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Overview

Introduction to Glenpool, Oklahoma

Glenpool, Oklahoma, in Tulsa county, is 13 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is in the Tulsa area. There are 8,123 residents in Glenpool.

Glenpool History

Glenpool was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was named after Ida E. Glenn, a Creek Indian who discovered oil on his property on November 22, 1905. Frank Chesley and Robert Galbreath drilled the farmland and built the first oil wells in the area. The city is located in Tulsa County, which was established in 1850.

Glenpool and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Aquarium
  • Sapulpa Historical Museum
  • Lake Keystone State Park
  • Battle of Honey Springs Site

Things To Do In Glenpool

Visitors can pay visits to the Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum, the Gilcrease Museum and the Philbrook Museum of Art. The Walnut Creek State Park and Lake Keystone State Park provide amenities for several different types of recreational activities. The Woody Guthrie House, the Battle of Honey Springs Site, the Fred Drummond House and the Jim Thorpe House have various historical artifacts on display. Every year, the city hosts the Black Gold Days Celebration.

Glenpool Transportation

Tulsa International Airport is located nearby.

Glenpool Higher Education

Oral Roberts University, the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Community College, all located nearby, offer higher education.

People

Total Population 11,982
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 5,767
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 54.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.5%
Median Earnings25+ $35,093
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,881
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,775

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,281
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.6%
Median Gross Rent $918
Median House Value $124,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 12.5%

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

Glenpool Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Tulsa
Metro Area Tulsa
Standard Zip Codes 74033
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.955
Longitude -96.008

Glenpool Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BIXBY
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station KEYSTONE DAM
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station OKMULGEE WATER WORKS
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bixby 23,171 $84,821
Jenks 19,030 $93,855
Kellyville 1,367 $46,912
Kiefer 2,055 $55,750
Mounds 1,192 $43,295
Sapulpa 20,399 $52,709

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

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Glenpool High Schools

GLENPOOL HS
461 E 146TH PLACE
918-322-3285
Serves 563 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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