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The 2000 Census showed that Bryan County had a population of 36,534 people. This represented 1.06% of the total population of Oklahoma, making it the state's 26th most populous county (out of 77 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Bryan had a population of 40,783 people. This is an increase of 11.63% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201042,416+16.1%+4% since 2009
200940,783+11.63%+0.79% since 2008
200840,463+10.75%+2.51% since 2007
200739,474+8.05%+1.33% since 2006
200638,956+6.63%+3.45% since 2005
200537,658+3.08%+0.78% since 2004
200437,367+2.28%+1.34% since 2003
200336,872+0.93%+0.28% since 2002
200236,768+0.64%+0.84% since 2001
200136,462-0.2%-0.2% since 2000
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200036,534The Last Census

Bryan County had 16,715 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Bryan County has a total area<3> of 943 square miles [2,443 km²]. Of this total, 908 square miles [2,353 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (3.67%) being water (34.63 square miles [89.7 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Bryan County had a population density of 40.2 people per square mile [15.52 people/km²], making it the state's 27th most densely populated county (out of 77 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Bryan County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Bryan and the state of Oklahoma.

Click here for the Bryan County QuickFact (QF-40013).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Bryan County:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population
DurantQF-402205016,87713,54924.56%

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Bryan County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
AtokaQF-40005   NE14,49813,8794.46%
ChoctawQF-40023   E14,87215,342-3.06%
JohnstonQF-40069   NW10,46810,513-0.43%
MarshallQF-40095   W15,01413,18413.88%
Fannin (TX)QF-48147   S32,99931,2425.62%
Grayson (TX)QF-48181   SW120,030110,5958.53%
Lamar (TX)QF-48277   SE48,96548,4990.96%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Bryan. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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