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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Oklahoma City is the largest city in Oklahoma with a population of 673,590 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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

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Oklahoma City, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 673,590
Population in Households 660,386
Population in Familes 522,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,204
Population Density2 1,110
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $52,239
Average Household Income $72,619
Per Capita Income $28,816


Total Housing Units 289,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150,813 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 112,523 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,152 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $158,358
Average Home Value $195,550


Total Households 263,337
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 163,351
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.83% 1.56%
Households 1.64% 1.47%
Families 1.53% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Oklahoma City, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oklahoma City to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 127 83rd
Diversity Index # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 156 79th
Per Capita Income # 112 85th

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