|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jay is 2,388. Jay, Oklahoma is the 6,982nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Jay was in 2000, when its population was 2,488. In 2000, Jay was the 6,536th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,982nd largest city in the US. Jay is currently 4.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Jay has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. Jay, Oklahoma's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6976||St. Paul, Nebraska||2,394||7.7%|
|6977||Stanley, North Dakota||2,392||87.9%|
|6981||Winfield, West Virginia||2,390||25.3%|
|6983||Park Falls, Wisconsin||2,387||-14.1%|
|6984||South Congaree, South Carolina||2,387||4.2%|
|6986||Holiday Island, Arkansas||2,383|
The total voting age population of Jay, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,858. The voting age population is 50.0% male and 50.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of Jay are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jay are 48.2% White, 29.4% American Indian, 17.3% Two or more races, 3.9% Other, 1.1% Black and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 9.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jay, 26.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.2%. On a per-household basis, 21.5% of families are below the poverty line in Jay.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.8% of Jay residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.3% of Jay residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.4% have a bachelor's degree and 3.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jay residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jay is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jay, 13.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jay is $28,661.
In Jay, 50.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.0% of housing units in Jay.
Of all the housing units in Jay, 8.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Jay, 6.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jay is $562.
In Jay, 50.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.