Midwest City, OK

Census Place

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2022 Population
58,124
0.0378% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.2
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
15.2%
0.164% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,811
8.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$147,700
20.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
25,814
0.436% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Midwest City, OK had a population of 58.1k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $56,811. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Midwest City, OK declined from 58,146 to 58,124, a −0.0378% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,196 to $56,811, a 8.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Midwest City, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (58%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.17%), White (Hispanic) (2.7%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.35%).

None of the households in Midwest City, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Midwest City, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Midwest City, OK are Rose State College (1,011 degrees awarded in 2022) and Mid-Del Technology Center (138 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Midwest City, OK was $147,700, and the homeownership rate was 56%.

Most people in Midwest City, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Midwest City, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Midwest City, OK is home to a population of 58.1k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.52% of Midwest City, OK residents were born outside of the country (2.05k people).

In 2022, there were 2.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.7k people) in Midwest City, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.75k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Midwest City, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Midwest City, OK was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Midwest City, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.7k ± 1.02k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.9k ± 971
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.75k ± 591
7.24%
Hispanic Population
4.21k people

In 2022, there were 2.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.7k people) in Midwest City, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.75k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.24% of the people in Midwest City, OK are hispanic (4.21k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Midwest City, OK as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    102,193 ± 7,747 people
  2. Vietnam
    12,454 ± 2,736 people
  3. India
    10,765 ± 2,544 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 102,193 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 12,454 and India with 10,765.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.52%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.05k people
3.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.76k people

As of 2022, 3.52% of Midwest City, OK residents (2.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Midwest City, OK was 3.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,725 ± 396
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,691 ± 307
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,241 ± 404

Midwest City, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Midwest City, OK employs 25.8k people. The largest industries in Midwest City, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,134 people), Retail Trade (3,509 people), and Public Administration (3,124 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,172), Utilities ($66,406), and Public Administration ($62,974).

Males in Oklahoma have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,245. The income inequality in Oklahoma (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

25.8k
2022 Value
± 1,110
0.436%
1 Year growth
± 6.05%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Midwest City, OK grew at a rate of 0.436%, from 25.7k employees to 25.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Midwest City, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,238 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,321 people), and Management Occupations (2,032 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Midwest City, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.8k
2022 Value
± 1,110
0.436%
1 Year growth
± 6.05%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Midwest City, OK grew at a rate of 0.436%, from 25.7k employees to 25.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Midwest City, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,134 people), Retail Trade (3,509 people), and Public Administration (3,124 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Midwest City, OK, though some of these residents may live in Midwest City, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,344
Median earning men ± $1,871
$35,328
Median earning women ± $1,883

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($65,153), Information ($55,069), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,184).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,667), Public Administration ($51,712), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,461).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oklahoma over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Midwest City, OK awarded 1,149 degrees. The student population of Midwest City, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,551 male students and 4,510 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Midwest City, OK are White (647 and 56.4%), followed by Black or African American (180 and 15.7%), Hispanic or Latino (115 and 10%), and Two or More Races (111 and 9.68%).

The largest universities in Midwest City, OK by number of degrees awarded are Rose State College (1,011 and 88%) and Mid-Del Technology Center (138 and 12%).

The most popular majors in Midwest City, OK are General Studies (189 and 16.4%), General Social Sciences (108 and 9.4%), and Cyber/Computer Forensics And Counterterrorism (89 and 7.75%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 7,061 students enrolled in Midwest City, OK, 36.1% men and 63.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,526 records, of which 62.5% were women and 37.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 189 degrees awarded
  2. 108 degrees awarded
  3. 74 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Midwest City, OK was General Studies with 189 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Midwest City, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,011 degrees awarded
  2. 138 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rose State College with 1,011 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 425 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Midwest City, OK, which is 0.587 times less than the 724 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 647 degrees mean that there were 3.59 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 180 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,778) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,232) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Midwest City, OK was $147,700 in 2022, which is 0.524 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $122,600 to $147,700, a 20.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Midwest City, OK is 56%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Midwest City, OK have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Midwest City, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Midwest City, OK is $56,811. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Midwest City, OK was Census Tract 1087.07 with a value of $84,906, followed by Census Tract 1080.05 and Census Tract 1077.03, with respective values of $69,886 and $69,792.

Property

$147,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,779
$13,561
Median Property Taxes
±$936

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Midwest City, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Midwest City, OK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56%
Homeownership
2022
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56% of the housing units in Midwest City, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1087.07
  2. Census Tract 1080.05
  3. Census Tract 1077.03

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Midwest City, OK was Census Tract 1087.07 with a value of $84,906, followed by Census Tract 1080.05 and Census Tract 1077.03, with respective values of $69,886 and $69,792.

The following map shows all of the places in Midwest City, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$56,811
Median Household Income
± $2,923
24.2k
Number of Households
± 1,262

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.2k households in Midwest City, OK grew to $56,811 from the previous year's value of $52,196.

The following chart displays the households in Midwest City, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Midwest City, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.05%)

In 2022, 78.5% of workers in Midwest City, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.7%) and those who worked at home (8.05%).

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Midwest City, OK have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Midwest City, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Midwest City, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Midwest City, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Midwest City, OK (8.73k out of 57.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Midwest City, OK is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.9% of the population of Midwest City, OK has health coverage, with 42.5% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 2.78% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see 1146 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.96% decrease from the previous year (1181 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 944 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 144 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,146 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oklahoma County, OK

Primary care physicians in Oklahoma County, OK see an average of 1,146 patients per year. This represents a 2.96% decrease from the previous year (1,181 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oklahoma County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.1%
Uninsured
42.5%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
16.8%
Non-Group
2.78%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Midwest City, OK grew by 1.53% from 11% to 11.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Midwest City, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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