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Shawnee, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Shawnee had a population of 31,082 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Shawnee, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,082
Daytime Population: Workers 18,646
Daytime Population: Residents 17,525
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,171
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 29,537
Population in Familes 23,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,545
Population Density2 704
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $39,209
Average Household Income $55,279
Per Capita Income $21,888


Total Housing Units 13,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,011 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,121 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,768 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $106,748
Average Home Value $138,124


Total Households 12,132
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 7,692
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% 0.5%
Households 0.6% 0.54%
Families 0.58% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

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, 2017 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 # 286 61st
Diversity Index # 272 63rd
Median Household Income # 476 35th
Per Capita Income # 402 45th

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