Checotah, Oklahoma Population 2023

2,922

Checotah is a city located in McIntosh County Oklahoma. With a 2023 population of 2,922, it is the 112th largest city in Oklahoma and the 9001st largest city in the United States.Checotah is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -6.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,113 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Checotah has a population density of 326 people per square mile.

The average household income in Checotah is $44,243 with a poverty rate of 34.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Checotah is 37.5 years, 39.2 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Checotah Demographics

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

  • 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 2,922 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,113.

Checotah, Oklahoma Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Checotah Population by Race

Checotah Population Pyramid 2023

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

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Checotah Sex Ratio

Female1,71355.03%
Male1,40044.97%

Checotah Population by Age

Checotah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.86

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Checotah Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Checotah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Checotah Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

All

Male

Female

$32,061

Average Earnings

$37,019

Average Male

$24,914

Average Female

Checotah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Checotah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

34.10%

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 57.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Checotah is Hispanic, with 14.19% 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

Checotah Poverty Rate by Education

Checotah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Checotah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Checotah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Checotah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Checotah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

249

Number of Veterans

222

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Checotah Veterans by War

Checotah Veterans by Age

count

Checotah Veterans by Race

Checotah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Checotah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Checotah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Checotah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Checotah 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

71.27%

Born in Checotah

98.18%

Native Born

4.97%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

3.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Checotah residents were born in the United States, with 71.27% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.79% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Checotah Population by Year