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Overview

Introduction to Midwest City, Oklahoma

Midwest City, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma county, is 6 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city is located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area.

Midwest City History

Midwest City was founded by W. P. Atkinson in 1941 as a settlement for people affiliated with the recently built airfield adjacent to the city. The community was named after the Midwest Air Depot located in that area, which was later renamed the Tinker Airforce Base.

Midwest City and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Firefighters Museum
  • Zoo Amphitheater
  • Oklahoma City Art Museum
  • National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
  • John Conrad Golf Course
  • Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory

Things To Do In Midwest City

Midwest City offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, including the White Water Bay-Water Park, the Frontier City Theme Park and the Matt Hoffman Action Sports Park. Local celebrations include the Global Oklahoma Fest and the Tinker Inter-Tribal Council Powwow. Trosper Park Golf Course and the John Conrad Golf Course are popular among local golfers as well.

Midwest City Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport is nearby.

Midwest City Higher Education

Rose State College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City University, South Nazarene University and Oklahoma City Community College.

People

Total Population 56,507
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 25,843
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 44.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,169
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,290
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,591

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,348
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $783
Median House Value $99,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.8%
Irish 10.6%

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

Midwest City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Oklahoma
Metro Area Oklahoma City
Standard Zip Codes 73110, 73130, 73145
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73140
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.449
Longitude -97.396

Midwest 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 12.4 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 MEEKER 5 W
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station EL RENO 1 N
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Choctaw 11,828 $79,068
Del City 21,898 $47,029
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/.

Midwest City Hospitals

MIDWEST REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
2825 PARKLAWN DRIVE
(405) 610-4411
Emergency Service: Yes

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