Nowata, Oklahoma Population 2020

3,530

Nowata is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 3,530, it is the 92nd largest city in Oklahoma and the 5753rd largest city in the United States. Nowata is currently declining at a rate of -1.15% annually and its population has decreased by -5.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,731 in 2010. Nowata reached it's highest population of 4,435 in 1920. Spanning over 3 miles, Nowata has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Nowata is $40,395 with a poverty rate of 23.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $589 per month, and the median house value is $67,100. The median age in Nowata is 41.7 years, 38 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Nowata Demographics

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

  • White: 62.30%
  • Native American: 18.73%
  • Two or more races: 10.13%
  • Black or African American: 5.17%
  • Other race: 3.05%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Nowata, Oklahoma is 3,530, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,612.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,731.

Nowata, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,28962.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native68818.73%
Two or More Races37210.13%
Black or African American1905.17%
Some Other Race1123.05%
Asian160.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.19%

Nowata Population Pyramid 2020

Nowata Median Age

41.7


Total

38


Male

43.6


Female

Nowata Adults

There are 2,850 adults, (756 of whom are seniors) in Nowata.

Nowata Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Nowata Sex Ratio

Female

1,888

51.39%

Male

1,786

48.61%

Nowata Households and Families

Nowata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nowata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.8%23.2%
Male60.6%39.4%
All59.7%40.3%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female37.3%62.7%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5512.2559.7
Non Family6701.0752.2
Married5873.1876.8
Female2283.0837.3
Male663.1460.6

3.07

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nowata Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade823.27%
9th to 12th Grade29011.57%
High School Graduate1,17646.91%
Some College63725.41%
Associates Degree1837.30%
Bachelors Degree943.75%
Graduate Degree451.79%

Nowata Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6791,464132
Native American4193357
Multiple Races205205
Black10558
Hispanic10377
Other Race6236
Islander77
Asian44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,433$31,731$19,659
Less Than High School$$31,307$7,212
High School Grad$30,153$40,208$19,712
Some College$25,489$30,489$20,350
Bachelors Degree$31,719$$50,789
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,433

Average Earnings

$31,731

Average Male

$19,659

Average Female

Nowata Language

Nowata Language by Age

Nowata Language

96.27% of Nowata residents speak only English, while 3.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Nowata Poverty

Nowata Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,11734416.25%
Multiple36315642.98%
Native67113219.67%
Hispanic16411469.51%
Other1128878.57%
Black1665734.34%
Asian1616100.00%
Islander77100.00%

23.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.47%

Male Poverty Rate

22.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nowata

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nowata is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nowata is White, with 16.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.44%
High School17.42%
Some College15.19%
Bachelors or Greater11.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Unemployed19.75%
Female Employed19.08%
Male Employed9.97%

Nowata Income

Nowata Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,917$40,395
Families$41,321$48,615
Married Families$55,197-
Non Families$19,205$28,156

Nowata Marital Status

Nowata Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Nowata Married by Age and Sex

Nowata 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.

Nowata Marital Status by Race

Nowata Veterans

232

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam107
Korea20
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War16
World War II10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7489
75+67
35 to 5444
55 to 6418
18 to 3414
Name Veterans % of Total
White1337.28%
Indian6812.48%
Black2716.88%
2 or More41.63%

$Nowata Veterans by Education

8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nowata Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Nowata Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.79%

Born in Oklahoma

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.93% of Nowata residents were born in the United States, with 70.79% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.69% 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
20203,530-41-1.15%
20193,571-41-1.14%
20183,612-31-0.85%
20173,643-41-1.11%
20163,684-30-0.81%
20153,714140.38%
20143,700-19-0.51%
20133,719-22-0.59%
20123,741-12-0.32%
20113,753290.78%
20103,724-247-0.64%
20003,971750.19%
19903,896-374-0.91%
19804,2705911.50%
19703,679-484-1.23%
19604,1631980.49%
19503,965610.16%
19403,9043731.01%
19303,531-904-2.25%
19204,4357631.91%
19103,6720.00%