Oklahoma: Profile

Government 
Governor:Mary Fallin (R)
Treasurer:Ken Miller (R)
Senators:James Inhofe (R)
James Lankford (R)
Entered Union:November 16, 1907
U.S. Representatives:5
Area 
Total Area181,037 km2 / 69,899 mi2
Land Area177,660 km2 / 68,595 mi2
Water Area3,377 km2 / 1,304 mi2
Water Area Percentage1.87 %
Time Zone  
Standard TimeGMT -6
Daylight-Saving TimeGMT -5
Weather 
Record High Temperature120°F / 49°C , Tipton (June 27, 1994)
Record Low Temperature-31°F / -35°C , Nowata (February 10, 2011)
GDP 
Total Gross Domestic Product (USD Billions)$180,425 (2015)
Per Capita Real GDP (USD)$43,788 (2015)
Population 
Population3,911,338 (2015)
Under 19 Population1,072,883 / 27.43% (2015)
65 and older Population576,031 / 14.727% (2015)
Male Population1,939,555 / 49.588% (2015)
Female Population1,971,783 / 50.412% (2015)
Non-English Speaker (at home) 138,641 (2013)
Net International Immigration 18,365 (2015)
Birth Rate (per 1,000)53,339 per 1,000 (2014)
Percent of People Under Poverty Level (%)16.6% (2014)
Major Cities 
CityPopulation (2015)
Oklahoma City631,346
Tulsa403,505
Norman120,284
Employment 
Employment 1,650,500 (2016)
Average Weekly Wage (USD)$768 (2016)
Unemployment Rate (%)5.2% (2016)
Expenditures 
Per Capita State Spending (USD)$5,771 (2014)
Energy Expenditures per Person (USD)$5,771 (2014)
Expenditures of State and Local Government Employee-Retirement Systems (USD Thousands)$2,305 (2015)
Revenue 
Per Capita Personal Income (USD)$45,573 (2015)
State Internal Revenue Collection (USD Thousands)$33,942 (2015)
Cash and Security Holdings by State Government (USD Thousands)$45,383 (2014)
Per Capita State Tax Collection (USD)$2,362 (2014)
Education 
High School Graduation Rate (%)86.7% (2014)
Percent of Population with a Bachelor's Degree (%)23.8% (2014)
Percent of Population with an Advanced Degree (%)7.9% (2014)
Logistics 
Public Road Length (Miles)112,940 Miles (2015)
Gas Tax Rate (%)17% (2016)
Number of Public Airports 134 (2015)
Main Airports 
CodeNameCity
LAWLawton-Fort Sill RegionalLawton
OKCWill Rogers WorldOklahoma City
TULTulsa InternationalTulsa
Ports 
Oklahoma City
Tulsa

Sources:
Air Nav (2009)
American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) (2009)
Bureau of Business and Economic Research (2009)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009)
Bureau of Transportation (2008)
Education Portal (2010)
Federal Aviation Administration (2009)
Internal Revenue Service (2009)
National Association of State Budget Officers (2008)
National Climatic Data Center (2009)
National Governors Association (2011)
Tax Foundation (2008)
U.S. Census Bureau (2000, 2007, 2008, 2009)
U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (2009)
U.S. Energy Information Administration (2008)
U.S. House of Representatives (2011)
United States Senate (2011)

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