Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 38,033 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pontotoc County, Oklahoma is the 28th largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202038,033-107-0.28%
201938,140-107-0.28%
201838,247-107-0.28%
201738,354-171-0.44%
201638,5251710.45%
201538,354460.12%
201438,3081300.34%
201338,178980.26%
201238,0803200.85%
201137,7601610.43%
201037,5993,48010.20%
199034,1191,5214.67%
198032,5984,73116.98%
197027,867-222-0.79%
196028,089-2,786-9.02%
195030,875-8,917-22.41%
194039,7927,32322.55%
193032,4691,5204.91%
192030,9496,61827.20%
191024,3311,2745.53%
190023,0570.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.28%
County Website
Founded
1907
County Seat
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,59069.32%
Two or More Races6,27916.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,03710.52%
Black or African American8132.12%
Some Other Race3130.82%
Asian2960.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.08%
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Median Age

35.6


Total

33.8


Male

37.4


Female

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 29,222 adults, (6,148 of whom are seniors) in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

19,590

51.07%

Male

18,768

48.93%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All65%35%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Male46%54%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3542.5765
Married6,9373.1683.4
Non Family4,9321.3246.7
Female1,7663.2951.4
Male7193.646

3.13

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6552.64%
9th to 12th Grade2,1568.69%
High School Graduate8,25433.29%
Some College5,41421.83%
Associates Degree1,3565.47%
Bachelors Degree4,27917.26%
Graduate Degree2,68210.82%
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,10216,3515,547
Multiple Races2,8262,518685
Native American2,3412,017455
Hispanic926513108
Black51248580
Other Race18312115
Asian13713776

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.47%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,098$39,811$30,688
Less Than High School$25,258$29,427$16,875
High School Grad$28,656$34,107$24,654
Some College$32,864$37,787$28,931
Bachelors Degree$42,617$53,130$35,254
Graduate Degree$48,799$69,643$43,797

$35,098

Average Earnings

$39,811

Average Male

$30,688

Average Female

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Language

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Language

94.98% of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.73% of the population.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Poverty

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,2073,07712.71%
Multiple6,1621,12518.26%
Native3,91181420.81%
Hispanic1,95658730.01%
Black73313418.28%
Asian2879633.45%
Other2977826.26%
Islander231460.87%

15.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma is Islander, with 60.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma is White, with 12.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.41%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.39%
Some College14.35%
High School14.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.83%
Male Unemployed31.44%
Female Employed8.47%
Male Employed7.81%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Income

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,235$63,474
Families$61,537$76,596
Married Families$75,838-
Non Families$25,249$35,646
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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

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 55-64.

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans

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2,115

Number of Veterans

2,015

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam862
First Gulf War383
Second Gulf War355
Korea169
World War II75
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74658
75+463
55 to 64432
35 to 54382
18 to 34180
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7238.02%
2 or More1854.90%
Indian1304.74%
Black649.14%
Hispanic453.69%
Other104.52%
Asian31.04%

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pontotoc County, Oklahoma Employment Status

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

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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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72.04%

Born in Oklahoma

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

1.52%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.62% of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 72.04% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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