census http://kgou.org en Five Oklahoma Counties In U.S. Top 100 http://kgou.org/post/five-oklahoma-counties-us-top-100 <p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Five counties in Oklahoma are among the nation’s fastest-growing, according to a newly released compilation by the U.S. Census Bureau.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Custer, Canadian, Woodward, McClain and Texas counties made a list of the top 100 fastest-growing counties with populations of 10,000 or more from July 2012 through July 2013, the bureau reported.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="300" scrolling="no" src="https://www.google.com/fusiontables/embedviz?q=select+col4%3E%3E0+from+1Xde6bILf61nd53Xo9YxJoKoYTHrjEc8Nkb4kNFts&amp;viz=MAP&amp;h=false&amp;lat=35.76482784331397&amp;lng=-98.06788671875006&amp;t=1&amp;z=7&amp;l=col4%3E%3E0&amp;y=2&amp;tmplt=2&amp;hml=KML" width="590"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:04:00 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & Racey Burden 34270 at http://kgou.org New Census Data: Oklahoma Younger, More Hispanic http://kgou.org/post/new-census-data-oklahoma-younger-more-hispanic <p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">Oklahoma is one of only seven states that grew younger last year, thanks in part to an influx of 20-something oilfield workers, newly-released Census Bureau data shows.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The Sooner State also became slightly more Hispanic, as a higher birthrate within that population group more than offset a leveling-off of new arrivals from Mexico and other countries, Census officials said.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:11:00 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & Warren Vieth 32132 at http://kgou.org New Census Data: Oklahoma Younger, More Hispanic Canadian County Tops Oklahoma Population Growth http://kgou.org/post/canadian-county-tops-oklahoma-population-growth <p>The fastest growing county in Oklahoma is Canadian County. The U.S. Census Bureau released its latest estimates of population growth in Oklahoma this week, showing the county in the west part of the Oklahoma City metro saw its population increase by 9.2 percent between April 2010 and July 2013.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The counties next in line for growth were outside of the state's metro areas, with Texas County in the Oklahoma panhandle showing a 7 percent increase.</span></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:07:35 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 26052 at http://kgou.org Canadian County Tops Oklahoma Population Growth