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Midwest City is a city in Oklahoma County, in the Oklahoma City metro area.

The community was named for Midwest Air Depot, later named Tinker Air Force Base.

The latitude of Midwest City is 35.449N. The longitude is -97.396W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,253 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,662.


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Median household income
Local
$35,027
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Midwest City demographic reports
Established with the building of nearby Tinker Air Force Bay
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 152. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Danny Cooksey, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Global Oklahoma - Oct. 13, 2007
  • Tinker Inter-Tribal Council Pow Wow - June 9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Midwest City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Thunderbird, Lake Draper and Lake Arcadia
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 55

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Midwest City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oklahoma County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oklahoma City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 73145 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Midwest City residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Midwest City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Midwest City was $17,220, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Midwest City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Midwest City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.


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Libraries in Midwest City include Midwest City Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Midwest City include Midwest City Sun

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Oklahoma County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Midwest City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Midwest City workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Midwest City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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