Jay, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,900
6.85% 1-year growth
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.4
0.568% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
25.3%
24% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$36,625
6.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$94,400
18.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jay, OK had a population of 2.9k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $36,625. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jay, OK grew from 2,714 to 2,900, a 6.85% increase and its median household income grew from $34,453 to $36,625, a 6.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jay, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (35.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (16.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (2%).

None of the households in Jay, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Jay, OK are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jay, OK was $94,400, and the homeownership rate was 55.1%.

Most people in Jay, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jay, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jay, OK is home to a population of 2.9k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.86% of Jay, OK residents were born outside of the country (83 people).

In 2022, there were 1.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.18k people) in Jay, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 474 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Jay, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jay, OK was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jay, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18k ± 222
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 227
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    474 ± 173
6.72%
Hispanic Population
195 people

In 2022, there were 1.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.18k people) in Jay, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 474 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.72% of the people in Jay, OK are hispanic (195 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jay, OK as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.86%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
83 people
3.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
101 people

As of 2022, 2.86% of Jay, OK residents (83 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jay, OK was 3.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    47 ± 29
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    39 ± 30
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    27 ± 21

Jay, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jay, OK employs 1.03k people. The largest industries in Jay, OK are Manufacturing (230 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (182 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (104 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,969), Manufacturing ($50,263), and Construction ($41,250).

Occupations

1.03k
2022 Value
± 154
2.08%
1 Year growth
± 20.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jay, OK grew at a rate of 2.08%, from 1.01k employees to 1.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jay, OK, are Production Occupations (168 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (105 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jay, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.03k
2022 Value
± 154
2.08%
1 Year growth
± 20.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jay, OK grew at a rate of 2.08%, from 1.01k employees to 1.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jay, OK, are Manufacturing (230 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (182 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jay, OK, though some of these residents may live in Jay, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,535
Median earning men ± $3,424
$24,926
Median earning women ± $5,903

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($51,447), Construction ($41,250), and Public Administration ($33,929).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($39,375), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,107), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($29,688).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jay, OK was $94,400 in 2022, which is 0.335 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $79,400 to $94,400, a 18.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Jay, OK is 55.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jay, OK have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jay, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$94,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,577
$527
Median Property Taxes
±$103

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jay, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jay, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.1%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.1% of the housing units in Jay, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.7%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Jay, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$36,625
Median Household Income
± $3,436
957
Number of Households
± 133

In 2022, the median household income of the 957 households in Jay, OK grew to $36,625 from the previous year's value of $34,453.

The following chart displays the households in Jay, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jay, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Carpooled (14.7%)
  3. Walked (7.24%)

In 2022, 75.3% of workers in Jay, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.7%) and those who walked to work (7.24%).

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jay, OK have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.893% of the workforce in Jay, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jay, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jay, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jay, OK (710 out of 2.81k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jay, OK is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

70.8% of the population of Jay, OK has health coverage, with 25.3% on employee plans, 26.2% on Medicaid, 9.14% on Medicare, 6.77% on non-group plans, and 3.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Delaware County, OK see 2150 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.65% increase from the previous year (2035 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2537 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 520 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,150 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delaware County, OK

Primary care physicians in Delaware County, OK see an average of 2,150 patients per year. This represents a 5.65% increase from the previous year (2,035 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Delaware County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.6% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.1% were men and 55.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

29.2%
Uninsured
25.3%
Employer Coverage
26.2%
Medicaid
9.14%
Medicare
6.77%
Non-Group
3.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jay, OK grew by 5.96% from 27.5% to 29.2%.

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