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Shawnee, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Shawnee had a population of 31,065 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Shawnee is located at latitude 35.3273 and longitude -96.9253 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.

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


Total Population 31,065
Population in Households 29,520
Population in Familes 23,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,545
Population Density2 704
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $39,257
Average Household Income $53,809
Per Capita Income $21,258


Total Housing Units 13,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,739 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,347 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,768 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $108,229
Average Home Value $144,691


Total Households 12,086
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 7,626
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 0.48% 0.41%
Households 0.48% 0.42%
Families 0.4% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

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, 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 # 14 98th
Population Density # 277 62nd
Diversity Index # 285 61st
Median Household Income # 513 30th
Per Capita Income # 457 38th

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