Blackwell, Oklahoma Population 2024

6,074

Blackwell is a city located in Kay County Oklahoma. Blackwell has a 2024 population of 6,074. Blackwell is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,068 in 2020.

The average household income in Blackwell is $60,706 with a poverty rate of 18.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blackwell is 37.2 years, 31.9 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Blackwell Demographics

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

  • White: 80.12%
  • Two or more races: 10.36%
  • Native American: 5.89%
  • Other race: 2.59%
  • Black or African American: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,088.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.1% (6)
The current population of Blackwell, Oklahoma is 6,074 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,068.

Blackwell, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,91380.12%
Two or more races63510.36%
Native American3615.89%
Other race1592.59%
Black or African American641.04%
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

Blackwell Population by Race

Blackwell Population Pyramid 2024

Blackwell Median Age

37.2

Total

31.9

Male

39

Female

Blackwell Adults

There are 4,523 adults, (1,303 of whom are seniors) in Blackwell.

Blackwell Age Dependency

90.4

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackwell Sex Ratio

Female2,93447.85%
Male3,19852.15%

Blackwell Population by Age

Blackwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2962.6467.432.6
Married9563.3477.422.6
Non Family8841.186931
Female3534.323664
Male103368.931.1

3.42

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackwell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade310.77%
9th to 12th Grade42710.64%
High School Graduate1,73543.25%
Some College97024.18%
Associates Degree40310.04%
Bachelors Degree3157.85%
Graduate Degree1313.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blackwell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackwell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,1822,902389
Hispanic44030347
2+ Races16613710
Other Race159960
Native American1431310
Black64640

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.23%.

Blackwell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,140$47,563$27,348
Less Than 9th Grade$24,750$47,540$15,776
High School Graduate$32,793$40,426$25,868
Some College$44,453$64,229$20,278
Bachelors Degree$40,452$0$37,182
Graduate Degree$45,956$0$45,882

$36,140

Average Earnings

$47,563

Average Male

$27,348

Average Female

Blackwell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackwell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackwell Language

89.11% of Blackwell residents speak only English, while 10.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.6% of the population.

Blackwell Language

Blackwell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,06669016.97%
Hispanic1,04522621.63%
Native36117448.2%
Multiple63514222.36%
Other1594025.16%

18.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.47%

Male Poverty Rate

19.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackwell is Native, with 48.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackwell is White, with 16.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.62%.

Blackwell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.91%
High School11.6%
Less Than 9th Grade10.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Blackwell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed81.9%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed9.07%
Male Employed3.75%

Blackwell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackwell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,333$60,706
Families$48,203$69,555
Married Families$70,867$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,667$36,086

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackwell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackwell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blackwell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Blackwell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackwell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

438

Number of Veterans

418

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam178
Second Gulf War100
Korea27
First Gulf War23
World War II0

Blackwell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74152
75+94
55 to 6483
18 to 3464
35 to 5445

Blackwell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White39610.35%
Native American3423.78%
2+ Races82.48%

Blackwell Veterans by Race

Blackwell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackwell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Blackwell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackwell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackwell 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

67.04%

Born in Blackwell

95.11%

Native Born

4.89%

Foreign Born

3.83%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.11% of Blackwell residents were born in the United States, with 67.04% having been born in Oklahoma. 3.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blackwell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,08110.02%
20286,08020.03%
20276,07810.02%
20266,07720.03%
20256,07510.02%
20246,07420.03%
20236,07210.02%
20226,071-6-0.1%
20216,07790.15%
20206,068-524-7.95%
20196,592-60-0.9%
20186,652-73-1.09%
20176,725-78-1.15%
20166,803-53-0.77%
20156,856-59-0.85%
20146,915-14-0.2%
20136,929-29-0.42%
20126,958-27-0.39%
20116,985-85-1.2%
20107,070-598-7.8%
20007,6681301.72%
19907,538-862-10.26%
19808,400-245-2.83%
19708,645-943-9.84%
19609,5883894.23%
19509,1996627.75%
19408,537-984-10.34%
19309,5212,34732.72%
19207,1743,908119.66%
19103,26600%
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Blackwell Population by Year