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Midwest City, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Midwest City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Oklahoma County at latitude 35.4588 and longitude -97.3746. Oklahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,253 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Midwest City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Midwest City, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Midwest City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Midwest City (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Midwest City, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 55,657
Population in Households 55,372
Population in Familes 43,227
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density1 2,281
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 23,266
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 14,516
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,924 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,342 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,186 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $130,108
Average Home Value $149,738


Median Household Income $42,754
Average Household Income $54,748
Per Capita Income $22,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 1.11%
Households 0.55% 1.1%
Families 0.36% 1.01%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Midwest City, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Midwest City to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 99th
Population Density1 # 11 99th
Diversity Index2 # 144 80th
Median Household Income # 265 64th
Per Capita Income # 207 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.