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Oklahoma Population 2024

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Oklahoma (U.S. state abbreviation is 'OK') is the midwestern state of United States, bordered by Kansas to the north, Missouri and Arkansas to the east, Texas to the south and west. Oklahoma population in 2024 is estimated to be 4.08 million, ranks 28th populous state. Oklahoma is gaining population and increased by 88,590 people since from the last census in 2020. Its area is 69,899 sq miles (181,040 sq km), 20th largest state in the United States. The name 'Oklahoma' came from two Choctaw Indian words, 'okla' meaning people, and 'humma' meaning red, so the Oklahoma state name literally means 'red people'. The region of Oklahoma originally Indian Territory, the state of Oklahoma in 1889 was opened to European settlers to claim plots, many grabbed to the states and were called 'Land Rush'. The first capital city of Oklahoma was in Guthrie, but was moved later to Oklahoma City, Tulsa is the sixth most dangerous city, and other top cities are Norman, Broken Arrow, Edmond, Lawton. The popular places are Turner Falls, Frontier City, a theme park, Tulsa Zoo, Oklahoma Aquarium.

The population of Oklahoma 2019 is projected to be 3.95 million with change of 0.31% compared to 0.29% in 2018. According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, OK population in 2020 is 3,959,353. Oklahoma population in 2023 is estimated to be 4.04 million, population in 2022 is estimated to be 4.04 million, and in 2021 is estimated to be 3.98 million.
YearPopulation% Change
20203,959,353census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Oklahoma Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Oklahoma by race are, 72.6% are White Americans, 7.3% are Black Americans, 10.1% are Hispanic/Latino's, 7.5% are American Indian and Alaska Natives(AIAN), 2% are Asians and around 0.1% are NHPI.

White Population

White population in Oklahoma are 2,828,569, percentage wise 72.60 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Oklahoma are 283,821, percentage wise 7.28 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Oklahoma, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Oklahoma are 80,670, percentage wise 2.07 percent are asians, out of these 14,046 are Asian Indians, 11,491 are Chinese, 6,593 are Filipinos, 2,410 are Japanese, 6,247 are Korean, 20,631 are Vietnamese and 19,252 are other Asian nationals. 330 Malaysian, 49 are Mongolians, 1,076 are Nepalese, 2,216 Pakistani, 323 Sri Lankan, 391 Taiwanese, 1,165 Thai, 20,631 Vietnamese, 3,569 are Hmong, 290 Indonesian.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Oklahoma are 394,879. Percentage wise 10.13 percent are hispanics, out of these 323,876 are Mexican people, 13,612 are Puerto Ricans, 2,921 are Cubans, and 54,470 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

American Indian and Alaska Native are 289,871 people, Cherokee tribals are 113,807, Chippewa tribals 324, Navajo tribals 1,451, and Sioux tribal group people are 1,303. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander are 5,543, out of these Native Hawaiian are 1,154, 901 are Guamanian or Chamorro, 314 Samoan and 3,174 are Other Pacific Islanders.

Total Population3,896,251Percent
Black or African American283,8217.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native289,8717.440%
Cherokee tribal grouping113,8072.921%
Chippewa tribal grouping3240.008%
Navajo tribal grouping1,4510.037%
Sioux tribal grouping1,3030.033%
Asian Population80,6702.07%
Asian Indian14,0460.36%
Other Asian Population19,252
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5,5430.14%
Native Hawaiian1,1540.030%
Guamanian or Chamorro9010.023%
Other Pacific Islander3,174
Some other race105,686
Hispanic or Latino394,87910.13%
Puerto Rican13,6120.35%
Other Hispanic or Latino54,470

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Oklahoma

4Broken Arrow109,171

Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Oklahoma Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Oklahoma by age is 3,896,251, out of these 1,930,615 are male, 1,965,636 are female, The Oklahoma population by age are, under 15 years is 800,119, 15 years and over is 3,096,132, 30 years and over is 2,281,994, 65 years and over is 574,330 and 85 years and over is 66,517. 49.55 percent are male, 50.45 percent are female, The sex ratio of Oklahoma is 982. 20.54 percent are under 15 years old, 79.46 percent are 15 years and over, 58.57 percent are 30 years and over, 14.74 percent are 65 years and over, 1.71 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in OK

English is the official language in OK state, Languages spoken at home are 89.9% speak English, 6.92 Spanish, 0.93 European languages and 1.52 Asian languages.
Out of 55,226 Asian language speakers, South Asian/Indian language speakers are, 2068 speak Hindi, 1254 Gujarati, 326 Punjabi, 1460 Bengali, 2243 Urdu, 1576 Marathi/Nepali, 896 Telugu, 838 Tamil, 2676 speak Malayalam or Kannada.
People from East and Mid Asian speakers include 9,684 speak Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese, 3250 Hmong, 1756 Japanese, 17784 Vietnamese, 4347 Korean, 336 Khmer, 3093 Tagalog, 2188 Thai/Lao language.
3337 speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages, 5093 Arabic, 1562 Hebrew and 1902 Persian including Farsi and Dari.
737 speak Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 2316 Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or other languages of Western Africa, 1909 Swahili or other languages of Central, Eastern, and Southern Africa.
Out of 33,936 European language speakers, 5354 French including Cajun, 1041 Italian, 1144 Portugues, 8105 German, 1146 speak Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages.
563 are Greek speakers, 2094 Russian, 516 Polish, 395 Serbo-Croatian, 449 Ukranian/Slavic language and 128 Armenian.
Speak only English3,264,42489.90
Spanish Language251,1086.92
European Language33,9360.93
Asian Languages55,2261.52
Other Languages26,4440.73
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Oklahoma Education

Below table is the stats of High school and college education levels of Oklahoma state.

Population 18 to 24 years386,488199,702186,786
Less than high school graduate61,73935,38826,351
High school graduate (includes equivalency)128,17172,84855,323
Some college or associates degree167,74579,26588,480
Bachelors degree or higher28,83312,20116,632
Population 25 years and over2,553,4881,241,6131,311,875
Less than 9th grade107,43457,42450,010
9th to 12th grade, no diploma211,219108,459102,760
High school graduate (includes equivalency)803,755403,504400,251
Some college, no degree602,859287,009315,850
Associates degree193,85783,408110,449
Bachelors degree422,888199,701223,187
Graduate or professional degree211,476102,108109,368
High school graduate or higher1,671,852804,851867,001
Bachelors degree or higher502,631242,385260,246
Black or African172,03484,11787,917
High school graduate or higher152,55873,64978,909
Bachelors degree or higher32,67814,68617,992
American Indian or Alaska Native alone167,17379,96787,206
High school graduate or higher142,33466,85875,476
Bachelors degree or higher27,26211,70415,558
High school graduate or higher42,76719,71623,051
Bachelors degree or higher21,74610,72011,026
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,9861,4381,548
High school graduate or higher2,4871,1791,308
Bachelors degree or higher392185207
Hispanic or Latino Origin188,943101,06287,881
High school graduate or higher113,92657,81856,108
Bachelors degree or higher20,8379,62911,208
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Disable population of Oklahoma state as per table below:

Total civilian non-institutionalized population606,072
Black or African American43,549
American Indian and Alaska Native alone47,852
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander368
Some other race8,060
With a hearing difficulty190,005
With a vision difficulty128,938
With a cognitive difficulty213,763
With an ambulatory difficulty328,867
With a self-care difficulty108,707
With an independent living difficulty191,083

Counties of Oklahoma

Osage County is the largest county by area in the Oklahoma state, and is divided into 77 counties. Oklahoma is the populous County with 792,582, followed by Tulsa County with 648,360, Cleveland County with 281,669, Canadian County with 144,447 and fifth populous is Comanche County with 120,422.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Adair County21,98122,0820.53838
Alfalfa County5,9005,754-2.56668
Atoka County13,83813,83804949
Beaver County5,3615,319-0.87070
Beckham County21,80421,709-0.43939
Blaine County9,5109,485-0.36060
Bryan County46,46047,1921.62019
Caddo County29,27028,977-13334
Canadian County140,053144,4473.144
Carter County48,29548,177-0.21717
Cherokee County48,92548,675-0.51616
Choctaw County14,81514,668-14646
Cimarron County2,1492,1530.27777
Cleveland County279,928281,6690.633
Coal County5,6315,520-26969
Comanche County121,746120,422-1.155
Cotton County5,8435,776-1.16767
Craig County14,35514,306-0.34747
Creek County71,77471,604-0.21010
Custer County28,94229,0360.33433
Delaware County42,58242,7330.42424
Dewey County4,8874,8940.17171
Ellis County3,9753,952-0.67373
Garfield County61,49260,913-0.91212
Garvin County27,87027,811-0.23535
Grady County54,88755,5511.21313
Grant County4,3804,326-1.27272
Greer County5,7975,8210.46866
Harmon County2,6972,664-1.27676
Harper County3,8583,797-1.67474
Haskell County12,72912,668-0.55151
Hughes County13,29213,3350.35050
Jackson County25,21324,949-13636
Jefferson County6,1756,123-0.86565
Johnston County11,09710,949-1.35656
Kay County44,52244,161-0.82121
Kingfisher County15,66315,81614545
Kiowa County8,8628,729-1.56262
Latimer County10,35010,231-1.15757
Le Flore County49,87449,9800.21515
Lincoln County35,01734,920-0.33030
Logan County46,83347,29111918
Love County10,05210,1340.85959
McClain County39,33439,9851.72727
McCurtain County32,87732,703-0.53131
McIntosh County19,73519,8150.44242
Major County7,6747,644-0.46363
Marshall County16,41316,8062.44443
Mayes County40,96941,1070.32626
Murray County13,89913,9530.44848
Muskogee County68,95968,362-0.91111
Noble County11,30611,289-0.25353
Nowata County10,29710,218-0.85858
Okfuskee County12,09812,09805252
Oklahoma County787,197792,5820.711
Okmulgee County38,84838,335-1.32828
Osage County47,32847,014-0.71820
Ottawa County31,32531,175-0.53232
Pawnee County16,45116,390-0.44344
Payne County81,86782,0400.277
Pittsburg County44,14543,877-0.62222
Pontotoc County38,35438,247-0.32929
Pottawatomie County72,24872,6790.699
Pushmataha County11,11711,1790.65554
Roger Mills County3,6713,656-0.47575
Rogers County91,47991,9840.666
Seminole County24,88024,578-1.23737
Sequoyah County41,33441,179-0.42525
Stephens County43,41143,265-0.32323
Texas County20,85620,455-1.94040
Tillman County7,4257,348-16464
Tulsa County646,727648,3600.322
Wagoner County79,00380,1101.488
Washington County52,01651,843-0.31414
Washita County11,15211,127-0.25455
Woods County9,0648,897-1.86161
Woodward County20,49720,222-1.34141


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