Alex, Oklahoma

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Alex, Oklahoma

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Alex strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Alex Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 8% Alex Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Alex, Oklahoma

Comparing Alex to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Oklahoma (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 6
Age of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Racial Diversity 4 2
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 5
People Above Poverty 3 5
Median Family Income 2 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Working at Home 4 5
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
Affordability of Rents 8 6
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Alex Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Norman, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Grady
Standard Zip Codes 73002
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.914
Longitude -97.778

Alex Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LINDSAY 2 W
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station ANADARKO 3 E
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
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Alex Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 635 100%
Male 317 49.9%
Female 318 50.1%
Under 18 173 27.2%
18+ 462 72.8%
65+ 110 17.3%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 2.97
White 579 91.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 40 6.3%
Other 5 0.8%
Mixed Race 10 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.9%

Estimated Alex Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 657
Growth 22
Growth % 3.5%

Alex Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 41.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.7%
Irish 8.7%
German 5.8%
English 3.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Italian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
Dutch West Indian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alex 635 $31,364
Bradley 182 $20,938
Chickasha 15,850 $33,621
Dibble 289 $35,000
Lindsay 2,889 $35,208
Ninnekah 994 $37,656
Rush Springs 1,278 $25,391
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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

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Alex High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 98 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

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