Overview

Introduction to Anadarko, Oklahoma

Anadarko, Oklahoma, in Caddo county, is 33 miles N of Lawton, Oklahoma and 49 miles SW of Oklahoma City Oklahoma.

Anadarko History

Anadarko is located in Caddo County. In 1901, the community of Anadarko came into existence. The community got its name from 'Na-da-ka,' which is an Indian tribal name.

Anadarko and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Sill Museum
  • Museum of the Great Plains
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Southern Plains Indian Museum
  • Fort Sill Museum
  • Crowder Lake State Park

Things To Do In Anadarko

There are a number of churches in the area, including Saint Thomas Lutheran Church, Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, Indian Capital Baptist Church and the First United Methodist Church. One can also plan a trip to the Oklahoma Historical Society, the McClain County Museum, the Edmond Historical Society Museum and the National Softball Hall of Fame. The city hosts many annual festivals, including the Caddo County Free Fair and the American Indian Exposition, both of which are held every August.

Anadarko Transportation

Flights are available from Anadarko Municipal Airport.

Anadarko Higher Education

One can pursue higher education from Oklahoma City Community College, Cameron University and Oklahoma City University, among others.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,664
Male Share of the Population51.1%
Female Share of the Population48.9%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+2,381
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married30.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,598

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,491
% Above Poverty Level70.3%
% Below Poverty Level29.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$567
Median House Value$63,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.6%
Irish6.3%
German4.8%
English2.3%
Swiss1.4%
Dutch0.7%
West Indian0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Italian0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Polish0.2%
Czech0.2%
Swedish0.2%
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Anadarko Almanac

CategoryValue
County Caddo County
Standard Zip Codes73005
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.06
Approximate Longitude-98.24

Anadarko Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANADARKO 3 E
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 94 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationCARNEGIE 5 NE
Distance20.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 47 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip31.2 inches
StationLAWTON
Distance33.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Apache1,415$50,900
Cement429$50,250
Cyril954$68,382
Fort Cobb627$55,357
Gracemont258$42,083
Verden669$44,375

Anadarko Public Libraries

Anadarko Community Library
215 W BROADWAY
Anadarko, Oklahoma
(405) 247-7351

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Anadarko Hospitals

The Physicians' Hospital In Anadarko
(Proprietary)
1002 Central Boulevard East
(405) 247-2551

Anadarko Public Schools

Anadarko East Es
107 Southeast Fifth Street
ZIP: 73005
(405) 247-2496
Primary
Total Enrollment 308
Anadarko Hs
1400 Warrior Drive
ZIP: 73005
(405) 247-2486
High
Total Enrollment 499
Anadarko Ms
900 West College Street
ZIP: 73005
(405) 247-6671
Middle
Total Enrollment 422
Mission Es
1200 South Mission Street
ZIP: 73005
(405) 247-6607
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Sunset Es
508 Southwest Seventh Street
ZIP: 73005
(405) 247-2503
Primary
Total Enrollment 325
Riverside Indian School
15 Mi N Of City On Hwy 281, Route 1
ZIP: 73006
(405) 247-6670
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