Sulphur, Oklahoma Population 2020

4,946

Sulphur is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 4,946, it is the 75th largest city in Oklahoma and the 4779th largest city in the United States. Sulphur is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually but its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,929 in 2010. Sulphur reached it's highest population of 5,516 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, Sulphur has a population density of 721 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sulphur is $67,588 with a poverty rate of 16.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $106,700. The median age in Sulphur is 36.9 years, 34.2 years for males, and 43 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.

Sulphur Demographics

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

  • White: 73.37%
  • Two or more races: 12.56%
  • Native American: 10.87%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sulphur, Oklahoma is 4,946, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,018.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,929.

Sulphur, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,68673.37%
Two or More Races63112.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native54610.87%
Some Other Race781.55%
Asian470.94%
Black or African American360.72%

Sulphur Population Pyramid 2020

Sulphur Median Age

36.9


Total

34.2


Male

43


Female

Sulphur Adults

There are 3,814 adults, (977 of whom are seniors) in Sulphur.

Sulphur Age Dependency

77.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sulphur Sex Ratio

Female

2,626

52.27%

Male

2,398

47.73%

Sulphur Households and Families

Sulphur Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sulphur Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
All58.5%41.5%
Female55.4%44.6%
Male50%50%
Non Family47.9%52.1%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9202.4558.5
Non Family7331.3847.9
Married7042.7572.7
Female3433.5755.4
Male1403.8250

3.05

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sulphur Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1966.04%
9th to 12th Grade38411.83%
High School Graduate1,13434.92%
Some College72922.45%
Associates Degree1785.48%
Bachelors Degree40412.44%
Graduate Degree2226.84%

Sulphur Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5482,139582
Native American31530117
Multiple Races25015827
Hispanic207151
Other Race7867
Black9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.84%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,573$40,151$25,076
Less Than High School$17,803$$11,287
High School Grad$24,737$30,561$21,650
Some College$30,463$41,538$25,200
Bachelors Degree$50,625$$34,148
Graduate Degree$64,125$$

$30,573

Average Earnings

$40,151

Average Male

$25,076

Average Female

Sulphur Language

Sulphur Language by Age

Sulphur Language

95.09% of Sulphur residents speak only English, while 4.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

Sulphur Poverty

Sulphur Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,27242713.05%
Multiple62715624.88%
Native53513525.23%
Hispanic3687219.57%
Asian4747100.00%

16.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.19%

Male Poverty Rate

20.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sulphur

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sulphur is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sulphur is White, with 13.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.89%
High School11.95%
Some College10.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed10.39%
Male Employed9.16%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sulphur Income

Sulphur Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,477$67,588
Families$58,321$84,294
Married Families$67,833-
Non Families$26,250$37,630

Sulphur Marital Status

Sulphur Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sulphur Married by Age and Sex

Sulphur 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 55-64.

Sulphur Marital Status by Race

Sulphur Veterans

489

Number of Veterans

449

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam248
First Gulf War109
Korea86
World War II20
Second Gulf War10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74163
75+149
55 to 6486
35 to 5476
18 to 3415
Name Veterans % of Total
White43414.42%
2 or More278.68%
Hispanic197.54%
Other1924.36%
Indian51.30%
Black418.18%

$Sulphur Veterans by Education

3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sulphur Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sulphur 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

71.68%

Born in Oklahoma

97.61%

Native Born

2.39%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.61% of Sulphur residents were born in the United States, with 71.68% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.80% 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
20204,946-36-0.72%
20194,982-36-0.72%
20185,01840.08%
20175,014-36-0.71%
20165,05070.14%
20155,043240.48%
20145,019280.56%
20134,991180.36%
20124,9730.00%
20114,973310.63%
20104,9421480.30%
20004,794-30-0.06%
19904,824-692-1.33%
19805,5163580.67%
19705,1584210.86%
19604,7373480.77%
19504,389-581-1.24%
19404,9707281.60%
19304,2425751.47%
19203,667-17-0.05%
19103,6840.00%