Wister, Oklahoma Population 2020

1,055

Wister is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 1,055, it is the 215th largest city in Oklahoma and the 10085th largest city in the United States. Wister is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -4.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,102 in 2010. Wister reached it's highest population of 1,103 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Wister has a population density of 537 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wister is $43,535 with a poverty rate of 20.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $68,500. The median age in Wister is 46.7 years, 47 years for males, and 46.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.6 males.

Wister Demographics

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

  • White: 76.82%
  • Native American: 12.71%
  • Two or more races: 9.89%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wister, Oklahoma is 1,055, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,067.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,102.

Wister, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White79276.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native13112.71%
Two or More Races1029.89%
Some Other Race60.58%

Wister Population Pyramid 2020

Wister Median Age

46.7


Total

47


Male

46.4


Female

Wister Adults

There are 799 adults, (300 of whom are seniors) in Wister.

Wister Age Dependency

106.6

Age Dependency Ratio

60.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wister Sex Ratio

Female

509

49.37%

Male

522

50.63%

Wister Households and Families

Wister Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wister Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Male63.3%36.7%
Female56.6%43.4%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4212.4575.1
Married1902.8590.5
Non Family1251.165.6
Female763.3456.6
Male303.2363.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wister Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade375.00%
9th to 12th Grade8511.49%
High School Graduate36549.32%
Some College12216.49%
Associates Degree7910.68%
Bachelors Degree385.14%
Graduate Degree141.89%

Wister Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White60250951
Native American6750
Multiple Races65531
Hispanic136
Other Race66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.47%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$36,389$21,607
Less Than High School$31,500$$
High School Grad$25,250$41,458$19,844
Some College$23,672$$21,667
Bachelors Degree$36,250$36,458$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,250

Average Earnings

$36,389

Average Male

$21,607

Average Female

Wister Language

Wister Language by Age

Wister Language

98.59% of Wister residents speak only English, while 1.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.41% of the population.

Wister Poverty

Wister Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79213216.67%
Native1315945.04%
Multiple1021615.69%
Hispanic23730.43%

20.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.86%

Male Poverty Rate

23.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wister

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wister is Native, with 45.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wister is Multiple, with 15.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.69%
Some College14.93%
High School10.41%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Employed12.34%
Female Employed6.21%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wister Income

Wister Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,707$43,535
Families$41,563$51,499
Married Families$50,714-
Non Families$18,472$24,548

Wister Marital Status

Wister Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wister Married by Age and Sex

Wister 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.

Wister Marital Status by Race

Wister Veterans

93

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War23
Second Gulf War13
Korea4
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7444
35 to 5423
75+20
55 to 643
18 to 343
Name Veterans % of Total
White8413.42%
2 or More911.25%

$Wister Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wister Employment Status

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.8%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wister 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

59.26%

Born in Oklahoma

99.42%

Native Born

0.58%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.42% of Wister residents were born in the United States, with 59.26% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.29% 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
20201,055-6-0.57%
20191,061-6-0.56%
20181,06710.09%
20171,066-6-0.56%
20161,07220.19%
20151,070-9-0.83%
20141,079-4-0.37%
20131,083-5-0.46%
20121,088-10-0.91%
20111,098-5-0.45%
20101,1030.00%