Retail Sales Per Capita

Midwest City $22,836
Norman $18,836
Oklahoma City $17,143
Edmond $13,604
United States $13,443
Oklahoma $13,174
Moore $11,042
Mustang $10,407

Midwest City is located on the eastern edge of the Oklahoma City metro and directly across the street from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma's largest single-site employer.  About one in five of our residents work in a technical trade or administrative position and an equal number are involved in construction or manufacturing. These factors have contributed to a business climate that has remained stable in most sectors despite the peaks and valleys sometimes seen in regional and national trends.

Next to Tinker AFB

Our close proximity to Tinker AFB creates a unique, recession resistant economy attracting shoppers from well beyond our boundaries. In fact, the latest U.S. Census QuickFacts statistics finds Midwest City with one of the Oklahoma City Metro's highest total of retail sales per capita:

Midwest City's Interstate 40 frontage is home to Town Center Plaza, the largest shopping center in eastern Oklahoma County.  The Uptown Shopping Center on SE 15th Street and the Town & Country Shopping Center on N Air Depot Boulevard also benefit greatly from Tinker's payroll.

But Midwest City is not just about Tinker Air Force Base. Alliance Midwest Hospital and Century Martial Arts Supply are two of the city's largest employers.  We are home to exciting, up and coming small businesses like the Roughtail Brewery, Crossfit Complete Fitness, The Underground Coffee and Wholly Guacamole! Mexican Restaurant.


Education and training is paramount in this community and the Mid-Del Public Schools have a long history of success in academics. Its 14,500 students can look forward to a bright future that may also be debt free! Rose State College and the Mid-Del Technology Center offer certificate and degree programs in a variety of career choices with complimentary tuition for most Mid-Del graduates.


Employment opportunities are abounding in and around Midwest City, which makes it the perfect place for a young family.  Tinker AFB is currently recruiting qualified workers for hundreds of technical and trade positions.  The City of Midwest City is busy putting the finishing touches on the first phase of a 160-acre industrial park that offers great opportunities for new industry. In addition, jobs postings can always be found in the restaurant, retail and healthcare industries.

Come witness the energy of our economy first-hand and let your spirit soar in Midwest City!