New Cordell is a city in Washita County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 2,915 at the 2010 census. Cordell was previously located a few miles from the current spot, but was moved around 1900, thus the name New Cordell. It was named for a U. S. Postal Service employee in Washington D. C., Wayne W. Cordell. The town is now commonly called Cordell. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,867 people, 1,192 households, and 816 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,132.3 people per square mile (437.5/km²). There were 1,427 housing units at an average density of 563.6 per square mile (217.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.33% White, 0.21% African American, 2.09% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.94% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.62% of the population.