Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

Moving to Oklahoma City? Let us help you find your best place to live in this metro area. First, some basics: The Oklahoma City metro area comprises 7 counties in Oklahoma. The largest cities in the Oklahoma City metro area are Norman, Edmond and of course, Oklahoma City.

1,297,998 people live in Oklahoma City within 490,013 households. The population of Oklahoma City is 67% White, 10% Black and 3% Asian. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 12% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 8% of residents are foreign-born. The median age is 34.6, and the largest number of residents falls into the 25 to 34 age range. 25% of residents are under age 18. 12% are over age 65. 49% of Oklahoma City’s residents are male.

Who lives in Oklahoma City? There are 137,234 married couples without children and another 99,151 married couples with kids under the age of 18. There are 12,062 single dads and 36,723 single mothers. 137,981 residents of Oklahoma City live alone.

How affordable is Oklahoma City? The median household income in Oklahoma City is $50,967 compared to $53,482 for the nation as a whole. The per capita income is $26,994 compared to $28,555 for the nation as a whole.

The highest incomes in the Oklahoma City area are found in Nichols Hills with a median household income of $143,750, followed by Goldsby and Newcastle. The lowest incomes are in Valley Brook with a median household income of $28,571, followed by Meeker and Stroud.

The highest home values in the Oklahoma City area are found in Nichols Hills with a median home value of $637,300, followed by Edmond and Blanchard. The lowest home values are in Valley Brook with a median home value of $38,000, followed by Alex and Rush Springs.

20% of households earn more than $100,000 annually. Conversely, 35% earn less than $35,000. 8.5% of married families with children live below the poverty line. Overall, 21.9% of Oklahoma City's children live below the poverty line.


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