County seat: Shawnee.
Major industries: Pipe and tube manufacturing, flour milling, casinos.
Demographics: 74 percent White, 12 percent Native American, 4 percent Hispanic, 3 percent Black, 7 percent other.
Noteworthy: Birthplace of astronaut Gordon Cooper and Sonic Drive-In chain; home of Oklahoma Baptist University and St. Gregory’s University.
Percent of working-age adults without health insurance: 28 percent.
Percent living in poverty: 14 percent.