Tenkiller, Oklahoma Population 2024

238

Tenkiller is a city located in Adair County, Cherokee County, and Sequoyah County Oklahoma. Tenkiller has a 2024 population of 238. Tenkiller is currently declining at a rate of -13.45% annually and its population has decreased by -38.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 388 in 2020.

The average household income in Tenkiller is $51,566 with a poverty rate of 51.76%. The median age in Tenkiller is 44.6 years: 36.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Tenkiller Demographics

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

  • White: 47.28%
  • Native American: 46.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
15.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
15.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-38.66% (-150)
The current population of Tenkiller, Oklahoma is 238 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 388.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14847.28%
Native American14746.96%
Two or more races103.19%
Black or African American51.6%
Asian30.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Tenkiller Population by Race

Tenkiller Population Pyramid 2024

Tenkiller Median Age

44.6

Total

36.5

Male

46.8

Female

Tenkiller Adults

There are 242 adults, (43 of whom are seniors) in Tenkiller.

Tenkiller Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tenkiller Sex Ratio

Female15649.84%
Male15750.16%

Tenkiller Population by Age

Tenkiller Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1222.0485.214.8
Married552.851000
Non Family500928
Female172.4717.682.4
Male0000

2.76

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tenkiller Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2411.11%
Associates Degree41.85%
Bachelors Degree3214.81%
Graduate Degree62.78%
High School Graduate9543.98%
Less Than 9th Grade41.85%
Some College5123.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tenkiller Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tenkiller Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12410531
Native American69620
2+ Races1084
Black550
Hispanic550
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Tenkiller Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,625$86,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$25,875$0$21,544
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,500$52,500$26,667
Some College$0$23,750$0

$42,500

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Tenkiller Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tenkiller Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tenkiller Language

97.09% of Tenkiller residents speak only English, while 2.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Tenkiller Language

Tenkiller Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native1479967.35%
White1434027.97%
Multiple1010100%
Black55100%
Hispanic13538.46%
Asian33100%

51.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

42.04%

Male Poverty Rate

61.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tenkiller

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tenkiller is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tenkiller is White, with 27.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 29.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 68.42%.

Tenkiller Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School63.16%
Some College60%
Bachelors or Greater21.05%
Less Than 9th Grade10.71%

Tenkiller Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed30.65%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed31.11%
Female Unemployed0%

Tenkiller Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tenkiller Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$25,972$47,872
Households$26,389$51,566
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$56,884

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tenkiller Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tenkiller Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tenkiller 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.

Tenkiller Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tenkiller Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

19

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam7
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Tenkiller Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 348
75+7
65 to 744
35 to 540
55 to 640

Tenkiller Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White139.7%
Hispanic562.5%
Native American33.33%
Asian3100%

Tenkiller Veterans by Race

Tenkiller Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tenkiller Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Tenkiller Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tenkiller Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tenkiller Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.08%

Born in Tenkiller

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.04% of Tenkiller residents were born in the United States, with 75.08% having been born in Oklahoma. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tenkiller Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024238-37-13.45%
2023275-38-12.14%
2022313-41-11.58%
2021354-34-8.76%
2020388-298-43.44%
2019686131.93%
2018673-14-2.04%
201768711620.32%
2016571489.18%
2015523-68-11.51%
201459110.17%
2013590-145-19.73%
201273510.14%
201173410115.96%
201063300%

Tenkiller Population by Year