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Overview

Introduction to Chickasha, Oklahoma

Chickasha, Oklahoma, in Grady County, is 30 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma and 37 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Chickasha History

Chickasha is the county seat of Grady County. The area has a strong Native American connection. The community got its name from the Choctaw word for Chickasaw, which is "Chikashsha." The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is located in the area.

Chickasha and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Historical Society
  • Fort Cobb State Park
  • International Gymnastics Hall of Fame
  • Timberlake Rose Rock Museum
  • State Capital State Park
  • National Cowboy Hall of Fame

Things To Do In Chickasha

Southland Shopping Center and Grandview Shopping Center are the important shopping centers in the area. Local churches include Maramatha Baptist Church, Grand Assembly of God Church and New Life Christian Church. One can also plan a trip to the Southern Plains Indian Museum, the McClain County Museum and 45th Infantry Division Museum.

Chickasha Transportation

Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport is the nearest major airport.

Chickasha Higher Education

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is the local institution of higher education. Rose State College, Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma City Community College are nearby as well.

People

Total Population 16,284
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 6,955
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.7%
Median Earnings25+ $29,736
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,576

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,882
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $82,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.3%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 12.6%

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

Chickasha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Norman, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 37 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Grady
Standard Zip Codes 73018
P.O. Box Zip Codes 73023
Phone Area Codes 405
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.052
Longitude -97.936

Chickasha 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 CHICKASHA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 49 to 79 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station ANADARKO 3 E
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station BLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alex 536 $41,875
Amber 370 $49,375
Cement 507 $51,250
Ninnekah 1,018 $65,625
Pocasset 151 $55,833
Verden 582 $36,667

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

Chickasha Public Libraries

Library
Chickasha Public Library
527 IOWA AVENUE
Chickasha, Oklahoma
(405) 222-6075

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Chickasha Hospitals

GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
2220 IOWA STREET
(405) 224-2300
Emergency Service: Yes

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Chickasha High Schools

CHICKASHA HS
101 JOHN P. COWAN DRIVE
405-222-6550
Serves 899 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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