Carter County, Oklahoma Population 2022

Carter County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 47,805 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carter County, Oklahoma is the 18th largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 Population was 47,813 and has seen a growth of -0.02% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
190026,4020.00%
191025,358-1,044-3.95%
192040,24714,88958.72%
193041,4191,1722.91%
194043,2921,8734.52%
195036,455-6,837-15.79%
196039,0442,5897.10%
197037,349-1,695-4.34%
198043,6106,26116.76%
199042,919-691-1.58%
201047,8134,89411.40%
201148,0672540.53%
201248,023-44-0.09%
201348,4654420.92%
201448,5821170.24%
201548,568-14-0.03%
201648,431-137-0.28%
201748,273-158-0.33%
201848,213-60-0.12%
201948,111-102-0.21%
202048,009-102-0.21%
202147,907-102-0.21%
202247,805-102-0.21%
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Carter County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,38873.15%
Black or African American3,1756.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8127.88%
Asian6151.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.05%
Some Other Race6451.33%
Two or More Races4,7209.76%
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Carter County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Carter County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2022

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Carter County, Oklahoma Median Age

38.3


Total

36.5


Male

39.6


Female

Carter County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 36,320 adults, (8,166 of whom are seniors) in Carter County, Oklahoma.

Carter County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

24,789

51.24%

Male

23,591

48.76%

Carter County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Carter County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carter County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female53.1%46.9%
Male50.1%49.9%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carter County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4742.5767.1
Married8,3843.2481.7
Male8724.0350.1
Female2,3323.6653.1
Non Family6,8861.1956.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Carter County, Oklahoma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1123.43%
9th to 12th Grade2,9679.14%
High School Graduate11,80936.40%
Some College7,55723.29%
Associates Degree2,4477.54%
Bachelors Degree3,89412.00%
Graduate Degree2,6598.20%
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Carter County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carter County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander252518
Asian465440228
White24,21621,4345,190
Native American2,0391,818370
Black2,1341,855311
2+ Races2,2351,903278
Hispanic1,7831,225213
Other Race36921544

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 islander people with a rate of 72.00%.

Carter County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,291$45,264$29,610
Less Than 9th Grade$22,336$25,542$20,725
High School Graduate$31,297$39,966$24,234
Some College$34,338$47,442$26,695
Bachelors Degree$46,851$56,483$41,932
Graduate Degree$54,963$76,528$49,347

$36,291

Average Earnings

$45,264

Average Male

$29,610

Average Female

Carter County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carter County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Carter County, Oklahoma Language

93.05% of Carter County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 6.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.

Carter County, Oklahoma Language

Carter County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,07086928.31%
Hispanic3,77187523.20%
Multiple4,6481,05222.63%
White32,8714,99615.20%
Native3,75552113.87%
Islander25312.00%
Asian615152.44%
Other226NaN%

16.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.78%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter County, Oklahoma is Black, with 28.31% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.97%.

Carter County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.04%
High School15.89%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Carter County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.92%
Male Unemployed33.70%
Female Employed9.66%
Female Unemployed37.78%

Carter County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carter County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,148$67,767
Families$63,774$79,978
Married Families$76,060$93,277
Non Families$30,934$43,089
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Income by Household Type

Carter County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

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Carter County, Oklahoma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Carter County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Carter County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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3,107

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War739
First Gulf War730
Vietnam1,073
Korea224
World War II94

Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34250
35 to 54898
55 to 64435
65 to 74838
75+686

Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4598.86%
Black2038.45%
Native American1536.09%
Asian376.67%
Other Race132.91%
2+ Races2429.19%
Hispanic1366.44%

Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Carter County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

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Carter County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

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Carter County, Oklahoma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.89%

Born in Carter County, Oklahoma

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Carter County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 65.89% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carter County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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