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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jaywas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jay
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.