Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population 2022

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 38,320 with a growth rate of 0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pontotoc County, Oklahoma is the 30th largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 Population was 37,595 and has seen a growth of 1.93% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
190023,0570.00%
191024,3311,2745.53%
192030,9496,61827.20%
193032,4691,5204.91%
194039,7927,32322.55%
195030,875-8,917-22.41%
196028,089-2,786-9.02%
197027,867-222-0.79%
198032,5984,73116.98%
199034,1191,5214.67%
201037,5953,47610.19%
201137,7491540.41%
201238,0603110.82%
201338,159990.26%
201438,2861270.33%
201538,336500.13%
201638,5121760.46%
201738,371-141-0.37%
201838,272-99-0.26%
201938,284120.03%
202038,296120.03%
202138,308120.03%
202238,320120.03%
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,87867.42%
Black or African American9222.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,72614.92%
Asian3050.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.10%
Some Other Race3720.97%
Two or More Races5,14413.40%
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2022

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Median Age

36


Total

34.6


Male

37.3


Female

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 29,213 adults, (6,339 of whom are seniors) in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

19,705

51.34%

Male

18,680

48.66%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family49%51%
Female46.9%53.1%
Male37.2%62.8%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2342.5965.2
Married6,7713.2284.8
Male7283.8637.2
Female1,8463.1746.9
Non Family4,8891.3149

3.18

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6512.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,0218.13%
High School Graduate7,93031.90%
Some College5,52122.21%
Associates Degree1,5746.33%
Bachelors Degree4,48318.03%
Graduate Degree2,68110.78%
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian12211652
White17,98216,4125,715
2+ Races2,2151,978532
Native American3,3002,792693
Other Race20516438
Black49042186
Hispanic971637103

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.62%.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,664$42,032$33,613
Less Than 9th Grade$28,041$38,281$22,115
High School Graduate$31,284$35,950$26,076
Some College$34,647$39,212$30,853
Bachelors Degree$46,186$56,620$39,755
Graduate Degree$53,925$74,000$45,963

$37,664

Average Earnings

$42,032

Average Male

$33,613

Average Female

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Language

95.48% of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Language

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1717100.00%
Hispanic2,10650824.12%
Asian2976521.89%
Native5,44186315.86%
Multiple5,06880315.84%
Black83910412.40%
White23,7432,85012.00%
Other44NaN%

13.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.76%

Male Poverty Rate

14.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.77%.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.71%
High School14.75%
Some College11.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.80%
Male Unemployed18.23%
Female Employed7.05%
Female Unemployed33.94%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,682$68,283
Families$65,208$83,028
Married Families$83,155-
Non Families$26,788$37,547
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Income by Household Type

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

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Pontotoc 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 35-44.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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2,059

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War284
First Gulf War405
Vietnam819
Korea160
World War II47

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34131
35 to 54453
55 to 64350
65 to 74627
75+498

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6848.01%
Black314.10%
Native American1975.02%
Other Race3915.18%
2+ Races1083.66%
Hispanic564.47%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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4.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

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Pontotoc 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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72.43%

Born in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

0.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.11% of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 72.43% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pontotoc 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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