Muskogee, Oklahoma Population 2024

36,678

Muskogee is a city located in Cherokee County, Muskogee County, and Wagoner County Oklahoma. Muskogee has a 2024 population of 36,678. It is also the county seat of Muskogee County. Muskogee is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,798 in 2020.

The average household income in Muskogee is $62,753 with a poverty rate of 22.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Muskogee is 36 years, 33.9 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Muskogee Demographics

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

  • White: 51.63%
  • Native American: 15.15%
  • Black or African American: 15.06%
  • Two or more races: 12.29%
  • Other race: 5%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
43.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
853.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.33% (-120)
The current population of Muskogee, Oklahoma is 36,678 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,798.

Muskogee, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,06851.63%
Native American5,59415.15%
Black or African American5,56315.06%
Two or more races4,53912.29%
Other race1,8465%
Asian3180.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.01%

White

Native American

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Muskogee Population by Race

Muskogee Population Pyramid 2024

Muskogee Median Age

36

Total

33.9

Male

37.7

Female

Muskogee Adults

There are 27,296 adults, (5,725 of whom are seniors) in Muskogee.

Muskogee Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Muskogee Sex Ratio

Female18,80650.92%
Male18,12749.08%

Muskogee Population by Age

Muskogee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,5532.4355.844.2
Married5,5733.1574.625.4
Non Family5,3751.1744.855.2
Female2,8893.34456
Male7162.8240.259.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Muskogee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2,1479.05%
Associates Degree2,58710.91%
Bachelors Degree3,38214.26%
Graduate Degree1,3665.76%
High School Graduate8,30735.02%
Less Than 9th Grade1,0774.54%
Some College4,85320.46%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Muskogee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Muskogee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,57711,9752,836
Black3,4353,131730
Native American3,0912,660524
2+ Races2,0051,681386
Hispanic1,359820120
Other Race92451177
Asian305244135
Islander550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.26%.

Muskogee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,441$56,621$44,279
Graduate Degree$68,125$72,880$66,778
High School Graduate$33,188$36,494$26,896
Less Than 9th Grade$27,474$31,250$22,565
Overall$37,477$42,141$33,191
Some College$34,362$42,438$30,781

$37,477

Average Earnings

$42,141

Average Male

$33,191

Average Female

Muskogee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Muskogee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Muskogee Language

92.59% of Muskogee residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.34% of the population.

Muskogee Language

Muskogee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,3683,37019.4%
Black5,3911,42026.34%
Native5,4491,37825.29%
Multiple4,3591,16426.7%
Hispanic3,08575024.31%
Other1,83745024.5%
Asian3086220.13%
Islander55100%

22.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.71%

Male Poverty Rate

25.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muskogee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muskogee is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muskogee is White, with 19.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.15%.

Muskogee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.44%
High School18.77%
Some College17.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%

Muskogee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.26%
Male Unemployed28.94%
Female Employed14.11%
Male Employed6.22%

Muskogee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Muskogee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$53,842$72,074
Households$46,825$62,753
Married Families$73,963$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,327$43,362

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Muskogee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Muskogee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Muskogee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Muskogee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Muskogee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,463

Number of Veterans

2,047

Male Veterans

416

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,011
First Gulf War628
Second Gulf War549
Korea162
World War II22

Muskogee Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74733
35 to 54699
75+432
55 to 64382
18 to 34217

Muskogee Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,67010.78%
Black3679.02%
Native American2747.18%
2+ Races1074.32%
Hispanic523.03%
Asian247.82%
Other Race211.87%

Muskogee Veterans by Race

Muskogee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muskogee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Muskogee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Muskogee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Muskogee 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

67.47%

Born in Muskogee

96.26%

Native Born

3.74%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.26% of Muskogee residents were born in the United States, with 67.47% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.09% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,528-30-0.08%
202836,558-30-0.08%
202736,588-30-0.08%
202636,618-30-0.08%
202536,648-30-0.08%
202436,678-30-0.08%
202336,708-30-0.08%
202236,738-3-0.01%
202136,741-57-0.15%
202036,798-389-1.05%
201937,187-222-0.59%
201837,409-420-1.11%
201737,829-22-0.06%
201637,851-181-0.48%
201538,032-275-0.72%
201438,307-292-0.76%
201338,599-246-0.63%
201238,845-180-0.46%
201139,025-216-0.55%
201039,2419312.43%
200038,3106021.6%
199037,708-2,303-5.76%
198040,0112,6807.18%
197037,331-728-1.91%
196038,0597702.06%
195037,2894,95715.33%
194032,3323060.96%
193032,0261,7495.78%
192030,2774,99919.78%
191025,27800%
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Muskogee Population by Year