Choctaw, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
12,154
0.198% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39
1.76% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.51%
14.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$90,241
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$209,000
13.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Choctaw, OK had a population of 12.2k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $90,241. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Choctaw, OK grew from 12,130 to 12,154, a 0.198% increase and its median household income grew from $81,081 to $90,241, a 11.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Choctaw, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.15%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%).

None of the households in Choctaw, 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.

99.8% of the residents in Choctaw, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Choctaw, OK are Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center (452 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Choctaw, OK was $209,000, and the homeownership rate was 89.6%.

Most people in Choctaw, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Choctaw, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Choctaw, OK is home to a population of 12.2k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.76% of Choctaw, OK residents were born outside of the country (336 people).

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.64k people) in Choctaw, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 705 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 510 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Choctaw, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Choctaw, OK was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Choctaw, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.64k ± 401
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    705 ± 214
  3. White (Hispanic)
    510 ± 241
6.29%
Hispanic Population
764 people

In 2022, there were 13.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.64k people) in Choctaw, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 705 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 510 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.29% of the people in Choctaw, OK are hispanic (764 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Choctaw, OK as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.76%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
336 people
2.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
322 people

As of 2022, 2.76% of Choctaw, OK residents (336 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 Choctaw, OK was 2.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    532 ± 142
  2. Vietnam
    480 ± 140
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    243 ± 92

Choctaw, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Choctaw, OK employs 5.32k people. The largest industries in Choctaw, OK are Public Administration (1,058 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (582 people), and Retail Trade (550 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($108,611), Finance & Insurance ($104,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,750).

Occupations

5.32k
2022 Value
± 466
−0.206%
1 Year decline
± 12.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Choctaw, OK declined at a rate of −0.206%, from 5.33k employees to 5.32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Choctaw, OK, are Management Occupations (658 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (651 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (457 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Choctaw, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.32k
2022 Value
± 466
−0.206%
1 Year decline
± 12.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Choctaw, OK declined at a rate of −0.206%, from 5.33k employees to 5.32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Choctaw, OK, are Public Administration (1,058 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (582 people), and Retail Trade (550 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Choctaw, OK, though some of these residents may live in Choctaw, 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

$69,236
Median earning men ± $3,899
$42,171
Median earning women ± $6,816

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($112,734), Information ($87,813), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($81,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,703), Public Administration ($55,809), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,896).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oklahoma over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 Choctaw, OK awarded 452 degrees. The student population of Choctaw, OK in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 338 male students and 154 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Choctaw, OK are White (303 and 67%), followed by Two or More Races (70 and 15.5%), Hispanic or Latino (35 and 7.74%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (18 and 3.98%).

The largest universities in Choctaw, OK by number of degrees awarded are Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center (452 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Choctaw, OK are Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (54 and 11.9%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (35 and 7.74%), and Electrician (31 and 6.86%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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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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 Choctaw, OK was $209,000 in 2022, which is 0.741 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $184,500 to $209,000, a 13.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Choctaw, OK is 89.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Choctaw, OK have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Choctaw, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Choctaw, OK is $90,241. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Choctaw, OK was Census Tract 1087.08 with a value of $90,385, followed by Census Tract 1088.02 and Census Tract 1090.04, with respective values of $85,057 and $79,951.

Property

$209,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,461
$3,900
Median Property Taxes
±$364

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 Choctaw, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Choctaw, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

89.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 89.6% of the housing units in Choctaw, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 88%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1087.08
  2. Census Tract 1088.02
  3. Census Tract 1090.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Choctaw, OK was Census Tract 1087.08 with a value of $90,385, followed by Census Tract 1088.02 and Census Tract 1090.04, with respective values of $85,057 and $79,951.

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

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Household Income

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$90,241
Median Household Income
± $7,488
4.35k
Number of Households
± 402

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.35k households in Choctaw, OK grew to $90,241 from the previous year's value of $81,081.

The following chart displays the households in Choctaw, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Choctaw, 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 (86.1%)
  2. Carpooled (5.11%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.62%)

In 2022, 86.1% of workers in Choctaw, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.11%) and those who worked at home (3.62%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Choctaw, OK have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.42% of the workforce in Choctaw, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Choctaw, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Choctaw, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Choctaw, OK (784 out of 12.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Choctaw, OK is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

95.5% of the population of Choctaw, OK has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 6.21% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 5.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see 1146 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.96% decrease from the previous year (1181 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 944 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 144 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,146 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oklahoma County, OK

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see an average of 1,146 patients per year. This represents a 2.96% decrease from the previous year (1,181 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oklahoma County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.2% under 18 years, 14.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.53%
Uninsured
53.6%
Employer Coverage
6.21%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
5.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Choctaw, OK declined by 10.2% from 5.04% to 4.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Choctaw, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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