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Overview

Introduction to Claremore, Oklahoma

Claremore, Oklahoma, in Rogers county, is 20 miles NE of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and 23 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is part of the Tulsa metropolitan statistical area.

Claremore History

Claremore is the county seat of Rogers County. A group of Osage Indians were among the initial settlers in the area. The town got its name from an Osage Chief known as "Gra-moi." French traders pronounced his name "Clairmont," meaning "mountain with a clear view." The area became part of the Cherokee Nation and the Indian Territory after the Indian Removal Act of 1830 was passed. The city was incorporated within the Cherokee Nation in 1883.

Claremore and nearby Attractions

  • Cherokee National Museum
  • Lake Keystone State Park
  • Three Rivers Museum
  • Afton Station
  • Walnut Creek State Park
  • Bernice State Park

Things To Do In Claremore

The Will Rogers Memorial and Birthplace, Frank Phillips House and Fort Gibson offer insight into the area’s history. Claremore Plaza Shopping Center, the Ne-Mar Shopping Center and Plaza Shopping Center are some popular local shopping destinations.

Claremore Transportation

Tulsa International is the nearest major airport.

Claremore Higher Education

Rogers State University is the local institution of higher education. Other nearby institutions include Tulsa Community College, Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,999
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+8,438
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married42.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,448
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,409
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,257

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,902
% Above Poverty Level83.2%
% Below Poverty Level16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$791
Median House Value$119,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.8%
German15.5%
Irish11.8%
English6.8%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish1.6%
Italian1.4%
Norwegian1.3%
Polish1%
West Indian0.7%
Dutch0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Danishn0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Russian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Austrian0.1%
African0.1%
Czech0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Claremore Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rogers County
Standard Zip Codes74019, 74017
P.O. Box Zip Codes74018
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.31
Approximate Longitude-95.61

Claremore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLAREMORE 2 ENE
Distance1.8 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
StationPRYOR
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 45 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationBIXBY
Distance27.2 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
Catoosa7,487$58,723
Collinsville6,293$77,881
Foyil250$36,875
Inola1,952$50,179
Oologah1,238$58,889
Owasso33,598$76,088

Claremore Public Libraries

Claremore - Will Rogers Library
1515 NORTH FLORENCE AVE
Claremore, Oklahoma
(918) 341-1564

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Claremore Hospitals

Claremore Hospital
(Government - Federal)
101 S Moore Avenue (south Moore & Will Rogers Blvd)
(918) 342-6200
Hillcrest Hospital Claremore
(Proprietary)
1202 North Muskogee Place
(918) 341-2556

Claremore Public Schools

Claremont Es
318 East Seventh Street
ZIP: 74017
(918) 923-4202
Primary
Total Enrollment 479
Claremore Hs
201 Stuart Roosa
ZIP: 74017
(918) 923-4211
High
Total Enrollment 1372
Roosa Es
2001 North Sioux Avenue
ZIP: 74017
(918) 923-4206
Primary
Total Enrollment 412
Sequoyah Es
16441 South 4180 Road
ZIP: 74017
(918) 341-6111
Primary
Total Enrollment 635
Sequoyah Hs
16401 South 4180 Road
ZIP: 74017
(918) 341-0642
High
Total Enrollment 443
Sequoyah Ms
16403 South 4180 Road
ZIP: 74017
(918) 343-5105
Middle
Total Enrollment 297
Westside Es
2600 Holly Road
ZIP: 74017
(918) 923-4201
Primary
Total Enrollment 602
Will Rogers Jhs
1915 North Florence
ZIP: 74017
(918) 923-4205
Middle
Total Enrollment 823
Catalayah Es
2700 King Rd
ZIP: 74019
(918) 923-4307
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Justus-tiawah Public School
14902 East School Road
ZIP: 74019
(918) 341-3626
Primary
Total Enrollment 494
Verdigris Es
8207 E 540 Rd
ZIP: 74019
(918) 266-6333
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
Verdigris Hs
26505 S 4110 Rd
ZIP: 74019
(918) 266-2336
High
Total Enrollment 281
Verdigris Jhs
26505 S 4110 Rd
ZIP: 74019
(918) 266-6343
Middle
Total Enrollment 298
Verdigris Upper Es
8204 E 540 Rd
ZIP: 74019
(918) 266-6333
Middle
Total Enrollment 292

Claremore Private Schools

Claremore Christian School
1055 W Blue Starr Dr
ZIP: 74017
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 111
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