Muskogee County

Muskogee, OK: What you need to know

Muskogee, known to many from Merle Haggard's famous song, Okie from Muskogee, is about 50 miles southeast of Tulsa. A popular motorcycling destination, the city also hosts many festivals, concerts and events, as well as lots of live music, anchored by the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.

Residents enjoy excellent access to outdoor activities, including city parks as well as places to play among surrounding rivers, lakes, gardens and woodlands. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Muskogee a "distinctive destination."

Health care businesses make up Muskogee's largest economic sector, however the city is also home to well-known major employers such as Georgia-Pacific, Dal-Tile, Acme Engineering and Griffin Food Co., to name a few.


Muskogee, OK City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 38,776
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $34,894
Median Home Price $85,200
Walkscore 26

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Muskogee, OK Demographics

Median Population in Muskogee, OK

Median Age 35.1%
Age 18 Over 73.4%
Age 21 Over 69%
Age 62 Over 18.9%
Age 65 Over 15.1%

Race in Muskogee, OK

  Ethnicity White 58%
  Ethnicity Black 16.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 13.9%
  Ethnicity Other 2.6%

Population By Gender in Muskogee, OK

  Male 47.3%
  Female 52.7%

Language in Muskogee, OK

  English Only 92%
  English Other 8%

Economics in Muskogee, OK

  Median Household Income $34,894
  Median Home Price $85,200
  Homes Owned 42.1%
  Homes Rent 57.9%
  Median Property Rent $641

Sitting outside my office right now, I can see what looks like a grandpa and his grandkids, little ones, and they’re out here on the pier fishing. And to see that every day makes me feel like we have accomplished something important to Muskogee and to Oklahoma.

Scott Robinson, Port Director for the Port of Muskogee

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Commute Types in Muskogee, OK

  Walked 2.1%
  Worked at Home 2.9%
  Public Transportation 0.6%
  Other Means 2.4%
  Drove Alone 79.5%
  Carpooled 12.5%

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