Oklahoma Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Oklahoma?

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There are 3,951,604 residents in Oklahoma, with a median age of 40. Of this, 49.54% are males and 50.46% are females. US-born citizens make up 92.96% of the resident pool in Oklahoma, while non-US-born citizens account for 3.28%. Additionally, 3.76% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 3,272,181 people in Oklahoma currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 3,951,604 0.4%
Male Population 1,957,659 0.4%
Female Population 1,993,945 0.5%
Male population 49.54%
Female population 50.46%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40 -0.3%
Citizen US Born 3,673,488 0.4%
Citizen not US Born 129,503 3.7%
Not Citizen 148,613 -1.4%
Citizen US Born 92.96%
Citizen not US Born 3.28%
Not Citizen 3.76%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 14,592 -5.6%
Moved from Same County 354,919 -4.0%
Moved from Same State 157,427 -2.6%
Moved from Different State 104,338 -1.3%
Same House as Last Year 3,272,181 1.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.37%
Moved from Same County 9.09%
Moved from Same State 4.03%
Moved from Different State 2.67%
Same House as Last Year 83.83%

What are the employment statistics in Oklahoma?

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White-collar workers make up 74.71% of the working population in Oklahoma, while blue-collar employees account for 25.29%. There are also 186,239 entrepreneurs in Oklahoma (10.46% of the workforce); 1,170,579 workers employed in private companies (65.76%); and 301,902 people working in governmental institutions (16.96%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,329,908 0.8%
Blue Collar 450,237 -0.7%
White Collar 74.71%
Blue Collar 25.29%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 186,239 2.9%
Private Companies 1,170,579 -0.5%
Governmental Workers 301,902 2.1%
Not for Profit Companies 121,425 1.6%
Self Employees 10.46%
Private Companies 65.76%
Governmental Workers 16.96%
Not for Profit Companies 6.82%

How many households are there in Oklahoma?

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There are a total of 1,494,505 households in Oklahoma, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 65.29% of these Oklahoma households, while non-family units account for the remaining 34.71%. Additionally, 32.16% of households have children and 67.84% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 1,494,505 0.9%
Average People Per Household 3 0.4%
Family Households 975,699 0.0%
Non-family Households 518,806 2.8%
Family Households 65.29%
Non-family Households 34.71%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 480,696 0.0%
Households without Children 1,013,809 1.4%
Households with Children 32.16%
Households without Children 67.84%

What are the median and average incomes in Oklahoma?

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The average annual household income in Oklahoma is $66,302, while the median household income sits at $48,889 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $57,917, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $56,021. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $36,750 and $37,461, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $66,302 1.9%
Median Household Income $48,889 2.4%
People below Poverty Level 574,475 -2.1%
People above Poverty Level 3,214,841 1.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Oklahoma?

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There are 1,742,209 housing units in Oklahoma, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1977. Of the 1,494,505 occupied housing units in Oklahoma, 66.05% are owner-occupied, while 33.95% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 54.5% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $120,400. In general, housing costs reach $584 per month in Oklahoma.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 1,742,209 0.5%
Median Year Built 1977 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 131,426 -1.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 89,679 0.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 175,396 -1.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 197,234 -0.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 322,577 -0.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 255,068 0.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 203,798 -0.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 230,639 -1.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 136,392 14.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 1,494,505 0.9%
Owner Occupied 987,182 1.6%
Renter Occupied 507,323 -0.4%
Owner Occupied 66.05%
Renter Occupied 33.95%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 537,989 0.8%
Without Mortgage 449,193 2.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $120,400 4.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $90,050 5.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $584 0.0%
With Mortgage 54.5%
Without Mortgage 45.5%

What is the level of education in Oklahoma?

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Approximately 38.92% of the population in Oklahoma holds a high school degree (that's 1,194,720 residents), while 26.64% have attained a college certificate (817,729 locals) and 15.52% have a bachelor's degree (476,246 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 108,255 -2.8%
Some High School 1,194,720 -0.6%
Some College 817,729 1.1%
Associate Degree 235,667 5.2%
Bachelor's Degree 476,246 2.7%
Graduate Degree 236,684 4.2%
No High School 3.53%
Some High School 38.92%
Some College 26.64%
Associate Degree 7.68%
Bachelor's Degree 15.52%
Graduate Degree 7.71%

What is the marital status of Oklahoma residents?

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A total of 925,181 people in Oklahoma have never been married (which represents 28.75% of the total population), while 1,608,574 of them are wedded (49.99%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 64,259 (2%) and 412,351 (12.82%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 925,181 1.8%
Married 1,608,574 0.0%
Separated 64,259 1.8%
Widowed 207,270 0.6%
Divorced 412,351 0.0%
Never Married 28.75%
Married 49.99%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6.44%
Divorced 12.82%

What are the most common means of transportation in Oklahoma?

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The top three means of transportation people in Oklahoma use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 1,614,023 residents commute by car, 30,028 prefer going to work by walking and 5,989 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,614,023 -0.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 5,989 -8.5%
Railroad 254 28.3%
Ferryboat 111 -44.2%
Bicycle 4,179 -4.9%
Motorcycle 2,574 -12.6%
TaxiCab 1,273 -11.8%
Walk 30,028 -1.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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