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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,342
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+6,918
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married44.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,527
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,534

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,328
% Above Poverty Level80.6%
% Below Poverty Level19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone33%
Median Gross Rent$674
Median House Value$84,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)34.6%
Irish11.8%
German10.4%
English5%
French Except Basque2.1%
Scottish1.1%
Italian0.9%
Polish0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Chickasha Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grady County
Standard Zip Codes73018
P.O. Box Zip Codes73023
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.04
Approximate Longitude-97.95

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)

StationCHICKASHA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp25 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 97 F
Oct Temp49 to 79 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationANADARKO 3 E
Distance15 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
StationBLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp50 to 74 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 75 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alex564$46,250
Amber400$44,792
Cement448$50,833
Ninnekah1,113$69,286
Pocasset170$56,250
Verden599$40,156

Chickasha Public Libraries

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

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Chickasha Hospitals

Grady Memorial Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
2220 West Iowa Avenue
(405) 224-2300

Chickasha Public Schools

Bill Wallace Ec Ctr
900 West Choctaw Avenue
ZIP: 73018
(405) 222-6544
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
Chickasha Hs
900 West Choctaw Avenue
ZIP: 73018
(405) 222-6550
High
Total Enrollment 729
Chickasha Ms
900 West Choctaw Avenue
ZIP: 73018
(405) 222-6530
Middle
Total Enrollment 341
Friend Public School
1307 County Road 1350
ZIP: 73018
(405) 224-3822
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
Grand Avenue Es
900 West Choctaw Avenue
ZIP: 73018
(405) 222-6524
Primary
Total Enrollment 542
Lincoln Es
900 West Choctaw Avenue
ZIP: 73018
(405) 222-6522
Middle
Total Enrollment 321
Pioneer Public School
3686 State Highway 92
ZIP: 73018
(405) 224-2700
Primary
Total Enrollment 394

Chickasha Private Schools

Epworth Christian School
320 S 4th St
ZIP: 73018
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
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