Introduction to Noble, Oklahoma

Noble, Oklahoma is 6 miles SE of Norman, Oklahoma and 23 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is in Cleveland county. The city is part of the Oklahoma City metro area. The population of Noble is 5,260.

Noble History

Noble was established by J.W. Klinglesmith, Albert Rennie and other businessmen in 1889. It started out as a business center with easy access to the South Canadian River. It was named in the honor of the Secretary of Interior John Noble, who was a key figure behind opening the land for settlement. When railroad tracks were laid in the area, the town became a major shipping point for cattle and other goods. Noble is also nicknamed as the Rose Rock Capital of the world because of the abundance of barium sulphate in the soil.

Noble and nearby Attractions

  • Timberlake Rose Rock Museum
  • Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Little River Zoo
  • Westwood Park
  • Jacobson House Native Art Center

Things To Do In Noble

Noble offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as the Westwood Water Park, the Norman Splash Pad and the Little River Zoo, which are ideal for family outings. Local celebrations include the popular Rose Rock Music Festival.

Noble Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Noble Higher Education

The University of Oklahoma, Rose State College, Oklahoma City Community College and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center provide facilities for higher education.


Total Population 6,602
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,778
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 55.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $33,424
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,115
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,349


Median Family Income $52,793
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 16.3%
Median Gross Rent $781
Median House Value $101,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 11.5%

Noble Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Norman, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 23 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Cleveland
Metro Area Oklahoma City
Standard Zip Codes 73068
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.139
Longitude -97.394

Noble Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Distance 15.5 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 MEEKER 5 W
Distance 34.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Goldsby 2,246 $87,679
Lexington 2,339 $51,346
Newcastle 8,383 $81,870
Norman 115,521 $70,708
Purcell 6,259 $51,148
Washington 613 $61,389
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Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

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