Waurika, Oklahoma Population 2020

1,884

Waurika is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 1,884, it is the 152nd largest city in Oklahoma and the 7834th largest city in the United States. Waurika is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -8.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,064 in 2010. Waurika reached it's highest population of 2,062 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Waurika has a population density of 151 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waurika is $45,161 with a poverty rate of 28.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $524 per month, and the median house value is $57,900. The median age in Waurika is 40.2 years, 34.4 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Waurika Demographics

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

  • White: 86.69%
  • Native American: 6.66%
  • Two or more races: 4.00%
  • Black or African American: 2.65%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Waurika, Oklahoma is 1,884, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,934.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,064.

Waurika, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86286.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native1436.66%
Two or More Races864.00%
Black or African American572.65%

Waurika Population Pyramid 2020

Waurika Median Age

40.2


Total

34.4


Male

46.3


Female

Waurika Adults

There are 1,632 adults, (435 of whom are seniors) in Waurika.

Waurika Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Waurika Sex Ratio

Female

1,085

50.51%

Male

1,063

49.49%

Waurika Households and Families

Waurika Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waurika Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All59.8%40.2%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female45.5%54.5%
Male30%70%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7512.759.8
Married3203.3474.1
Non Family2801.2952.9
Female1213.9645.5
Male303.9330

3.37

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waurika Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade664.61%
9th to 12th Grade16611.58%
High School Graduate61442.85%
Some College34424.01%
Associates Degree402.79%
Bachelors Degree1409.77%
Graduate Degree634.40%

Waurika Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2591,058188
Native American67413
Multiple Races43384
Hispanic3838
Black26268

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 30.77%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,129$26,806$21,907
Less Than High School$16,563$15,688$19,444
High School Grad$17,500$22,656$17,375
Some College$26,985$36,250$22,813
Bachelors Degree$42,188$50,288$35,625
Graduate Degree$49,464$$49,643

$24,129

Average Earnings

$26,806

Average Male

$21,907

Average Female

Waurika Language

Waurika Language by Age

Waurika Language

98.30% of Waurika residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Waurika Poverty

Waurika Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,65945127.19%
Hispanic1296651.16%
Multiple653960.00%
Black441227.27%
Native12975.43%

28.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.72%

Male Poverty Rate

34.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waurika

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waurika is Multiple, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waurika is Native, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.57%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.83%
High School26.11%
Some College19.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.25%
Male Unemployed61.11%
Male Employed13.21%
Female Employed9.51%

Waurika Income

Waurika Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,762$45,161
Families$44,875$55,441
Married Families$52,250-
Non Families$20,250$26,058

Waurika Marital Status

Waurika Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Waurika Married by Age and Sex

Waurika 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.

Waurika Marital Status by Race

Waurika Veterans

188

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War27
World War II16
Korea10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7444
55 to 6442
75+40
18 to 3435
35 to 5427
Name Veterans % of Total
White18312.75%
Indian55.68%

$Waurika Veterans by Education

19.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waurika Employment Status

44.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Waurika 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

59.22%

Born in Oklahoma

99.86%

Native Born

0.14%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.86% of Waurika residents were born in the United States, with 59.22% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.14% 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
20201,884-25-1.31%
20191,909-25-1.29%
20181,934-16-0.82%
20171,950-25-1.27%
20161,975-6-0.30%
20151,981-7-0.35%
20141,988-29-1.44%
20132,0170.00%
20122,017-43-2.09%
20112,060-2-0.10%
20102,0620.00%