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Overview

Introduction to Duncan, Oklahoma

Duncan, Oklahoma, in Stephens county, is 25 miles E of Lawton, Oklahoma and 71 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Duncan History

Duncan was originally a small trading post. Native American were the first to inhabit the area. William Duncan, after whom the city is named, was the first permanent settler in the area. The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad first arrived on June 27, 1892. Duncan became the county seat of Stephens County in the early 1900s.

Duncan and nearby Attractions

  • McCasland Shopping Center
  • Chisholm Trail Heritage Center and Museum
  • Clear Creek Lake
  • Stephens County Museum
  • Prairie House Historic Site
  • Shadyoaks Lakeview Park

Things To Do In Duncan

The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center and Museum commemorates the history and heritage of the area. It also includes a Campfire Theatre. The Stephens County Museum may prove interesting to those hoping to learn more about the region’s history. The city also has several parks and recreational spots, including Wisenant Park, Mighty Mite Park, Hillcrest Park, Fuqua Park and Rotary Park. Local celebrations include the Autumn Festival, the Stephens County Free Fair, the Fall Bluegrass Festival, Summerfest, Founder's Day and the Spring Bluegrass Festival.

Duncan Transportation

Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Duncan Higher Education

Cameron University, Midwestern State University and the University of Oklahoma provide higher education to the residents of Duncan.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,240
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+9,346
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.6%
Median Earnings25+$27,100
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,030

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,347
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone33.9%
Median Gross Rent$671
Median House Value$99,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42%
German13%
Irish11%
English6.5%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish1.9%
Norwegian1.3%
West Indian1.2%
Dutch1.2%
Italian1%
Polish0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Czech0.3%
Slovene0.2%
African0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Duncan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Stephens County
Standard Zip Codes73533
P.O. Box Zip Codes73534
Company Zip Codes73536
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.52
Approximate Longitude-97.96

Duncan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDUNCAN
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationLINDSAY 2 W
Distance27.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip35.1 inches
StationLAWTON
Distance29.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Addington116$63,750
Comanche1,579$37,386
Loco133$41,250
Marlow4,607$48,304
Rush Springs1,265$42,159
Velma671$74,821

Duncan Public Libraries

Duncan Public Library
2211 N. HIGHWAY 81
Duncan, Oklahoma
(580) 255-0636

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Duncan Hospitals

Duncan Regional Hospital
(Non-profit)
1407 North Whisenant Drive
(580) 252-5300

Duncan Public Schools

Duncan Hs
515 North 19th
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-0700
High
Total Enrollment 1065
Duncan Ms
601 Chisholm Trail Parkway
ZIP: 73533
(580) 470-8106
Middle
Total Enrollment 830
Emerson Es
1200 West Hickory
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-7146
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
Empire Es
276803 E 1760 Road
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-4150
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Empire Hs
276803 E 1760 Road
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-7515
High
Total Enrollment 119
Empire Jhs
276803 E 1760 Road
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-7515
Middle
Total Enrollment 61
Horace Mann Es
1201 Whisenant Street
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-6530
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Mark Twain Es
2204 West Oak Avenue
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-1324
Primary
Total Enrollment 192
Plato Es
1011 W Plato Road
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-6167
Primary
Total Enrollment 308
Will Rogers Pre-k Ctr
1413 North 13th
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-9012
Primary
Total Enrollment 279
Woodrow Wilson Es
700 East Chestnut
ZIP: 73533
(580) 255-8107
Primary
Total Enrollment 298

Duncan Private Schools

Republic Academy
1101 1/2 W Beech
ZIP: 73533
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
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