Cushing, Oklahoma Population 2024

8,373

Cushing is a city located in Lincoln County and Payne County Oklahoma. Cushing has a 2024 population of 8,373. Cushing is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,317 in 2020.

The average household income in Cushing is $63,332 with a poverty rate of 18.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cushing is 35.8 years, 33.3 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Cushing Demographics

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

  • White: 75.1%
  • Native American: 8.84%
  • Two or more races: 8.59%
  • Black or African American: 5.65%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,102.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.67% (56)
The current population of Cushing, Oklahoma is 8,373 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,317.

Cushing, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,26075.1%
Native American7378.84%
Two or more races7168.59%
Black or African American4715.65%
Other race1441.73%
Asian80.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cushing Population by Race

Cushing Population Pyramid 2024

Cushing Median Age

35.8

Total

33.3

Male

37.9

Female

Cushing Adults

There are 6,573 adults, (1,226 of whom are seniors) in Cushing.

Cushing Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Cushing Sex Ratio

Female3,66343.94%
Male4,67356.06%

Cushing Population by Age

Cushing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0342.4152.447.6
Married1,2483.2274.725.3
Non Family1,2191.2541.158.9
Female3583.1318.481.6
Male2093.064456

3.13

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cushing Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1873.26%
9th to 12th Grade4337.55%
High School Graduate2,73247.65%
Some College1,19220.79%
Associates Degree2714.73%
Bachelors Degree63010.99%
Graduate Degree2885.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cushing Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cushing Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,2893,863714
Native American46741163
2+ Races40034760
Black37133659
Hispanic27020822
Other Race82820
Asian880

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.65%.

Cushing Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,885$37,384$30,725
Less Than 9th Grade$22,941$30,859$10,069
High School Graduate$33,672$35,671$29,924
Some College$36,743$39,184$28,884
Bachelors Degree$57,212$69,712$53,421
Graduate Degree$57,578$57,500$60,125

$35,885

Average Earnings

$37,384

Average Male

$30,725

Average Female

Cushing Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cushing Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cushing Language

96.24% of Cushing residents speak only English, while 3.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Cushing Language

Cushing Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,69697917.19%
Multiple54814426.28%
Black26512647.55%
Native5898614.6%
Hispanic3217924.61%

18.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cushing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cushing is Black, with 47.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cushing is Native, with 14.6% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32%.

Cushing Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.54%
High School17.06%
Some College14.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Cushing Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed56.92%
Female Unemployed17.48%
Female Employed7.87%
Male Employed6.08%

Cushing Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cushing Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$46,602$63,332
Families$56,832$79,608
Married Families$73,900$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,452$37,447

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cushing Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cushing Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cushing 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 55-64.

Cushing Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cushing Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

532

Number of Veterans

498

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam178
First Gulf War97
Second Gulf War94
Korea25
World War II15

Cushing Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74149
75+139
55 to 6493
35 to 5492
18 to 3459

Cushing Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4809.63%
Native American315.6%
2+ Races122.5%
Black92.13%
Hispanic41.16%

Cushing Veterans by Race

Cushing Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cushing Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cushing Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cushing Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cushing 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

69.39%

Born in Cushing

98.01%

Native Born

1.99%

Foreign Born

0.9%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.01% of Cushing residents were born in the United States, with 69.39% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cushing Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,443140.17%
20288,429140.17%
20278,415140.17%
20268,401140.17%
20258,387140.17%
20248,373140.17%
20238,359140.17%
20228,345120.14%
20218,333160.19%
20208,3177089.3%
20197,609-80-1.04%
20187,689-70-0.9%
20177,759-70-0.89%
20167,829-57-0.72%
20157,886190.24%
20147,867-58-0.73%
20137,925440.56%
20127,881-2-0.03%
20117,883530.68%
20107,830-541-6.46%
20008,3711,15315.97%
19907,218-502-6.5%
19807,7201912.54%
19707,529-1,090-12.65%
19608,6192052.44%
19508,4147119.23%
19407,703-1,598-17.18%
19309,3012,97547.03%
19206,32600%
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Cushing Population by Year