Blackwell, Oklahoma Population 2020

6,520

Blackwell is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 6,520, it is the 66th largest city in Oklahoma and the 4097th largest city in the United States. Blackwell is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -8.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,092 in 2010. Blackwell reached it's highest population of 9,588 in 1960. Spanning over 6 miles, Blackwell has a population density of 1,170 people per square mile.

The average household income in Blackwell is $54,546 with a poverty rate of 19.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $58,500. The median age in Blackwell is 41.2 years, 41.4 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.2 males.

Blackwell Demographics

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

  • White: 84.97%
  • Two or more races: 7.65%
  • Native American: 4.69%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Blackwell, Oklahoma is 6,520, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,660.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,092.

Blackwell, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,76684.97%
Two or More Races5197.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native3184.69%
Some Other Race1582.33%
Black or African American250.37%

Blackwell Population Pyramid 2020

Blackwell Median Age

41.2


Total

41.4


Male

41.1


Female

Blackwell Adults

There are 5,233 adults, (1,535 of whom are seniors) in Blackwell.

Blackwell Age Dependency

83.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackwell Sex Ratio

Female

3,605

53.12%

Male

3,181

46.88%

Blackwell Households and Families

Blackwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Blackwell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married79.8%20.2%
All74.6%25.4%
Female73.2%26.8%
Non Family66.8%33.2%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7282.4674.6
Married1,3083.3679.8
Non Family1,1101.2466.8
Female2243.2573.2
Male862.49100

3.23

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Blackwell Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2064.43%
9th to 12th Grade3858.27%
High School Graduate1,69136.33%
Some College1,20825.95%
Associates Degree55311.88%
Bachelors Degree3567.65%
Graduate Degree2565.50%

Blackwell Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0143,620545
Hispanic2691715
Multiple Races19612747
Native American15912920
Other Race10828
Black2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 23.98%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,604$39,067$24,989
Less Than High School$18,808$19,215$15,556
High School Grad$32,244$38,191$20,982
Some College$30,025$53,909$25,127
Bachelors Degree$35,118$38,472$29,500
Graduate Degree$52,813$69,583$41,307

$30,604

Average Earnings

$39,067

Average Male

$24,989

Average Female

Blackwell Language

Blackwell Language by Age

Blackwell Language

93.87% of Blackwell residents speak only English, while 6.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.58% of the population.

Blackwell Poverty

Blackwell Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,4441,01118.57%
Hispanic46016235.22%
Multiple50710921.50%
Other1587748.73%
Native318309.43%
Black2525100.00%

19.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.49%

Male Poverty Rate

22.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackwell is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackwell is Native, with 9.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.39%
High School18.82%
Some College15.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.71%
Male Unemployed28.22%
Female Employed18.89%
Male Employed8.71%

Blackwell Income

Blackwell Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,613$54,546
Families$53,702$63,296
Married Families$57,750-
Non Families$31,438$40,546

Blackwell Marital Status

Blackwell Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackwell Married by Age and Sex

Blackwell 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.

Blackwell Marital Status by Race

Blackwell Veterans

592

Number of Veterans

555

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam310
Korea62
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War29
World War II12
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74259
75+185
35 to 5499
55 to 6449
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White55512.07%
Indian2612.81%
Hispanic185.70%
2 or More113.69%

$Blackwell Veterans by Education

13.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackwell Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Blackwell Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.42%

Born in Oklahoma

97.86%

Native Born

2.14%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.86% of Blackwell residents were born in the United States, with 69.42% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,520-70-1.06%
20196,590-70-1.05%
20186,660-68-1.01%
20176,728-70-1.03%
20166,798-53-0.77%
20156,851-62-0.90%
20146,913-15-0.22%
20136,928-30-0.43%
20126,958-28-0.40%
20116,986-85-1.20%
20107,071-597-0.81%
20007,6681300.17%
19907,538-862-1.08%
19808,400-245-0.29%
19708,645-943-1.03%
19609,5883890.42%
19509,1996620.75%
19408,537-984-1.08%
19309,5212,3472.87%
19207,1743,9088.19%
19103,2660.00%