Pacific Islander" or provide other detailed Pacific Islander responses.

Some other race. Includes all other responses not included in the "White," "Black or African American," "American Indian or Alaska Native," "Asian," and "Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander" race categories described above. Respondents reporting entries such as multiracial, mixed, interracial, or a Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish group (for example, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or Spanish) in response to the race question are included in this category.

Two or more races. People may have chosen to provide two or more races either by checking two or more race response check boxes, by providing multiple responses, or by some combination of check boxes and other responses.

The concept of race is separate from the concept of Hispanic origin. Percentages for the various race categories add to 100 percent, and should not be combined with the percent Hispanic. NonHispanic White alone are individuals who responded "No, not Spanish/Hispanic/Latino" and who reported "White" as their only entry in the race question. Tallies that show race categories for Hispanics and non-Hispanics separately are also available.

Scope and Methodology:

The 2010 data on race were derived from answers to the question on race that was asked of all people in Census 2010.

Estimates for states and counties for years after 2010 are developed using a cohort-component method whereby each component of population change - births, deaths, domestic migration, and international migration - is estimated separately for each birth cohort by sex, race, and Hispanic origin.

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