Walters, Oklahoma Population 2024

2,351

Walters is a city located in Comanche County and Cotton County Oklahoma. Walters has a 2024 population of 2,351. It is also the county seat of Cotton County. Walters is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,411 in 2020.

The average household income in Walters is $61,120 with a poverty rate of 29.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Walters is 40.5 years, 34.9 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

Walters Demographics

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

  • White: 70.06%
  • Native American: 13.9%
  • Two or more races: 9.12%
  • Other race: 6.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.48%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
291.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.49% (-60)
The current population of Walters, Oklahoma is 2,351 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,411.

Walters, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,59870.06%
Native American31713.9%
Two or more races2089.12%
Other race1436.27%
Black or African American110.48%
Asian40.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Walters Population by Race

Walters Population Pyramid 2024

Walters Median Age

40.5

Total

34.9

Male

45.6

Female

Walters Adults

There are 1,709 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Walters.

Walters Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Walters Sex Ratio

Female1,20052.61%
Male1,08147.39%

Walters Population by Age

Walters Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8382.6469.830.2
Married3523.0789.810.2
Non Family3341.1652.747.3
Female1134.6351.348.7
Male395.6489.710.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Walters Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade17211.09%
Associates Degree795.09%
Bachelors Degree1117.16%
Graduate Degree1137.29%
High School Graduate56736.56%
Less Than 9th Grade392.51%
Some College47030.3%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Walters Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walters Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,085990193
Native American20118220
Hispanic144644
Other Race116434
2+ Races106937
Black11110
Asian400

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.79%.

Walters Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,292$68,472$26,364
Graduate Degree$41,544$0$43,500
High School Graduate$36,667$22,188$38,125
Less Than 9th Grade$21,458$21,927$0
Overall$37,857$41,563$37,546
Some College$38,846$54,500$35,446

$37,857

Average Earnings

$41,563

Average Male

$37,546

Average Female

Walters Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walters Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Walters Language

93.87% of Walters residents speak only English, while 6.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.04% of the population.

Walters Language

Walters Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,52441026.9%
Other1439667.13%
Hispanic1829652.75%
Multiple1927639.58%
Native3086521.1%

29.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.35%

Male Poverty Rate

30.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walters

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walters is Other, with 67.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walters is Native, with 21.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.61%.

Walters Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.01%
High School26.65%
Some College13.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.91%

Walters Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed75%
Male Unemployed47.37%
Male Employed10.7%
Female Employed10.66%

Walters Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walters Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,639$75,264
Households$50,284$61,120
Married Families$83,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,833$36,002

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Walters Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Walters Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Walters 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.

Walters Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Walters Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

178

Number of Veterans

149

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War58
Vietnam37
First Gulf War18
Korea9
World War II0

Walters Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5489
75+31
55 to 6420
18 to 3419
65 to 7419

Walters Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1179.73%
Hispanic3320.5%
Native American2410.39%
Other Race2118.1%
2+ Races1611.59%

Walters Veterans by Race

Walters Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walters Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walters Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Walters Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Walters 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

65.98%

Born in Walters

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Walters residents were born in the United States, with 65.98% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walters Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,276-15-0.65%
20282,291-15-0.65%
20272,306-15-0.65%
20262,321-15-0.64%
20252,336-15-0.64%
20242,351-15-0.63%
20232,366-15-0.63%
20222,38130.13%
20212,378-33-1.37%
20202,411632.68%
20192,348-63-2.61%
20182,411-30-1.23%
20172,441-27-1.09%
20162,468-38-1.52%
20152,506-53-2.07%
20142,559-16-0.62%
20132,57520.08%
20122,573-5-0.19%
20112,578-1-0.04%
20102,579-78-2.94%
20002,6571385.48%
19902,519-259-9.32%
19802,7781676.4%
19702,611-214-7.58%
19602,825822.99%
19502,743-289-9.53%
19203,03200%
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Walters Population by Year