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Midwest City, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Midwest City is the 8th largest city in Oklahoma with a population of 56,738 as of July 1, 2015. Midwest City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Midwest City is located at latitude 35.4588 and longitude -97.3746 in Oklahoma County. 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. Oklahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,253 feet.

The City of Midwest City (GNIS ID: 2411102) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Midwest City is located within Oklahoma City Southeast Division of Oklahoma County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Midwest City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Midwest City, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 56,738
Population in Households 56,455
Population in Familes 44,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 283
Population Density1 2,325
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 23,710
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 14,763
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 25,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,117 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,593 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,110 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $140,074
Average Home Value $162,046


Median Household Income $43,394
Average Household Income $55,655
Per Capita Income $23,333
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.15%
Households 0.81% 1.16%
Families 0.62% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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, 2015 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 # 8 99th
Population Density1 # 11 99th
Diversity Index2 # 142 80th
Median Household Income # 274 63rd
Per Capita Income # 198 73rd

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