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Wednesday, August 20
34.4 million

Acres of farmland in Oklahoma, comprising 77% of all land in the state.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Tuesday, August 19

Oklahoma’s unemployment rate in July, up slightly from June’s unemployment rate (4.5%)

Source: Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.

Monday, August 18

Average mortgage debt in Oklahoma in 2013

Source: Urban Institute

Friday, August 15
71,245 MWh

Net annual energy savings from Oklahoma utility PSO’s energy efficiency programs in 2013, enough to power about 6,500 homes for a year.

Source: Public Service Company of Oklahoma.

Thursday, August 14

Average household income in Oklahoma in 2013.

Source: Urban Institute.

Wednesday, August 13

Percentage of Oklahomans reporting no physical activity. The national average is 22.9%.

Source: 2014 State of the State’s Health

Tuesday, August 12

Total number of adult Oklahomans who received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families payments (commonly known as “welfare”) in May 2014.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

Monday, August 11

Financial aid grant dollars per undergraduate student provided by the State of Oklahoma during the 2011-12 academic year. Oklahoma ranks 24th in the nation for state grant dollars per student.

Source: National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs

Friday, August 1

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers in Oklahoma. The national average is 4.1.

Source: 2014 State of the State’s Health.

Thursday, July 31

Number of unaccompanied child migrants who have been placed with sponsor families in Oklahoma, less than 1 percent of the 30,340 child migrants who have been placed nationwide.

Source: U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement