Pawnee, Oklahoma Population 2024

1,944

Pawnee is a city located in Osage County and Pawnee County Oklahoma. Pawnee has a 2024 population of 1,944. It is also the county seat of Pawnee County. Pawnee is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,934 in 2020.

The average household income in Pawnee is $63,013 with a poverty rate of 15.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pawnee is 38.4 years, 33.1 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Pawnee Demographics

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

  • White: 66.3%
  • Native American: 22.71%
  • Two or more races: 7.67%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
619.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.52% (10)
The current population of Pawnee, Oklahoma is 1,944 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,934.

Pawnee, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,27966.3%
Native American43822.71%
Two or more races1487.67%
Asian321.66%
Other race190.98%
Black or African American130.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pawnee Population by Race

Pawnee Population Pyramid 2024

Pawnee Median Age

38.4

Total

33.1

Male

41.8

Female

Pawnee Adults

There are 1,503 adults, (383 of whom are seniors) in Pawnee.

Pawnee Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Pawnee Sex Ratio

Female1,07655.78%
Male85344.22%

Pawnee Population by Age

Pawnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7512.4165.234.8
Non Family3081.1461.738.3
Married3023.2473.526.5
Female1203.5251.748.3
Male212.6276.223.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pawnee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade241.85%
9th to 12th Grade1219.31%
High School Graduate51639.69%
Some College32925.31%
Associates Degree977.46%
Bachelors Degree17213.23%
Graduate Degree413.15%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pawnee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pawnee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White912798155
Native American26925148
Hispanic62627
2+ Races60521
Asian19199
Black1380
Other Race10100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.37%.

Pawnee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,459$46,458$30,887
Less Than 9th Grade$22,917$0$22,778
High School Graduate$32,679$37,045$30,455
Some College$36,458$53,750$28,750
Bachelors Degree$46,576$63,158$45,598
Graduate Degree$32,250$0$31,000

$34,459

Average Earnings

$46,458

Average Male

$30,887

Average Female

Pawnee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pawnee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pawnee Language

95.26% of Pawnee residents speak only English, while 4.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Pawnee Language

Pawnee Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,15415113.08%
Native4229322.04%
Multiple1364029.41%
Black10550%

15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

16.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pawnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pawnee is Black, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pawnee is White, with 13.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.32%.

Pawnee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.32%
High School22.35%
Some College7.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Pawnee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed84.21%
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed6.15%

Pawnee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pawnee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$40,284$63,013
Families$60,313$85,743
Married Families$71,071$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,881$27,918

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pawnee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pawnee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pawnee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pawnee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pawnee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

65

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War14
Vietnam10
World War II6
Korea2

Pawnee Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5420
75+17
18 to 3416
55 to 646
65 to 746

Pawnee Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White565.45%
Native American92.59%

Pawnee Veterans by Race

Pawnee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pawnee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pawnee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pawnee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pawnee 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

78.28%

Born in Pawnee

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Pawnee residents were born in the United States, with 78.28% having been born in Oklahoma. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pawnee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,95620.1%
20281,95430.15%
20271,95120.1%
20261,94930.15%
20251,94620.1%
20241,94430.15%
20231,94120.1%
20221,939-10-0.51%
20211,949150.78%
20201,934-174-8.25%
20192,108-8-0.38%
20182,116-13-0.61%
20172,129-5-0.23%
20162,134-3-0.14%
20152,13720.09%
20142,135-19-0.88%
20132,154-7-0.32%
20122,161-46-2.08%
20112,20790.41%
20102,19800%

Pawnee Population by Year