Kay County, Oklahoma Population 2021

Kay County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 42,726 with a growth rate of -0.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kay County, Oklahoma is the 23rd largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 Population was 46,430 and has seen a growth of -7.98% since this time.

Note: 2020 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202142,726-406-0.94%
202043,132-406-0.93%
201943,538-406-0.92%
201843,944-459-1.03%
201744,403-498-1.11%
201644,901-325-0.72%
201545,226-225-0.50%
201445,451-90-0.20%
201345,541-143-0.31%
201245,684-163-0.36%
201145,847-583-1.26%
201046,430-1,626-3.38%
199048,056-1,796-3.60%
198049,8521,0612.17%
197048,791-2,251-4.41%
196051,0422,1504.40%
195048,8921,8083.84%
194047,084-3,102-6.18%
193050,18615,27943.77%
192034,9077,90829.29%
191026,9992,2429.06%
190024,7572,2279.88%
189022,5300.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.94%
County Website
Founded
1893
County Seat
2010 Population
46,430
Growth (since 2010)
-7.98%
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Kay County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,57477.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,0619.15%
Two or More Races3,2927.41%
Some Other Race1,3613.07%
Black or African American9152.06%
Asian1990.45%
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Kay County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Kay County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2021

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Kay County, Oklahoma Median Age

38.4


Total

37.3


Male

39.7


Female

Kay County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 33,310 adults, (8,370 of whom are seniors) in Kay County, Oklahoma.

Kay County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kay County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

22,325

50.28%

Male

22,077

49.72%

Kay County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Kay County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kay County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All67.5%32.5%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Male52.1%47.9%
Female50.8%49.2%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kay County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6102.4767.5
Married8,0483.0981.7
Non Family6,5881.2257.3
Female2,0553.5750.8
Male9193.552.1

3.11

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Kay County, Oklahoma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9803.32%
9th to 12th Grade2,9019.83%
High School Graduate9,56732.43%
Some College7,13124.17%
Associates Degree3,34311.33%
Bachelors Degree4,06313.77%
Graduate Degree1,5165.14%
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Kay County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kay County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,77421,2604,895
Native American2,1431,739229
Hispanic1,6631,051123
Multiple Races1,3951,142219
Other Race81939023
Black59546347
Asian15014384

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.00%.

Kay County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,510$40,224$25,918
Less Than High School$23,242$31,216$17,022
High School Grad$28,972$36,550$21,384
Some College$30,726$42,530$25,558
Bachelors Degree$37,900$52,083$34,261
Graduate Degree$50,788$64,896$42,891

$31,510

Average Earnings

$40,224

Average Male

$25,918

Average Female

Kay County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kay County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Kay County, Oklahoma Language

93.74% of Kay County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 6.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Kay County, Oklahoma Language

Kay County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,4124,61914.25%
Native3,9551,08227.36%
Hispanic3,52097027.56%
Multiple3,19472222.60%
Other1,36042331.10%
Black86127331.71%
Asian18894.79%

17.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.41%

Male Poverty Rate

19.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kay County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kay County, Oklahoma is Black, with 31.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kay County, Oklahoma is Asian, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.16%.

Kay County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.54%
High School15.61%
Some College12.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Kay County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.39%
Female Unemployed44.42%
Female Employed10.51%
Male Employed6.67%

Kay County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kay County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,809$63,840
Families$57,722$74,530
Married Families$68,898$86,980
Non Families$30,063$42,695
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Income by Household Type

Kay County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kay County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

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Kay 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 45-54.

Kay County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Kay County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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3,511

Number of Veterans

3,258

Male Veterans

253

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,459
Second Gulf War606
First Gulf War449
Korea293
World War II84

Kay County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,000
75+818
55 to 64741
35 to 54552
18 to 34400

Kay County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,10511.46%
Indian1586.13%
2 or More1337.12%
Black8612.86%
Hispanic813.90%
Other293.11%

Kay County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Kay County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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8.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kay County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kay County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

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Kay County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

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Kay 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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66.24%

Born in Oklahoma

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Kay County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 66.24% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kay 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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