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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Oklahoma City is 600,729, which is 18.69% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 10.67% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Oklahoma City population density is 967.64 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 54.63 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Oklahoma City is white, which represent 67.28% of the total population. The average Oklahoma City education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 600,729. #1

Population Growth Since 2000, #146

Oklahoma City, OK

Population Density, #172

Oklahoma City, OK
967.64 per square mile
54.63 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:404,171 (67.28%, #506)
Black:87,452 (14.56%, #42)
Hispanic:108,145 (18.00%, #60)
Asian:25,309 (4.21%, #13)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):18,587 (3.09%, #529)
One Race, Other:24,639 (4.10%, see rank)
Two or More Races:40,571 (6.75%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:91,319 (84.44%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:2,081 (1.92%, see rank)
Cuban:456 (0.42%, see rank)
Central American:9,453 (8.74%, see rank)
South American:1,581 (1.46%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:5,978 (23.62%, see rank)
Chinese:2,146 (8.48%, see rank)
Filipino:1,093 (4.32%, see rank)
Japanese:542 (2.14%, see rank)
Korean:1,019 (4.03%, see rank)
Vietnamese:10,063 (39.76%, see rank)
Asian, Other:4,468 (17.65%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

510,540 (84.99%) out of the total population of 600,729 reported first ancestry.

 Oklahoma City, OK% of the Total PopulationOklahomaU.S.
Arab3,1020.52%, see rank0.30%0.56%
Czech3,2750.55%, see rank0.44%0.47%
Danish1,2390.21%, see rank0.20%0.42%
Dutch8,2771.38%, see rank1.73%1.40%
English42,9207.14%, see rank8.08%8.02%
French13,5632.26%, see rank2.38%3.34%
German75,30112.53%, see rank14.31%15.03%
Greek9900.16%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian6320.11%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish57,3849.55%, see rank11.69%10.80%
Italian10,1081.68%, see rank1.72%5.52%
Norwegian4,1490.69%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Polish5,8120.97%, see rank0.86%3.01%
Portuguese7620.13%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian1,9780.33%, see rank0.27%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7,1991.20%, see rank1.10%0.99%
Scottish10,9811.83%, see rank1.72%1.72%
Subsaharan African5,7060.95%, see rank0.48%0.95%
Swedish4,2270.70%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss9720.16%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian5100.08%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American41,6576.93%, see rank9.89%7.12%
Welsh3,2000.53%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 296,120 (49.29%, see rank)
Females: 304,609 (50.71%, see rank)

Oklahoma City, OK
Male: 49.29%
Female: 50.71%
Male: 49.53%
Female: 50.47%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Oklahoma City, OK
33.80 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Oklahoma City, OK
33.00 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Oklahoma City, OK
34.80 years old
37.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Oklahoma City, OK% of the Total PopulationOklahomaU.S.
Under 5 years47,2367.86%, see rank6.94%6.36%
5 to 9 years44,0697.34%, see rank6.94%6.51%
10 to 14 years39,8676.64%, see rank6.80%6.59%
15 to 19 years35,2915.87%, see rank6.78%6.85%
20 to 24 years44,6927.44%, see rank7.37%7.13%
25 to 34 years98,90916.46%, see rank13.63%13.47%
35 to 44 years77,34512.88%, see rank12.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years76,43812.72%, see rank13.26%14.09%
55 to 64 years68,52211.41%, see rank12.07%12.29%
65 to 74 years38,3596.39%, see rank7.89%7.64%
75 to 84 21,0153.50%, see rank4.40%4.25%
85 years and over8,9861.50%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Oklahoma City, OKOklahomaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population389,574, 100%2,489,023209,056,129
Less Than High School58,396, 14.99%, see rank13.31%13.67%
High School Graduate98,815, 25.36%, see rank31.71%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree121,236, 31.12%, see rank31.16%29.09%
Bachelor Degree74,461, 19.11%, see rank15.94%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree36,666, 9.41%, see rank7.88%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.45, see rank13.2813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Oklahoma City, OK OklahomaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten20,03980.10%19.90%84.74%15.26%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)66,68690.42%, see rank9.58%, see rank92.54%7.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)29,05990.90%, see rank9.10%, see rank92.64%7.36%90.60%9.40%
College32,98577.48%, see rank22.52%, see rank83.86%16.14%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School7,78174.01%, see rank25.99%, see rank76.10%23.90%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Oklahoma City, OKOklahomaU.S.
Total Households230,517, 100%1,450,117116,211,092
Average Household Size2.55, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households70,699, 30.67%, see rank28.09%27.57%
2 or More Person Households159,818, 69.33%, see rank71.91%72.43%
Family Households (Families)144,564, 62.71%, see rank66.50%66.22%
Average Family Size3.32, see rank3.223.32
Married-Couple Family101,542, 44.05%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households85,953, 37.29%, see rank33.50%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Oklahoma City, OK%OklahomaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total469,557see rank3,029,408252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over229,220100%, see rank1,487,422123,281,364
Never Married78,79434.37%, see rank30.88%35.77%
Married117,46251.24%, see rank53.92%52.04%
Widowed5,7842.52%, see rank2.94%2.57%
Divorced27,18011.86%, see rank12.26%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over240,337100%, see rank1,541,986129,692,771
Never Married68,53728.52%, see rank23.93%29.48%
Married117,69748.97%, see rank52.03%49.19%
Widowed19,6848.19%, see rank9.95%9.16%
Divorced34,41914.32%, see rank14.10%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Oklahoma City, OK%OklahomaU.S.
Native526,48387.64%, see rank94.38%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence347,62557.87%, see rank60.91%58.73%
Born in Different State173,16228.83%, see rank32.55%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5,6960.95%, see rank0.92%1.42%
Foreign Born74,24612.36%, see rank5.62%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship22,4813.74%, see rank1.86%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship51,7658.62%, see rank3.77%7.09%
Born In Europe2,4970.42%, see rank0.43%1.53%
Born In Asia19,9193.32%, see rank1.50%3.82%
Born In Africa3,3080.55%, see rank0.24%0.55%
Born In Oceania1820.03%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America47,5767.92%, see rank3.31%6.83%
Born In Northern America7640.13%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Oklahoma City, OK%OklahomaU.S.
English190,97682.85%, see rank90.04%79.39%
Spanish26,83911.64%, see rank6.10%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,9191.70%, see rank1.39%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages6,7012.91%, see rank1.50%3.36%
Other2,0820.90%, see rank0.97%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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