Langston, OK

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Population

1,243

12% decline

Poverty Rate

27.2%


Median Age

20.9


Median Household Income

$48,333

25.5% growth

Number of Employees

537

17.8% decline

Median Property Value

$49,200

1.86% growth

About

In 2017, Langston, OK had a population of 1.24k people with a median age of 20.9 and a median household income of $48,333. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Langston, OK declined from 1,412 to 1,243, a -12% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,500 to $48,333, a 25.5% increase.

The population of Langston, OK is 74.5% Black or African American Alone, 17.4% White Alone, and 3.22% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Langston, OK speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Langston, OK are Langston University (320 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Langston, OK is $49,200, and the homeownership rate is 56.7%. Most people in Langston, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Langston, OK is 1 car per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Oklahoma across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Langston, OK employs 537 people. The largest industries in Langston, OK are Educational Services (158 people), Retail Trade (129 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (80 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($27,875), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($18,958), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($18,654).

Median household income in Langston, OK is $48,333. Males in Langston, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in Langston, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,333

2017 value

± $28,280

25.5%

1 Year Growth

± 48.9%

Households in Langston, OK have a median annual income of $48,333, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,500 in 2016, which represents a 25.5% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Langston, OK compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.44 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Oklahoma by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Langston, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Langston, OK was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Langston, OK (138 out of 507 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    138 ± 85

  2. White

    0 ± 46

  3. Native American

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Langston, OK is Black, followed by White and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

537

2017 Value

± 157

-17.8%

1 Year decline

± 48.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Langston, OK declined at a rate of -17.8%, from 653 employees to 537 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Langston, OK, are Sales & Related Occupations (99 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (83 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (73 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Langston, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Langston, OK, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (99 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (83 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (73 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Langston, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (4.48 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.86 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Langston, OK, by median earnings, are Education Information, & Library Occupations ($40,833), Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($22,679), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations ($20,947).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

537

2017 Value

± 157

-17.8%

1 Year decline

± 48.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Langston, OK declined at a rate of -17.8%, from 653 employees to 537 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Langston, OK, are Educational Services (158 people), Retail Trade (129 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (80 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Langston, OK, though some of these residents may live in Langston, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Langston, OK, by number of employees, are Educational Services (158 people), Retail Trade (129 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (80 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Langston, OK has an unusually high number of Educational Services (3.17 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.2 times), and Retail Trade (2.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Langston, OK, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($27,875), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($18,958), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($18,654).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $60.6B

  2. $20.5B

  3. $18.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $60.6B, followed by Fuel oils ($20.5B) and Gasoline ($18.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$237B

2020 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

30.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $237B. This is expected to increase 30.4% to $309B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $43.1B

  2. $21.9B

  3. $8.38B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $43.1B, followed by Kansas with $21.9B and Arkansas and $8.38B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Oklahoma shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

80% of the population of Langston, OK has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 8.45% on Medicaid, 0.965% on Medicare, 25.9% on non-group plans, and 0.402% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Langston, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Langston, OK see 45996 patients per year on average, which represents a 103% increase from the previous year (22638 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6655 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 575 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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45,996 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Logan County, OK see an average of 45,996 patients per year. This represents a 103% increase from the previous year (22,638 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Logan County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

20%

Uninsured

44.2%

Employer Coverage

8.45%

Medicaid

0.965%

Medicare

25.9%

Non-Group

0.402%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Langston, OK grew by 10.1% from 18.2% to 20%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Langston, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Langston, OK is home to a population of 1.24k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.18% of Langston, OK residents were born outside of the country (52 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Langston, OK is composed of 926 Black or African American Alone residents (74.5%), 216 White Alone residents (17.4%), 40 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.22%), 30 Asian Alone residents (2.41%), 27 Two or More Races residents (2.17%), 4 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.322%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

21

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

21

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 72

In 2017, the median age of all people in Langston, OK was 20.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 21, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 21. But people in Langston, OK are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Langston, OK residents was 22.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.18%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

52 people

4.18%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

59 people

As of 2017, 4.18% of Langston, OK residents (52 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Langston, OK was 4.18%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Langston, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Langston, OK was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Black or African American Alone

    926 ± 268

  2. White Alone

    216 ± 302

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    40 ± 40.4

In 2017, there were 4.29 times more Black or African American Alone residents (926 people) in Langston, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 216 White Alone and 40 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Langston, OK as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 16

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 13

  3. Vietnam

    0 ± 16

Langston, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Langston, OK awarded 320 degrees. The student population of Langston, OK is skewed towards women, with 797 male students and 1,422 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Langston, OK are Black or African American (244 and 77%), followed by White (33 and 10.4%), Two or More Races (14 and 4.42%), and Hispanic or Latino (7 and 2.21%).

The largest universities in Langston, OK by number of degrees awarded are Langston University (320 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Langston, OK are Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling (55 and 17.2%), Registered Nursing (39 and 12.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (38 and 11.9%).

The median tuition costs in Langston, OK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,930 and $11,280 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 31 degrees awarded

  2. 39 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Langston, OK was General Psychology with 31 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Langston, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

320 degrees awarded

$3,930

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Langston, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Langston University with 320 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

93

Degrees Awarded to Men

227

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 93 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Langston, OK, which is 0.41 times less than the 227 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    244 degrees awarded

  2. White

    33 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    14 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Langston, OK were to Black or African American students. These 244 degrees mean that there were 7.39 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 33 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Langston, OK was $49,200 in 2017, which is 0.214 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $48,300 to $49,200, a 1.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Langston, OK is 56.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Langston, OK have an average commute time of 13.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Langston, OK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$49,200

2017 Median

± $14,330

$48,300

2016 Median

± $16,251

In 2017, the median property value in Langston, OK grew to to $49,200 from the previous year's value of $48,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Langston, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Langston, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Household Income

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$48,333

Median Household Income

± $28,280

134

Number of Households

± 54

In 2017, the median household income of the 134 households in Langston, OK grew to $48,333 from the previous year's value of $38,500.

The following chart displays the households in Langston, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Langston, OK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Langston, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%

2017 Homeownership

42.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.7% of the housing units in Langston, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 42.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Langston, OK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

13.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Langston, OK have a shorter commute time (13.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Langston, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    61%

  2. Worked At Home

    18.5%

  3. Walked

    13.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Langston, OK was Drove Alone (61%), followed by those who Worked At Home (18.5%) and those who Walked (13.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Langston, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Langston, OK have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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