Muskogee, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
36,933
0.755% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36
1.69% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.5%
6.34% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,825
13% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$118,300
17% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
15,002
1.85% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Muskogee, OK had a population of 36.9k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $46,825. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Muskogee, OK declined from 37,214 to 36,933, a −0.755% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,430 to $46,825, a 13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Muskogee, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.79%).

None of the households in Muskogee, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Muskogee, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Muskogee, OK are Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee (1,159 degrees awarded in 2022), Bacone College (15 degrees), and Elite Beauty College (9 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Muskogee, OK was $118,300, and the homeownership rate was 55.8%.

Most people in Muskogee, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Muskogee, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Muskogee, OK is home to a population of 36.9k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.74% of Muskogee, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.38k people).

In 2022, there were 3.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.3k people) in Muskogee, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.56k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.34k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Muskogee, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Muskogee, OK was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Muskogee, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    18.3k ± 515
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.56k ± 336
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    5.34k ± 508
8.42%
Hispanic Population
3.11k people

In 2022, there were 3.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18.3k people) in Muskogee, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.56k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.34k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.42% of the people in Muskogee, OK are hispanic (3.11k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,193 ± 7,747 people
  2. Vietnam
    12,454 ± 2,736 people
  3. India
    10,765 ± 2,544 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 102,193 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 12,454 and India with 10,765.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.74%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.38k people
3.73%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.39k people

As of 2022, 3.74% of Muskogee, OK residents (1.38k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Muskogee, OK was 3.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    978 ± 228
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    549 ± 154
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    441 ± 128

Muskogee, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Muskogee, OK employs 15k people. The largest industries in Muskogee, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,734 people), Manufacturing (2,405 people), and Retail Trade (1,756 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,438), Utilities ($59,583), and Public Administration ($55,896).

Males in Oklahoma have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,245. The income inequality in Oklahoma (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

15k
2022 Value
± 774
1.85%
1 Year growth
± 7.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Muskogee, OK grew at a rate of 1.85%, from 14.7k employees to 15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Muskogee, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,771 people), Production Occupations (1,523 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,320 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Muskogee, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15k
2022 Value
± 774
1.85%
1 Year growth
± 7.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Muskogee, OK grew at a rate of 1.85%, from 14.7k employees to 15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Muskogee, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,734 people), Manufacturing (2,405 people), and Retail Trade (1,756 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Muskogee, OK, though some of these residents may live in Muskogee, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,420
Median earning men ± $2,616
$31,792
Median earning women ± $3,413

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,438), Public Administration ($62,771), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,761).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,723), Information ($59,464), and Public Administration ($50,245).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Muskogee, OK awarded 1,183 degrees. The student population of Muskogee, OK in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 991 male students and 854 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Muskogee, OK are American Indian or Alaska Native (515 and 43.7%), followed by White (485 and 41.2%), Hispanic or Latino (121 and 10.3%), and Black or African American (45 and 3.82%).

The largest universities in Muskogee, OK by number of degrees awarded are Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee (1,159 and 98%), Bacone College (15 and 1.27%), and Elite Beauty College (9 and 0.761%).

The most popular majors in Muskogee, OK are Welding Technology (161 and 13.6%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (138 and 11.7%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (126 and 10.7%).

The median tuition cost in Muskogee, OK for private four year colleges is $12,000.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2021 in Muskogee, OK, the percentage of applicants admitted was 54.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 60.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,845 (53.7% men and 46.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,845 students enrolled in Muskogee, OK, 53.7% men and 46.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 818 records, of which 44.5% were women and 55.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 126 degrees awarded
  2. 161 degrees awarded
  3. 138 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Muskogee, OK was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 126 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,159 degrees awarded
  2. 15 degrees awarded
  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee with 1,159 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 703 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Muskogee, OK, which is 1.46 times more than the 480 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 515 degrees mean that there were 1.06 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 485 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,060) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Muskogee, OK was $118,300 in 2022, which is 0.42 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $101,100 to $118,300, a 17% increase. The homeownership rate in Muskogee, OK is 55.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Muskogee, OK have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Muskogee, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Muskogee, OK is $46,825. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Muskogee, OK was Census Tract 8.02 with a value of $67,813, followed by Census Tract 8.01 and Census Tract 12, with respective values of $56,488 and $50,430.

Property

$118,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,968
$8,123
Median Property Taxes
±$561

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Muskogee, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

55.8%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.8% of the housing units in Muskogee, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8.02
  2. Census Tract 8.01
  3. Census Tract 12

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Muskogee, OK was Census Tract 8.02 with a value of $67,813, followed by Census Tract 8.01 and Census Tract 12, with respective values of $56,488 and $50,430.

The following map shows all of the places in Muskogee, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$46,825
Median Household Income
± $2,224
14.6k
Number of Households
± 775

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.6k households in Muskogee, OK grew to $46,825 from the previous year's value of $41,430.

The following chart displays the households in Muskogee, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Muskogee, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.46%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.42%)

In 2022, 82.8% of workers in Muskogee, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.46%) and those who worked at home (5.42%).

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Commute Time

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Muskogee, OK have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.894% of the workforce in Muskogee, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

22.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Muskogee, OK (7.98k out of 35.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Muskogee, OK is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

84.4% of the population of Muskogee, OK has health coverage, with 31.1% on employee plans, 27% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 2.46% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Muskogee County, OK see 2125 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.56% increase from the previous year (2072 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1734 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 204 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,125 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Muskogee County, OK

Primary care physicians in Muskogee County, OK see an average of 2,125 patients per year. This represents a 2.56% increase from the previous year (2,072 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.1% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.6%
Uninsured
31.1%
Employer Coverage
27%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
2.46%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Muskogee, OK declined by 1.59% from 15.8% to 15.6%.

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