Okmulgee, OK Demographics


Population (year 2000): 13,022. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,854 (-1.3% change)
Males: 6,287 (48.3%), Females: 6,735 (51.7%)

Okmulgee County

Zip code: 74447

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $24,344 (year 2000)
Median house value: $41,700 (year 2000)

Races in Okmulgee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.3%)
  • Black (21.3%)
  • American Indian (18.2%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (9.5%), German (8.6%), Irish (7.1%), English (5.4%), Dutch (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 12.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Okmulgee

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Okmulgee city

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -428 (-3.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Okmulgee:

  • GEORGE NIGH REBABILITATION INSTITUTE (900 EAST AIRPORT ROAD)
  • OKMULGEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1401 MORRIS DRIVE, P O BOX 1038)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Okmulgee:

  • HENRYETTA MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; HENRYETTA, OK)
  • CREEK NATION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; OKEMAH, OK)
  • HILLCREST SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; TULSA, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Okmulgee:

  • TULSA INTL (about 39 miles; TULSA, OK; ID: TUL)
  • STILLWATER RGNL (about 86 miles; STILLWATER, OK; ID: SWO)
  • TINKER AFB (about 100 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; ID: TIK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Okmulgee:

  • OKMULGEE RGNL (about 4 miles; OKMULGEE, OK; ID: OKM)
  • ASHLEY (about 9 miles; MORRIS, OK; ID: O36)
  • HENRYETTA MUNI (about 16 miles; HENRYETTA, OK; ID: F10)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Okmulgee:

  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKMULGEE (Full-time enrollment: 1,923; Location: 1801 E 4TH ST; Public; Website: www.osu-okmulgee.edu/)
  • GREEN COUNTRY TECHNOLOGY CENTER (FT enrollment: 236; Location: PO Box 1217; Public; Website: [email protected])
  • OKMULGEE SCHOOL OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 308 E 6TH ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Okmulgee:

  • ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; TULSA, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • TULSA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; TULSA, OK; FT enrollment: 8,727)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TULSA (about 36 miles; TULSA, OK; FT enrollment: 3,760)
  • NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; TAHLEQUAH, OK; FT enrollment: 6,610)
  • EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; ADA, OK; FT enrollment: 3,429)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 78 miles; STILLWATER, OK; FT enrollment: 16,937)
  • LANGSTON UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; LANGSTON, OK; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Schools

Public high school in Okmulgee:

  • OKMULGEE HS (Students: 554; Location: 415 WEST 3RD STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Okmulgee:

  • OKMULGEE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 1003 N. OKMULGEE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • OKMULGEE MS (Students: 474; Location: 1421 EAST MARTIN LUTHER KING; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OKMULGEE ES (Students: 467; Location: 1614 EAST NINTH STREET; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • TWIN HILLS ES (Students: 277; Location: 7225 TWIN HILLS ROAD; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Okmulgee:

  • MARIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 601 S MORTON; Grades: PK – 5)

Libraries

Library in Okmulgee:

  • OKMULGEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $312,610; Location: 218 S OKMULGEE; 68,600 books; 1,000 audio materials; 1,100 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)