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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee is a city located in Muskogee County, Oklahoma. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 38,310. It is the county seat of Muskogee County6.


Muskogee is located at 35°44'48" North, 95°22'5" West (35.746617, -95.368047)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 100.4 km² (38.8 mi²). 96.7 km² (37.3 mi²) of it is land and 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.69% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 38,310 people, 15,523 households, and 9,950 families residing in the city. The population density is 396.1/km² (1,026.0/mi²). There are 17,517 housing units at an average density of 181.1/km² (469.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 61.12% White, 17.90% African American, 12.34% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.57% from other races, and 6.16% from two or more races. 3.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 15,523 households out of which 29.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% are married couples living together, 15.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% are non-families. 31.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $26,418, and the median income for a family is $33,358. Males have a median income of $28,153 versus $20,341 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,351. 19.2% of the population and 14.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.9% are under the age of 18 and 14.3% are 65 or older.