What is the current population of Velma?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Velma is 562. Velma, Oklahoma is the 12,676th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Velma?

The peak population of Velma was in 2000, when its population was 690. In 2000, Velma was the 11,934th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,676th largest city in the US. Velma is currently 18.6% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Velma shrinking?

Velma has shrunk 18.5% since the year 2000. Velma, Oklahoma's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Velma, Oklahoma?

The total voting age population of Velma, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 393. The voting age population is 47.1% male and 52.9% female.

What percentage of Velma, Oklahoma residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.5% of the residents of Velma are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Velma, Oklahoma?

The racial demographics of Velma are 85.3% White, 6.7% Two or more races, 5.6% American Indian and 2.4% Other. Additionally, 3.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Velma, Oklahoma residents are below the poverty line?

In Velma, 26.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.8%. On a per-household basis, 22.2% of families are below the poverty line in Velma.

What percentage of Velma, Oklahoma residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 54.9% of Velma residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Velma, Oklahoma residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.2% of Velma residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Velma, Oklahoma residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Velma residents aged 5 and older, 3.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Velma, Oklahoma?

The unemployment rate in Velma is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Velma, Oklahoma residents work for the government?

In Velma, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Velma, Oklahoma?

The median household income in Velma is $50,313.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Velma, Oklahoma?

In Velma, 69.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Velma, Oklahoma?

Renters occupy 30.3% of housing units in Velma.

What percentage of Velma, Oklahoma housing units were built after 2000?

In Velma, 4.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Velma, Oklahoma?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Velma is $592.

What percentage of households in Velma, Oklahoma have broadband internet?

In Velma, 60.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Velma Population By Year

Population Graph For Velma
Year Population Rank in US
2021 562 12,676
2020 557 12,722
2019 595 12,595
2018 598 12,573
2017 599 12,572
2016 605 12,520
2015 612 12,468
2014 612 12,461
2013 619 12,423
2012 616 12,442
2011 620 12,426
2010 620 12,429
2000 690 11,934
1990 658 11,752

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
12666 Crowder, Mississippi 562 -26.5%
12667 Dodge City, Alabama 562 -8.7%
12668 Downey, Idaho 562 -8.1%
12669 Elloree, South Carolina 562 -22.4%
12670 Farina, Illinois 562 0.7%
12671 Oakland, Pennsylvania 562 -9.3%
12672 Perdido Beach, Alabama 562
12673 Reedsville, West Virginia 562 8.7%
12674 Rose City, Michigan 562 -22.1%
12675 Stetsonville, Wisconsin 562 -0.3%
12676 Velma, Oklahoma 562 -18.5%
12677 Wampsville, New York 562 0.3%
12678 Audubon, Minnesota 561 25.2%
12679 Fielding, Utah 561 25.5%
12680 Flagler, Colorado 561 -9.0%
12681 Lowell, Ohio 561 -10.3%
12682 Moscow, Tennessee 561 20.9%
12683 Newport, New York 561 -12.2%
12684 Paragonah, Utah 561 18.3%
12685 Foreston, Minnesota 560 43.5%
12686 Harmony, North Carolina 560 3.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Oklahoma

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
9782 Sperry 1,123 -9.2%
9789 Fairfax 1,119 -28.0%
9827 Fairland 1,107 7.7%
9878 Apache 1,093 -32.2%
9893 Yale 1,088 -18.5%
9899 Maysville 1,086 -17.3%
9925 Salina 1,078 -24.3%
9932 Goodwell 1,073 -10.3%
9994 Okeene 1,052 -14.9%
10004 Colbert 1,050 -1.5%
10017 Forest Park 1,047 -0.2%
10019 Wister 1,047 4.1%
10055 Caddo 1,034 9.4%
10090 Barnsdall 1,024 -22.7%
10143 Kellyville 1,012 2.3%
10145 Meeker 1,012 3.7%
10162 Rush Springs 1,008 -21.6%
10201 Buffalo 999 -16.2%
10224 Erick 994 -1.8%
10249 North Enid 987 21.4%
10265 Shady Point 984 16.0%
10275 Geary 982 -24.5%
10310 West Siloam Springs 976 10.9%
10339 Bray 969 -6.2%
10427 Boley 951 -15.5%
10449 Hydro 947 -10.4%
10456 Mounds 946 -24.4%
10466 Gore 942 10.5%
10559 Dibble 925 51.3%
10589 Grandfield 918 -17.5%
10608 Talihina 915 -24.3%
10701 Tipton 897 -2.0%
10713 Pond Creek 895 0.3%
10724 Medford 892 -23.3%
10780 Ringling 882 -21.7%
10797 Cashion 877 28.9%
10801 Oilton 877 -21.2%
10807 Cyril 874 -25.0%
10853 Maud 863 -24.1%
10890 Oakland 857 15.0%
10914 Quinton 853 -20.2%
10971 Temple 841 -26.8%
10987 Seiling 838 -3.3%
11016 Texhoma 831 -11.4%
11035 Davenport 827 -6.4%
11096 Valliant 814 5.8%
11144 Quapaw 806 -18.2%
11180 Weleetka 799 -21.1%
11213 Ninnekah 794 -19.3%
11239 Allen 789 -17.2%
11385 Sentinel 765 -10.9%
11400 Dewar 762 -16.9%
11446 Cheyenne 755 -2.4%
11488 Colcord 747 -9.0%
11491 Mannsville 747 11.3%
11525 Elmore City 742 -4.7%
11573 Mountain View 735 -16.0%
11583 Morrison 733 11.2%
11587 Adair 732 3.8%
11588 Afton 732 -34.8%
11595 Rock Island 732 3.2%
11603 Blair 730 -18.5%
11652 Copan 723 -9.2%
11660 Kansas 723 2.9%
11672 Empire City 722 -2.0%
11681 Garber 720 -14.4%
11710 Waynoka 716 -27.4%
11741 Haileyville 709 -20.1%
11755 Tyrone 707 -19.9%
11857 Springer 689 18.9%
11883 Washington 685 29.2%
11902 Wellston 682 -17.4%
11906 South Coffeyville 681 -13.9%
11933 Ryan 677 -23.7%
11969 Sterling 671 -11.8%
12051 Arapaho 658 -11.6%
12062 Valley Brook 657 -19.4%
12193 Cole 636 35.0%
12209 Wayne 635 -11.1%
12275 Howe 625 -10.3%
12282 Welch 624 5.7%
12311 Roff 619 -16.0%
12314 Savanna 618 -15.4%
12357 Wright City 611 -27.7%
12377 Langley 607 -8.5%
12378 Porum 607 -16.2%
12390 Earlsboro 604 -4.8%
12442 Vici 598 -9.8%
12498 Kiowa 591 -14.7%
12518 Boswell 588 -16.2%
12537 Bokchito 585 3.5%
12558 Paoli 583 -10.7%
12565 Porter 582 1.3%
12676 Velma 562 -18.5%
12707 Corn 558 -5.4%
12722 Clayton 556 -22.6%
12755 Carney 551 -15.2%
12770 Winchester 550 23.8%
12776 Fort Cobb 549 -17.4%
12893 Ramona 536 -5.1%
12965 Okay 527 -11.7%
12997 Lahoma 523 -9.5%
13019 Red Oak 521 -10.0%
13042 Verden 517 -21.5%
13055 Glencoe 515 -13.1%
13198 Fort Towson 498 -18.2%
13200 Ketchum 498 74.1%
13203 Arnett 497 -3.6%
13208 Hulbert 497 -9.1%
13228 Wyandotte 494 35.7%
13229 Alex 493 -22.3%
13265 Canute 489 -6.8%
13405 Ravia 474 3.4%
13424 Hammon 471 0.6%
13476 Olustee 466 -31.0%
13478 Covington 465 -15.7%
13484 Cement 464 -11.9%
13494 Johnson 463 106.6%
13531 Calumet 458 -14.3%
13532 Canton 458 -25.4%
13550 Billings 456 -20.9%
13577 Stringtown 454 14.9%
13578 Westport 454 73.9%
13635 Binger 447 -36.5%
13639 Forgan 447 -15.0%
13646 Drummond 446 10.1%
13647 Tushka 446 27.4%
13692 Keota 441 -14.8%
13725 Gage 437 2.8%
13737 Ochelata 436 -11.7%
13805 Bernice 429 -15.2%
13816 Medicine Park 428 15.3%
13819 Schulter 428 -28.6%
13829 Amber 426 -13.2%
13859 Paden 424 -5.1%
13904 Dill City 419 -20.3%
13964 Cedar Valley 414 111.2%
13987 Leedey 411 18.4%
14023 Depew 408 -27.9%
14026 Thackerville 408 0.9%
14043 Achille 405 -20.1%
14048 Dover 405 10.6%
14054 Stonewall 405 -13.0%
14058 Chattanooga 404 -6.2%
14101 Bokoshe 400 -11.1%
14117 Ringwood 399 -5.8%
14152 Wapanucka 396 -11.0%
14154 East Duke 395 -10.8%
14232 Silo 388 37.5%
14268 Tryon 384 -14.4%
14314 Foyil 380 53.2%
14320 Prue 380 -12.6%
14378 Whitefield 375 73.6%
14381 Asher 374 -10.9%
14435 Carmen 369 -9.7%
14455 Lone Wolf 367 -26.3%
14459 Wynona 367 -31.1%
14485 Bowlegs 362 -2.4%
14505 Custer City 360 -8.1%
14510 McCurtain 360 -22.9%
14561 Ripley 355 -19.6%
14593 Spavinaw 351 -37.7%
14609 Coyle 349 3.5%
14614 Oktaha 349 6.4%
14666 Bridge Creek 344 975.0%
14689 Fort Coffee 342 -16.9%
14697 Sawyer 342 24.8%
14716 Vera 340 72.5%
14729 Tribbey 339 23.7%
14740 Dustin 337 -25.2%
14751 Webbers Falls 337 -53.6%
14774 Katie 333 2.4%
14823 Optima 329 22.7%
14826 Shidler 329 -36.8%
14854 Cameron 326 4.4%
14877 Kaw City 324 -12.6%
14893 Tupelo 323 -13.8%
14925 Calvin 319 16.0%
14934 Fanshawe 318 -17.1%
14935 Fargo 318 -1.8%
14951 Agra 317 -11.2%
14958 Eldorado 316 -39.3%
14964 Sportsmen Acres 316 54.9%
14969 Fort Supply 315 -3.6%
14972 Mountain Park 315 -19.0%
15005 Eakly 312 13.4%
15136 Gracemont 301 -10.1%
15146 Avant 300 -19.3%
15152 Crowder 299 -32.1%
15154 Mill Creek 299 -12.0%
15190 Lamont 296 -36.0%
15203 North Miami 294 -32.4%
15219 Wakita 292 -30.3%
15245 Randlett 290 -43.4%
15284 Bennington 286 -1.3%
15292 Jennings 286 -23.7%
15300 Taloga 286 -22.7%
15321 Haworth 284 -23.0%
15335 Kinta 282 15.5%
15345 Terral 282 -26.3%
15349 Cleo Springs 281 -13.5%

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