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Overview

Introduction to Ardmore, Oklahoma

Ardmore, Oklahoma, in Carter county, is 66 miles N of Denton, Texas and 91 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Ardmore History

Ardmore began to develop after the Santa Fe Railroad was constructed in the area. The city has witnessed a number of disasters, including the worst plane crash in the history of Oklahoma in 1966. The community is named after Ardmore, Pennsylvania.

Ardmore and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Murray State Park
  • Red River Historical Museum
  • Healdton Oil Museum
  • Boggy Depot State Park
  • On the Chisholm Trail
  • Eisenhower State Park

Things To Do In Ardmore

The Mountain View Mall, the Broadlawn Shopping Center and the Ardmore Mall are the local shopping centers. The Crystalrock Cathedral, Harvest Church, Western Heights Pentecostal Church and Maranatha Freewill Baptist Church are the local houses of worship. Walker Stadium, Fraley Park and Whittington Park offer a number of facilities for recreation.

Ardmore Transportation

Ardmore Airport is nearby.

Ardmore Higher Education

Students can pursue higher education from East Central University, North Central Texas College, Texas Women’s University and Grayson County College, among others.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,027
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+10,732
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,207
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,677
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,705

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,293
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone34.9%
Median Gross Rent$713
Median House Value$99,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.9%
Irish9%
German8%
English6.6%
French Except Basque1.7%
Italian1.5%
Scottish1.4%
African0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Polish0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Ardmore Almanac

CategoryValue
County Carter County
Standard Zip Codes73401
P.O. Box Zip Codes73402, 73403
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.19
Approximate Longitude-97.11

Ardmore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationARDMORE
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 74 F
Jul Temp73 to 95 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationMADILL
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationCHICKASAW NRA
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dougherty292$48,393
Lone Grove5,197$55,991
Mannsville969$49,583
Marietta2,710$44,012
Springer593$40,833

Ardmore Public Libraries

Ardmore Public Library
320 E STREET NW
Ardmore, Oklahoma
(580) 223-8290
Southern Oklahoma Library System
601 RAILWAY EXPRESS
Ardmore, Oklahoma
(580) 223-3164

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Ardmore Hospitals

Mercy Hospital Ardmore, Inc
(Non-profit)
1011 14th Avenue Nw
(580) 223-5400

Ardmore Public Schools

Dickson Ms
4762 State Highway 199
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-2700
Middle
Total Enrollment 270
Will Rogers Es
1441 N Washington
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-2482
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Dickson Es
4762 State Highway 199
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-9509
Primary
Total Enrollment 353
Plainview Primary Es
1140 South Plainview Road
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-5757
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Ardmore Ms
511 Veterans Blvd
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-2475
Middle
Total Enrollment 660
Jefferson Es
333 Carter Street Se
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-2474
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Plainview Hs
1140 South Plainview Road
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-5877
High
Total Enrollment 432
Plainview Intermediate Es
1140 South Plainview Road
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-6437
Primary
Total Enrollment 344
Ardmore Hs
701 Veterans Blvd
ZIP: 73401
(580) 226-7680
High
Total Enrollment 789
Dickson Upper Es
4762 State Highway 199
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-1443
Primary
Total Enrollment 283
Plainview Ms
1140 South Plainview Road
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-6502
Middle
Total Enrollment 336
Charles Evans Es
1906 Harris
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-2472
Primary
Total Enrollment 677
Lincoln Es
615 Stanley Sw
ZIP: 73401
(580) 223-2477
Primary
Total Enrollment 275
Dickson Hs
4762 State Highway 199
ZIP: 73401
(580) 226-0633
High
Total Enrollment 396

Ardmore Private Schools

Ardmore Christian School
1501 9th Ave Nw
ZIP: 73401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 54
Oak Hall Episcopal School
2815 N Mount Washington Rd
ZIP: 73401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 118
Harvest Fellowship Christian School
1025 6th Ave Nw
ZIP: 73401
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 38
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