|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Tahlequah is 16,463. Tahlequah, Oklahoma is the 2,205th largest city in the US.
Tahlequah is located entirely in Cherokee County.
The current population of Tahlequah (16,463) is it's peak population.
Tahlequah has grown 12.7% since the 2000. Tahlequah, Oklahoma's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Tahlequah has a population density of 1,265.4 people per square mile.
|2201||Stallings, North Carolina||16,481||128.7%|
|2203||Fairview Heights, Illinois||16,474||9.8%|
|2210||Country Club Hills, Illinois||16,407||1.3%|
The total voting age population of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,381. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Tahlequah are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Tahlequah are 52.0% White, 28.3% American Indian, 12.2% Two or more races, 2.9% Other, 2.4% Black, 1.8% Asian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 8.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Tahlequah, 24.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.6%. On a per-household basis, 15.8% of families are below the poverty line in Tahlequah.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.1% of Tahlequah residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.3% of Tahlequah residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.6% have a bachelor's degree and 13.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Tahlequah residents aged 5 and older, 11.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Tahlequah is 7.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Tahlequah, 30.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Tahlequah is $37,177.
In Tahlequah, 43.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.5% of housing units in Tahlequah.
Of all the housing units in Tahlequah, 3.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Tahlequah, 18.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Tahlequah is $681.
In Tahlequah, 75.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.