Midwest City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 57,308 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Midwest City is the eighth largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Midwest City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Midwest City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Midwest City who work in office and administrative support (16.34%), sales jobs (10.44%), and management occupations (7.54%).
Also of interest is that Midwest City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of adults in Midwest City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.62% of the adults in Midwest City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Midwest City in 2010 was $22,990, which is middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,960 for a family of four. However, Midwest City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Midwest City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Midwest City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Midwest City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Midwest City include German, Irish, English, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Midwest City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.