Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Population 2020

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma's estimated population is 40,869 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sequoyah County, Oklahoma is the 27th largest county in Oklahoma.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202040,869-155-0.38%
201941,024-155-0.38%
201841,179-155-0.37%
201741,334-119-0.29%
201641,453790.19%
201541,374-79-0.19%
201441,453430.10%
201341,410-227-0.55%
201241,637-517-1.23%
201142,154-311-0.73%
201042,4658,63725.53%
199033,8283,07910.01%
198030,7497,37931.57%
197023,3705,36929.83%
196018,001-1,772-8.96%
195019,773-3,365-14.54%
194023,1383,63318.63%
193019,505-7,281-27.18%
192026,7861,7817.12%
191025,0052,50611.14%
190022,4990.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.38%
County Website
Founded
1907
County Seat
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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,69864.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native8,34220.17%
Two or More Races4,65411.25%
Black or African American7751.87%
Some Other Race5681.37%
Asian3010.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.05%
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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2020

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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Median Age

41


Total

39.5


Male

42.3


Female

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 31,708 adults, (7,450 of whom are seniors) in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female

20,977

50.72%

Male

20,382

49.28%

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Male58.9%41.1%
Female56.4%43.6%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3762.6771.1
Married7,7043.1580.6
Non Family4,4031.1964.8
Female2,2663.556.4
Male1,0033.5158.9

3.15

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6795.94%
9th to 12th Grade3,75313.29%
High School Graduate10,87038.48%
Some College5,90120.89%
Associates Degree2,2958.13%
Bachelors Degree2,7149.61%
Graduate Degree1,0343.66%
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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,44815,8292,487
Native American5,0384,034674
Multiple Races2,4712,071437
Hispanic73444659
Black54545264
Other Race32511911
Asian15811151
Islander1141

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 83.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.28%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,593$33,367$23,895
Less Than High School$20,663$23,793$16,448
High School Grad$26,630$31,923$19,825
Some College$28,609$35,825$23,626
Bachelors Degree$38,802$44,700$36,682
Graduate Degree$49,665$52,292$47,770

$28,593

Average Earnings

$33,367

Average Male

$23,895

Average Female

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Language

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Language by Age

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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Language

95.86% of Sequoyah County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Poverty

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,7845,71722.17%
Native8,2001,85822.66%
Multiple4,5471,19426.26%
Hispanic1,66654432.65%
Other56222439.86%
Black76819725.65%
Asian293134.44%

23.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.63%

Male Poverty Rate

23.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma is Other, with 39.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma is Asian, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.39%
High School18.48%
Some College15.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.28%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.07%
Female Unemployed39.65%
Female Employed13.44%
Male Employed10.60%

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Income

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,328$51,075
Families$43,670$56,689
Married Families$54,633$66,043
Non Families$19,243$32,739
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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

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Sequoyah 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.

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

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Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Veterans

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3,194

Number of Veterans

2,974

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,418
Second Gulf War510
First Gulf War468
Korea223
World War II68
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74951
75+771
35 to 54637
55 to 64606
18 to 34229
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,53911.79%
Indian3866.52%
2 or More1856.16%
Black8113.39%
Hispanic202.06%
Asian31.45%

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

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11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Employment Status

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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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40.91%

Born in Oklahoma

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Sequoyah County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 40.91% 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.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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