Ada, Oklahoma Population 2024

16,593

Ada is a city located in Coal County, Garvin County, Johnston County, Murray County, Pontotoc County, and Pottawatomie County Oklahoma. Ada has a 2024 population of 16,593. It is also the county seat of Pontotoc County. Ada is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,491 in 2020.

The average household income in Ada is $66,719 with a poverty rate of 18.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ada is 32.4 years, 31.3 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Ada Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ada was:

  • White: 60.51%
  • Native American: 18.33%
  • Two or more races: 13.64%
  • Black or African American: 4.75%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
Land Area (mi²)
19.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
856.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.62% (102)
The current population of Ada, Oklahoma is 16,593 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,491.

Ada, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,00760.51%
Native American3,03118.33%
Two or more races2,25613.64%
Black or African American7854.75%
Asian2871.74%
Other race1310.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander400.24%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ada Population by Race

Ada Population Pyramid 2024

Ada Median Age

32.4

Total

31.3

Male

33.5

Female

Ada Adults

There are 12,494 adults, (2,238 of whom are seniors) in Ada.

Ada Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ada Sex Ratio

Female8,71652.71%
Male7,82147.29%

Ada Population by Age

Ada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5302.3543.656.4
Non Family2,8921.2233.366.7
Married2,1763.2767.632.4
Female9493.2432.667.4
Male5133.2120.779.3

3.15

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

43.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ada Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3103.07%
9th to 12th Grade9319.22%
High School Graduate3,08030.51%
Some College2,08920.69%
Associates Degree7347.27%
Bachelors Degree1,75817.41%
Graduate Degree1,19411.83%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ada Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,6915,9612,056
Native American1,7131,421279
2+ Races983882390
Hispanic460360130
Black402362139
Asian16912441
Other Race866939

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.35%.

Ada Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,235$42,853$34,321
Less Than 9th Grade$26,492$35,521$22,900
High School Graduate$29,665$31,073$27,923
Some College$37,078$43,982$31,096
Bachelors Degree$53,537$66,042$44,375
Graduate Degree$63,925$80,455$51,068

$38,235

Average Earnings

$42,853

Average Male

$34,321

Average Female

Ada Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ada Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ada Language

94.65% of Ada residents speak only English, while 5.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.1% of the population.

Ada Language

Ada Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,0291,51516.78%
Native2,86860020.92%
Multiple2,21246621.07%
Hispanic94022323.72%
Black69113018.81%
Asian2826322.34%
Islander2222100%
Other1311410.69%

18.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.76%

Male Poverty Rate

19.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ada

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ada is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ada is Other, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.06%.

Ada Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.86%
High School19.35%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Ada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.1%
Female Unemployed27.32%
Male Employed10.39%
Female Employed9.56%

Ada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ada Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,264$66,719
Families$64,075$82,182
Married Families$90,880$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,026$42,944

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ada Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ada Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ada Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ada Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ada Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

865

Number of Veterans

798

Male Veterans

67

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam235
Second Gulf War231
First Gulf War157
Korea37
World War II0

Ada Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54282
75+180
55 to 64165
65 to 74142
18 to 3496

Ada Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5927.36%
Native American1567.07%
2+ Races584.37%
Black213.88%
Other Race2120.79%
Asian177.3%

Ada Veterans by Race

Ada Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ada Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ada Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ada Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ada Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.73%

Born in Ada

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.47% of Ada residents were born in the United States, with 67.73% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ada Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,720250.15%
202816,695260.16%
202716,669250.15%
202616,644260.16%
202516,618250.15%
202416,593260.16%
202316,567250.15%
202216,542-63-0.38%
202116,6051140.69%
202016,491-751-4.36%
201917,24210.01%
201817,241-24-0.14%
201717,265-27-0.16%
201617,292600.35%
201517,2321000.58%
201417,132390.23%
201317,093310.18%
201217,0621050.62%
201116,9571240.74%
201016,8331,1427.28%
200015,691-129-0.82%
199015,820-82-0.52%
198015,9021,0437.02%
197014,8595123.57%
196014,347-1,648-10.3%
195015,9958525.63%
194015,1433,88234.47%
193011,2613,24940.55%
19208,0123,66384.23%
19104,34900%
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Ada Population by Year