Dewey, Oklahoma Population 2024

3,420

Dewey is a city located in Washington County Oklahoma. Dewey has a 2024 population of 3,420. Dewey is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually and its population has increased by 1.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,376 in 2020.

The average household income in Dewey is $53,650 with a poverty rate of 29.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dewey is 44.7 years, 47.1 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Dewey Demographics

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

  • White: 71.89%
  • Native American: 12.7%
  • Two or more races: 9.56%
  • Other race: 4.2%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,269.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.3% (44)
The current population of Dewey, Oklahoma is 3,420 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,376.

Dewey, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,42971.89%
Native American42912.7%
Two or more races3239.56%
Other race1424.2%
Asian461.36%
Black or African American100.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dewey Population by Race

Dewey Population Pyramid 2024

Dewey Median Age

44.7

Total

47.1

Male

44.2

Female

Dewey Adults

There are 2,523 adults, (632 of whom are seniors) in Dewey.

Dewey Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Dewey Sex Ratio

Female1,76952.35%
Male1,61047.65%

Dewey Population by Age

Dewey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2812.5359.340.7
Married5183.0667.232.8
Non Family4291.0265.534.5
Female2124.0631.168.9
Male1222.9853.346.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dewey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade713.15%
9th to 12th Grade1968.7%
High School Graduate88939.44%
Some College53623.78%
Associates Degree1024.53%
Bachelors Degree34215.17%
Graduate Degree1185.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dewey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dewey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5791,450359
Native American24722047
2+ Races21018715
Hispanic195970
Other Race8400
Asian464639
Black1060

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.78%.

Dewey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$26,507$33,125$18,176
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$19,020$26,500$15,875
Some College$62,552$88,393$0
Bachelors Degree$0$59,345$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$26,507

Average Earnings

$33,125

Average Male

$18,176

Average Female

Dewey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dewey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dewey Language

92.23% of Dewey residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Dewey Language

Dewey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,18866330.3%
Native40713934.15%
Multiple3237121.98%
Other1426445.07%
Hispanic3146420.38%
Asian46715.22%

29.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.34%

Male Poverty Rate

35.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dewey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dewey is Other, with 45.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dewey is Asian, with 15.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.42%.

Dewey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.09%
High School21.66%
Bachelors or Greater10.79%
Some College8.39%

Dewey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.43%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed69.23%
Female Employed26.39%

Dewey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dewey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$43,607$53,650
Families$48,382$63,257
Married Families$62,222$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,543$31,314

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dewey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dewey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dewey 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.

Dewey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dewey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

308

Number of Veterans

296

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War158
Vietnam104
Second Gulf War69
Korea6
World War II0

Dewey Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5498
75+83
65 to 7459
55 to 6445
18 to 3423

Dewey Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White28315.2%
Hispanic4521.74%
2+ Races177.59%
Native American82.69%

Dewey Veterans by Race

Dewey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dewey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Dewey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dewey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dewey 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

58.21%

Born in Dewey

94.64%

Native Born

5.36%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

3.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.64% of Dewey residents were born in the United States, with 58.21% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dewey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,475110.32%
20283,464110.32%
20273,453110.32%
20263,442110.32%
20253,431110.32%
20243,420110.32%
20233,409110.32%
20223,39890.27%
20213,389130.39%
20203,376-8-0.24%
20193,384-12-0.35%
20183,396-52-1.51%
20173,448-7-0.2%
20163,455-9-0.26%
20153,464-7-0.2%
20143,471140.4%
20133,457-1-0.03%
20123,458330.96%
20113,425180.53%
20103,4072287.17%
20003,179-147-4.42%
19903,326-219-6.18%
19803,545-413-10.43%
19703,958-36-0.9%
19603,9941,48158.93%
19502,51300%
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Dewey Population by Year