Langston, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,691
17.8% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
20.8
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
47%
11.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$29,250
9.47% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
424
20.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Langston, OK had a population of 1.69k people with a median age of 20.8 and a median household income of $29,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Langston, OK grew from 1,435 to 1,691, a 17.8% increase and its median household income grew from $26,719 to $29,250, a 9.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Langston, OK are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (84.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (8.1%), White (Hispanic) (2.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.12%).

None of the households in Langston, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.3% of the residents in Langston, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Langston, OK are Langston University (295 degrees awarded in 2022).

Most people in Langston, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Langston, OK was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Langston, OK is home to a population of 1.69k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.73% of Langston, OK residents were born outside of the country (80 people).

In 2022, there were 10.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.43k people) in Langston, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 137 White (Non-Hispanic) and 43 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Langston, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Langston, OK was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Langston, OK
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 251
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    137 ± 125
  3. White (Hispanic)
    43 ± 66
3.55%
Hispanic Population
60 people

In 2022, there were 10.5 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.43k people) in Langston, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 137 White (Non-Hispanic) and 43 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.55% of the people in Langston, OK are hispanic (60 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Langston, OK as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,193 ± 7,747 people
  2. Vietnam
    12,454 ± 2,736 people
  3. India
    10,765 ± 2,544 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 102,193 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 12,454 and India with 10,765.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.73%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
80 people
5.16%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
74 people

As of 2022, 4.73% of Langston, OK residents (80 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Langston, OK was 5.16%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    27 ± 34
  2. Vietnam
    7 ± 16
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 14

Langston, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 3.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Langston, OK employs 424 people. The largest industries in Langston, OK are Educational Services (161 people), Accommodation & Food Services (89 people), and Retail Trade (77 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($31,615), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($15,536), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($15,357).

Males in Oklahoma have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,245. The income inequality in Oklahoma (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

424
2022 Value
± 137
20.1%
1 Year growth
± 40.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Langston, OK grew at a rate of 20.1%, from 353 employees to 424 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Langston, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (86 people), Sales & Related Occupations (74 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (58 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Langston, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

424
2022 Value
± 137
20.1%
1 Year growth
± 40.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Langston, OK grew at a rate of 20.1%, from 353 employees to 424 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Langston, OK, are Educational Services (161 people), Accommodation & Food Services (89 people), and Retail Trade (77 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$6,786
Median earning men ± $14,423
$6,531
Median earning women ± $2,929

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($15,357) and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($2,499).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($7,399), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($5,929), and Retail Trade ($4,505).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Langston, OK awarded 295 degrees. The student population of Langston, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 742 male students and 1,161 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Langston, OK are Black or African American (194 and 68.6%), followed by White (38 and 13.4%), Unknown (21 and 7.42%), and Hispanic or Latino (10 and 3.53%).

The largest universities in Langston, OK by number of degrees awarded are Langston University (295 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Langston, OK are Corrections (48 and 16.3%), Registered Nursing (43 and 14.6%), and General Studies (38 and 12.9%).

The median tuition cost in Langston, OK for a public four year colleges is $4,429 for in-state students and $11,956 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,903 students enrolled in Langston, OK, 39% men and 61% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 1,488 records, of which 60.1% were women and 39.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 26 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Langston, OK was General Business Administration & Management with 26 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

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
295 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Langston University with 295 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 82 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Langston, OK, which is 0.385 times less than the 213 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 194 degrees mean that there were 5.11 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 38 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,429) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,210) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($780) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

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Housing & Living

People in Langston, OK have an average commute time of 17.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Langston, OK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Rent vs Own

49.1%
Homeownership
2022
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.1% of the housing units in Langston, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.5%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Langston, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$29,250
Median Household Income
± $9,230
106
Number of Households
± 47

In 2022, the median household income of the 106 households in Langston, OK grew to $29,250 from the previous year's value of $26,719.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Langston, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (58.4%)
  2. Walked (25.9%)
  3. Carpooled (10.9%)

In 2022, 58.4% of workers in Langston, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (25.9%) and those who carpooled to work (10.9%).

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Commute Time

17.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Langston, OK have a shorter commute time (17.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Langston, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Langston, OK (212 out of 451 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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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Health

77.6% of the population of Langston, OK has health coverage, with 51.5% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 1.71% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 0.355% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Logan County, OK see 24006 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (23646 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8130 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 610 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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24,006 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Logan County, OK

Primary care physicians in Logan County, OK see an average of 24,006 patients per year. This represents a 1.52% increase from the previous year (23,646 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 11.6% under 18 years, 76.2% between 18 and 34 years, 9.58% between 35 and 64 years, and 2.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 38.5% were men and 61.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

22.4%
Uninsured
51.5%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
1.71%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
0.355%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Langston, OK grew by 12.5% from 19.9% to 22.4%.

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