Population loss as in major -- 50% or more.
Population loss by degrees: 80-89%, 70-79%, 60-69%, 50-59%.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
Percentage of population 25 and older with a bachelor's degree:
- 21.5% - Washita County
- 24.8% - Oklahoma
- 30.9% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 18.0% - Washita County
- 15.3% - Oklahoma
- 15.6% - U.S.
The last time Washita County voted for a Democratic candidate for president was in 1996, when Bill Clinton won a second term in office. In 1964, LBJ beat Barry Goldwater by 21.8 percentage points, and third-party candidate George Wallace received 16.4% of the vote in 1968.
Other Oklahoma population loss posts:
Cimarron County/Boise City. (5/27/2019)
Beaver County/Beaver. (5/27/2019)
Harper County/Buffalo. (5/28/2019)
Ellis County/Arnett. (5/28/2019)
Roger Mills/Cheyenne. (5/28/2019)
Greer County/Mangum. (5/29/2019)
Harmon County/Hollis. (5/29/2019)
Other population loss series: