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Number of Oklahomans with developmental disabilities on a waiting list for home- and community-based services (as of March 2015)
Percentage of veterans in Oklahoma who served during the Vietnam era, compared to 30.7 percent who served since the first Gulf War.
Number of Oklahomans with one or more disabilities, 15.6 percent of the state’s population.
Number of jobs Oklahoma has lost since December 2014, more than any state except West Virginia.
Percentage of low-income, uninsured Oklahomans with a serious mental illness or substance abuse condition, for a total of 47,261 Oklahomans.
Share of households in the Lawton metro area with “severe cost burdens” because housing costs consumed more than 50 percent of their income. Lawton has the highest percentage of residents burdened by housing costs in the state.
Source: Joint Center for Housing Studies
The number of Oklahoma workers employed at “food services and drinking places”, the largest employment sector in the state, in the 3rd quarter of 2014. Workers in this sector also made the lowest average monthly earnings in the state at $1,171.