Shawnee, Oklahoma Population 2020

31,606

Shawnee is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 31,606, it is the 14th largest city in Oklahoma and the 1229th largest city in the United States. Shawnee is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 5.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,857 in 2010. Spanning over 46 miles, Shawnee has a population density of 725 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shawnee is $54,035 with a poverty rate of 20.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $105,100. The median age in Shawnee is 35 years, 33.7 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Shawnee Demographics

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

  • White: 73.70%
  • Native American: 14.32%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Black or African American: 4.76%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Shawnee, Oklahoma is 31,606, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,434.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,857.

Shawnee, Oklahoma Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202073,5414310.59%
201973,1104310.59%
201872,6794310.59%
201772,2482070.29%
201672,0415460.76%
201571,495-44-0.06%
201471,5396320.88%
201370,9073930.55%
201270,5144690.67%
201170,0454120.59%
201069,6330.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,95173.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,45914.32%
Two or More Races1,6625.34%
Black or African American1,4814.76%
Some Other Race3281.05%
Asian2430.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.05%

Shawnee Population Pyramid 2020

Shawnee Median Age

35


Total

33.7


Male

36.4


Female

Shawnee Adults

There are 24,025 adults, (4,869 of whom are seniors) in Shawnee.

Shawnee Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawnee Sex Ratio

Female

16,408

52.69%

Male

14,733

47.31%

Shawnee Households and Families

Shawnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shawnee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All55.1%44.9%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female43.5%56.5%
Male41.2%58.8%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9682.4755.1
Married4,9023.1970.3
Non Family4,5471.1845.4
Female1,9363.3843.5
Male5833.3941.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shawnee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7573.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,9549.72%
High School Graduate6,88334.22%
Some College4,98024.76%
Associates Degree1,5107.51%
Bachelors Degree2,50012.43%
Graduate Degree1,5297.60%

Shawnee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,18313,4723,347
Native American2,6682,102330
Hispanic865614123
Multiple Races702605136
Black64656836
Other Race17112039
Asian15312065

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,406$34,120$25,083
Less Than High School$17,500$21,115$13,333
High School Grad$22,926$30,333$18,676
Some College$27,931$33,486$24,391
Bachelors Degree$42,050$56,458$36,543
Graduate Degree$50,819$67,560$45,946

$29,406

Average Earnings

$34,120

Average Male

$25,083

Average Female

Shawnee Language

Shawnee Language by Age

Shawnee Language

94.53% of Shawnee residents speak only English, while 5.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.64% of the population.

Shawnee Poverty

Shawnee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4573,55217.36%
Native4,3521,07424.68%
Hispanic1,91761632.13%
Black1,39158642.13%
Multiple1,54041126.69%
Other27911541.22%
Asian2414418.26%

20.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.96%

Male Poverty Rate

21.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawnee is Black, with 42.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shawnee is White, with 17.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.12%
High School18.58%
Some College14.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.03%
Female Unemployed41.69%
Female Employed10.55%
Male Employed9.62%

Shawnee Income

Shawnee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,677$54,035
Families$50,444$65,464
Married Families$63,137$79,106
Non Families$26,480$32,695

Shawnee Marital Status

Shawnee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawnee Married by Age and Sex

Shawnee 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 45-54.

Shawnee Marital Status by Race

Shawnee Veterans

2,480

Number of Veterans

2,293

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam806
Second Gulf War571
First Gulf War459
Korea201
World War II119
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,06711.21%
Indian2377.38%
2 or More848.70%
Hispanic826.68%
Black828.36%
Other104.29%

$Shawnee Veterans by Education

9.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawnee Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shawnee 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

68.15%

Born in Oklahoma

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.23% of Shawnee residents were born in the United States, with 68.15% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.66% 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
202031,606860.27%
201931,520860.27%
201831,4341960.63%
201731,238860.28%
201631,1522040.66%
201530,948-46-0.15%
201430,9942860.93%
201330,7082230.73%
201230,4853671.22%
201130,1181850.62%
201029,9331,2410.42%
200028,6922,6750.98%
199026,017-489-0.19%
198026,5061,4310.56%
197025,0757490.30%
196024,3261,3780.58%
195022,9488950.40%
194022,053-1,230-0.54%
193023,2837,9354.26%
192015,3482,8742.10%
191012,4749,01213.68%
19003,4620.00%