Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 73,541 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma is the 9th largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202073,5414310.59%
201973,1104310.59%
201872,6794310.60%
201772,2482070.29%
201672,0415460.76%
201571,495-44-0.06%
201471,5396320.89%
201370,9073930.56%
201270,5144690.67%
201170,0454120.59%
201069,63310,87318.50%
199058,7603,5216.37%
198055,23912,10528.06%
197043,1341,6483.97%
196041,486-2,031-4.67%
195043,517-10,860-19.97%
194054,377-12,195-18.32%
193066,57220,54444.63%
192046,0282,4335.58%
191043,5953230.75%
190043,27216,86063.83%
189026,4120.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.59%
County Website
Founded
1891
County Seat

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,66075.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,45614.52%
Two or More Races3,3214.61%
Black or African American2,4493.40%
Some Other Race5650.78%
Asian5020.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander470.07%

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Median Age

37.5


Total

36.3


Male

38.7


Female

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 54,601 adults, (11,396 of whom are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

37,590

52.21%

Male

34,410

47.79%

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All68.9%31.1%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family58.5%41.5%
Female48.3%51.7%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,0032.6568.9
Married13,2153.2681.3
Non Family7,9811.1958.5
Female3,4503.4748.3
Male1,3573.2761.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4202.99%
9th to 12th Grade4,4839.45%
High School Graduate17,03935.91%
Some College11,98225.25%
Associates Degree3,8238.06%
Bachelors Degree5,61011.82%
Graduate Degree3,0966.52%

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,07732,9857,243
Native American5,8354,796749
Hispanic1,6151,246213
Multiple Races1,5271,318291
Black1,2361,067107
Asian354301110
Other Race32024844
Islander77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,836$40,647$25,752
Less Than High School$21,039$25,882$15,486
High School Grad$27,373$36,179$20,251
Some College$31,405$42,810$25,316
Bachelors Degree$41,051$55,792$34,952
Graduate Degree$54,134$68,351$47,336

$31,836

Average Earnings

$40,647

Average Male

$25,752

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Language

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Language

95.46% of Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Poverty

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,4567,05613.98%
Native10,0512,17421.63%
Hispanic3,30081024.55%
Black2,12476335.92%
Multiple3,05360119.69%
Other45814231.00%
Asian4875110.47%
Islander472348.94%

16.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma is Islander, with 48.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma is Asian, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.51%
High School14.70%
Some College11.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.17%
Female Unemployed37.81%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed7.23%

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Income

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,683$61,259
Families$57,678$71,564
Married Families$67,468$82,208
Non Families$26,389$34,791

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

Pottawatomie 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.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans

5,672

Number of Veterans

5,227

Male Veterans

445

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,028
Second Gulf War1,241
First Gulf War1,146
Korea479
World War II170
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,505
65 to 741,351
75+1,156
55 to 641,092
18 to 34568
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,82211.19%
Indian4876.95%
2 or More21210.62%
Hispanic1456.76%
Black1156.95%
Other205.24%
Asian123.05%
Hawaiian430.77%

$Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawatomie 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

70.12%

Born in Oklahoma

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.95% of Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 70.12% having been born in Oklahoma. 1.05% 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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