Norman, Oklahoma Population 2021

126,952
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Norman is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 126,952, it is the 3rd largest city in Oklahoma (after Oklahoma City and Tulsa) and the 220th largest city in the United States. Norman is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 14.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 110,925 in 2010. Norman reached it's highest population of 126,952 in 2021. Spanning over 189 miles, Norman has a population density of 710 people per square mile.

The average household income in Norman is $79,239 with a poverty rate of 17.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $876 per month, and the median house value is $183,200. The median age in Norman is 30.9 years, 29.7 years for males, and 31.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Norman Demographics

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

  • White: 77.20%
  • Two or more races: 7.67%
  • Asian: 4.93%
  • Black or African American: 4.49%
  • Native American: 3.98%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Norman, Oklahoma is 126,952, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 123,844.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 110,925.

Norman, Oklahoma Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94,83677.20%
Two or More Races9,4197.67%
Asian6,0514.93%
Black or African American5,5144.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,8883.98%
Some Other Race1,9941.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1350.11%
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Norman Population by Race

Norman Population Pyramid 2021

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Norman Median Age

30.9


Total

29.7


Male

31.7


Female

Norman Adults

There are 99,339 adults, (15,053 of whom are seniors) in Norman.

Norman Age Dependency

45.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Norman Sex Ratio

Female

62,095

50.55%

Male

60,742

49.45%

Norman Population by Age

Norman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Norman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All52.8%47.2%
Female38.9%61.1%
Male35.4%64.6%
Non Family33.7%66.3%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Norman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,9132.452.8
Married20,3763.0377.1
Non Family19,7541.5233.7
Female4,7642.9838.9
Male3,0192.9435.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Norman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4071.92%
9th to 12th Grade3,3884.62%
High School Graduate14,33519.55%
Some College17,43523.78%
Associates Degree5,2617.18%
Bachelors Degree17,54523.93%
Graduate Degree13,93919.01%
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Norman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Norman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White55,45852,49224,517
Hispanic5,1934,1501,690
Multiple Races3,9393,8071,573
Asian3,0992,9982,138
Black2,9172,741881
Native American2,8672,415720
Other Race1,175885240
Islander115115

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 68.99%.

Norman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,918$46,332$32,409
Less Than High School$25,758$32,457$16,625
High School Grad$30,273$31,404$26,718
Some College$33,352$42,263$29,735
Bachelors Degree$45,961$54,422$39,682
Graduate Degree$57,607$68,225$47,371

$38,918

Average Earnings

$46,332

Average Male

$32,409

Average Female

Norman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Norman Language by Age

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Norman Language

88.32% of Norman residents speak only English, while 11.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.58% of the population.

Norman Language

Norman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82,06413,03015.88%
Black5,0441,68833.47%
Multiple8,7651,67119.06%
Hispanic9,7731,61216.49%
Asian5,6011,53927.48%
Native4,53089719.80%
Other1,91721111.01%
Islander1242923.39%

17.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.83%

Male Poverty Rate

18.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Norman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Norman is Black, with 33.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Norman is Other, with 11.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.74%.

Norman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.21%
High School15.39%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.44%

Norman Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.36%
Female Unemployed47.79%
Female Employed14.53%
Male Employed10.01%

Norman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Norman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,119$79,239
Families$74,931$101,000
Married Families$91,407-
Non Families$32,924$45,175
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Income by Household Type

Norman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Norman Married by Age and Sex

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Norman 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 35-44.

Norman Marital Status by Race

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Norman Marital Status

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7,669

Number of Veterans

6,823

Male Veterans

846

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,843
Second Gulf War2,265
First Gulf War1,906
Korea417
World War II171

Norman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,970
65 to 741,963
75+1,367
55 to 641,268
18 to 341,101

Norman Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,6808.60%
Black3969.14%
Hispanic3444.62%
2 or More2794.39%
Indian2406.28%
Other664.36%
Asian80.15%

Norman Veterans by Race

Norman Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Norman Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Norman Employment by Age

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Norman Employment by Race

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Norman 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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55.44%

Born in Oklahoma

92.46%

Native Born

7.54%

Foreign Born

4.27%

Non Citizen

3.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.46% of Norman residents were born in the United States, with 55.44% having been born in Oklahoma. 4.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Norman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021126,9521,0360.82%
2020125,9161,0360.83%
2019124,8801,0360.84%
2018123,8444540.37%
2017123,3901,4161.16%
2016121,9741,7351.44%
2015120,2392,0111.70%
2014118,228-467-0.39%
2013118,6953,0952.68%
2012115,6001,7181.51%
2011113,8822,4802.23%
2010111,40215,7081.53%
200095,69415,6231.80%
199080,07112,0511.64%
198068,02015,9032.70%
197052,11718,7054.55%
196033,4126,4062.15%
195027,00615,5778.98%
194011,4291,8261.76%
19309,6034,5996.74%
19205,0041,2803.00%
19103,7240.00%

Norman Population by Year