Pocola, Oklahoma Population 2020

4,135

Pocola is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 4,135, it is the 85th largest city in Oklahoma and the 5301st largest city in the United States. Pocola is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 1.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,056 in 2010. Spanning over 31 miles, Pocola has a population density of 137 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pocola is $52,673 with a poverty rate of 21.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $703 per month, and the median house value is $98,700. The median age in Pocola is 38.4 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Pocola Demographics

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

  • White: 81.48%
  • Native American: 9.64%
  • Two or more races: 6.62%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pocola, Oklahoma is 4,135, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,117.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,056.

Pocola, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,31381.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native3929.64%
Two or More Races2696.62%
Black or African American751.84%
Some Other Race170.42%

Pocola Population Pyramid 2020

Pocola Median Age

38.4


Total

36.7


Male

40.5


Female

Pocola Adults

There are 3,027 adults, (722 of whom are seniors) in Pocola.

Pocola Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocola Sex Ratio

Female

2,108

51.84%

Male

1,958

48.16%

Pocola Households and Families

Pocola Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pocola Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
Non Family73.7%26.3%
All70.9%29.1%
Male37.5%62.5%
Female31.9%68.1%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5082.6570.9
Married8083.184
Non Family3951.1573.7
Female2733.3731.9
Male323.4737.5

3.12

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pocola Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1184.35%
9th to 12th Grade2147.88%
High School Graduate1,25846.34%
Some College53419.67%
Associates Degree28210.39%
Bachelors Degree2388.77%
Graduate Degree712.62%

Pocola Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2501,969260
Native American23722930
Multiple Races13310619
Black7559
Hispanic2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 14.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,609$32,399$24,795
Less Than High School$15,208$32,143$12,438
High School Grad$27,929$36,063$22,552
Some College$26,799$25,600$28,352
Bachelors Degree$26,875$26,964$26,833
Graduate Degree$96,319$95,268$

$27,609

Average Earnings

$32,399

Average Male

$24,795

Average Female

Pocola Language

Pocola Language by Age

Pocola Language

99.20% of Pocola residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Pocola Poverty

Pocola Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,22075623.48%
Native3805915.53%
Multiple2613212.26%
Black7579.33%

21.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.18%

Male Poverty Rate

24.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocola

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocola is White, with 23.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocola is Black, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.99%
High School18.34%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.44%
Female Unemployed22.73%
Female Employed9.54%
Male Employed2.83%

Pocola Income

Pocola Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,035$52,673
Families$50,288$59,775
Married Families$63,150-
Non Families$22,583$28,660

Pocola Marital Status

Pocola Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocola Married by Age and Sex

Pocola 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.

Pocola Marital Status by Race

Pocola Veterans

334

Number of Veterans

290

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam127
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War48
World War II10
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74109
55 to 6480
18 to 3465
35 to 5449
75+31
Name Veterans % of Total
White27811.10%
Indian3413.93%
2 or More2211.83%
Hispanic716.28%

$Pocola Veterans by Education

15.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocola Employment Status

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pocola 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

31.60%

Born in Oklahoma

99.85%

Native Born

0.15%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.85% of Pocola residents were born in the United States, with 31.60% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,13590.22%
20194,12690.22%
20184,117370.91%
20174,08090.22%
20164,071280.69%
20154,043-4-0.10%
20144,04750.12%
20134,04270.17%
20124,035-16-0.39%
20114,051-7-0.17%
20104,058640.16%
20003,9943300.87%
19903,6643961.15%
19803,2680.00%