Income/capita 52%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 100%
Income per capita$14,180$25,628$29,829
Median household income$30,208$48,038$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,250$60,309$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,989$30,832$35,192
Median earnings male$26,875$35,033$36,919
Median earnings female$16,402$23,287$26,250
Unemployment rate9.3%3.6%4.7%
Poverty level34.1%16.5%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Okemah is 52% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Okemah is 45% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Okemah is 100% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Okemah is 126% higher than the national average

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      Okemah median earnings by income bracket

      Okemah employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.1%14.0%
      Public administration10.8%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.9%1.3%
      Education, health & social services8.0%47.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bearden, OK159$58,1255%
      Castle, OK157$35,15636%
      Cromwell, OK230$33,75039%
      Paden, OK634$29,25047%
      Weleetka, OK825$25,31354%
      Okemah, OK3,262$30,20845%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Swift Trail Junction, AZ3,262$52,8414%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250172%
      Eden, NY3,262$67,52522%
      Pistakee Highlands, IL3,263$65,91219%
      Clarksville, TX3,261$29,15447%
      Okemah, OK3,262$30,20845%
      Source: The Okemah, OK employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).