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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.

People

Total Population 24,955
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 10,707
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.4%
Median Earnings25+ $30,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,377
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,832

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,970
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $686
Median House Value $98,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 7.9%

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

Ardmore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles N of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Carter
Standard Zip Codes 73401
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73402, 73403
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.174
Longitude -97.143

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)

Station ARDMORE
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station MADILL
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station CHICKASAW NRA
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ardmore, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Milo (73401)

Pooleville (73401)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dougherty 244 $49,167
Lone Grove 5,173 $56,875
Mannsville 828 $45,682
Marietta 2,683 $42,750
Springer 639 $41,346

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

Ardmore Public Libraries

Library
Ardmore Public Library
"320 ""E"" N. W."
Ardmore, Oklahoma
(580) 223-8290
Library Web Site
Chickasaw Regional Library System
601 RAILWAY EXPRESS
Ardmore, Oklahoma
(580) 223-3164
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Ardmore Hospitals

MERCY MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1011 14TH AVENUE, NORTHWEST
(405) 223-5400
Emergency Service: Yes

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Ardmore High Schools

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ARDMORE HS
701 VETERANS BLVD
580-226-7680
Serves 832 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

DICKSON HS
ROUTE 4 BOX 122
580-226-0633
A Title I School.
Serves 382 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.8

PLAINVIEW HS
INT. OF PLAINVIEW AND MYALL RD
580-223-5877
Serves 349 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 27.1

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