Tahlequah SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma Info Snack

Tahlequah (/tlkw/ TAL--kwah; Cherokee: ) is a city in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States located at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. It is part of the Green Country region of Oklahoma and was established as a capital of the 19th-century Cherokee Nation in 1839, as part of the new settlement in Indian Territory after the Cherokee Native Americans were forced west from the American Southeast on the Trail of Tears.
Population
16,481
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
28.4%
Median Home
$117,700
Median Income
$32,356
Median Rent
$630

Rankings for Tahlequah in Oklahoma

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Map Of Tahlequah, OK

Population over time in Tahlequah

Year Population % Change
2017 16,481 0.0%
2016 16,478 0.8%
2015 16,354 1.0%
2014 16,190 1.0%
2013 16,033 0.8%
2012 15,912 1.2%
2011 15,721 0.6%
2010 15,621 -

Crime in Tahlequah Per 100k

Crime Tahlequah OK USA
Violent Crime 153.8 456.2 382.9
Murder 0.0 6.2 5.3
Robbery 47.3 76.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 94.6 319.3 248.9
Property Crime 5442.2 2876.4 2362.0
Burglary 703.9 727.8 430.4
Larceny 4483.9 1836.9 1694.0
Car Theft 254.4 311.7 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Tahlequah

White
50.4% (8,307)
African American
2.3% (373)
American Indian
28.9% (4,764)
Asian
1.2% (206)
Hawaiian
0.3% (53)
Other
0.0% (7)
Two Or More
9.3% (1,535)
Hispanic
7.5% (1,236)
Race Tahlequah OK USA
White 50.4% 66.5% 61.5%
African American 2.3% 7.2% 12.3%
American Indian 28.9% 7.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 9.3% 6.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 7.5% 10.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Less than $10,000
15.7% (258,751)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (166,458)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (220,845)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.1% (248,863)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (227,437)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (252,159)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.7% (126,903)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.3% (87,349)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (31,313)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (31,313)
Income Tahlequah OK USA
Less than $10,000 15.7% 7.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 5.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 11.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.1% 11.1% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 18.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.7% 11.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.3% 11.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Tahlequah

Female
52.9% (8,718)
Male
47.1% (7,762)
Gender Tahlequah OK USA
Female 52.9% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Tahlequah for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.9% (799)
9-12th Grade
9.8% (1,613)
High School / GED
22.8% (3,753)
Some College
27.9% (4,599)
Associate's Degree
4.5% (742)
Bachelor's Degree
19.6% (3,234)
Master's Degree
8.1% (1,329)
Professional Degree
1.4% (236)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (170)
Education Tahlequah OK USA
< 9th Grade 4.9% 4.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.8% 8.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.8% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 27.9% 23.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.5% 7.6% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 19.6% 16.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.1% 6.0% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.4% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.4%

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