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Home of the Osage Nation Indian Reservation

Pawhuska is a city in Osage County, in the Tulsa metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Osage chief.

The latitude of Pawhuska is 36.667N. The longitude is -96.336W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 820 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,571.


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Median household income
Local
$25,156
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pawhuska demographic reports
The Osage became wealthy when oil was discovered here before World War I.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 38. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 10.5 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "A Simple Wish"
Well-known residents have included:
· Ben Johnson, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Cavalcade Street Dance - July 17, 2007
  • Bob Wills Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Osage County Fair - Sept. 6-8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pawhuska web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Osage Hills State Park, Lake Pawhuska, Birch Lake, Bluestem Lake, Keystone Lake, Wah-Sha-She State Park, Tallgrass Prairie Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Osage Tribal Museum, Osage County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Pawhuska residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pawhuska ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pawhuska was $13,916, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Pawhuska residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pawhuska, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $532.


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Osage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pawhuska political report.

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The average commute time for Pawhuska workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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