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Oklahoma City's population continues steady climb

Oklahoma City has seen steady population growth in the past decade as the area continues to draw people from the rest of Oklahoma and other states.
By Paul Monies Published: August 22, 2010
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Overall, the city's cost of living is about 13 percent lower than the national average, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber reports.

How Oklahoma City compares to Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Oklahoma
Homeownership 62 percent 68 percent
High school education
84 percent 85 percent
Bachelor's degree or higher 26 percent 22 percent
Median household income
$43,011
$42,541
Poverty rate
16 percent
16 percent
Median age
35 years old
36.1 years old
Median home value
$120,400
$100,200
* Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey 2006-08

How Oklahoma City compares to Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma

Homeownership

62 percent

68 percent

High school education

84 percent

85 percent

Bachelor's degree or higher

26 percent

22 percent

Median household income

$43,011

$42,541

Poverty rate

16 percent

16 percent

Median age

35 years old

36.1

Median home value

$120,400

$100,200

Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey 2006-08

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