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Norman, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Norman is the 3rd largest city in Oklahoma with a population of 124,453 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Norman is located at latitude 35.2406 and longitude -97.3453 in Cleveland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Norman (see map below) encompass a land area of 178.77 sq. miles and a water area of 10.65 sq. miles. Cleveland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,171 feet.

The City of Norman (GNIS ID: 2411267) 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 Norman is located within East Cleveland Division of Cleveland County.

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


Total Population 124,453
Population in Households 117,699
Population in Familes 82,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,754
Population Density2 696
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $53,563
Average Household Income $76,965
Per Capita Income $31,293


Total Housing Units 53,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,154 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,582 (46.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,412 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $183,357
Average Home Value $224,764


Total Households 49,737
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 27,343
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 1.4% 1.41%
Households 1.31% 1.38%
Families 1.13% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Norman, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Norman 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 # 3 100th
Population Density # 282 62nd
Diversity Index # 364 50th
Median Household Income # 131 82nd
Per Capita Income # 63 92nd

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