Muskogee, Oklahoma Population 2021

36,675
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Muskogee is a city located in Muskogee County Oklahoma. It is also the county seat of Muskogee County. With a 2020 population of 36,675, it is the 12th largest city in Oklahoma and the 1070th largest city in the United States . Muskogee is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -6.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,223 in 2010. Muskogee reached it's highest population of 40,011 in 1980. Spanning over 45 miles, Muskogee has a population density of 850 people per square mile.

The average household income in Muskogee is $53,945 with a poverty rate of 24.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $92,300. The median age in Muskogee is 36.2 years, 33.7 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Muskogee Demographics

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

  • White: 53.16%
  • Native American: 15.94%
  • Black or African American: 15.34%
  • Two or more races: 10.08%
  • Other race: 4.61%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Muskogee, Oklahoma is 36,675 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,332.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 39,223.

Muskogee, Oklahoma Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202167,343-327-0.49%
202067,670-327-0.48%
201967,997-327-0.48%
201868,324-703-1.03%
201769,027150.02%
201669,012-307-0.44%
201569,319-406-0.59%
201469,725-447-0.64%
201370,172-357-0.51%
201270,529-234-0.33%
201170,763-366-0.52%
201071,1290.00%

Muskogee Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,00253.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,99715.94%
Black or African American5,77015.34%
Two or More Races3,79210.08%
Some Other Race1,7344.61%
Asian3080.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.06%
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Muskogee Population by Race

Muskogee Population Pyramid $2021

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Muskogee Median Age

36.2


Total

33.7


Male

37.7


Female

Muskogee Adults

There are 28,199 adults, (5,822 of whom are seniors) in Muskogee.

Muskogee Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Muskogee Sex Ratio

Female

19,357

51.45%

Male

18,267

48.55%

Muskogee Population by Age

Muskogee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Muskogee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All55%45%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Male37.4%62.6%
Female37.2%62.8%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muskogee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1012.455
Married6,0873.0875.6
Non Family5,3001.1443.6
Female2,5673.2237.2
Male1,1472.7437.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Muskogee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8333.42%
9th to 12th Grade2,96712.19%
High School Graduate8,16433.53%
Some College5,15121.16%
Associates Degree2,1398.79%
Bachelors Degree3,50014.38%
Graduate Degree1,5916.54%
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Muskogee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Muskogee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,28112,1133,003
Black3,6993,301857
Native American3,4062,815668
2+ Races1,4361,254334
Hispanic1,328915131
Other Race77546264
Asian24920184
Islander55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.73%.

Muskogee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,189$37,522$28,314
Less Than 9th Grade$24,298$30,071$18,469
High School Graduate$27,408$31,074$24,403
Some College$29,321$36,855$26,525
Bachelors Degree$43,759$56,392$37,457
Graduate Degree$62,772$72,794$55,737

$32,189

Average Earnings

$37,522

Average Male

$28,314

Average Female

Muskogee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Muskogee Language by Age

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Muskogee Language

93.39% of Muskogee residents speak only English, while 6.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.08% of the population.

Muskogee Language

Muskogee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,2034,25323.36%
Black5,5441,74431.46%
Native5,8561,32022.54%
Multiple3,6791,06228.87%
Hispanic3,03770523.21%
Other1,72731218.07%
Asian303237.59%
Islander211676.19%

24.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.70%

Male Poverty Rate

27.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muskogee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muskogee is Islander, with 76.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muskogee is Asian, with 7.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.74%.

Muskogee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.11%
Some College20.61%
High School20.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%

Muskogee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed42.44%
Female Unemployed41.82%
Female Employed14.14%
Male Employed6.87%

Muskogee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Muskogee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,194$53,945
Families$49,213$64,149
Married Families$66,657$82,001
Non Families$20,324$31,500
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Income by Household Type

Muskogee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Muskogee Married by Age and Sex

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Muskogee 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 45-54.

Muskogee Marital Status by Race

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Muskogee Marital Status

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2,617

Number of Veterans

2,352

Male Veterans

265

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam936
First Gulf War565
Second Gulf War455
Korea181
World War II115

Muskogee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54664
65 to 74645
75+550
55 to 64511
18 to 34247

Muskogee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,72810.50%
Black4239.72%
Native American3377.91%
Hispanic1065.85%
2+ Races1025.63%
Other Race232.19%
Asian41.61%

Muskogee Veterans by Race

Muskogee Veterans by Education

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18.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muskogee Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Muskogee Employment by Age

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Muskogee Employment by Race

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Muskogee Employment by Education

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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67.64%

Born in Muskogee

96.05%

Native Born

3.95%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.05% of Muskogee residents were born in the United States, with 67.64% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Muskogee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,675-219-0.59%
202036,894-219-0.59%
201937,113-219-0.59%
201837,332-447-1.18%
201737,779-49-0.13%
201637,828-176-0.46%
201538,004-278-0.73%
201438,282-296-0.77%
201338,578-253-0.65%
201238,831-183-0.47%
201139,014-225-0.57%
201039,2399290.24%
200038,3106020.16%
199037,708-2,303-0.59%
198040,0112,6800.70%
197037,331-728-0.19%
196038,0597700.20%
195037,2894,9571.44%
194032,3323060.10%
193032,0261,7490.56%
192030,2774,9991.82%
191025,2780.00%

Muskogee Population by Year