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Overview

Introduction to Del City, Oklahoma

Del City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma county, is 2 miles W of Midwest City, Oklahoma and 4 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Part of the surrounding Oklahoma City metro area, Del City is home to some 22,128 residents.

Del City History

Del City was established in 1948, in the same year it became a part of the State of Oklahoma. It is the hometown of John Smith, the US Olympic Freestyle Champion Wrestler. The city is located in Oklahoma County, which was founded in 1890.

Del City and nearby Attractions

  • Del Crest Shopping Center
  • Trosper Park Golf Course
  • Thompson Lake
  • Oklahoma City Art Museum
  • White Water Bay
  • Oklahoma City Zoo

Things To Do In Del City

While in Del City, one can shop at the Newey Shopping Center, Del Crest Shopping Center, Oakcliff Shopping Center, Hartsdell Shopping Center and the Village Shopping Center. Thompson Lake offers facilities for fishing and boating. The Trosper Park Golf Course provides facilities for golfers. The Oklahoma Firefighters Museum, the Oklahoma City Art Museum and the Oklahoma City Zoo are all popular local spots as well.

Del City Transportation

Oklahoma City-Will Rogers World Airport is the nearest major air transportation facility.

Del City Higher Education

Rose State College, Oklahoma City University and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are all nearby.

People

Total Population 21,898
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 9,290
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 42.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $30,530
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,390
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,990

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,029
% Above Poverty Level 80.6%
% Below Poverty Level 19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.2%
Median Gross Rent $804
Median House Value $78,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 53.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 8.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Del City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of Midwest City, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 4 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Oklahoma
Metro Area Oklahoma City
Standard Zip Codes 73115, 73135, 73165
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.441
Longitude -97.44

Del City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OKLAHOMA CITY AP
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station BLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station GUTHRIE 5 S
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Choctaw 11,828 $79,068
Midwest City 56,507 $54,348
Moore 58,615 $67,831
Nicoma Park 2,440 $59,620
Oklahoma City 610,672 $60,024
Spencer 4,004 $45,075

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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