Wewoka, Oklahoma Population 2020

3,189

Wewoka is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 3,189, it is the 104th largest city in Oklahoma and the 6053rd largest city in the United States. Wewoka is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,430 in 2010. Wewoka reached it's highest population of 10,401 in 1930. Spanning over 5 miles, Wewoka has a population density of 661 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wewoka is $37,736 with a poverty rate of 40.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $611 per month, and the median house value is $51,400. The median age in Wewoka is 40.5 years, 37 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.1 males.

Wewoka Demographics

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

  • White: 52.45%
  • Native American: 21.18%
  • Black or African American: 13.25%
  • Two or more races: 12.18%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wewoka, Oklahoma is 3,189, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,271.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,430.

Wewoka, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,76652.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native71321.18%
Black or African American44613.25%
Two or More Races41012.18%
Some Other Race320.95%

Wewoka Population Pyramid 2020

Wewoka Median Age

40.5


Total

37


Male

43.2


Female

Wewoka Adults

There are 2,476 adults, (686 of whom are seniors) in Wewoka.

Wewoka Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wewoka Sex Ratio

Female

1,829

54.32%

Male

1,538

45.68%

Wewoka Households and Families

Wewoka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wewoka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All56.2%43.8%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female42.6%57.4%
Male28.3%71.7%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2472.4856.2
Non Family5291.1855.6
Married3683.5574.2
Female2443.2442.6
Male1063.4628.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wewoka Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1828.30%
9th to 12th Grade28312.91%
High School Graduate62828.65%
Some College69731.80%
Associates Degree1717.80%
Bachelors Degree1526.93%
Graduate Degree793.60%

Wewoka Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,190942130
Native American40430931
Black32627152
Multiple Races2061494
Hispanic726014
Other Race3224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 83.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 19.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,013$25,239$24,677
Less Than High School$16,172$13,438$21,250
High School Grad$22,256$21,771$22,857
Some College$28,958$31,667$26,938
Bachelors Degree$26,250$$
Graduate Degree$42,614$53,750$41,875

$25,013

Average Earnings

$25,239

Average Male

$24,677

Average Female

Wewoka Language

Wewoka Language by Age

Wewoka Language

93.91% of Wewoka residents speak only English, while 6.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Wewoka Poverty

Wewoka Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,43348834.05%
Native64329345.57%
Multiple36422160.71%
Hispanic24414358.61%
Black43813831.51%
Other291344.83%

40.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.39%

Male Poverty Rate

42.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wewoka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wewoka is Multiple, with 60.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wewoka is Black, with 31.51% 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 31.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.14%
Some College33.46%
High School29.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.05%
Male Unemployed45.45%
Male Employed14.41%
Female Employed11.44%

Wewoka Income

Wewoka Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,458$37,736
Families$32,333$47,042
Married Families$53,065-
Non Families$18,058$22,486

Wewoka Marital Status

Wewoka Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wewoka Married by Age and Sex

Wewoka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wewoka Marital Status by Race

Wewoka Veterans

199

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War30
World War II17
Korea7
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6471
35 to 5458
65 to 7439
75+31
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White13910.56%
Indian316.11%
Black235.84%
2 or More52.22%
Hispanic32.75%
Other13.13%

$Wewoka Veterans by Education

22.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wewoka Employment Status

44%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

11.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wewoka 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

67.92%

Born in Oklahoma

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.49% of Wewoka residents were born in the United States, with 67.92% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.95% 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
20203,189-41-1.27%
20193,230-41-1.25%
20183,271-45-1.36%
20173,316-41-1.22%
20163,357-44-1.29%
20153,401-5-0.15%
20143,406-22-0.64%
20133,428-3-0.09%
20123,431120.35%
20113,419-10-0.29%
20103,429-133-0.38%
20003,562-488-1.28%
19904,050-1,430-2.98%
19805,4801960.36%
19705,284-670-1.19%
19605,954-793-1.24%
19506,747-3,568-4.16%
194010,315-86-0.08%
193010,4010.00%