|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waurika is 1,886. Waurika, Oklahoma is the 7,818th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Waurika was in 2000, when its population was 2,139. In 2000, Waurika was the 7,115th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,818th largest city in the US. Waurika is currently 11.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Waurika has shrunk 11.8% since the year 2000. Waurika, Oklahoma's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7814||Blacksburg, South Carolina||1,888||0.0%|
|7816||Gila Bend, Arizona||1,887||-5.5%|
|7819||Lattingtown, New York||1,885||1.2%|
|7821||Langdon, North Dakota||1,884||-9.6%|
|7822||Phelps, New York||1,883||-4.2%|
The total voting age population of Waurika, Oklahoma, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,559. The voting age population is 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.4% of the residents of Waurika are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waurika are 87.2% White, 5.0% Two or more races, 4.6% American Indian, 2.6% Black and 0.6% Other. Additionally, 6.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waurika, 27.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.9%. On a per-household basis, 21.1% of families are below the poverty line in Waurika.
Among those aged 16 and older, 40.8% of Waurika residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.0% of Waurika residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.4% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waurika residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waurika is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waurika, 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 Waurika is $36,845.
In Waurika, 62.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.4% of housing units in Waurika.
Of all the housing units in Waurika, 21.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Waurika, 2.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waurika is $509.
In Waurika, 65.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.