Introduction to Anadarko, Oklahoma

Anadarko, Oklahoma, in Caddo county, is 33 miles N of Lawton, Oklahoma and 49 miles SW of Oklahoma City Oklahoma. The city is home to some 6,645 residents.

Anadarko History

Anadarko is located in Caddo County. In 1901, the community of Anadarko came into existence. The community got its name from 'Na-da-ka,' which is an Indian tribal name.

Anadarko and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Sill Museum
  • Museum of the Great Plains
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Southern Plains Indian Museum
  • Fort Sill Museum
  • Crowder Lake State Park

Things To Do In Anadarko

There are a number of churches in the area, including Saint Thomas Lutheran Church, Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, Indian Capital Baptist Church and the First United Methodist Church. One can also plan a trip to the Oklahoma Historical Society, the McClain County Museum, the Edmond Historical Society Museum and the National Softball Hall of Fame. The city hosts many annual festivals, including the Caddo County Free Fair and the American Indian Exposition, both of which are held every August.

Anadarko Transportation

Flights are available from Anadarko Municipal Airport.

Anadarko Higher Education

One can pursue higher education from Oklahoma City Community College, Cameron University and Oklahoma City University, among others.


Total Population 6,777
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,413
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 31.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $36,982
% Above Poverty Level 64.1%
% Below Poverty Level 35.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%


People Living Alone 27.1%
Median Gross Rent $539
Median House Value $66,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 68%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 9.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Anadarko Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles N of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Caddo
Standard Zip Codes 73005
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.072
Longitude -98.243

Anadarko Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ANADARKO 3 E
Distance 2.5 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
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station LAWTON
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Apache 1,282 $36,357
Cement 507 $51,250
Cyril 1,171 $51,734
Fort Cobb 625 $53,438
Gracemont 220 $29,167
Verden 582 $36,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Anadarko Public Libraries

Anadarko Community Library
Anadarko, Oklahoma
(405) 247-7351

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Anadarko Hospitals

(Government - Local)
(405) 247-2551
Emergency Service: Yes

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Anadarko High Schools

A Title I School.
Serves 561 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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