Okemah demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2905891
Median age32.936.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English92%90%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Okemah, OK has a population of 3,262 and is the 8,386th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,290 per sq mi which is 2125% higher than the Oklahoma average and 1324% higher than the national average. The median age in Okemah is 33 which is approximately 9% lower than the Oklahoma average of 36. In Okemah, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 76% of Okemah residents were born in Oklahoma, 24% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Okemah is 2125% higher than Oklahoma.
  • The median age in Okemah is 9% lower than Oklahoma.
  • In Okemah 63.89% of the population is White.
  • In Okemah 4.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Okemah 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Okemah population breakdown by race

      Black or African American4.66%7.26%12.63%
      American Indian17.87%7.39%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.13%0.18%
      Mixed race13.06%7.73%3.06%
      Other race0.52%2.64%4.75%
      In Okemah, 5.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Okemah, OK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).