Nowata, Oklahoma Population 2022

3,333
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Nowata is a city located in Nowata County Oklahoma. Nowata has a 2020 population of 3,333. It is also the county seat of Nowata County. Nowata is currently declining at a rate of -2.14% annually and its population has decreased by -10.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,725 in 2010.

The average household income in Nowata is $42,809 with a poverty rate of 23.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $618 per month, and the median house value is $73,900. The median age in Nowata is 40.9 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Nowata Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nowatawas:

  • White: 62.65%
  • Two or more races: 16.83%
  • Native American: 14.84%
  • Black or African American: 2.72%
  • Other race: 2.23%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%
The current population of Nowata, Oklahoma is 3,333 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,333.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,725.

Nowata, Oklahoma Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,30162.65%
Black or African American1002.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native54514.84%
Asian190.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.22%
Some Other Race822.23%
Two or More Races61816.83%
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Nowata Population by Race

Nowata Population Pyramid 2022

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Nowata Median Age

36.8


Total

36


Male

37.7


Female

Nowata Adults

There are 2,779 adults, (673 of whom are seniors) in Nowata.

Nowata Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Nowata Sex Ratio

Female

1,823

49.63%

Male

1,850

50.37%

Nowata Population by Age

Nowata Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nowata Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
Male59.3%40.7%
All59.2%40.8%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Female30.7%69.3%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nowata Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5182.359.2
Married6202.9983.1
Male813.3559.3
Female2802.5430.7
Non Family5371.2146.6

2.8

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Nowata Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.88%
9th to 12th Grade26010.63%
High School Graduate1,06143.38%
Some College60124.57%
Associates Degree2219.04%
Bachelors Degree2078.46%
Graduate Degree502.04%
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Nowata Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nowata Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6591,433221
Native American34529720
2+ Races26724915
Asian18161
Islander88
Other Race4646
Hispanic8989
Black7664

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 white people with a rate of 13.32%.

Nowata Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,156$32,860$18,449
Less Than 9th Grade$$30,450$6,786
High School Graduate$23,064$32,155$19,363
Some College$21,445$33,587$17,042
Bachelors Degree$53,417$$53,167
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,156

Average Earnings

$32,860

Average Male

$18,449

Average Female

Nowata Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nowata Language by Age

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Nowata Language

97.29% of Nowata residents speak only English, while 2.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Nowata Language

Nowata Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7777100.00%
Islander88100.00%
Hispanic1665331.93%
Multiple59918030.05%
Asian19421.05%
Native53411220.97%
White2,12841719.60%
Other17NaN%

23.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.06%

Male Poverty Rate

24.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nowata

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.44%.

Nowata Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.37%
High School21.36%
Some College21.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Nowata Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.04%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed23.82%
Female Unemployed24.56%

Nowata Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nowata Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,400$48,592
Families$40,781$55,892
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$21,277$33,123
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Income by Household Type

Nowata Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Nowata Married by Age and Sex

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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 Over 65.

Nowata Marital Status by Race

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Nowata Marital Status

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126

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War17
Vietnam40
Korea15
World War II

Nowata Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3414
35 to 5421
55 to 649
65 to 7430
75+52

Nowata Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White854.68%
Black33.95%
Native American388.62%

Nowata Veterans by Race

Nowata Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nowata Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Nowata Employment by Age

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Nowata Employment by Race

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Nowata 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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71.79%

Born in Nowata

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Nowata residents were born in the United States, with 71.79% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Nowata Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,6720.00%
19204,4357631.91%
19303,531-904-2.25%
19403,9043731.01%
19503,965610.16%
19604,1631980.49%
19703,679-484-1.23%
19804,2705911.50%
19903,896-374-0.91%
20003,971750.19%
20103,725-246-0.64%
20113,756310.83%
20123,743-13-0.35%
20133,720-23-0.61%
20143,702-18-0.48%
20153,71190.24%
20163,682-29-0.78%
20173,645-37-1.00%
20183,625-20-0.55%
20193,552-73-2.01%
20203,479-73-2.06%
20213,406-73-2.10%
20223,333-73-2.14%

Nowata Population by Year