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Overview

Introduction to Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee, Oklahoma, in Muskogee county, is 31 miles SE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and 44 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are 38,310 residents in the city.

Muskogee History

Muskogee was officially incorporated in 1876, even though the settlement had existed for decades before that under the same name. It is believed that French traders established a temporary village near the town’s current location as early as 1806. The first permanent settlement was established on the banks of Verdigris River in 1817, north of the current location of Muskogee. When oil was discovered in the area in 1905, Muskogee began to develop very rapidly.

Muskogee and nearby Attractions

  • Three Rivers Museum
  • River Country Family Water Park
  • Five Civilized Tribes Park
  • Thomas-Foreman Historic Home
  • Eagle Crest Golf Course
  • Greenleaf State Park

Things To Do In Muskogee

Muskogee offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the River County Family Water Park, the Sequoyah State Park and the Greenleaf State Park for a range of outdoor recreational activities. The USS Batfish, a converted naval warship, and the Five Civilized Tribes Museum are popular local historical destinations. Local celebrations include the Azalea Festival and Railroad Days.

Muskogee Transportation

Air transportation is available from Tulsa International Airport.

Muskogee Higher Education

Bacone College and Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee are the local institutions of higher education. Other nearby institutes include Northeastern State University, Tulsa Community College and Oral Roberts University.

People

Total Population 38,937
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 15,624
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $27,229
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,880
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,620

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,371
% Above Poverty Level 74.3%
% Below Poverty Level 25.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $626
Median House Value $83,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.3%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 10.2%

Muskogee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Muskogee
Standard Zip Codes 74401, 74403
P.O. Box Zip Codes 74402
Phone Area Codes 918
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.747
Longitude -95.369

Muskogee 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 MUSKOGEE
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches
Station WEBBERS FALLS 5 WSW
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 47 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Station BIXBY
Distance 33.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Muskogee, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bacone (74401)

Beland (74401)

Keefeton (74401)

Martin (74401)

McLain (74401)

Summitt (74401)

Wybark (74401)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Braggs 196 $40,250
Fort Gibson 4,129 $61,480
Okay 566 $39,688
Oktaha 392 $43,750
Taft 240 $33,542
Tullahassee 266 $33,611

Muskogee Public Libraries

Library
Eastern Oklahoma District Library System
814 W OKMULGEE
Muskogee, Oklahoma
(918) 683-2846
Library Web Site

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Muskogee Hospitals

MUSKOGEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
300 ROCKEFELLER DRIVE
(918) 682-5501
Emergency Service: Yes

Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center
(VA)
1011 Honor Heights Drive
(918) 577-3000/(888) 397-8387
Emergency Service:

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Muskogee High Schools

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MUSKOGEE HS
3200 E. SHAWNEE RD.
918-684-3750
A Title I School.
Serves 1,702 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

HILLDALE HS
300 EAST SMITH FERRY ROAD
918-683-3253
Serves 473 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

PARKVIEW-OK. SCH FOR THE BLIND
3300 GIBSON STREET
918-781-8200
Serves 45 students.

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