Checotah, Oklahoma Population 2022

2,990
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Checotah is a city located in McIntosh County Oklahoma. Checotah has a 2020 population of 2,990. Checotah is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually and its population has decreased by -10.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,335 in 2010.

The average household income in Checotah is $44,243 with a poverty rate of 28.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $85,100. The median age in Checotah is 40.3 years, 36.6 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Checotah Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Checotahwas:

  • White: 54.67%
  • Native American: 23.23%
  • Two or more races: 16.25%
  • Black or African American: 4.85%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Checotah, Oklahoma is 2,990 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,335.

Checotah, Oklahoma Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,70254.67%
Black or African American1514.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native72323.23%
Some Other Race311.00%
Two or More Races50616.25%
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Checotah Population by Race

Checotah Population Pyramid 2022

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Checotah Median Age

37.5


Total

39.2


Male

36.4


Female

Checotah Adults

There are 2,382 adults, (596 of whom are seniors) in Checotah.

Checotah Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Checotah Sex Ratio

Female

1,713

55.03%

Male

1,400

44.97%

Checotah Population by Age

Checotah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Checotah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female30%70%
Male27.6%72.4%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Checotah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2702.3954.6
Married4432.7979.7
Male1702.5227.6
Female2373.5430
Non Family4201.2853.1

2.86

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Checotah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1979.43%
9th to 12th Grade24111.53%
High School Graduate89342.73%
Some College39919.09%
Associates Degree1517.22%
Bachelors Degree1245.93%
Graduate Degree854.07%
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Checotah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Checotah Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black15115133
2+ Races22319748
White1,19794498
Native American39334330
Other Race2312
Hispanic12718

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 black people with a rate of 21.85%.

Checotah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,061$37,019$24,914
Less Than 9th Grade$25,938$33,438$
High School Graduate$25,417$41,563$16,250
Some College$35,455$39,808$23,594
Bachelors Degree$40,526$$40,789
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,061

Average Earnings

$37,019

Average Male

$24,914

Average Female

Checotah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Checotah Language by Age

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Checotah Language

92.85% of Checotah residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.51% of the population.

Checotah Language

Checotah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native71229941.99%
White1,44143530.19%
Other8NaN%
Multiple5069117.98%
Hispanic2002211.00%

28.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.57%

Male Poverty Rate

29.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Checotah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Checotah is Native, with 41.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Checotah is Hispanic, with 11.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.73%.

Checotah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.06%
High School36.58%
Some College16.18%
Bachelors or Greater13.88%

Checotah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed15.64%
Female Unemployed38.10%

Checotah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Checotah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,551$43,503
Families$40,149$54,800
Married Families$55,987-
Non Families$14,750$17,608
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Income by Household Type

Checotah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Checotah Married by Age and Sex

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Checotah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Checotah Marital Status by Race

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Checotah Marital Status

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249

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War15
Vietnam86
Korea24
World War II20

Checotah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3451
35 to 5421
55 to 6442
65 to 7434
75+101

Checotah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15710.97%
Black3623.84%
Native American244.61%
Other Race626.09%
2+ Races2610.16%
Hispanic63.87%

Checotah Veterans by Race

Checotah Veterans by Education

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16.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Checotah Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Checotah Employment by Age

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Checotah Employment by Race

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Checotah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.10%

Born in Checotah

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

1.73%

Non Citizen

3.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.18% of Checotah residents were born in the United States, with 69.10% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Checotah Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,6380.00%
19602,614-24-0.09%
19703,0744601.63%
19803,4543801.17%
19903,290-164-0.49%
20003,4811910.57%
20103,335-146-0.43%
20113,323-12-0.36%
20123,299-24-0.72%
20133,266-33-1.00%
20143,224-42-1.29%
20153,182-42-1.30%
20163,157-25-0.79%
20173,136-21-0.67%
20183,130-6-0.19%
20193,095-35-1.12%
20203,060-35-1.13%
20213,025-35-1.14%
20222,990-35-1.16%

Checotah Population by Year