Langston, Oklahoma Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The population of Langston is estimated at 7,528 people. It is located in the extreme northeastern part of the state. The city has a mayor/city council form of government. This page provides information about the local government in Langston. Find out more about its history. Also, see the current population of Langston. The state of Oklahoma has over 46,000 citizens living in Langston. Besides, the population is fairly stable.

The median age of residents in Langston is 35.9%, making it one of the youngest cities in the state. Its population is primarily Black, with 12.8% of the city's population being White. The other races are Asian, American Indian, and two percent are Hispanic. The poverty rate is high in Langston, with 40.5% of the population living below the federal poverty line and 41.0% of the children living in poverty.

The original population of Langston was about 251. It was also home to several businesses, including a newspaper, published by its founder, Edward P. McCabe. The city was advertised as an escape from Southern policy and mob law, which contributed to the area's rapid growth. Nevertheless, the city's black population remained around thirty percent until the early 1970s. In addition, the city was home to a thriving business community that was founded in 1890.

The county was home to about 11,576 people in the 2016 census. The population is almost entirely African American, and the poverty rate is seventy-one percent. The median income of a family in Langston City is $26,042.