Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City: The twenty-seventh most populous city in the United States and the center of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. It is located in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City is a major center for the energy industry and is home to the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team.


Oklahoma City is a city located in the county of Oklahoma in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Its population at the 2010 census was 579,999 and a population density of 361 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 655,057 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1888.

Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city in the state of Oklahoma. As of July 29, 2023, its estimated population is 681,054 residents. Here are some key facts about Oklahoma City:


Oklahoma City was founded during the Land Rush of 1889 after Indian Territory was opened to settlement. It was incorporated as a city in 1891 and later became the state capital.


Oklahoma City lies along the North Canadian River in the center of Oklahoma. The terrain consists of prairies and rolling hills. The city is prone to severe weather like tornadoes.


Major industries include energy, aviation, telecommunications, and healthcare. Large companies headquartered in Oklahoma City include Devon Energy and Chesapeake Energy.


Top attractions are the Oklahoma City National Memorial, Bricktown entertainment district, Chesapeake Energy Arena (home of the Thunder NBA team), and the Myriad Botanical Gardens.


The Oklahoma City metro area has grown rapidly in recent decades and has a diverse population. Key demographic groups include Native American and Hispanic/Latino communities.

In summary, Oklahoma City is a sprawling city with economy centered around oil and gas that provides amenities and job opportunities within the Great Plains region. Its Western heritage mixes with a modern, energetic vibe.

Oklahoma City locator map
Location of Oklahoma City on Oklahoma map.

Quick Facts about Oklahoma City

Population : 655,057 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Oklahoma (United States)
County : Oklahoma County
Phone Area Codes : 405
Area : 1607.56 km2
Official name : Oklahoma City
Altitude : 1,201 feet / 366 meters
Capital city : Oklahoma City is capital of Oklahoma, Oklahoma County
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 09:11:14 (11th December 2023)
Postal code : 73102
Density : 407 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.46% (2010-2019)
Weather : 33℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Seal of Oklahoma City  Oklahoma seal image
Seal of Oklahoma City Oklahoma
Seal of Oklahoma City  Oklahoma seal image


Oklahoma City is located at 35°28'3"N 97°30'59"W (35.4675600, -97.5164300).

Oklahoma City map


Oklahoma City forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. more

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The population of Oklahoma City increased by 11.46% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 579,999 - census
2011 590,947 1.85% estimation process
2012 600,971 1.67% estimation process
2013 612,061 1.81% estimation process
2014 621,639 1.54% estimation process
2015 632,172 1.67% estimation process
2016 639,924 1.21% estimation process
2017 642,822 0.45% estimation process
2018 647,912 0.79% estimation process
2019 655,057 1.09% estimation process

Oklahoma City zip code is 73102. County name: Oklahoma, County fips: 40109

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People born in Oklahoma City (200)

People born in Oklahoma City, including computer scientist Ronald Fagin, cartographer, academic Karen Wynn Fonstad, racecar driver Jimmy Reece, .


  • Suzy Amis Cameron (American actress and model) she was born in 05/01/1962
  • Olivia Munn (American actress, comedian, model, television personality and author) she was born in 03/07/1980
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin (American actress) she was born in 13/10/1968
  • Kay Francis (actress (1905-1968)) she was born in 13/01/1905
  • Almer Stillwell Monroney (American politician (1902-1980)) he was born in 02/03/1902
  • Ty England (American musician) he was born in 05/12/1963
  • Molly Bee (American country music singer) she was born in 18/08/1939
  • Ralph Ellison (American novelist, literary critic, scholar and writer) he was born in 01/03/1914
  • Ken Wilber (American writer and public speaker) he was born in 31/01/1949
  • Lon Chaney Jr. (son of famous silent film actor Lon Chaney, was an American actor (1906-1973)) he was born in 10/02/1906
  • Joe Haldeman (American science fiction writer) he was born in 09/06/1943
  • Lawrence Wright (American author, screenwriter, and staff writer) he was born in 02/08/1947
  • Elizabeth Warren (United States Senator from Massachusetts) she was born in 22/06/1949
  • Lauren Lane (American actress) she was born in 02/02/1961
  • Heather Wahlquist (American actress) she was born in 23/05/1977
  • Pamela Tiffin (American actress and model) she was born in 13/10/1942
  • Lutricia McNeal (American singer) she was born in 27/11/1973
  • Don Cherry (American jazz trumpeter) he was born in 18/11/1936

Schools in Oklahoma City

College & universities near Oklahoma City, OK

Code Name City ZIP
207342 University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City (OK) 73117-1221
207458 Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City (OK) 73106-1402
363165 Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma City (OK) 73111-5240
207397 Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City (OK) 73107-6195
483276 JB's Hair Design and Barber College Oklahoma City (OK) 73139

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Oklahoma City, OK

Code Name Address Type
OKC Santa Fe Depot 100 South E.K. Gaylord Blvd. RAIL
NOR Norman 200 South Jones Avenue RAIL
GUT Guthrie, OK 409 West Oklahoma Ave. RAIL
PUR Purcell East Main St and North Santa Fe Ave. RAIL
PVL Pauls Valley East Paul Ave. and South Santa Fe St. RAIL

Post offices near Oklahoma City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Center City Post Office Oklahoma City (OK) 73102
Martin Luther King Jr Post Office Oklahoma City (OK) 73117
Stockyard Post Office Oklahoma City (OK) 73108
Shartel Post Office Oklahoma City (OK) 73118
Southeast Oklahoma City Post Office Oklahoma City (OK) 73129

Other cities in Oklahoma County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Oklahoma County , OK. (more)

City Name Population Title
Edmond 95,346 The fourth most populous city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
Midwest City 57,407 The most populous city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.
Del City 21,712 City in Oklahoma
Bethany 19,195 Village recorded in the New Testament as the home of the siblings Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, as well as that of Simon the Leper
Choctaw 12,768 Human settlement in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Warr Acres 10,088 City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
The Village 9,639 Neighborhood in Manhattan
Harrah 6,627 City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Spencer 3,959 City in Oklahoma
Nichols Hills 3,955 City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Jones 3,223 Town in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States
Nicoma Park 2,479 City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Luther 1,778 Town in Oklahoma, United States
Forest Park 1,071 Human settlement in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Valley Brook 768 Human settlement in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America
Arcadia 277 Human settlement in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Oklahoma City distances to largest Oklahoma cities