Jay, Oklahoma Population 2022

2,548
map placeholder

Jay is a city located in Delaware County Oklahoma. Jay has a 2020 population of 2,548. It is also the county seat of Delaware County. Jay is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually and its population has increased by 1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,510 in 2010.

The average household income in Jay is $41,963 with a poverty rate of 23.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $75,500. The median age in Jay is 35.9 years, 34.4 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Jay Demographics

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

  • White: 43.06%
  • Native American: 34.97%
  • Two or more races: 17.52%
  • Other race: 3.54%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Jay, Oklahoma is 2,548 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,548.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,510.

Jay, Oklahoma Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,09643.06%
Black or African American190.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native89034.97%
Asian30.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.04%
Some Other Race903.54%
Two or More Races44617.52%
Loading...

Jay Population by Race

Jay Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Jay Median Age

34.6


Total

34


Male

35.7


Female

Jay Adults

There are 1,935 adults, (331 of whom are seniors) in Jay.

Jay Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Jay Sex Ratio

Female

1,311

51.51%

Male

1,234

48.49%

Jay Population by Age

Jay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Jay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All51.4%48.6%
Male43.3%56.7%
Non Family37.9%62.1%
Female32.7%67.3%

51.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8292.9651.4
Married3313.9672.2
Male674.8443.3
Female1044.232.7
Non Family3271.1537.9

3.95

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

Loading...

Jay Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1368.38%
9th to 12th Grade23914.73%
High School Graduate64639.80%
Some College32219.84%
Associates Degree1106.78%
Bachelors Degree1227.52%
Graduate Degree482.96%
Loading...

Jay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jay Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
White804675114
Native American53537948
2+ Races2151688
Hispanic99533
Black1111
Islander11
Asian31
Other Race35

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 white people with a rate of 14.18%.

Jay Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,821$29,677$21,472
Less Than 9th Grade$20,441$28,063$13,264
High School Graduate$25,433$31,116$20,238
Some College$25,104$26,458$24,063
Bachelors Degree$32,273$$42,625
Graduate Degree$$$36,250

$24,821

Average Earnings

$29,677

Average Male

$21,472

Average Female

Jay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jay Language by Age

Loading...

Jay Language

91.11% of Jay residents speak only English, while 8.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.38% of the population.

Jay Language

Jay Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander11100.00%
Hispanic23311348.50%
Native88424327.49%
Multiple42610624.88%
White99713613.64%
Other59NaN%

23.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.03%

Male Poverty Rate

25.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jay is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jay is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.52%.

Jay Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.19%
High School20.63%
Some College16.67%
Bachelors or Greater8.82%

Jay Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.68%
Male Unemployed22.00%
Female Employed15.52%
Female Unemployed33.33%

Jay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jay Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$30,712$42,883
Families$40,227$53,550
Married Families$47,750-
Non Families$17,644$23,279
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Jay Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jay Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Jay 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 20-34.

Jay Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Jay Marital Status

Loading...

124

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War21
First Gulf War16
Vietnam56
Korea7
World War II

Jay Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
18 to 3413
35 to 5426
55 to 6429
65 to 7428
75+28

Jay Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White737.74%
Native American264.11%
Islander1100.00%
2+ Races248.82%

Jay Veterans by Race

Jay Veterans by Education

Loading...

30.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jay Veterans by Education

Loading...

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jay Employment by Age

Loading...

Jay Employment by Race

Loading...

Jay Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

55.52%

Born in Jay

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Jay residents were born in the United States, with 55.52% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jay Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,5100.00%
20112,504-6-0.24%
20122,496-8-0.32%
20132,483-13-0.52%
20142,476-7-0.28%
20152,474-2-0.08%
20162,509351.41%
20172,539301.20%
20182,54010.04%
20192,54220.08%
20202,54420.08%
20212,54620.08%
20222,54820.08%

Jay Population by Year