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

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The population of Sallisaw is around 2,255, and grew steadily in the postwar period. The city's economy was centered on agriculture during the early years, but changes in farming practices resulted in a drop in population and the shift to other forms of commerce. By the 1930s, the city's economy shifted away from cotton and into lumber and oil. It supported eight auto-related businesses and two blacksmiths.

Sallisaw is located in the Green Country region of eastern Oklahoma. It is surrounded by rolling hills and has three major highways: U.S. 59 (Kerr Boulevard), U.S. 64 (Cherokee Avenue), and Interstate 40. In the center of the county, US 59 connects the city to the larger city of Fort Smith. It is 134 miles from Oklahoma's capital, Tulsa.

The population of Sallisaw, OK is comprised of both whites and native-born citizens. About 16.7% of the residents are American Indian or Alaska Native. The remaining 0.5% speak Spanish or other languages at home. That makes Sallisaw, OK an extremely diverse city. However, the city has a high proportion of people who are of Hispanic descent. For example, a large percentage of Sallisaw's population was born in Mexico.