Carter County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Carter County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 47,941 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Oklahoma is the 19th largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202047,941-118-0.25%
201948,059-118-0.24%
201848,177-118-0.24%
201748,295-126-0.26%
201648,421-135-0.28%
201548,556-25-0.05%
201448,5811200.25%
201348,4614450.93%
201248,016-38-0.08%
201148,0542460.51%
201047,8084,88911.39%
199042,919-691-1.58%
198043,6106,26116.76%
197037,349-1,695-4.34%
196039,0442,5897.10%
195036,455-6,837-15.79%
194043,2921,8734.52%
193041,4191,1722.91%
192040,24714,88958.72%
191025,358-1,044-3.95%
190026,4020.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.25%
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Founded
1907
County Seat

Carter County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,10874.59%
Two or More Races4,1668.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8437.94%
Black or African American3,1086.42%
Some Other Race6211.28%
Asian5501.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.02%

Carter County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

Carter County, Oklahoma Median Age

38.2


Total

36.9


Male

39.5


Female

Carter County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 36,133 adults, (7,814 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Oklahoma.

Carter County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

24,912

51.46%

Male

23,494

48.54%

Carter County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Carter County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carter County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Male53%47%
Female51.2%48.8%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,3362.5968.6
Married8,8403.2583.8
Non Family6,2021.1655.9
Female2,2803.5451.2
Male1,0143.453

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carter County, Oklahoma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1703.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,8768.95%
High School Graduate11,69636.39%
Some College7,47323.25%
Associates Degree2,2977.15%
Bachelors Degree4,03012.54%
Graduate Degree2,5958.07%

Carter County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,40721,6655,573
Black2,0821,787209
Native American2,0401,779297
Multiple Races1,8171,592269
Hispanic1,6111,081129
Other Race38723231
Asian353323168
Islander10103

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 47.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,402$42,620$26,593
Less Than High School$22,708$29,107$16,424
High School Grad$30,407$38,943$22,098
Some College$32,205$47,159$26,085
Bachelors Degree$47,760$52,027$43,220
Graduate Degree$52,375$66,420$47,344

$34,402

Average Earnings

$42,620

Average Male

$26,593

Average Female

Carter County, Oklahoma Language

Carter County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Carter County, Oklahoma Language

93.86% of Carter County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 6.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Carter County, Oklahoma Poverty

Carter County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,4194,98014.90%
Black2,99490530.23%
Hispanic3,39886025.31%
Multiple4,10978719.15%
Native3,79561116.10%
Other62119731.72%
Asian550407.27%
Islander10330.00%

16.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.36%

Male Poverty Rate

18.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Oklahoma is Other, with 31.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Oklahoma is Asian, with 7.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.31%
High School14.64%
Some College14.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.73%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.64%
Female Unemployed24.67%
Female Employed8.62%
Male Employed5.57%

Carter County, Oklahoma Income

Carter County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,216$64,290
Families$59,801$75,427
Married Families$70,562$86,250
Non Families$27,195$38,160

Carter County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Carter County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

Carter County, Oklahoma 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 55-64.

Carter County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans

3,212

Number of Veterans

3,051

Male Veterans

161

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,302
First Gulf War588
Second Gulf War546
Korea266
World War II97
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74963
35 to 54809
75+608
55 to 64538
18 to 34294
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5449.06%
2 or More26411.84%
Black2299.54%
Indian1405.57%
Hispanic914.70%
Other214.54%
Asian143.29%

$Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

10.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Oklahoma Employment Status

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carter 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

67.38%

Born in Oklahoma

96.93%

Native Born

3.07%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.93% of Carter County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 67.38% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.15% 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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