Velma, Oklahoma Population 2020

584

Velma is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 584, it is the 296th largest city in Oklahoma and the 12660th largest city in the United States. Velma is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -5.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 620 in 2010. Velma reached it's highest population of 621 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Velma has a population density of 416 people per square mile.

The average household income in Velma is $61,151 with a poverty rate of 25.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $87,300. The median age in Velma is 34.2 years, 33.1 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Velma Demographics

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

  • White: 86.62%
  • Two or more races: 5.85%
  • Native American: 5.08%
  • Other race: 2.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Velma, Oklahoma is 584, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 598.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 620.

Velma, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56386.62%
Two or More Races385.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native335.08%
Some Other Race162.46%

Velma Population Pyramid 2020

Velma Median Age

34.2


Total

33.1


Male

37.4


Female

Velma Adults

There are 460 adults, (90 of whom are seniors) in Velma.

Velma Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Velma Sex Ratio

Female

329

50.62%

Male

321

49.38%

Velma Households and Families

Velma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Velma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All69.6%30.4%
Male63.6%36.4%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female37.8%62.2%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2402.7169.6
Married1312.9882.4
Non Family611.362.3
Female373.6537.8
Male114.1863.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Velma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade143.48%
9th to 12th Grade4210.45%
High School Graduate17944.53%
Some College10325.62%
Associates Degree194.73%
Bachelors Degree256.22%
Graduate Degree204.98%

Velma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35530441
Multiple Races1919
Hispanic1510
Other Race138
Native American13134

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 native american people with a rate of 30.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,031$51,875$26,364
Less Than High School$62,656$63,750$26,250
High School Grad$33,889$44,167$22,500
Some College$33,393$75,625$26,875
Bachelors Degree$46,875$46,875$
Graduate Degree$61,250$60,625$70,417

$37,031

Average Earnings

$51,875

Average Male

$26,364

Average Female

Velma Language

Velma Language by Age

Velma Language

96.85% of Velma residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Velma Poverty

Velma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55314426.04%
Hispanic241145.83%
Native33927.27%
Multiple3837.89%
Other16318.75%

25.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.48%

Male Poverty Rate

25.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Velma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Velma is Hispanic, with 45.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Velma is Multiple, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.75%.

Name Poverty
Some College24.59%
High School18.99%
Less Than High School16.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed27.78%
Female Employed14.81%
Male Employed11.59%

Velma Income

Velma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,500$61,151
Families$64,583$71,010
Married Families$83,281-
Non Families$21,458$30,921

Velma Marital Status

Velma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Velma Married by Age and Sex

Velma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Velma Marital Status by Race

Velma Veterans

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7416
75+7
55 to 647
35 to 543
18 to 342

$Velma Veterans by Education

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Velma Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Velma 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

81.08%

Born in Oklahoma

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.69% of Velma residents were born in the United States, with 81.08% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.54% 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
2020584-7-1.18%
2019591-7-1.17%
2018598-2-0.33%
2017600-7-1.15%
2016607-8-1.30%
20156150.00%
2014615-6-0.97%
201362120.32%
2012619-2-0.32%
20116210.00%
20106210.00%