Tyrone, Oklahoma

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Tyrone, Oklahoma

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Tyrone strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Oklahoma):

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 10% Tyrone Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Tyrone Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Tyrone Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Tyrone, Oklahoma

Comparing Tyrone 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 10
People in Middle Class or Better 4 8
Median Family Income 4 8
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Short Commute Times 8 7
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 4
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Tyrone Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 127 miles N of Amarillo, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 211 miles W of Wichita, Kansas
County Texas
Standard Zip Codes 73951
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.954
Longitude -101.065

Tyrone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Station HOOKER
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 95 F
Oct Temp 44 to 74 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Distance 38.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 43 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 19.2 inches
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Tyrone Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 880 100%
Male 435 49.4%
Female 445 50.6%
Under 18 274 31.1%
18+ 606 68.9%
65+ 64 7.3%
Median Age 30.8
Average Family Size 3.18
White 681 77.4%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 164 18.6%
Mixed Race 26 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 207 23.5%

Estimated Tyrone Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 857
Growth -23
Growth % -2.6%

Tyrone 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.3%
US/American 28%
German 15.3%
English 6.4%
Irish 6.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scottish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Polish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Dutch West Indian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tyrone 880 $37,500
Hardesty 277 $29,688
Hooker 1,788 $39,113
Optima 266 $40,833
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Tyrone High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 57 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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