Cotton County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Cotton County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 5,642 with a growth rate of -1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cotton County, Oklahoma is the 67th largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20205,642-67-1.17%
20195,709-67-1.16%
20185,776-67-1.15%
20175,843-76-1.28%
20165,919-72-1.20%
20155,991-126-2.06%
20146,117-33-0.54%
20136,15030.05%
20126,147-20-0.32%
20116,167-4-0.06%
20106,171-480-7.22%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.17%
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Founded
1912
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,74380.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native5719.63%
Two or More Races4407.42%
Black or African American1312.21%
Some Other Race440.74%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Median Age

42.9


Total

40


Male

44.2


Female

Cotton County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 4,568 adults, (1,147 of whom are seniors) in Cotton County, Oklahoma.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

2,945

49.67%

Male

2,984

50.33%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Cotton County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All78.3%21.7%
Male75%25%
Non Family72.3%27.7%
Female57.8%42.2%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2122.6278.3
Married1,2452.9986.1
Non Family5851.1372.3
Female2943.8257.8
Male883.3975

3.04

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade581.43%
9th to 12th Grade51812.73%
High School Graduate1,76643.41%
Some College1,02425.17%
Associates Degree1664.08%
Bachelors Degree3679.02%
Graduate Degree1694.15%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3202,943451
Native American31826848
Hispanic21013332
Multiple Races17514914
Black111652
Other Race31

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 15.24%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,471$43,750$24,561
Less Than High School$20,321$21,536$
High School Grad$30,952$41,389$22,102
Some College$31,563$47,125$25,980
Bachelors Degree$42,163$55,139$40,048
Graduate Degree$74,583$72,188$74,792

$31,471

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$24,561

Average Female

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Language

98.83% of Cotton County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.60% of the population.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,43168715.50%
Native55120036.30%
Multiple4236214.66%
Hispanic4455011.24%
Black9077.78%
Other36513.89%

17.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.64%

Male Poverty Rate

20.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma is Native, with 36.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma is Black, with 7.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.91%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.36%
High School19.48%
Some College7.68%
Bachelors or Greater7.36%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed59.22%
Female Unemployed23.91%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed3.96%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Income

Cotton County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,623$58,844
Families$57,938$65,133
Married Families$69,453-
Non Families$25,529$38,037
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

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 Veterans

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478

Number of Veterans

425

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam208
First Gulf War127
Second Gulf War74
Korea37
World War II10
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74145
35 to 54107
55 to 64105
75+98
18 to 3423
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Name Veterans % of Total
White41110.82%
Indian328.25%
Hispanic237.82%
2 or More167.14%
Black1613.45%
Other39.68%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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11.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Employment Status

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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59.57%

Born in Oklahoma

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.02%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Cotton County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 59.57% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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