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Shawnee, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Shawnee had a population of 30,963 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shawnee is located at latitude 35.3639 and longitude -96.9604 in Pottawatomie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shawnee (see map below) encompass a land area of 44.13 sq. miles and a water area of 2.32 sq. miles. Pottawatomie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The City of Shawnee (GNIS ID: 2411879) 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 Shawnee is located within Shawnee Division of Pottawatomie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shawnee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Shawnee, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,963
Population in Households 29,419
Population in Familes 23,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,544
Population Density1 702
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 12,112
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 7,680
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,134 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,978 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,791 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $104,936
Average Home Value $138,730


Median Household Income $37,884
Average Household Income $52,636
Per Capita Income $20,913
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.63%
Households 0.67% 0.71%
Families 0.65% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Shawnee, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shawnee to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 14 98th
Population Density1 # 287 61st
Diversity Index2 # 264 64th
Median Household Income # 483 34th
Per Capita Income # 420 43rd

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