Dewey County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Dewey County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 4,908 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dewey County, Oklahoma is the 71st largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20204,90870.14%
20194,90170.14%
20184,89470.14%
20174,88720.04%
20164,885-85-1.71%
20154,970160.32%
20144,9541102.27%
20134,844380.79%
20124,806310.65%
20114,775-32-0.67%
20104,807-744-13.40%
19905,551-371-6.26%
19805,9222664.70%
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%
18908,8190.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.14%
County Website
Founded
1891
County Seat

Dewey County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,38089.06%
Two or More Races3857.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1052.14%
Asian320.65%
Some Other Race80.16%
Black or African American80.16%

Dewey County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

Dewey County, Oklahoma Median Age

40.2


Total

37.1


Male

43.3


Female

Dewey County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 3,587 adults, (916 of whom are seniors) in Dewey County, Oklahoma.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dewey County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

2,469

50.20%

Male

2,449

49.80%

Dewey County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Dewey County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dewey County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male77.5%22.5%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female53%47%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7012.8375.2
Married1,0323.5183
Non Family5141.1164.4
Female1154.2753
Male403.3377.5

3.5

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dewey County, Oklahoma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade541.68%
9th to 12th Grade1785.55%
High School Graduate1,26539.41%
Some College74523.21%
Associates Degree1815.64%
Bachelors Degree58618.26%
Graduate Degree2016.26%

Dewey County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8132,663723
Hispanic15611431
Multiple Races15313412
Native American65449
Asian282812
Black88
Other Race333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,110$43,092$26,269
Less Than High School$17,500$24,375$6,500
High School Grad$31,182$40,809$23,125
Some College$33,281$57,159$28,125
Bachelors Degree$39,453$44,327$36,974
Graduate Degree$36,750$49,097$31,719

$33,110

Average Earnings

$43,092

Average Male

$26,269

Average Female

Dewey County, Oklahoma Language

Dewey County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Dewey County, Oklahoma Language

93.77% of Dewey County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Poverty

Dewey County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,96846711.77%
Hispanic34926575.93%
Multiple3796918.21%
Native1053533.33%
Other8562.50%
Asian32412.50%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.15%

Male Poverty Rate

19.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dewey County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dewey County, Oklahoma is Hispanic, with 75.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dewey County, Oklahoma is White, with 11.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.45%
High School13.19%
Some College10.55%
Bachelors or Greater9.20%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed9.66%
Male Employed9.31%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Dewey County, Oklahoma Income

Dewey County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,037$73,629
Families$62,454$87,720
Married Families$66,833-
Non Families$25,625$38,302

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Dewey County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dewey County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans

220

Number of Veterans

217

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam112
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War25
World War II16
Korea10
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7487
75+54
55 to 6440
35 to 5429
18 to 3410
Name Veterans % of Total
White2126.50%
2 or More84.21%

$Dewey County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

9.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dewey County, Oklahoma Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dewey County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.82%

Born in Oklahoma

96.67%

Native Born

3.33%

Foreign Born

2.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.67% of Dewey County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 76.82% having been born in Oklahoma. 2.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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