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Oklahoma City is the prevalent and capital city in the U.S. of Oklahoma. In population wise the Oklahoma City rank is 30 among all of U.S cities. Oklahoma City is the 8th largest city by land in United States. Oklahoma City is to be found in the middle of an active oil field and oil platform. Oklahoma City grew to a population of around 10,000. Oklahoma City lies with one of the main travel passage of Texas and Mexico. The city of Oklahoma is one of the major livestock markets in the world.

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      Oklahoma City Area Recreation, Culture and Attractions
In Oklahoma City Science Museum is famous for exhibition of science, aviation, and the IMAX Theater. The history museum of the State of Oklahoma is indicates the Oklahoma history and this museum was started in the year of 2005 and operated by the Oklahoma Historical Society. The numerous natural habitats of Oklahoma City are Zoo and Botanical Garden. Oklahoma City Zoo is one of the top and best zoos in the nation. There are two amusement parks, Frontier City theme park and White Water Bay Water Park in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City is local to the American Banjo Museum. Oklahoma City offers the visitor a full range of sights and activities and Oklahoma City culture prides itself on its Wild West past. Oklahoma City provides 50+ acres of rides and western shows in Frontier City Theme Park. The city of Oklahoma has number of art galleries, recreational parks and museums. The city residents are celebrates number of cultural events year around in Oklahoma. There are number of professional sport teams in Oklahoma. The city's major sports are basketball, baseball, Ice hockey, Women's Soccer, Men's Soccer and Flat Track Roller Derby. Oklahoma city conducted the national sports leagues like NCAA Men's Basketball First and Second round and Big 12 Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments in the year of 2007.

      Oklahoma City Area Demographics
Oklahoma City Area Total population - 5,91,900
Oklahoma City Area Male - 2,47,300
Oklahoma City Area Female - 2,58,800
Oklahoma City Area White American population - 62.10%
Oklahoma City Area Non-Hispanic Whites population - 56.10%
Oklahoma City Area African American population - 15.0%
Oklahoma City Area Native American population -3.0%
Oklahoma City Area Asian American population - 4.0%
Oklahoma City Area White persons population - 62.10%
Oklahoma City Area Black persons population - 15.0%

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Oklahoma City Area nickname - OKC; The City; The 405

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Oklahoma City Area Education
Oklahoma City has different types of institutions for learning and educational enrichment and also has several colleges and universities offer associate and bachelor's degrees. Oklahoma City also has a number of small private colleges and universities; they are Oklahoma Christian University, Southern Nazarene University, University of Phoenix - Oklahoma City Campus, Mid-America Christian University, American Christian College and Seminary, Metropolitan College, and the Downtown College. Oklahoma City Public School is the second major school in the state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is home to the most gifted of the state math and science pupils. Oklahoma City has number of excellent suburban school districts adjacent to Oklahoma City and several public career and technology education schools associated with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. In Oklahoma City region education opportunities are easy to come, the second largest public school district in the state is Oklahoma City Public Schools; there are more than 20 other school districts in the metropolitan area of Oklahoma City.

      Oklahoma City Area History
Oklahoma City is settled when the area known as the "unassigned lands" and for settlement in an event known as "The Land Run" was opened on April 23, 1889. Oklahoma City population increased twice between the years 1890 and 1900. Oklahoma City has exceeded Guthrie, the territorial capital and profitable hub of the new state and it was joined to the Union in the year of 1907. Oklahoma City developed stockyards, job opportunities before World War II. The discovery of oil within the Oklahoma City limits in the year of 1928, Oklahoma City became a focal point for oil production. After the Civil War in Oklahoma City the pressure of westward expansion brought railroads into the Indian Territory. In Oklahoma City, in the year 1907 Oklahoma and Indian territories merged and were admitted to the union as the state of Oklahoma and in the year of 1910 Oklahoma City became the state capital.

      Oklahoma City Area Transportation
Oklahoma City has many roads and highways, toll roads, three major airports, a train station, and a bus station. The city has good transportation system. The Oklahoma City Interstates are Interstate 35, Interstate 40, and Interstate 44; these are the three major interstate highways bisecting the Oklahoma City. In Oklahoma City Interstate 240 linked Interstate 40 and Interstate 44 in South Oklahoma City although Interstate 235 spurs from Interstate 44 in North central. Will Rogers World Airport and the much smaller Wiley Post Airport are two main airports in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City is the crossroads of many interstate passenger railroads. Metro Transit is the public transit company in Oklahoma City and the bus station is located downtown at NW 5th Street and Hudson Avenue.

      Oklahoma City Area Colleges and Universities
East Central University ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students -05,700
Langston University ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students -3,900
Northeastern State University ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students -9,700
Northwestern Oklahoma State University ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students - 2,200
Oklahoma Panhandle State University ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students - 1,500
Oklahoma State University-Stillwater ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students - 23,400
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students - 7,600
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences ,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students-360
Rogers State University,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 4,600
Southeastern Oklahoma State University,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students-4,200
Southwestern Oklahoma State University,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students-4,000
University of Central Oklahoma,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma, students-17,100
University of Oklahoma,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 30,303
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 4,000
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 1,200
Cameron University,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,- 5,500
Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC),Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 12,600
Rose State College (RSC),Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 8,100
University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Cente,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma, students-3,900
Oklahoma City University (OCU),Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma, students- 3,700
Francis Tuttle Technology Center,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 1,800
Mid-America Christian University (MACU),Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 1,000
Metro Technology Centers,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 900
OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 9350
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-OKLAHOMA CITY,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 1150
FRANCIS TUTTLE TECHNOLOGY CENTER,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students-820
MID AMERICA BIBLE COLLEGE,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 500
METRO TECHNOLOGY CENTERS,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 430
PLATT COLLEGE,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma, students- 270
AMERICAN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE AND SEMINARY,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 260
WINDSOR HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH COLLEGE,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 150
CENTRAL STATE BEAUTY ACADEMY,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma, students- 110
METROPOLITAN COLLEGE,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students- 90
SHAMPOO ACADEMY OF HAIR,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma,students - 60
AMERICAN BROADCASTING SCHOOvL,Oklahoma City Area,Oklahoma, students- 40

      Oklahoma City Area Tourist Attractions
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Oklahoma City Zoo
Oklahoma History Center
AT&T Bricktown Ballpark
Myriad Botanical Gardens
Centennial Land Run Monument
Rocktown Climbing Gym
State Capitol
Overholser Mansion
National Stockyard Exchange
National Softball Hall of Fame
Harn Homestead
Red Earth Festival
Myriad Convention and Civic Center
Frontier City
Pole Position Raceway
Carpenter Square Theatre at Stage Center
Trosper Park Golf Course
St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral
Wormy Dog Saloon
Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism
World of Wings Pigeon Center
White Water Bay
Western Avenue
Oklahoma Opry
Earlywine Park Golf Course
End of the Trail
Lincoln Park Golf Course
Silverhorn Golf Club
Lake Hefner Golf Course
Governor's Mansion
Black Liberated Arts Center
International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
University of Oklahoma Golf Course
James Stewart Golf Course

      Oklahoma City Area Museums
Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum
Oklahoma History Center
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
Science Museum Oklahoma
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Museum of Osteology
Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum
45th Infantry Division Museum
Smithsonian Museum Day in Oklahoma City
The Museum of Osteology
The American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City's Bricktown
Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum
Oklahoma City's Tiger Safari Inc. Profile
Oklahoma City's Orr Family Farm Profile
Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Profile
Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum
Harn Homestead and 1889ers Museum Profile
The National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum
Oklahoma Railway Museum

      Oklahoma City Area Parks
Bob Akers Park
Crown Heights Park
Diggs Park
Dolese Youth Park
Douglass Park
Draper Park (Capitol Hill)
Earlywine Park
Goodholm Park
Harvest Hills Park
Hathaway Park
Hefner Park
Hosea Vinyard Park
Lela Park
Lincoln Park
Macklanburg Park
Mackleman Park
McCracken Park
McKinley Park
Melrose Park
Memorial Park
Minnis Lakeview Park
Pilot Center Park
Pitts Park
Reed Park
Ross Park
Schilling Park
Sellers Park
Shallow Brook Park
South Lakes Park
South Rotary Park
Stars & Stripes Park
Taylor Park
Trosper Park
Washington Park
Wiley Post Park
Will Rogers Park
Woodson Park

      Oklahoma City Area Religious
Oklahoma City Area Evangelical Protestant population is 53%
Oklahoma City Area Mainline Protestant population is 16%
Oklahoma City Area Roman Catholic population is 13%
Oklahoma City Area Other population is 6%
Oklahoma City Area Unaffiliated population is 12%

      Oklahoma City Area Tax
Oklahoma City Unemployment Rate is 5.70%
Oklahoma City Recent Job Growth is 0.50%
Oklahoma City Future Job Growth is 35.30%
Oklahoma City Sales Taxes is 8.40%
Oklahoma City Income Taxes is 5.50%
Oklahoma City Income per Cap.is $25,200
Oklahoma City Household Income is $47,200
Oklahoma City Income Less Than 15K is 12.80%
Oklahoma City Income between 15K and 25K is 11.50%
Oklahoma City Income between 25K and 35K is 11.90%
Oklahoma City Income between 35K and 50K is 16.50%
Oklahoma City Income between 50K and 75K is 20.00%
Oklahoma City Income between 75K and 100K is 11.80%
Oklahoma City Income between 100K and 150K is 10.00%
Oklahoma City Income between 150K and 250K is 3.90%
Oklahoma City Income between 250K and 500K is 1.40%
Oklahoma CityIncome greater than 500K is 0.10%
Oklahoma City Management, Business, and Financial Operations is 13.80%
Oklahoma City Professional and Related Occupations is 19.90%
Oklahoma City Service is 14.40%
Oklahoma City Sales and Office is 29.60%
Oklahoma City Farming, Fishing, and Forestry is 0.20%
Oklahoma City Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance is 9.50%
Oklahoma CityProduction, Transportation, and Material Moving is 12.50%

      Oklahoma City Area Government
Oklahoma City was managed under a council-manager form city government since 1927. In Oklahoma City each of the 8 wards was represented by eight councilpersons. In Oklahoma City, the northeast portion and neighborhoods in the northwest is represented by Democratic state legislators. Oklahoma City Council is non-partisan.

      Oklahoma City Area Geography
Oklahoma City lies along one of the essential lobby into Texas and Mexico. By the United States Census Bureau Oklahoma City total area consist of 621.2 square miles, in that 607.0 square miles of area consist of land and remaining 14.2 square miles of water. Oklahoma City was located at Oklahoma of the sandstone mountain region. Oklahoma City average temperature is 60.2 F. Oklahoma City is warmer during the summer months, with an 82 F average in July and Oklahoma City ranges from -17 F on February 12, 1899 to 113 F on August 11, 1936 and August 3, 2012. Oklahoma City receives about 35.9 inches of precipitation annually and 8.6 inches of snow.

      Oklahoma City Area Economy
In Oklahoma City have 2 Fortune 500 companies; include Devon Energy Corporation and Chesapeake Energy Corporation, number of others that are in the Fortune 1000 and also a number of large privately owned companies. In Oklahoma City the Continental Resources will move more than 250 employees from Enid to its new headquarters in downtown Oklahoma City in the year 2012. In Oklahoma City Between 2001 and 2005 due chiefly to economic diversification the metropolitan area's economic output grew by 33% and gross metropolitan product was $43.1 billion in the year of 2005 and grown to $61.1 billion in the year of 2009.

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