Watonga, Oklahoma Population 2022

2,802
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Watonga is a city located in Blaine County Oklahoma. Watonga has a 2020 population of 2,802. It is also the county seat of Blaine County. Watonga is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -7.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,042 in 2010.

The average household income in Watonga is $54,758 with a poverty rate of 16.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $87,800. The median age in Watonga is 42 years, 39.5 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.

Watonga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Watongawas:

  • White: 63.48%
  • Native American: 13.01%
  • Black or African American: 11.79%
  • Other race: 7.19%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Watonga, Oklahoma is 2,802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,802.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,042.

Watonga, Oklahoma Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,82063.48%
Black or African American33811.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native37313.01%
Some Other Race2067.19%
Two or More Races1304.53%
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Watonga Population by Race

Watonga Population Pyramid 2022

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Watonga Median Age

39.6


Total

39.5


Male

40.8


Female

Watonga Adults

There are 2,521 adults, (388 of whom are seniors) in Watonga.

Watonga Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Watonga Sex Ratio

Female

720

25.11%

Male

2,147

74.89%

Watonga Population by Age

Watonga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Watonga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
All55.4%44.6%
Female20.9%79.1%
Male0%100%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Watonga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8281.8755.4
Married2942.4271.8
Male1614.560
Female1481.3820.9
Non Family3701.0858.6

2.51

Average Family Size

1.87

Average Household Size

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Watonga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28412.00%
9th to 12th Grade36415.38%
High School Graduate85336.04%
Some College47520.07%
Associates Degree1867.86%
Bachelors Degree1365.75%
Graduate Degree692.92%
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Watonga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watonga Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American16512654
White1,049932123
Black31728115
Hispanic79932713
2+ Races125110
Other Race19881

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 32.73%.

Watonga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,733$27,542$16,674
Less Than 9th Grade$13,942$$
High School Graduate$17,955$22,917$14,541
Some College$26,033$40,076$25,114
Bachelors Degree$34,844$47,813$
Graduate Degree$41,071$$41,429

$22,733

Average Earnings

$27,542

Average Male

$16,674

Average Female

Watonga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watonga Language by Age

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Watonga Language

67.41% of Watonga residents speak only English, while 32.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.77% of the population.

Watonga Language

Watonga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1326448.48%
Hispanic1344735.07%
Native2956221.02%
White958919.50%
Other8NaN%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.82%

Male Poverty Rate

21.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watonga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watonga is Black, with 48.48% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.40%.

Watonga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.35%
High School27.16%
Some College7.94%
Bachelors or Greater28.13%

Watonga Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.04%
Male Unemployed1.59%
Female Employed16.32%
Female Unemployed42.42%

Watonga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watonga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,978$54,043
Families$43,309$49,359
Married Families$53,448-
Non Families$41,964$59,842
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Income by Household Type

Watonga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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 55-64.

Watonga Marital Status by Race

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Watonga Marital Status

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223

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War
Vietnam108
Korea7
World War II5

Watonga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 5418
55 to 6422
65 to 7413
75+150

Watonga Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1699.98%
Black82.48%
Native American4625.27%

Watonga Veterans by Race

Watonga Veterans by Education

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29.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watonga Veterans by Education

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31.4%

Labor Force Participation

26.5%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Watonga Employment by Age

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Watonga Employment by Race

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Watonga Employment by Education

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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54.69%

Born in Watonga

73.67%

Native Born

26.33%

Foreign Born

25.18%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.67% of Watonga residents were born in the United States, with 54.69% having been born in Oklahoma. 25.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Watonga Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,8280.00%
19503,2494211.40%
19603,25230.01%
19703,6964441.29%
19804,1394431.14%
19903,408-731-1.92%
20004,6581,2503.17%
20103,042-1,616-4.17%
20112,970-72-2.37%
20123,001311.04%
20132,987-14-0.47%
20142,999120.40%
20152,966-33-1.10%
20162,920-46-1.55%
20172,878-42-1.44%
20182,854-24-0.83%
20192,841-13-0.46%
20202,828-13-0.46%
20212,815-13-0.46%
20222,802-13-0.46%

Watonga Population by Year