Oklahoma City Metro Area

  1. Oklahoma City Metro Area Legal Resources
  2. Oklahoma City Metro Area Statistics
  3. Oklahoma City Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Oklahoma City Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Oklahoma City Metro Area Family Information
  6. Oklahoma City Metro Area Education Information
  7. Oklahoma City Metro Area Business Information
  8. Oklahoma City Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Oklahoma City Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Oklahoma City Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Oklahoma City Metro Area Counties
  12. Oklahoma City Metro Area Cities


Oklahoma City Metro Area Legal Resources

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 1,095,421
  • Land Area (2000): 14,290.876 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 165.880 square kilometers

Oklahoma City Metro Area Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 1,042,357 2002 1,096,867 2005 1,152,229
2000 1,075,023 2003 1,126,991 2006 1,167,026
2001 1,086,308 2004 1,136,530 2007 1,189,823

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Houses (2000): 472,084

Oklahoma City Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 1,770,718 80.45%
 Rural, Farm 30,726 1.40%
 Rural, Non-farm 399,640 18.16%

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Employment Information

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 502,049 475,337 26,712 5.32% 53
1991 497,360 471,359 26,000 5.23% 52
1992 499,302 472,319 26,983 5.40% 54
1993 503,915 479,314 24,601 4.88% 49
1994 508,987 486,672 22,316 4.38% 44
1995 518,792 499,947 18,844 3.63% 36
1996 529,872 511,657 18,215 3.44% 34
1997 537,027 519,021 18,006 3.35% 34
1998 546,412 526,672 19,740 3.61% 36
1999 553,421 538,355 15,067 2.72% 27
2000 552,592 537,507 15,085 2.73% 27
2001 561,150 540,931 20,219 3.60% 36
2002 564,656 539,297 25,360 4.49% 45
2003 565,472 536,181 29,291 5.18% 52
2004 569,964 543,935 26,029 4.57% 46
2005 574,092 549,026 25,066 4.37% 44
2006 569,152 545,774 23,378 4.11% 41
2007 571,166 546,479 24,687 4.32% 43
2008 561,450 540,906 20,544 3.66% 37
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 555,049 531,450 23,599 4.25% 43
Feb 2008 549,875 530,647 19,228 3.50% 35
Mar 2008 553,211 535,009 18,202 3.29% 33
Apr 2008 557,278 541,242 16,036 2.88% 29
May 2008 562,850 543,060 19,790 3.52% 35
Jun 2008 570,846 547,062 23,784 4.17% 42
Jul 2008 569,252 546,316 22,936 4.03% 40
Aug 2008 565,581 544,119 21,462 3.79% 38
Sep 2008 569,105 549,246 19,859 3.49% 35
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Oklahoma City Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 64,022 11.58%
2. Public Administration 48,114 8.70%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 33,658 6.09%
4. Educational Services 29,030 5.25%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 26,584 4.81%
6. Health Care 21,964 3.97%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 21,442 3.88%
8. Finance and Insurance 18,120 3.28%
9. Repair and Maintenance 16,788 3.04%
10. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 16,670 3.02%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 15,186 2.75%
12. Truck Transportation 13,636 2.47%
13. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 12,838 2.32%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 10,882 1.97%
15. Machinery Manufacturing 9,586 1.73%
16. Metal Manufactuing 9,228 1.67%
17. Mining 9,222 1.67%
18. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 9,008 1.63%
19. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 8,332 1.51%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 8,330 1.51%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 72,698 15.05%
2. Educational Services 59,600 12.34%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 37,510 7.76%
4. Public Administration 34,366 7.11%
5. Finance and Insurance 31,644 6.55%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 23,808 4.93%
7. Social Assistance 18,104 3.75%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 15,906 3.29%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 13,218 2.74%
10. Department and Other General Stores 12,810 2.65%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 12,364 2.56%
12. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 10,858 2.25%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 10,514 2.18%
14. Construction 7,322 1.52%
15. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 7,312 1.51%
16. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 6,514 1.35%
17. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 6,126 1.27%
18. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 5,056 1.05%
19. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 4,692 0.97%
20. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 4,340 0.90%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 26,576 4.81%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 25,188 4.56%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 24,324 4.40%
4. Other Management Occupations 23,934 4.33%
5. Other Production Occupations 21,834 3.95%
6. Vehicle Mechanics 21,506 3.89%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 19,038 3.44%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 17,310 3.13%
9. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 16,638 3.01%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 15,678 2.84%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 15,000 2.71%
12. Other Construction Trades 14,818 2.68%
13. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 14,110 2.55%
14. Computer Specialists 13,948 2.52%
15. Top Executives 11,726 2.12%
16. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 11,006 1.99%
17. Other Office and Admin Support 10,366 1.88%
18. Business Operations Specialists 9,776 1.77%
19. Carpenters 9,732 1.76%
20. Engineers 9,662 1.75%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 32,766 6.78%
2. Secretaries and Admins 32,136 6.65%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 22,902 4.74%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 21,284 4.41%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 19,698 4.08%
6. Other Management Occupations 17,280 3.58%
7. Cashiers 16,108 3.33%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 15,786 3.27%
9. Registered Nurses 15,558 3.22%
10. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 13,482 2.79%
11. Health Technologists and Technicians 12,794 2.65%
12. Customer Service Representatives 12,426 2.57%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 12,058 2.50%
14. Child Care Workers 12,022 2.49%
15. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 11,680 2.42%
16. Business Operations Specialists 10,576 2.19%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 10,554 2.18%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 10,154 2.10%
19. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 9,304 1.93%
20. Accountants and Auditors 9,266 1.92%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 970,934 56.97%
15-35 hours 198,947 11.67%
1-14 hours 48,200 2.83%
No regular hours 486,192 28.53%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 26,710 2.66%
5 AM-5:29 AM 20,739 2.06%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 35,944 3.57%
6 AM-6:29 AM 78,338 7.79%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 103,260 10.27%
7 AM-7:29 AM 161,695 16.08%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 186,856 18.58%
8 AM-8:29 AM 109,571 10.90%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 50,356 5.01%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 53,470 5.32%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 24,189 2.41%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 11,049 1.10%
Noon-3:59 PM 70,109 6.97%
4 PM-11:59 PM 73,238 7.28%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 30,931 3.08%
5-9 112,027 11.14%
10-14 159,273 15.84%
15-19 183,497 18.25%
20-24 178,000 17.70%
25-29 67,973 6.76%
30-34 143,180 14.24%
35-39 21,912 2.18%
40-44 21,934 2.18%
45-59 47,209 4.69%
60-89 23,257 2.31%
At least 90 16,331 1.62%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 3,259 0.32% 728,442 72.44%
30-44 1,324 0.13% 185,702 18.47%
45-59 445 0.04% 46,764 4.65%
At least 60 1,081 0.11% 38,507 3.83%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 2,149 0.21%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 125,482 12.11%
 Car / truck / van, solo 845,456 81.58%
 Motorcycle 1,012 0.10%
 Other 8,026 0.77%
 Public transportation 6,109 0.59%
 Walked 17,290 1.67%
 Worked at home 30,812 2.97%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Oklahoma City Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 859,982 (2,125,726 people)
Families (2000): 579,294 (1,752,354 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 230,330
People at same address in 1995: 1,003,948

Oklahoma City Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 90,529 10.48%
$10,000-$14,999 61,707 7.14%
$15,000-$19,999 63,883 7.39%
$20,000-$24,999 66,504 7.70%
$25,000-$29,999 64,128 7.42%
$30,000-$34,999 62,800 7.27%
$35,000-$39,999 55,480 6.42%
$40,000-$44,999 51,820 6.00%
$45,000-$49,999 44,134 5.11%
$50,000-$59,999 77,207 8.94%
$60,000-$74,999 82,862 9.59%
$75,000-$99,999 73,242 8.48%
$100,000-$124,999 31,869 3.69%
$125,000-$149,999 13,708 1.59%
$150,000-$199,999 11,253 1.30%
$200,000 or more 12,818 1.48%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 117,574 27.36%
 Family, 2 people 125,174 29.13%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 19,936 4.64%
 Family, 3 people 68,553 15.95%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 3,071 0.71%
 Family, 4 people 56,890 13.24%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 965 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 24,504 5.70%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 218 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 8,231 1.92%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 60 0.01%
 Family, 7 or more people 4,533 1.05%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 34 0.01%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 707,401 30.77%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 281,998 12.27%
Public Assistance 38,262 1.66%
Retirement 142,973 6.22%
Self Employment 109,713 4.77%
Social Security 197,727 8.60%
Supplemental Security 29,972 1.30%
Wage / Salary 681,592 29.65%
Other 109,104 4.75%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 244,478 54.65%
 With children under 18 202,912 45.35%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 90,954 10.82%
 Married 493,260 58.68%
 Never Married 237,246 28.22%
 Widowed 19,097 2.27%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 121,315 13.54%
 Married 490,222 54.71%
 Never Married 197,071 21.99%
 Widowed 87,491 9.76%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Oklahoma City Metro Area Education Information

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 76,590 4.68%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 210,009 12.82%
 High school diploma or equivalent 459,083 28.03%
 Some college, no degree 458,609 28.01%
 Associate degree 80,498 4.92%
 Bachelors degree 236,780 14.46%
 Graduate or professional degree 116,018 7.08%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 23,703 2.16% 15,307 1.40% 39,010 3.56%
Kindergarten 27,090 2.47% 4,330 0.40% 31,420 2.87%
Grades 1-4 119,637 10.92% 10,915 1.00% 130,552 11.92%
Grades 5-8 117,538 10.73% 10,001 0.91% 127,539 11.64%
Grades 9-12 117,899 10.76% 9,560 0.87% 127,459 11.64%
Undergrad college 113,357 10.35% 21,415 1.95% 134,772 12.30%
Graduate or professional school 20,494 1.87% 6,933 0.63% 27,427 2.50%
Total 539,718 49.27% 78,461 7.16% 618,179 56.43%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Oklahoma City Metro Area Business Information

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 3,380 3,145
2002 3,003 2,704
2003 3,089 2,545
2004 3,209 2,720

Oklahoma City Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Oklahoma City Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 1,847,817 86.51%
 Below Poverty Level 288,159 13.49%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Oklahoma City Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 9,756

Oklahoma City Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 3.539 0.539 0.076 1.235 5.389 0.000 11.760 40.249 4.835 56.844
2000 3.450 0.555 0.047 1.166 5.218 0.000 10.775 42.924 4.597 58.295
2001 3.640 0.540 0.059 1.242 5.481 0.000 12.070 38.831 4.444 55.345
2002 3.500 0.598 0.046 1.289 5.434 0.000 12.222 42.450 4.560 59.232
2003 3.618 0.485 0.059 1.475 5.637 0.000 11.369 42.857 4.631 58.857
2004 3.432 0.501 0.049 1.255 5.237 0.000 11.366 41.129 4.655 57.150
2005 3.535 0.478 0.056 1.258 5.327 0.000 11.652 36.484 5.318 53.454
2006 3.374 0.465 0.070 1.244 5.154 0.000 12.141 28.538 5.453 46.133
2007 3.268 0.427 0.065 1.410 5.170 0.000 10.733 27.343 5.069 43.144

Oklahoma City Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 64,869
2000 68,278
2001 66,076
2002 70,930

Oklahoma City Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Oklahoma City Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Oklahoma City Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 153,000 13.97%
10-19 Years 164,628 15.03%
20-29 Years 166,737 15.22%
30-39 Years 159,737 14.58%
40-49 Years 165,295 15.09%
50-59 Years 119,998 10.95%
60-69 Years 77,439 7.07%
70-79 Years 57,444 5.24%
80-89 Years 26,009 2.37%
90+ Years 5,134 0.47%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 537,136 49.03%
 Female 558,285 50.97%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 804,821 73.47%
 African-American 113,383 10.35%
 Hispanic/Latino 73,253 6.69%
 Amerindian 40,250 3.67%
 Multiracial 35,457 3.24%
 Asian 26,779 2.44%
 Other Race 888 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 590 0.05%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. German 296,488 21.72%
2. United States Or American 229,616 16.82%
3. Irish 227,368 16.66%
4. English 206,516 15.13%
5. French Non-Basque 54,893 4.02%
6. Scotch Irish 42,770 3.13%
7. Dutch 40,885 3.00%
8. Scottish 39,131 2.87%
9. Italian 36,029 2.64%
10. Polish 21,771 1.60%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 1,856,251 90.60%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 112,683 5.50%
3. Vietnamese 17,216 0.84%
4. German 7,865 0.38%
5. Chinese 6,920 0.34%
6. French 6,625 0.32%
7. Other Asian 4,106 0.20%
8. Other Native North American 4,014 0.20%
9. Korean 3,415 0.17%
10. African 3,010 0.15%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 2,077,231 94.37%
 Naturalized immigrant 43,561 1.98%
 Not a citizen 80,292 3.65%

Oklahoma City Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Oklahoma City Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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