Dewey County, Oklahoma Population 2024

4,373

Dewey County, Oklahoma's estimated 2024 population is 4,373 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dewey County, Oklahoma is the 71st largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 population was 4,809 and has seen a growth of -9.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,303-14-0.32%
20284,317-14-0.32%
20274,331-14-0.32%
20264,345-14-0.32%
20254,359-14-0.32%
20244,373-14-0.32%
20234,387-14-0.32%
20224,401-14-0.32%
20214,415-59-1.32%
20204,474-422-8.62%
20194,896-34-0.69%
20184,930390.8%
20174,891-4-0.08%
20164,895-91-1.83%
20154,986210.42%
20144,9651102.27%
20134,855400.83%
20124,815300.63%
20114,785-24-0.5%
20104,809
19905,551-371-6.26%
19805,9222664.7%
19705,656-395-6.53%
19606,051-2,738-31.15%
19508,789-3,192-26.64%
194011,981-1,269-9.58%
193013,2508166.56%
192012,434-1,698-12.02%
191014,1328036.02%
190013,3294,51051.14%
18908,8194,516104.95%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.32% (-14)
County Seat
2020 Population
4,474
Area
999 mi²
Density
4 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.26% (-101)
Founded
1891

Dewey County, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,74383.1%
Two or more races48910.86%
Native American2385.28%
Other race270.6%
Asian40.09%
Black or African American30.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dewey County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Dewey County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2024

Dewey County, Oklahoma Median Age

38.1

Total

35.8

Male

39.9

Female

Dewey County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 3,253 adults, (840 of whom are seniors) in Dewey County, Oklahoma.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dewey County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female2,25550.07%
Male2,24949.93%

Dewey County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Dewey County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5742.876.623.4
Married8403.6684.515.5
Non Family5431.1567.832.2
Female1643.8762.237.8
Male272.9392.67.4
showing: 5 rows

3.57

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

76.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dewey 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

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

Dewey 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 white people with a rate of 94.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 66.67%.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,287

Average Earnings

$60,987

Average Male

$30,250

Average Female

Dewey County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dewey County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dewey County, Oklahoma Language

95.74% of Dewey County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Language

Dewey County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,49940711.63%
Hispanic35114039.89%
Multiple48910421.27%
Native238239.66%
showing: 4 rows

14.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.52%

Male Poverty Rate

12.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dewey County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dewey County, Oklahoma is Hispanic, with 39.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dewey County, Oklahoma is Native, with 9.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.58%.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.03%
High School13.36%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater0.89%
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Dewey County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed71.05%
Female Unemployed30.77%
Male Employed6.85%
Female Employed6.66%
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Dewey County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dewey County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dewey County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

187

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dewey County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dewey County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dewey 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

74.02%

Born in Dewey County, Oklahoma

98%

Native Born

2%

Foreign Born

1.75%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98% of Dewey County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 74.02% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

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