Local Data Search

USA.com / Oklahoma / Tahlequah Area / Population and Races

Tahlequah Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Tahlequah Area is 47,860. The Tahlequah Area population density is 61.65 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 54.63 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Tahlequah Area is white, which represent 53.13% of the total population. The average Tahlequah Area education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 47,860. #585

Population Density, #548

Tahlequah Area
61.65 per square mile
54.63 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:25,428 (53.13%, #827)
Black:563 (1.18%, #667)
Hispanic:3,096 (6.47%, #376)
Asian:321 (0.67%, #573)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):14,732 (30.78%, #6)
One Race, Other:478 (1.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:6,338 (13.24%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,806 (90.63%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:23 (0.74%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:21 (0.68%, see rank)
South American:8 (0.26%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

42,087 (87.94%) out of the total population of 47,860 reported first ancestry.

 Tahlequah Area% of the Total PopulationOklahomaU.S.
Arab840.18%, see rank0.30%0.56%
Czech470.10%, see rank0.44%0.47%
Danish930.19%, see rank0.20%0.42%
Dutch5321.11%, see rank1.73%1.40%
English2,6625.56%, see rank8.08%8.02%
French7431.55%, see rank2.38%3.34%
German4,90210.24%, see rank14.31%15.03%
Greek520.11%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian810.17%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish4,3479.08%, see rank11.69%10.80%
Italian5291.11%, see rank1.72%5.52%
Norwegian1470.31%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Polish2120.44%, see rank0.86%3.01%
Portuguese850.18%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian420.09%, see rank0.27%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3580.75%, see rank1.10%0.99%
Scottish6281.31%, see rank1.72%1.72%
Subsaharan African590.12%, see rank0.48%0.95%
Swedish2830.59%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss1270.27%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian660.14%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American3,4337.17%, see rank9.89%7.12%
Welsh1450.30%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 23,598 (49.31%, see rank)
Females: 24,262 (50.69%, see rank)

Tahlequah Area
Male: 49.31%
Female: 50.69%
Male: 49.53%
Female: 50.47%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Tahlequah Area
34.70 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Tahlequah Area
33.60 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Tahlequah Area
36.20 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Tahlequah Area% of the Total PopulationOklahomaU.S.
Under 5 years3,1916.67%, see rank6.94%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,2516.79%, see rank6.94%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,9086.08%, see rank6.80%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,9428.24%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years4,90210.24%, see rank7.37%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,83312.19%, see rank13.63%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,28411.04%, see rank12.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,97112.48%, see rank13.26%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,70811.93%, see rank12.07%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,0698.50%, see rank7.89%7.64%
75 to 84 2,0124.20%, see rank4.40%4.25%
85 years and over7891.65%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Tahlequah AreaOklahomaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population29,666, 100%2,489,023209,056,129
Less Than High School4,323, 14.57%, see rank13.31%13.67%
High School Graduate8,988, 30.30%, see rank31.71%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree9,259, 31.21%, see rank31.16%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,333, 14.61%, see rank15.94%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,763, 9.31%, see rank7.88%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.28, see rank13.2813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Tahlequah Area OklahomaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,39396.27%3.73%84.74%15.26%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,93894.63%, see rank5.37%, see rank92.54%7.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,41192.24%, see rank7.76%, see rank92.64%7.36%90.60%9.40%
College4,45890.98%, see rank9.02%, see rank83.86%16.14%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School37086.76%, see rank13.24%, see rank76.10%23.90%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Tahlequah AreaOklahomaU.S.
Total Households16,873, 100%1,450,117116,211,092
Average Household Size2.70, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households4,891, 28.99%, see rank28.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,982, 71.01%, see rank71.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)11,182, 66.27%, see rank66.50%66.22%
Average Family Size3.45, see rank3.223.32
Married-Couple Family8,155, 48.33%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,691, 33.73%, see rank33.50%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Tahlequah Area%OklahomaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total38,510see rank3,029,408252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over18,933100%, see rank1,487,422123,281,364
Never Married6,08632.14%, see rank30.88%35.77%
Married9,71751.32%, see rank53.92%52.04%
Widowed6403.38%, see rank2.94%2.57%
Divorced2,49013.15%, see rank12.26%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over19,577100%, see rank1,541,986129,692,771
Never Married5,51128.15%, see rank23.93%29.48%
Married9,60949.08%, see rank52.03%49.19%
Widowed1,95810.00%, see rank9.95%9.16%
Divorced2,49912.76%, see rank14.10%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Tahlequah Area%OklahomaU.S.
Native46,54197.24%, see rank94.38%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence31,71766.27%, see rank60.91%58.73%
Born in Different State14,58330.47%, see rank32.55%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2410.50%, see rank0.92%1.42%
Foreign Born1,3192.76%, see rank5.62%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4230.88%, see rank1.86%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship8961.87%, see rank3.77%7.09%
Born In Europe1370.29%, see rank0.43%1.53%
Born In Asia2820.59%, see rank1.50%3.82%
Born In Africa450.09%, see rank0.24%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America8171.71%, see rank3.31%6.83%
Born In Northern America380.08%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Tahlequah Area%OklahomaU.S.
English15,45891.61%, see rank90.04%79.39%
Spanish6703.97%, see rank6.10%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages950.56%, see rank1.39%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1110.66%, see rank1.50%3.36%
Other5393.19%, see rank0.97%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2023 World Media Group, LLC.