Okmulgee, Oklahoma Population 2024

11,512

Okmulgee is a city located in Okfuskee County, Okmulgee County, and Seminole County Oklahoma. Okmulgee has a 2024 population of 11,512. It is also the county seat of Okmulgee County. Okmulgee is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,292 in 2020.

The average household income in Okmulgee is $58,971 with a poverty rate of 23.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Okmulgee is 35.5 years, 31.7 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Okmulgee Demographics

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

  • White: 52.9%
  • Native American: 16.54%
  • Black or African American: 15.85%
  • Two or more races: 12.94%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
17.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
668.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.95% (220)
The current population of Okmulgee, Oklahoma is 11,512 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,292.

Okmulgee, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,01352.9%
Native American1,88016.54%
Black or African American1,80215.85%
Two or more races1,47112.94%
Asian1281.13%
Other race720.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Okmulgee Population by Race

Okmulgee Population Pyramid 2024

Okmulgee Median Age

35.5

Total

31.7

Male

39.8

Female

Okmulgee Adults

There are 8,947 adults, (1,875 of whom are seniors) in Okmulgee.

Okmulgee Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Okmulgee Sex Ratio

Female5,84151.39%
Male5,52548.61%

Okmulgee Population by Age

Okmulgee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2672.3851.348.7
Non Family1,8541.2141.958.1
Married1,1923.3976.123.9
Female9493.340.159.9
Male2722.6946.353.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Okmulgee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2633.56%
9th to 12th Grade78910.68%
High School Graduate2,70536.6%
Some College1,75623.76%
Associates Degree90712.27%
Bachelors Degree6478.75%
Graduate Degree3244.38%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Okmulgee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Okmulgee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,0463,362493
Black1,2641,120149
Native American1,1871,091164
2+ Races652589136
Hispanic19318018
Asian825411
Other Race58340

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 93.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.86%.

Okmulgee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$30,632$33,163$26,325
Less Than 9th Grade$19,766$30,313$17,708
High School Graduate$30,337$32,833$24,611
Some College$29,604$34,167$25,000
Bachelors Degree$32,267$53,295$30,847
Graduate Degree$62,375$59,750$62,550

$30,632

Average Earnings

$33,163

Average Male

$26,325

Average Female

Okmulgee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Okmulgee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Okmulgee Language

96.29% of Okmulgee residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Okmulgee Language

Okmulgee Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,0191,17923.49%
Native1,71842424.68%
Black1,66140924.62%
Multiple1,40723916.99%
Hispanic39622356.31%
Asian1201411.67%

23.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.64%

Male Poverty Rate

23.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Okmulgee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Okmulgee is Hispanic, with 56.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Okmulgee is Asian, with 11.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.12%.

Okmulgee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.63%
Some College21.36%
High School20.96%
Bachelors or Greater7.08%

Okmulgee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed53.62%
Male Unemployed38.13%
Male Employed9.26%
Female Employed8.93%

Okmulgee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Okmulgee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,311$58,971
Families$46,054$62,205
Married Families$66,719$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,508$52,187

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Okmulgee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Okmulgee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Okmulgee 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.

Okmulgee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Okmulgee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

509

Number of Veterans

507

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam232
Second Gulf War145
First Gulf War57
Korea14
World War II0

Okmulgee Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74165
75+116
35 to 5499
18 to 3467
55 to 6462

Okmulgee Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3066.14%
2+ Races8310.11%
Native American614.06%
Black523.56%
Other Race79.72%

Okmulgee Veterans by Race

Okmulgee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Okmulgee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Okmulgee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Okmulgee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Okmulgee 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

74.27%

Born in Okmulgee

99%

Native Born

1%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99% of Okmulgee residents were born in the United States, with 74.27% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Okmulgee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,787550.47%
202811,732550.47%
202711,677550.47%
202611,622550.48%
202511,567550.48%
202411,512550.48%
202311,457550.48%
202211,40260.05%
202111,3961040.92%
202011,292-405-3.46%
201911,697250.21%
201811,672-208-1.75%
201711,880-104-0.87%
201611,984-39-0.32%
201512,023-37-0.31%
201412,060-130-1.07%
201312,190-83-0.68%
201212,273-103-0.83%
201112,376-120-0.96%
201012,496-526-4.04%
200013,022-419-3.12%
199013,441-2,822-17.35%
198016,2631,0837.13%
197015,180-771-4.83%
196015,951-2,366-12.92%
195018,3172,26614.12%
194016,051-1,046-6.12%
193017,097-333-1.91%
192017,43013,254317.39%
19104,17600%
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Okmulgee Population by Year