Love County, Oklahoma
|Love County, Oklahoma|
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Overton Love, a judge of the Chickasaw Nation|
532 sq mi (1,378 km²)
515 sq mi (1,335 km²)
17 sq mi (43 km²), 3.11%
18/sq mi (6.9/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 532 square miles (1,380 km2), of which 515 square miles (1,330 km2) is land and 17 square miles (44 km2) (3.11%) is water.
Adjacent counties 
- Carter County (north)
- Marshall County (east)
- Cooke County, Texas (south)
- Montague County, Texas (southwest)
- Jefferson County (northwest)
Major highways 
- Interstate 35
- U.S. Highway 77
- State Highway 32
- State Highway 76
- State Highway 77S
- State Highway 89
- State Highway 96
Public-use airports in Love County:
- Falconhead Airport (37K) in Burneyville
- McGehee Catfish Restaurant Airport (T40) in Marietta
- McGehee Catfish Restaurant Airport (4O2) in Marietta (closed)
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,831 people, 3,442 households, and 2,557 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 4,066 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.15% White, 2.19% Black or African American, 6.41% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.58% from other races, and 3.41% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 3,442 households out of which 31.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.40% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 25.40% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,558, and the median income for a family was $38,212. Males had a median income of $30,024 versus $20,578 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,648. About 8.80% of families and 11.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.40% of those under age 18 and 13.80% of those age 65 or over.
|Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of January 15, 2012|
|Party||Number of Voters||Percentage|
|2008||67.32% 2,589||32.68% 1,257|
|2004||59.87% 2,295||40.13% 1,538|
|2000||53.59% 1,807||45.37% 1,530|
Cities and towns 
- Greenville Public Schools
- Marietta Public Schools
- Thackerville Public Schools
- Turner Public Schools
See also 
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections". Retrieved 2011-06-11.
|Cooke County, Texas|