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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B-
Pawnee County is located in Oklahoma with a population of 16,448. Living in Pawnee County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Pawnee County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Pawnee County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$694
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Pawnee County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    209
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    52
    41
  • Robbery
    35
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    262
    500
  • Theft
    976
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    209
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Pawnee County

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,460
National
$55,322

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Pawnee County Reviews

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Pawnee is a small country town. It is very family-friendly and everybody knows everyone in town. Although there isn't much to do there during the summer the town hosts rodeos and Wild West shows. The steakhouse located in town was featured on the Travel Channel and on the Food Network Channel.
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There's hardly ever any crime, and I never feel unsafe.
Tropical smithies is really good. They serve food and healthy drinks. It is great. Then there is peach wave. It is a self serve yogurt place. It is delicious to.