Key Contact for Oklahoma
Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Oklahoma Nonmetro Population
Oklahoma Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Oklahoma
Most Oklahomans have some form of health insurance coverage, although 13.8% of its residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Oklahomans in 2020 was $49,878, with the rural per capita income at $42,046. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Oklahoma is 16.8%, compared with 13.1% in urban areas of the state. 13.1% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 10.4% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Oklahoma is 3.8%, while in urban Oklahoma, it is 3.9% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Oklahoma in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 1/24/2022