The Oklahoma census count was something that was thought to be important to the political makeup of the country, as well as the benefit of the state. The population was counted at 3,025,487, which ended up being an increase of almost 500,000 people.
The results of the census this year were determined to provide Oklahoma with another representative for the state, with a growth which was 250 more than the state of Oregon, who they were in competition with for that additional seat. Oklahoma census records reported a total population of 2,559,063 in 1970, which ended up being enough to win the seat.
Oklahoma had a difficult time with the fall harvest in this year of the census. October proved to be a difficult time for farmers as the heavy rains delayed the harvest. The population for the entire state has increased, with a total count of 2,328,284.
This year saw a decrease in population for the state of Oklahoma. The total count for the census was down to 2,233,351. That is more than 100,000 less than the last decade. The state lost two seats in the House of Representatives with the loss of many from the population count.
There was controversy over the 1940 census because of the questions added this time around which asked about income. The complaints of the people of the nation were overlooked, and the census department insisted that knowing the income levels of the people who were counted would help in establishing ways to fight the problem of unemployment. The population in Oklahoma had decreased, and was now 2,336,434.
Oklahoma had an increase in population, and it was now up to 2,396,040. Oklahoma City had grown as much as 100.27 percent, and amazing amount.
The population count in this census topped 2,000,000 people, with a total count of 2,028,283. This was a great thing for the state, and was a good part of the growth of the entire nation.
In 1910 the population for the state of Oklahoma rose to well over 100,000, with a total of 1,657,155 counted. This is the year that Oklahoma City became the state capital.
The population of Oklahoma had more than tripled since the first census was taken in the state ten years ago. Now the people counted were up to a total population of 790,391. President Roosevelt spoke at the Rough Riders reunion in Oklahoma, and admonished the people to practice what they preach, honesty, decency, and civic righteousness.
This is the first year that the census was taken in the Oklahoma Territory, and the total count of the population in the area was 258,657. There were not any seats given to the area in the House of Representatives. Oil discoveries were abundant in the land of Oklahoma, drawing many people to want to claim land in the area.
The Oklahoma Department of Libraries provides U.S. Government information, including Oklahoma census information. The page provides links to data from the 2000 Census in chart, map, or table form. It also includes other links to historical information, informational brochures, and other publications. Contact information can be found in the left hand column.
One source of Oklahoma census information is the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. The page provides information on the 2010 Census, the American Community Survey, and profile reports created by information from the 2000 Census. Also included on the website is a state demographic report and a special section for kids.