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Overview

Introduction to Warr Acres, Oklahoma

Warr Acres, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma county, is 6 miles NW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city is considered part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Warr Acres has a population of 9,735.

Warr Acres History

Warr Acres was established by a dynamic businessman named C.B. Warr after the Second World War. It was officially incorporated in February, 1948. The city is located in Oklahoma County, which was founded in 1890.

Warr Acres and nearby Attractions

  • Cherokee Hills Park
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art
  • Lake Hefner Golf Course

Things To Do In Warr Acres

Warr Acres is home to several parks and playgrounds, including the Cherokee Hills Park and the Kiwanis Park. The Edgewater Shopping Center, the Westgate Shopping Center, Warr Acres Shopping Center and West Park Mall are some of the local shopping destinations. The Lake Hefner Golf Course is nearby and provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts.

Warr Acres Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport is located nearby.

Warr Acres Higher Education

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Southern Nazarene University, located nearby, offer higher education.

People

Total Population 10,342
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 5,044
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 44.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $29,104
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,376
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,588

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,220
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.6%
Median Gross Rent $733
Median House Value $103,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 8.4%

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

Warr Acres Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles NW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Oklahoma
Metro Area Oklahoma City
Standard Zip Codes 73122, 73132
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73123
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.522
Longitude -97.618

Warr Acres 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 9.7 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 EL RENO 1 N
Distance 18.8 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
Station GUTHRIE 5 S
Distance 23.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethany 19,478 $54,913
Mustang 19,112 $75,041
Nichols Hills 3,839 $192,330
Oklahoma City 610,672 $60,024
Piedmont 6,502 $78,963

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

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