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The 2000 Census showed that Woodward County had a population of 18,486 people. This represented 0.54% of the total population of Oklahoma, making it the state's 42nd most populous county (out of 77 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Woodward had a population of 19,959 people. This is an increase of 7.97% 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,081+8.63%+0.61% since 2009
200919,959+7.97%+1.17% since 2008
200819,729+6.72%+0.68% since 2007
200719,595+6%+3.04% since 2006
200619,016+2.87%+0.89% since 2005
200518,849+1.96%+0.69% since 2004
200418,720+1.27%+1.65% since 2003
200318,416-0.38%+0.18% since 2002
200218,382-0.56%+0.35% since 2001
200118,317-0.91%-0.91% since 2000
200018,486The Last Census

Woodward County had 8,341 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Woodward County has a total area<3> of 1,246 square miles [3,227 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (3.71 square miles [9.61 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Woodward County had a population density of 14.88 people per square mile [5.75 people/km²], making it the state's 54th 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 Woodward County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Woodward and the state of Oklahoma.

Click here for the Woodward County QuickFact (QF-40153).

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

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
DeweyQF-40043   SE4,4044,743-7.15%
EllisQF-40045   W3,9254,075-3.68%
HarperQF-40059   NW3,3773,562-5.19%
MajorQF-40093   E7,1897,545-4.72%
WoodsQF-40151   NE8,4189,089-7.38%

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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 Woodward. 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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