Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population 2024

74,415

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma's estimated 2024 population is 74,415 with a growth rate of 0.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma is the 9th largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 population was 69,653 and has seen a growth of 6.84% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202976,6204410.58%
202876,1794410.58%
202775,7384410.59%
202675,2974410.59%
202574,8564410.59%
202474,4154410.6%
202373,9744410.6%
202273,5334410.6%
202173,0925500.76%
202072,542-161-0.22%
201972,7031350.19%
201872,5683360.47%
201772,2321810.25%
201672,0515410.76%
201571,510-51-0.07%
201471,5616400.9%
201370,9213970.56%
201270,5244530.65%
201170,0714180.6%
201069,653
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%
189026,412-50,208-65.53%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.6% (441)
County Seat
2020 Population
72,542
Area
788 mi²
Density
94 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.58% (1,873)
Founded
1891

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White53,10973.02%
Native American9,34012.84%
Two or more races6,5969.07%
Black or African American2,3463.23%
Other race7421.02%
Asian5060.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander950.13%
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2024

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Median Age

37.7

Total

36.7

Male

38.8

Female

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 55,854 adults, (11,876 of whom are seniors) in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

65.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female37,79351.96%
Male34,94148.04%

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,4222.6269.930.1
Married13,3813.2684.215.8
Non Family8,2601.2156.843.2
Female3,4953.352.247.8
Male1,2863.275446
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.31%.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,138

Average Earnings

$49,273

Average Male

$32,142

Average Female

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Language

95.91% of Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Language

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White49,3797,28414.75%
Native8,9041,40015.72%
Multiple6,2291,17618.88%
Hispanic3,97465916.58%
Black1,83955330.07%
Other73116722.85%
Asian5067715.22%
Islander953536.84%
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15.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

17.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma is Islander, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma is White, with 14.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.3%.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.66%
High School15.29%
Some College11.13%
Bachelors or Greater6.63%
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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.76%
Male Unemployed26.65%
Female Employed7.99%
Male Employed6.13%
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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,728

Number of Veterans

4,215

Male Veterans

513

Female Veterans

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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

count

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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.06%

Born in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

98.12%

Native Born

1.88%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.12% of Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 70.06% having been born in Oklahoma. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

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