General County Information

County Seat: Perry

Perry, the county seat of Noble County, is located in north central Oklahoma. Perry is 60 miles north of Oklahoma City, 80 miles west of Tulsa and 100 miles south of Wichita, KS. As the county seat, all county governmental offices are in the courthouse on the square, downtown. Perry is served by a municipal 28-bed hospital, ranked in the top 100 rural hospitals in the USA, numerous doctors, dentists and chiropractors. Four financial institutions serve Perry and the surrounding area.

State District Court Information
Favorability to Defendant: 2
Ratings Guide: 1=Extremely Favorable 2=Moderately Favorable 3=Neutral 4=Moderately Unfavorable 5=Extremely Unfavorable

State Court Judges:
Nikki  G. Leach

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Employment Information

Unemployment Rate:
December 2016: 3.4%
December 2015: 2.9%
December 2014: 3.2%
December 2013: 4.2%
December 2012: 4.4%
December 2011: 4.8%
December 2010: 5.9%

Major Employers:
The county economy has largely been based on agriculture and cattle. Wheat was the major crop, although alfalfa, oats, corn, and barley have also been important. The county lies in the Mid-Continent oil and gas region. Natural gas wells began producing in 1915-1919. Oil production began in the 1920s. Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works company, is headquartered in Perry, the county seat.

Demographic Information

Housing Units:

State Total: 1,711,453
County Total: 5,317

Poverty Populations:
State: 16.1%
County: 11.8%

Median Household Income:
State: $48,568
County: $48,285

State: 3,923,561
County: 11,506