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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wakita is 292. Wakita, Oklahoma is the 15,219th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wakita was in 1990, when its population was 466. In 1990, Wakita was the 13,371st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,219th largest city in the US. Wakita is currently 37.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wakita has shrunk 30.3% since the year 2000. Wakita, Oklahoma's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Wakita, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 218. The voting age population is 47.2% male and 52.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 29.4% of the residents of Wakita are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wakita are 91.2% White, 4.4% Two or more races, 2.0% Other, 1.0% Black, 1.0% American Indian and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 15.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wakita, 15.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.5%. On a per-household basis, 9.1% of families are below the poverty line in Wakita.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.6% of Wakita residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.7% of Wakita residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.8% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wakita residents aged 5 and older, 3.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wakita is 0.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wakita, 28.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wakita is $36,250.
In Wakita, 76.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.7% of housing units in Wakita.
Of all the housing units in Wakita, 25.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Wakita, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wakita is $592.
In Wakita, 64.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.