Arkoma, Oklahoma Population 2024

1,863

Arkoma is a city located in Le Flore County Oklahoma. Arkoma has a 2024 population of 1,863. Arkoma is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 3.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,806 in 2020.

The average household income in Arkoma is $48,997 with a poverty rate of 27.26%. The median age in Arkoma is 35.3 years: 34.3 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Arkoma Demographics

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

  • White: 81.56%
  • Two or more races: 9.49%
  • Native American: 7.82%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
536.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.16% (57)
The current population of Arkoma, Oklahoma is 1,863 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,806.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,52281.56%
Two or more races1779.49%
Native American1467.82%
Other race110.59%
Black or African American100.54%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Arkoma Population by Race

Arkoma Population Pyramid 2024

Arkoma Median Age

35.3

Total

34.3

Male

37.6

Female

Arkoma Adults

There are 1,409 adults, (334 of whom are seniors) in Arkoma.

Arkoma Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Arkoma Sex Ratio

Female96551.71%
Male90148.29%

Arkoma Population by Age

Arkoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7142.5660.139.9
Non Family2861.25050
Married2253.5681.318.7
Female1563.4449.450.6
Male473.0955.344.7

3.35

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arkoma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade14611.43%
Associates Degree816.34%
Bachelors Degree927.2%
Graduate Degree413.21%
High School Graduate66652.15%
Less Than 9th Grade574.46%
Some College19415.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arkoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arkoma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,092924116
2+ Races907814
Native American68523
Hispanic32220
Other Race1150
Black440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 15.56%.

Arkoma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,972$63,125$45,139
Graduate Degree$65,833$65,833$62,500
High School Graduate$23,681$28,007$16,583
Less Than 9th Grade$32,750$48,750$11,250
Overall$27,750$32,727$19,107
Some College$27,019$34,250$25,341

$27,750

Average Earnings

$32,727

Average Male

$19,107

Average Female

Arkoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arkoma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arkoma Language

98.57% of Arkoma residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.2% of the population.

Arkoma Language

Arkoma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,46535123.96%
Native1466947.26%
Multiple1683621.43%
Hispanic633250.79%
Other1111100%
Black1010100%

27.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.79%

Male Poverty Rate

27.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arkoma

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arkoma is Multiple, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.25%.

Arkoma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.87%
High School28.62%
Some College17.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.75%

Arkoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed68.25%
Female Employed15.98%
Male Employed11.89%

Arkoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arkoma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$43,500$53,964
Households$33,500$48,997
Married Families$61,979$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,136$37,235

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arkoma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

30.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Arkoma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arkoma 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.

Arkoma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arkoma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

121

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam66
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War34
Korea1
World War II0

Arkoma Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7453
35 to 5418
55 to 6417
75+17
18 to 3416

Arkoma Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1038.7%
2+ Races1211.01%
Native American66.32%

Arkoma Veterans by Race

Arkoma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arkoma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Arkoma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arkoma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arkoma 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

20.58%

Born in Arkoma

99.36%

Native Born

0.64%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.36% of Arkoma residents were born in the United States, with 20.58% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Arkoma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,934140.73%
20281,920140.73%
20271,906150.79%
20261,891140.75%
20251,877140.75%
20241,863140.76%
20231,849191.04%
20221,830120.66%
20211,818120.66%
20201,806-92-4.85%
20191,898-18-0.94%
20181,91630.16%
20171,913-17-0.88%
20161,930-5-0.26%
20151,935-20-1.02%
20141,955-11-0.56%
20131,966-5-0.25%
20121,971-13-0.66%
20111,984-7-0.35%
20101,99100%

Arkoma Population by Year