Velma Population By Year

Population Graph For Velma, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 562 12,676 0.9%
2020 557 12,722 -1.1%
2010 620 12,429 -1.1%
2000 690 11,934 0.5%
1990 658 11,752

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.

Similarly Sized Cities In Oklahoma

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
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%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
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%

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.


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