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Overview

Introduction to Moore, Oklahoma

Moore, Oklahoma, in Cleveland county, is 8 miles N of Norman, Oklahoma and 9 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city is in the Oklahoma City area. There are 41,138 residents in Moore.

Moore History

The first settlers arrived in Moore in 1889. It was originally known as Verbeck, named after the Railroad Company that founded the settlement. The town was renamed after Al Moore, an employee of the Railroad Company. It was believed that he painted his name outside his home to help mailmen, leading to the settlement being called Moore. The town was officially incorporated in 1893.

Moore and nearby Attractions

  • Buck Thomas Park
  • JD Estates Park
  • Firehouse Art Center
  • Oklahoma City National Memorial
  • Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
  • Lakeside Golf Course

Things To Do In Moore

Moore offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, including the Fairmoore Park and Community Pool, the Yellow Rose Theater and the Westmoore Trails Park. Lakeside Golf Course, Broadmoore Golf Club and Earlywine Park Golf Course are great places to enjoy a round.

Moore Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport is nearby.

Moore Higher Education

Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Oklahoma City Community College, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

People

Total Population 58,615
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 9.9%
Employed Population 16+ 30,054
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.7%
Median Earnings25+ $36,379
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,454
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,395

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,831
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $902
Median House Value $124,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 10.7%

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

Moore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Norman, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Cleveland
Metro Area Oklahoma City
Standard Zip Codes 73160, 73170
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73153
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.339
Longitude -97.486

Moore 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 OKLAHOMA CITY AP
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station BLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance 18.5 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 EL RENO 1 N
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Del City 21,898 $47,029
Goldsby 1,982 $85,000
Midwest City 56,507 $54,348
Newcastle 8,712 $81,206
Norman 117,353 $68,861
Oklahoma City 610,672 $60,024

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

Moore Hospitals

MOORE MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - State)
700 SOUTH TELEPHONE ROAD
(405) 793-9355
Emergency Service: No

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