Jay, Oklahoma Population 2020

2,586
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Jay is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 2,586, it is the 125th largest city in Oklahoma and the 6704th largest city in the United States. Jay is currently growing at a rate of 1.13% annually and its population has increased by 5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,448 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Jay has a population density of 774 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jay is $40,140 with a poverty rate of 27.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $535 per month, and the median house value is $73,600. The median age in Jay is 35.6 years, 34.1 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.9 males.

Jay Demographics

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

  • White: 47.78%
  • Native American: 29.13%
  • Two or more races: 17.61%
  • Other race: 4.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jay, Oklahoma is 2,586, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,528.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,448.

Jay, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,19447.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native72829.13%
Two or More Races44017.61%
Some Other Race1184.72%
Black or African American190.76%
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Jay Population Pyramid 2020

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Jay Median Age

35.6


Total

34.1


Male

39.3


Female

Jay Adults

There are 1,860 adults, (383 of whom are seniors) in Jay.

Jay Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jay Sex Ratio

Female

1,250

50.02%

Male

1,249

49.98%

Jay Households and Families

Jay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female33.3%66.7%
Male10%90%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8642.7853.5
Non Family3631.2247.9
Married3123.7276.6
Female1294.1233.3
Male604.4310

3.72

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jay Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1107.01%
9th to 12th Grade28017.83%
High School Graduate59738.03%
Some College33221.15%
Associates Degree694.39%
Bachelors Degree1177.45%
Graduate Degree654.14%
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Jay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White842683120
Native American45534052
Multiple Races18612810
Hispanic8019
Other Race47
Black1111

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 14.25%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,977$30,192$21,205
Less Than High School$19,539$25,833$13,313
High School Grad$24,632$32,750$20,595
Some College$22,461$31,250$21,813
Bachelors Degree$40,781$31,000$41,719
Graduate Degree$42,750$$

$23,977

Average Earnings

$30,192

Average Male

$21,205

Average Female

Jay Language

Jay Language by Age

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Jay Language

90.52% of Jay residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.61% of the population.

Jay Poverty

Jay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native72124734.26%
Hispanic26617866.92%
White1,04415414.75%
Multiple42910724.94%
Other1188672.88%
Black14642.86%

27.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.67%

Male Poverty Rate

28.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jay is Other, with 72.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jay is White, with 14.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.23%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.40%
High School19.66%
Some College18.48%
Bachelors or Greater10.80%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.94%
Male Employed19.75%
Female Employed17.11%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jay Income

Jay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,581$40,140
Families$35,139$51,126
Married Families$47,632-
Non Families$16,472$21,884
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Jay Marital Status

Jay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jay Married by Age and Sex

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Jay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jay Marital Status by Race

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Jay Veterans

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171

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam69
First Gulf War21
Korea15
Second Gulf War13
World War II4
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6445
35 to 5445
75+39
65 to 7438
18 to 344
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Name Veterans % of Total
White10310.56%
Indian417.64%
2 or More2711.34%

Jay Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jay Employment Status

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51.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.74%

Born in Oklahoma

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Jay residents were born in the United States, with 57.74% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,586291.13%
20192,557291.15%
20182,52820.08%
20172,526291.16%
20162,497361.46%
20152,4610.00%
20142,461-8-0.32%
20132,469-11-0.44%
20122,480-10-0.40%
20112,490-10-0.40%
20102,5000.00%