Beckham County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Beckham County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 21,519 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Beckham County, Oklahoma is the 39th largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202021,519-95-0.44%
201921,614-95-0.44%
201821,709-95-0.44%
201721,804-629-2.80%
201622,433-1,128-4.79%
201523,561-38-0.16%
201423,5991300.55%
201323,4694001.73%
201223,0697633.42%
201122,3062461.12%
201022,0603,24817.27%
199018,812-431-2.24%
198019,2433,48922.15%
197015,754-2,028-11.40%
196017,782-3,845-17.78%
195021,627-542-2.44%
194022,169-6,822-23.53%
193028,99110,00252.67%
192018,989-710-3.60%
191019,6991,94110.93%
190017,7580.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.44%
County Website
Founded
November 16, 1907
County Seat

Beckham County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,95383.78%
Some Other Race1,1124.92%
Two or More Races1,0754.75%
Black or African American8633.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native4301.90%
Asian1800.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%

Beckham County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

Beckham County, Oklahoma Median Age

35.7


Total

34.8


Male

36.3


Female

Beckham County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 16,867 adults, (2,974 of whom are seniors) in Beckham County, Oklahoma.

Beckham County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Beckham County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

10,399

45.97%

Male

12,222

54.03%

Beckham County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Beckham County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Beckham County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All65%35%
Female62.8%37.2%
Male61.3%38.7%
Non Family48.3%51.7%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5622.7565
Married3,8903.4676.6
Non Family2,5131.2948.3
Female7153.7762.8
Male4443.0961.3

3.36

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Beckham County, Oklahoma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4162.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,51910.18%
High School Graduate5,72938.39%
Some College3,46823.24%
Associates Degree1,2038.06%
Bachelors Degree1,81012.13%
Graduate Degree7785.21%

Beckham County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,71210,5152,248
Hispanic1,8171,364206
Other Race78551628
Black63148031
Multiple Races44232920
Native American23119625
Asian12812158
Islander11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,281$39,674$26,382
Less Than High School$29,360$31,852$23,977
High School Grad$30,132$34,738$18,060
Some College$32,813$49,268$23,073
Bachelors Degree$43,992$51,462$40,232
Graduate Degree$63,103$150,338$45,556

$34,281

Average Earnings

$39,674

Average Male

$26,382

Average Female

Beckham County, Oklahoma Language

Beckham County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Beckham County, Oklahoma Language

90.57% of Beckham County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 9.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.27% of the population.

Beckham County, Oklahoma Poverty

Beckham County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2872,08112.78%
Hispanic2,87865622.79%
Multiple91828030.50%
Black3384513.31%
Other889273.04%
Native31172.25%
Islander8112.50%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.90%

Male Poverty Rate

16.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beckham County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beckham County, Oklahoma is Multiple, with 30.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beckham County, Oklahoma is Native, with 2.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.89%
Some College15.18%
High School11.98%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.19%
Male Unemployed27.57%
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed2.66%

Beckham County, Oklahoma Income

Beckham County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,725$67,293
Families$64,195$80,128
Married Families$77,864-
Non Families$29,884$38,199

Beckham County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Beckham County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Beckham County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

Beckham County, Oklahoma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Beckham County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Beckham County, Oklahoma Veterans

1,150

Number of Veterans

1,114

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam408
First Gulf War352
Second Gulf War349
Korea100
World War II18
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54447
65 to 74302
75+183
55 to 64142
18 to 3476
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0717.55%
Hispanic1275.58%
Black313.94%
Indian259.23%
2 or More152.91%
Other80.82%

$Beckham County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

3.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beckham County, Oklahoma Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Beckham County, Oklahoma 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

63.38%

Born in Oklahoma

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.32% of Beckham County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 63.38% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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