Watonga, Oklahoma Population 2020

2,799
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Watonga is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 2,799, it is the 117th largest city in Oklahoma and the 6448th largest city in the United States. Watonga is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -45.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,111 in 2010. Watonga reached it's highest population of 4,658 in 2000. Spanning over 4 miles, Watonga has a population density of 684 people per square mile.

The average household income in Watonga is $59,691 with a poverty rate of 15.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $83,400. The median age in Watonga is 41.7 years, 41 years for males, and 47.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 222.9 males.

Watonga Demographics

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

  • White: 65.83%
  • Other race: 11.52%
  • Black or African American: 11.45%
  • Native American: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Watonga, Oklahoma is 2,799, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,859.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,111.

Watonga, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,90965.83%
Some Other Race33411.52%
Black or African American33211.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1966.76%
Two or More Races1294.45%
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Watonga Population Pyramid 2020

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Watonga Median Age

41.7


Total

41


Male

47.3


Female

Watonga Adults

There are 2,650 adults, (361 of whom are seniors) in Watonga.

Watonga Age Dependency

26.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Watonga Sex Ratio

Female

898

30.97%

Male

2,002

69.03%

Watonga Households and Families

Watonga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watonga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All68.8%31.2%
Female58.8%41.3%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male0%100%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8051.9168.8
Married4192.4785.2
Non Family2881.0452.1
Female802.1158.8
Male181.830

2.38

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Watonga Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade33913.49%
9th to 12th Grade37815.04%
High School Graduate88135.06%
Some College51920.65%
Associates Degree1767.00%
Bachelors Degree1084.30%
Graduate Degree1124.46%
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Watonga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2341,058153
Hispanic70127913
Other Race326166
Black31325944
Native American17513110
Multiple Races126100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 14.06%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,917$31,450$15,195
Less Than High School$30,283$32,170$13,095
High School Grad$18,171$$18,323
Some College$25,278$44,926$15,729
Bachelors Degree$30,417$40,313$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,917

Average Earnings

$31,450

Average Male

$15,195

Average Female

Watonga Language

Watonga Language by Age

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Watonga Language

71.83% of Watonga residents speak only English, while 28.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.58% of the population.

Watonga Poverty

Watonga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,05717716.75%
Hispanic1942814.43%
Native1231411.38%
Black135118.15%
Other911010.99%
Multiple5758.77%

15.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watonga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watonga is White, with 16.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watonga is Black, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.04%.

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Name Poverty
High School23.23%
Less Than High School9.67%
Bachelors or Greater6.47%
Some College5.66%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.01%
Male Unemployed9.09%
Male Employed5.47%

Watonga Income

Watonga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,558$59,691
Families$58,169$66,963
Married Families$62,560-
Non Families$31,111$46,051
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Watonga Marital Status

Watonga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Watonga Married by Age and Sex

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Watonga 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.

Watonga Marital Status by Race

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Watonga Veterans

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262

Number of Veterans

179

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War94
Vietnam87
Second Gulf War38
Korea12
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5497
55 to 6463
18 to 3438
75+36
65 to 7428
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Name Veterans % of Total
White18210.87%
Black329.79%
2 or More2519.84%
Hispanic141.87%
Other144.29%
Indian94.59%

Watonga Veterans by Education

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6.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watonga Employment Status

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29.4%

Labor Force Participation

28.8%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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45.55%

Born in Oklahoma

78.48%

Native Born

21.52%

Foreign Born

19.21%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.48% of Watonga residents were born in the United States, with 45.55% having been born in Oklahoma. 19.21% 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
20202,799-30-1.06%
20192,829-30-1.05%
20182,859-16-0.56%
20172,875-30-1.03%
20162,905-56-1.89%
20152,961-35-1.17%
20142,996110.37%
20132,985-13-0.43%
20122,998311.04%
20112,967-74-2.43%
20103,041-1,617-4.17%
20004,6581,2503.17%
19903,408-731-1.92%
19804,1394431.14%
19703,6964441.29%
19603,25230.01%
19503,2494211.40%
19402,8280.00%