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Overview

Introduction to Choctaw, Oklahoma

Choctaw, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma county, is 7 miles NE of Midwest City, Oklahoma and 14 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Oklahoma City metropolitan area with.

Choctaw History

Choctaw is Oklahoma’s oldest chartered town. In 1890, the area became a community. It was given the status of a town in the year 1893, at the same time a territorial governor was appointed. In 1993, Choctaw officially celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Choctaw and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Historical Society
  • 45th Infantry Division Museum
  • Lake Thunderbird State Park
  • National Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • State Capital State Park
  • World of Wings Pigeon Center

Things To Do In Choctaw

While at Choctaw, one can visit museums like Omniplex Science Museum, the Edmond Historical Society Museum, the State Capital Publishing Museum and the Oklahoma Historical Society, among others. The Choctaw Shopping Center is a popular shopping center in the area. Lake Thunderbird State Park and State Capital State Park offer multiple recreational facilities.

Choctaw Transportation

Stillwater Regional Airport is the nearest major airport.

Choctaw Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Rose State College, Oklahoma City University and Oklahoma City Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,989
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+5,251
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married59%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.6%
Median Earnings25+$40,636
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,265
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,036

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,634
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone22.1%
Median Gross Rent$918
Median House Value$163,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.8%
German14.9%
Irish10.7%
English9.1%
Italian2.7%
French Except Basque2.3%
Polish0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Welsh0.7%
West Indian0.7%
Scottish0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
African0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Choctaw Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oklahoma County
Standard Zip Codes73020
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.48
Approximate Longitude-97.26

Choctaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMEEKER 5 W
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationGUTHRIE 5 S
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 47 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationPURCELL
Distance32.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 48 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip41.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Del City21,962$50,126
Harrah5,714$69,464
Jones2,902$62,407
Midwest City56,930$54,871
Nicoma Park2,396$54,338
Spencer4,007$49,637

Choctaw Public Schools

Choctaw Es
14663 Northeast Third Street
ZIP: 73020
(405) 390-2225
Primary
Total Enrollment 390
Choctaw Hs
14300 Northeast 10th Street
ZIP: 73020
(405) 390-8899
High
Total Enrollment 1581
Choctaw Ms
14667 Northeast Third Street
ZIP: 73020
(405) 390-2208
Middle
Total Enrollment 664
Indian Meridian Es
1865 South Indian Meridian
ZIP: 73020
(405) 390-8585
Primary
Total Enrollment 557
James Griffith Intermediate Es
1861 South Indian Meridian
ZIP: 73020
(405) 390-2153
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
L. W. Westfall Es
13239 Northeast 10th Street
ZIP: 73020
(405) 769-3078
Primary
Total Enrollment 508
Nicoma Park Es
1200 North Hickman Avenue
ZIP: 73020
(405) 769-2445
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Nicoma Park Intermediate Es
1318 Hickman Avenue
ZIP: 73020
(405) 769-4693
Primary
Total Enrollment 363
Nicoma Park Ms
1321 Hickman Avenue
ZIP: 73020
(405) 769-3106
Middle
Total Enrollment 579
Insight School Of Oklahoma Hs
11601 Jeffords Ave Suite 200
ZIP: 73066
(405) 835-2133
High
Total Enrollment 216
Insight School Of Oklahoma Ms
11601 Jeffords Ave Suite 200
ZIP: 73066
(405) 835-2133
Middle
Total Enrollment 65
Okla. Virtual Charter Acad Es
11601 Jeffords Ave Suite 100
ZIP: 73066
(405) 259-9478
Primary
Total Enrollment 884
Okla. Virtual Charter Acad Hs
11601 Jeffords Ave Suite 100
ZIP: 73066
(405) 259-9478
High
Total Enrollment 893
Okla. Virtual Charter Acad Ms
11601 Jeffords Ave Suite 100
ZIP: 73066
(405) 259-9478
Middle
Total Enrollment 741
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