Spencer, Oklahoma Population 2020

3,915

Spencer is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 3,915, it is the 90th largest city in Oklahoma and the 5464th largest city in the United States. Spencer is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually but its population has increased by 0.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,912 in 2010. Spencer reached it's highest population of 4,064 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Spencer has a population density of 729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Spencer is $50,683 with a poverty rate of 14.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $75,300. The median age in Spencer is 46 years, 39.3 years for males, and 51.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.1 males.

Spencer Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 51.30%
  • White: 33.87%
  • Two or more races: 12.46%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Spencer, Oklahoma is 3,915, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,981.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,912.

Spencer, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,05851.30%
White1,35933.87%
Two or More Races50012.46%
Some Other Race551.37%
Asian260.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.35%

Spencer Population Pyramid 2020

Spencer Median Age

46


Total

39.3


Male

51.4


Female

Spencer Adults

There are 3,248 adults, (805 of whom are seniors) in Spencer.

Spencer Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Spencer Sex Ratio

Female

1,995

49.73%

Male

2,017

50.27%

Spencer Households and Families

Spencer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spencer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female85.1%14.9%
Married84.4%15.6%
All69%31%
Non Family48%52%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7242.369
Non Family7731.1248
Married5652.8884.4
Female2954.185.1
Male912.9100

3.21

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spencer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade953.33%
9th to 12th Grade2217.76%
High School Graduate1,16340.82%
Some College86130.22%
Associates Degree1154.04%
Bachelors Degree1946.81%
Graduate Degree2007.02%

Spencer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3931,276295
White1,08292492
Multiple Races281281
Hispanic775514
Other Race2922
Asian267
Native American88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 21.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,982$28,125$27,852
Less Than High School$30,100$31,050$
High School Grad$18,438$16,389$20,057
Some College$31,809$32,424$31,337
Bachelors Degree$40,833$43,625$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,982

Average Earnings

$28,125

Average Male

$27,852

Average Female

Spencer Language

Spencer Language by Age

Spencer Language

95.64% of Spencer residents speak only English, while 4.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Spencer Poverty

Spencer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,05236917.98%
White1,27120215.89%
Hispanic1361410.29%
Multiple50091.80%

14.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.15%

Male Poverty Rate

17.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spencer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Black, with 17.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spencer is Multiple, with 1.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.87%.

Name Poverty
High School22.28%
Less Than High School15.16%
Bachelors or Greater12.37%
Some College4.02%
Name Poverty
Female Employed9.83%
Male Employed5.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Spencer Income

Spencer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,074$50,683
Families$49,529$66,391
Married Families$64,883-
Non Families$24,716$30,209

Spencer Marital Status

Spencer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Spencer Married by Age and Sex

Spencer 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 Over 65.

Spencer Marital Status by Race

Spencer Veterans

353

Number of Veterans

353

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam188
Korea73
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War24
World War II9
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74144
75+111
35 to 5443
55 to 6431
18 to 3424
Name Veterans % of Total
White16514.21%
Black1469.09%
2 or More4210.22%
Hispanic78.14%

$Spencer Veterans by Education

9.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spencer Employment Status

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Spencer 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

78.41%

Born in Oklahoma

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.18% of Spencer residents were born in the United States, with 78.41% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,915-33-0.84%
20193,948-33-0.83%
20183,981-12-0.30%
20173,993-33-0.82%
20164,026-4-0.10%
20154,030-1-0.02%
20144,03120.05%
20134,029310.78%
20123,998471.19%
20113,951320.82%
20103,9191730.45%
20003,746-226-0.58%
19903,972-92-0.23%
19804,0644611.21%
19703,6030.00%