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Overview

Introduction to Catoosa, Oklahoma

Catoosa, Oklahoma, in Rogers county, is 9 miles N of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and 14 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Catoosa History

The community is in Rogers County. The name of the area has been derived from a Cherokee term meaning "on the hill" or "new settlement place." The community was established in 1882. The Frisco Railroad was completed in 1882. Acting secretary Thomas Ryan approved the town’s site in 1902, and it was officially founded in the same year.

Catoosa and nearby Attractions

  • Philbrook Museum of Art
  • Fort Gibson
  • J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum
  • Fred Drummond House
  • Gilcrease Museum
  • Cherokee State Park

Things To Do In Catoosa

Some of the local churches include Catoosa United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church and Rock House. Local parks offering recreational facilities are Lake Keystone State Park, Snowdale State Park and Greenleaf State Park. The Three Rivers Museum, Five Civilized Tribes Museum and Woolaroc Museum are all nearby as well.

Catoosa Transportation

Tulsa International is the nearest major airport.

Catoosa Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Community College, Langston University and Northeastern State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,487
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+3,730
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16%
Median Earnings25+$32,994
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,673

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,723
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24%
Median Gross Rent$852
Median House Value$111,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.2%
Irish9.2%
English7.7%
Scottish3.2%
French Except Basque2.3%
Polish1%
Italian1%
Norwegian0.9%
West Indian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Czech0.5%
German0.3%
Welsh0.3%
African0.2%
Kenyan0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Catoosa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rogers County
Standard Zip Codes74015
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.18
Approximate Longitude-95.76

Catoosa Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTULSA INTL AP
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp50 to 72 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 74 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationCLAREMORE 2 ENE
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 45 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationBIXBY
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Broken Arrow104,869$77,673
Claremore18,999$50,902
Collinsville6,293$77,881
Inola1,952$50,179
Owasso33,598$76,088

Catoosa Public Libraries

Catoosa Public Library
105 E OAK
Catoosa, Oklahoma
(918) 266-1684

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Catoosa Public Schools

Catoosa Hs
2000 South Cherokee Street
ZIP: 74015
(918) 266-8619
High
Total Enrollment 598
Cherokee Es
600 South Cherokee Street
ZIP: 74015
(918) 266-8630
Middle
Total Enrollment 293
Helen Paul Learning Ctr
400 South Cherokee Street
ZIP: 74015
(918) 266-8643
Primary
Total Enrollment 448
J. W. Sam Es
701 Rollins
ZIP: 74015
(918) 266-8637
Primary
Total Enrollment 316
Wells Ms
2000 South Cherokee Street
ZIP: 74015
(918) 266-8623
Middle
Total Enrollment 501
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