Cushing, Oklahoma Population 2020

7,515

Cushing is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 7,515, it is the 57th largest city in Oklahoma and the 3775th largest city in the United States. Cushing is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,826 in 2010. Cushing reached it's highest population of 9,301 in 1930. Spanning over 8 miles, Cushing has a population density of 966 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cushing is $51,187 with a poverty rate of 19.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $79,600. The median age in Cushing is 34.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.7 males.

Cushing Demographics

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

  • White: 82.33%
  • Native American: 5.70%
  • Two or more races: 5.02%
  • Black or African American: 5.01%
  • Asian: 1.10%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cushing, Oklahoma is 7,515, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,659.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,826.

Cushing, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,41282.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native4445.70%
Two or More Races3915.02%
Black or African American3905.01%
Asian861.10%
Some Other Race650.83%

Cushing Population Pyramid 2020

Cushing Median Age

34.9


Total

35.2


Male

34.6


Female

Cushing Adults

There are 5,937 adults, (1,267 of whom are seniors) in Cushing.

Cushing Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cushing Sex Ratio

Female

3,731

47.91%

Male

4,057

52.09%

Cushing Households and Families

Cushing Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cushing Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Male38.2%61.8%
Female36.6%63.4%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7692.558.9
Married1,1873.1578.3
Non Family1,0401.2348.3
Female3723.636.6
Male1703.3538.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cushing Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2765.25%
9th to 12th Grade61111.62%
High School Graduate2,37045.07%
Some College1,17022.25%
Associates Degree2895.50%
Bachelors Degree3937.47%
Graduate Degree1492.83%

Cushing Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2713,615447
Black27422011
Native American264167
Hispanic25519515
Multiple Races14912946
Asian535323
Other Race5050

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,839$34,438$25,357
Less Than High School$22,333$23,603$2,500
High School Grad$26,746$30,515$19,375
Some College$31,563$41,023$23,889
Bachelors Degree$43,424$53,667$40,625
Graduate Degree$41,000$41,250$40,521

$30,839

Average Earnings

$34,438

Average Male

$25,357

Average Female

Cushing Language

Cushing Language by Age

Cushing Language

94.68% of Cushing residents speak only English, while 5.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Cushing Poverty

Cushing Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,6351,15120.43%
Multiple3467722.25%
Hispanic3645916.21%
Black1725632.56%
Native3603910.83%

19.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.90%

Male Poverty Rate

21.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cushing

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cushing is Black, with 32.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cushing is Native, with 10.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.48%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.82%
High School16.01%
Bachelors or Greater15.31%
Some College11.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.68%
Male Unemployed16.83%
Female Employed12.22%
Male Employed8.18%

Cushing Income

Cushing Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,087$51,187
Families$46,866$61,275
Married Families$59,750-
Non Families$24,573$32,674

Cushing Marital Status

Cushing Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Cushing Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Cushing Marital Status by Race

Cushing Veterans

449

Number of Veterans

393

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
Korea88
Second Gulf War51
First Gulf War40
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+154
65 to 74111
55 to 6495
35 to 5466
18 to 3423
Name Veterans % of Total
White4148.30%
Indian185.86%
2 or More178.90%

$Cushing Veterans by Education

18.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cushing Employment Status

47.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cushing 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

66.32%

Born in Oklahoma

97.05%

Native Born

2.95%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.05% of Cushing residents were born in the United States, with 66.32% 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 Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,515-72-0.95%
20197,587-72-0.94%
20187,659-74-0.96%
20177,733-72-0.92%
20167,805-59-0.75%
20157,864110.14%
20147,853-59-0.75%
20137,912420.53%
20127,870-5-0.06%
20117,875510.65%
20107,824-547-0.67%
20008,3711,1531.49%
19907,218-502-0.67%
19807,7201910.25%
19707,529-1,090-1.34%
19608,6192050.24%
19508,4147110.89%
19407,703-1,598-1.87%
19309,3012,9753.93%
19206,3260.00%