Cotton County, Oklahoma Population 2024

5,497

Cotton County, Oklahoma's estimated 2024 population is 5,497 with a growth rate of 0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cotton County, Oklahoma is the 67th largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 population was 6,167 and has seen a growth of -10.86% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,547100.18%
20285,537100.18%
20275,527100.18%
20265,517100.18%
20255,507100.18%
20245,497100.18%
20235,487100.18%
20225,477100.18%
20215,467-68-1.23%
20205,535-115-2.04%
20195,650-148-2.55%
20185,798-68-1.16%
20175,866-58-0.98%
20165,924-84-1.4%
20156,008-125-2.04%
20146,133-31-0.5%
20136,16460.1%
20126,158-21-0.34%
20116,179120.19%
20106,167
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%
192016,67911,132200.69%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.18% (10)
County Seat
2010 Population
6,167
Area
633 mi²
Density
9 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-10.86% (-670)
Founded
1912

Cotton County, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,33978.36%
Native American4858.76%
Two or more races3887.01%
Other race2224.01%
Black or African American991.79%
Asian40.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cotton County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Cotton County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2024

Cotton County, Oklahoma Median Age

42.8

Total

40.4

Male

45.4

Female

Cotton County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 4,260 adults, (1,038 of whom are seniors) in Cotton County, Oklahoma.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cotton County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female2,82451%
Male2,71349%

Cotton County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Cotton County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0222.687723
Married1,0153.290.89.2
Non Family6981.1362.537.5
Female1664.4748.251.8
Male1434.5283.216.8
showing: 5 rows

3.35

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cotton County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 88.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.28%.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,639

Average Earnings

$50,592

Average Male

$38,769

Average Female

Cotton County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language

93.87% of Cotton County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 6.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.83% of the population.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Language

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,00380019.99%
Native47114230.15%
Hispanic50213226.29%
Other22210346.4%
Multiple37210327.69%
Black8855.68%
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21.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.2%

Male Poverty Rate

20.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma is Other, with 46.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cotton County, Oklahoma is Black, with 5.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.47%.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.97%
High School23.61%
Some College10.91%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed92.31%
Male Unemployed21.95%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed6.53%
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Cotton County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cotton County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cotton County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

419

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cotton County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cotton County, Oklahoma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.73%

Born in Cotton County, Oklahoma

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Cotton County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 59.73% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cotton County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

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