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

OKmulgee City, Oklahoma is a small town situated near the Deep Fork of the North Canadian River. It is a part of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and is the county seat of Okmulgee County. The city has a population of 12,321 people and is home to nine manufacturing facilities. Okmulgee is also the birthplace of actor William Sampson.

In Okmulgee, Oklahoma, there are approximately 5,55k White citizens, 2.16k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic), and 2.09k Black or African American citizens. Approximately 4.52% of the population is Hispanic. In Okmulgee, the largest minority group is Hispanic, followed by American Indian and Asian. Okmulgee has an ethnic mix of European and Native American origins, with about 3% of the population belonging to the latter.

The median household income in Okmulgee, OK was $24,388. This compares to the median income of the surrounding and parent geographies. In Okmulgee, OK, most workers drove alone to work in 2019, while 11.7% carpooled, and 5.06% walked to work. This is a chart of mode use and changes over time. OKmulgee households are categorized into car ownership buckets, with most having two cars.

When Okmulgee first opened, it consisted of two cotton gins and a council house. By the 1920s, the town had five oil refineries operating in the area. Street cars provided transportation between the oil refineries, government offices, and homes. Okmulgee's first newspaper was published in a small frame building one block west of the Frisco depot. The city also had wooden sidewalks and plenty of hitching rings.