Greater OKC has five out of the top six fastest-growth counties in OK

Published Friday, October 15, 2021
by Eric Long

  • From 2010-2020, five counties from the Greater Oklahoma City Region were among the top six fastest-growing counties in Oklahoma: Canadian, Logan, McClain, Cleveland, and Oklahoma Counties.
  • Canadian County is the fastest-growing county in Oklahoma and 27th-fastest in the nation.
  • The Oklahoma City metro grew by more than 170,000 people over the last decade, growing by 14%.
  • Out of the 40 metros larger than Oklahoma City, OKC is growing at a faster rate than two-thirds of them.
  • Oklahoma City is now one of only 14 cities in the U.S. to add over 100,000 people since 2010.


Source: 2020 U.S. Census

For comprehensive Economic Indicators and Regional Data, please visit your Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Economic Development Division at or contact Eric Long, Research Economist – 297-8976;

This article originally appeared in the October 2021 edition of the VeloCity newsletter.

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