Introduction to Chickasha, Oklahoma

Chickasha, Oklahoma, in Grady County, is 30 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma and 37 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city has a population of 15,850.

Chickasha History

Chickasha is the county seat of Grady County. The area has a strong Native American connection. The community got its name from the Choctaw word for Chickasaw, which is "Chikashsha." The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is located in the area.

Chickasha and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Historical Society
  • Fort Cobb State Park
  • International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
  • Timberlake Rose Rock Museum
  • State Capital State Park
  • National Cowboy Hall of Fame

Things To Do In Chickasha

Southland Shopping Center and Grandview Shopping Center are the important shopping centers in the area. Local churches include Maramatha Baptist Church, Grand Assembly of God Church and New Life Christian Church. One can also plan a trip to the Southern Plains Indian Museum, the McClain County Museum and 45th Infantry Division Museum.

Chickasha Transportation

Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport is the nearest major airport.

Chickasha Higher Education

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is the local institution of higher education. Rose State College, Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma City Community College are nearby as well.


Total Population 16,195
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 15.8%
Employed Population 16+ 7,011
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.1%
Median Earnings25+ $30,179
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,969
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,873


Median Family Income $47,859
% Above Poverty Level 81.4%
% Below Poverty Level 18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $653
Median House Value $82,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 13.2%

Chickasha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Grady
Standard Zip Codes 73018
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73023
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.052
Longitude -97.936

Chickasha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 79 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station ANADARKO 3 E
Distance 15 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 15.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alex 547 $41,250
Amber 352 $56,250
Cement 550 $50,417
Ninnekah 990 $73,125
Pocasset 130 $69,688
Verden 495 $37,054

Chickasha Public Libraries

Chickasha Public Library
Chickasha, Oklahoma
(405) 222-6075

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Chickasha Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(405) 224-2300
Emergency Service: Yes

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Serves 899 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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