Meeker, Oklahoma

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Meeker, Oklahoma

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Meeker 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 8% Meeker Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Meeker, Oklahoma

Comparing Meeker 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
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Women 4 8
Age of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 4
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 6
Median Family Income 3 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
People Above Poverty 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 4
Housing Recently Built 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 2 2
Low Violent Crime 1 2

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Meeker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles E of Midwest City, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 74855
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.503
Longitude -96.902

Meeker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MEEKER 5 W
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Station GUTHRIE 5 S
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
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Meeker Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 978 100%
Male 445 45.5%
Female 533 54.5%
Under 18 293 30%
18+ 685 70%
65+ 146 14.9%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 3.02
White 827 84.6%
African-American 7 0.7%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 96 9.8%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 44 4.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.3%

Estimated Meeker Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 989
Growth 11
Growth % 1.1%

Meeker 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 32.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.2%
Irish 13.4%
German 13.4%
English 2.8%
Dutch 2.4%
Scottish 1.7%
Italian 1.6%
Portuguese 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Polish 0.6%
British 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Meeker 978 $34,659
Chandler 2,842 $35,744
Harrah 4,719 $47,712
McLoud 3,548 $37,138
Prague 2,138 $32,137
Shawnee 28,692 $35,690
Sparks 137 $21,750
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Meeker High Schools (2004)

Serves 322 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

Meeker Colleges

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