Cotton County, Oklahoma Population 2021

Cotton County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 5,358 with a growth rate of -2.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cotton County, Oklahoma is the 69th largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 Population was 6,172 and has seen a growth of -13.19% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,358-154-2.79%
20205,512-154-2.72%
20195,666-154-2.65%
20185,820-43-0.73%
20175,863-70-1.18%
20165,933-73-1.22%
20156,006-125-2.04%
20146,131-33-0.54%
20136,16440.06%
20126,160-20-0.32%
20116,18080.13%
20106,172-479-7.20%
19906,651-687-9.36%
19807,3385067.41%
19706,832-1,199-14.93%
19608,031-2,149-21.11%
195010,180-2,704-20.99%
194012,884-2,558-16.57%
193015,442-1,237-7.42%
192016,6790.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.79%
Founded
1912
County Seat
2010 Population
6,172
Growth Since 2010
-13.19%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,69580.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native5679.68%
Two or More Races3916.67%
Black or African American1332.27%
Some Other Race721.23%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Cotton County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid $2021

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Median Age

43.5


Total

40.7


Male

44.8


Female

Cotton County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 4,521 adults, (1,138 of whom are seniors) in Cotton County, Oklahoma.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

2,896

49.44%

Male

2,962

50.56%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Cotton County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All77.8%22.2%
Male76.1%23.9%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
Female51.1%48.9%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cotton County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1952.6177.8
Married1,1863.0487.8
Non Family5871.1171.9
Female3093.4551.1
Male1133.676.1

3.03

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade802.02%
9th to 12th Grade53513.48%
High School Graduate1,66041.82%
Some College98324.77%
Associates Degree1664.18%
Bachelors Degree3578.99%
Graduate Degree1884.74%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2232,780458
Native American31229144
Hispanic21411426
2+ Races14612622
Black109785
Other Race6013

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 15.07%.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,755$42,500$27,449
Less Than 9th Grade$20,875$23,971$2,632
High School Graduate$31,177$38,750$22,708
Some College$31,828$46,842$27,179
Bachelors Degree$46,563$58,750$40,962
Graduate Degree$64,338$88,438$47,375

$32,755

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$27,449

Average Female

Cotton County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Language

96.81% of Cotton County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,35577217.73%
Native53910519.48%
Hispanic4507917.56%
Multiple3837720.10%
Other643148.44%
Black10798.41%

18.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.01%

Male Poverty Rate

20.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma is Other, with 48.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma is Black, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.32%.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.26%
High School17.48%
Some College9.42%
Bachelors or Greater7.54%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.39%
Female Unemployed32.00%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed2.72%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotton County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,885$61,070
Families$58,875$68,487
Married Families$72,961-
Non Families$27,240$37,526
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Income by Household Type

Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

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Cotton 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 45-54.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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491

Number of Veterans

439

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam185
First Gulf War124
Second Gulf War67
Korea32
World War II12

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74138
75+126
35 to 54123
55 to 6485
18 to 3419

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38610.24%
Native American5313.84%
Black2218.97%
Hispanic206.71%
2+ Races199.90%
Other Race1118.33%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

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Cotton 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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62.36%

Born in Cotton County, Oklahoma

99.47%

Native Born

0.53%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.47% of Cotton County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 62.36% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cotton 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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