Watts, Oklahoma Population 2024

282

Watts is a city located in Adair County, Cherokee County, and Delaware County Oklahoma. Watts has a 2024 population of 282. Watts is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 3.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 272 in 2020.

The average household income in Watts is $39,898 with a poverty rate of 31.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Watts is 32.6 years, 33.2 years for males, and 30.3 years for females.

Watts Demographics

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

  • White: 64.59%
  • Native American: 16.73%
  • Other race: 12.84%
  • Black or African American: 4.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
530.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.68% (10)
The current population of Watts, Oklahoma is 282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 272.

Watts, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16664.59%
Native American4316.73%
Other race3312.84%
Black or African American114.28%
Two or more races31.17%
Asian10.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Watts Population by Race

Watts Population Pyramid 2024

Watts Median Age

32.6

Total

33.2

Male

30.3

Female

Watts Adults

There are 165 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Watts.

Watts Age Dependency

105.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Watts Sex Ratio

Female15259.14%
Male10540.86%

Watts Population by Age

Watts Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1002.576436
Non Family501.147426
Married383.6147.452.6
Female105.87030
Male22.51000

3.88

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Watts Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade95.52%
9th to 12th Grade169.82%
High School Graduate11168.1%
Some College95.52%
Associates Degree53.07%
Bachelors Degree84.91%
Graduate Degree53.07%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Watts Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Watts Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White101815
Native American33336
Hispanic15112
Other Race11112
Black11110
2+ Races320
Asian100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 18.18%.

Watts Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,792$42,500$0
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$0$0
High School Graduate$28,500$41,042$0
Some College$35,625$0$34,375
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$29,792

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Watts Earnings by Educational Attainment

Watts Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Watts Language

88.98% of Watts residents speak only English, while 11.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.78% of the population.

Watts Language

Watts Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1584830.38%
Other332163.64%
Hispanic422150%
Native431125.58%

31.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.43%

Male Poverty Rate

30.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Watts

The race most likely to be in poverty in Watts is Other, with 63.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Watts is Native, with 25.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.41%.

Watts Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44%
Some College21.43%
High School18.92%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Watts Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.11%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed17.5%
Female Unemployed0%

Watts Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Watts Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$35,000$39,898
Families$57,708$50,706
Married Families$58,958$-999,999,999
Non Families$21,071$27,914

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Watts Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Watts Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Watts Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Watts Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Watts Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Watts Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 542
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Watts Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White21.92%

Watts Veterans by Race

Watts Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Watts Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Watts Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Watts Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Watts 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

21.79%

Born in Watts

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

4.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Watts residents were born in the United States, with 21.79% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Watts Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929420.68%
202829231.04%
202728920.7%
202628731.06%
202528420.71%
202428231.08%
202327920.72%
202227731.09%
202127420.74%
2020272-39-12.54%
2019311-1-0.32%
201831210.32%
2017311-3-0.96%
201631400%
2015314-4-1.26%
2014318-1-0.31%
201331910.31%
2012318-4-1.24%
2011322-3-0.92%
201032500%

Watts Population by Year