Shawnee, Oklahoma Population 2022

31,496
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Shawnee is a city located in Pottawatomie County Oklahoma. Shawnee has a 2020 population of 31,496. It is also the county seat of Pottawatomie County. Shawnee is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 5.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,947 in 2010.

The average household income in Shawnee is $57,166 with a poverty rate of 20.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $113,300. The median age in Shawnee is 35.6 years, 34.5 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Shawnee Demographics

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

  • White: 71.27%
  • Native American: 15.32%
  • Two or more races: 7.27%
  • Black or African American: 4.87%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Shawnee, Oklahoma is 31,496 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,496.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,947.

Shawnee, Oklahoma Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201069,6500.00%
201170,0594090.58%
201270,5124530.64%
201370,9063940.56%
201471,5356290.88%
201571,479-56-0.08%
201672,0015220.72%
201772,1851840.25%
201872,5133280.45%
201972,592790.11%
202072,671790.11%
202172,750790.11%

Shawnee Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,35271.27%
Black or African American1,5284.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,80515.32%
Asian1920.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.09%
Some Other Race1760.56%
Two or More Races2,2817.27%
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Shawnee Population by Race

Shawnee Population Pyramid 2022

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Shawnee Median Age

35.7


Total

34.8


Male

37.2


Female

Shawnee Adults

There are 24,291 adults, (5,254 of whom are seniors) in Shawnee.

Shawnee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shawnee Sex Ratio

Female

16,553

52.78%

Male

14,808

47.22%

Shawnee Population by Age

Shawnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shawnee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All57.1%42.9%
Male55.3%44.7%
Non Family45.2%54.8%
Female40.4%59.6%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shawnee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9062.557.1
Married4,6993.3375.5
Male7592.8955.3
Female1,8183.4940.4
Non Family4,6301.1945.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Shawnee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5722.81%
9th to 12th Grade2,0129.89%
High School Graduate6,57032.30%
Some College4,69823.10%
Associates Degree1,6498.11%
Bachelors Degree2,92714.39%
Graduate Degree1,9139.40%
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Shawnee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shawnee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian986528
White14,84113,2674,065
2+ Races1,067954205
Black690603110
Other Race13212720
Native American2,8732,323370
Hispanic1,07681676

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 96.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.57%.

Shawnee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,332$38,236$27,368
Less Than 9th Grade$21,708$26,435$17,440
High School Graduate$25,009$34,104$17,338
Some College$30,261$34,770$26,498
Bachelors Degree$44,469$51,781$39,870
Graduate Degree$48,367$61,250$44,356

$32,332

Average Earnings

$38,236

Average Male

$27,368

Average Female

Shawnee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shawnee Language by Age

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Shawnee Language

95.69% of Shawnee residents speak only English, while 4.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

Shawnee Language

Shawnee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,41151536.50%
Hispanic2,14556026.11%
Multiple2,18953924.62%
Native4,6731,07623.03%
White19,7773,70818.75%
Asian1922814.58%
Other25NaN%

20.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shawnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shawnee is Black, with 36.50% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.70%.

Shawnee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.56%
High School23.75%
Some College16.11%
Bachelors or Greater6.72%

Shawnee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.80%
Male Unemployed37.75%
Female Employed9.77%
Female Unemployed32.45%

Shawnee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shawnee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,123$58,200
Families$57,049$69,938
Married Families$72,788-
Non Families$26,365$37,070
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Income by Household Type

Shawnee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shawnee Married by Age and Sex

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Shawnee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shawnee Marital Status by Race

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Shawnee Marital Status

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2,382

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War614
First Gulf War549
Vietnam825
Korea143
World War II49

Shawnee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34231
35 to 54654
55 to 64470
65 to 74562
75+465

Shawnee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,90910.54%
Black11410.98%
Native American2537.20%
Other Race74.29%
2+ Races997.42%
Hispanic866.31%

Shawnee Veterans by Race

Shawnee Veterans by Education

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8.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shawnee Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Shawnee Employment by Age

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Shawnee Employment by Race

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Shawnee 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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67.98%

Born in Shawnee

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.80% of Shawnee residents were born in the United States, with 67.98% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shawnee Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,4620.00%
191012,4749,01213.68%
192015,3482,8742.10%
193023,2837,9354.26%
194022,053-1,230-0.54%
195022,9488950.40%
196024,3261,3780.58%
197025,0757490.30%
198026,5061,4310.56%
199026,017-489-0.19%
200028,6922,6750.98%
201029,9471,2550.43%
201130,1271800.60%
201230,4853581.19%
201330,7672820.93%
201431,0542870.93%
201531,003-51-0.16%
201631,1931900.61%
201731,271780.25%
201831,4161450.46%
201931,436200.06%
202031,456200.06%
202131,476200.06%
202231,496200.06%

Shawnee Population by Year