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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Little Rock, Arkansas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Oklahoma City is 60% less densely populated than Little Rock.
People are 7% more likely to be married in Little Rock.
The Median Age is 1.5 years younger in Oklahoma City.

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PEOPLE
 Oklahoma City, OKLittle Rock, ARUnited States
 Population631,346197,992321,418,820
 Population - 2010563,571190,718308,745,538
 Population - 2000506,132183,133285,036,114
 Population - 1990444,719175,795251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now41.97%12.63%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now24.74%8.11%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,0411,66191
 Land Area6071193,531,905
 Water Area142264,837
 Median Age33.835.337.4
 Female Population50.71%52.63%50.81%
 Male Population49.29%47.37%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Oklahoma City, OKLittle Rock, ARUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.86%7.23%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.34%6.78%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.64%6.08%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.68%3.96%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.60%3.43%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.04%6.08%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3416.47%15.96%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.88%13.15%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.72%12.64%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.21%6.86%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.19%5.58%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.39%6.80%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.50%3.63%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.50%1.82%1.85%
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 RACE
 Oklahoma City, OKLittle Rock, ARUnited States
 White55.68%47.20%62.77%
 Black14.37%41.99%12.24%
 Asian4.19%3.07%4.95%
 Native American2.68%0.27%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.05%0.05%0.16%
 Other0.05%0.11%0.20%
 Two or More Races4.98%1.48%2.13%
 Hispanic18.00%5.85%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic82.00%94.15%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Oklahoma City, OKLittle Rock, ARUnited States
 Households230,51778,658116,211,000
 Family Households144,56445,31976,958,100
 Non Family Households85,95333,33939,253,000
 Household Size2.552.452.63
 Married Population50.08%43.39%50.58%
 Single Population49.92%56.61%49.42%
 Now Married47.49%40.70%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.60%2.69%2.17%
 Never Married31.38%37.30%32.55%
 Widowed5.42%5.81%5.95%
 Divorced13.12%13.51%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.34%25.67%31.68%
 Married, no children37.90%38.41%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.14%22.33%16.94%
 Single, no children9.62%13.59%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Oklahoma City

Culture/Environment : Thank you for the postings on what it is like to live in Oklahoma City. I am interviewing for a job in the area and now I am having second thoughts about even... (read more)

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Comments about Little Rock

re: Thinking of moving here - 5/5/2009: little Rock has a nice bike trail, but unless you live very close to the trail, riding in town is very hazardous. Most people bring their bikes on their cars or trucks... (read more)

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