Oklahoma Trivia:

Capital : Oklahoma City
State Tree : Eastern Redbud
State Flower : Mistletoe
State Insect : European Honey Bee, Black Swallowtail Bu
State Bird : Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Oklahoma People:

Oklahoma has a total population of 3,815,780 (2012 est) and ranks 28th in population of U.S. states. By age, 938,682 (24.6%) Oklahomans are under 18 years of age, 2,342,889 (61.4%) are age 19 to 64, and 534,209 (14.0%) are 65 years of age or older. By gender, females make up 50.5%, and males 49.5% of the total population.

Oklahoma Population By Age and Gender

AgePopulation Percentage
18 and under24.6  
65 and older14.0  
19 to 6461.4  

343,420 (9.0%) Oklahomans are American Indian or Alaska Native, 72,500 (1.9%) are Asian, 289,999 (7.6%) are Black, 7,632 (0.2%) are Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 2,880,914 (75.5%) are White, 221,315 (5.8%) are of mixed race.

Oklahoma Population By Race

WhiteOklahoma White population 2,880,9142,880,914  
American IndianOklahoma American Indian population 343,420343,420
BlackOklahoma Black population 289,999289,999
MixedOklahoma Mixed population 221,315221,315
AsianOklahoma Asian population 72,50072,500
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderOklahoma Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 7,6327,632

289,999 (7.6%) have declared Hispanic or Latino origin.

5.5% of Oklahomans were born in a foreign country.

9.2% of Oklahomans over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

86.2% of Oklahomans over the age of 25 are high school graduates or higher, and 23.2% have bachelor's degrees or higher.

Oklahoma Land:

Oklahoma has a land area of 68,595 square miles and is ranked 19th among U.S. states in total area. Oklahoma has a population density of 55 people per square mile.