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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Oklahoma City is the largest city in Oklahoma with a population of 630,749 as of July 1, 2015. Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma City is located at latitude 35.4671 and longitude -97.5137 in Oklahoma County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oklahoma City (see map below) encompass a land area of 606.69 sq. miles and a water area of 14.39 sq. miles. Oklahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Oklahoma City are located in Oklahoma County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Cleveland County, Canadian County, and Pottawatomie County.

The City of Oklahoma City (GNIS ID: 2411311) 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oklahoma City: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Station.

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


Total Population 630,749
Population in Households 617,477
Population in Familes 484,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,272
Population Density1 1,040
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 249,186
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 154,974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 277,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147,900 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 101,286 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,817 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $175,803
Average Home Value $216,920


Median Household Income $46,954
Average Household Income $65,323
Per Capita Income $26,096
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.61% 1.72%
Households 1.52% 1.71%
Families 1.39% 1.63%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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Oklahoma City, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oklahoma 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 146 80th
Diversity Index2 # 19 98th
Median Household Income # 211 71st
Per Capita Income # 94 87th

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