Midwest City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 57,305 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Midwest City is the eighth largest community in Oklahoma.
Midwest City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Midwest City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Midwest City who work in office and administrative support (16.51%), sales jobs (10.49%), and management occupations (7.86%).
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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Midwest City is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Midwest City area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
In terms of college education, Midwest City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.18% of adults 25 and older in Midwest City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Midwest City in 2010 was $23,822, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,288 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Midwest City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.