Overview

Introduction to Glenpool, Oklahoma

Glenpool, Oklahoma, in Tulsa county, is 13 miles S of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is in the Tulsa area.

Glenpool History

Glenpool was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was named after Ida E. Glenn, a Creek Indian who discovered oil on his property on November 22, 1905. Frank Chesley and Robert Galbreath drilled the farmland and built the first oil wells in the area. The city is located in Tulsa County, which was established in 1850.

Glenpool and nearby Attractions

  • Oklahoma Aquarium
  • Sapulpa Historical Museum
  • Lake Keystone State Park
  • Battle of Honey Springs Site

Things To Do In Glenpool

Visitors can pay visits to the Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum, the Gilcrease Museum and the Philbrook Museum of Art. The Walnut Creek State Park and Lake Keystone State Park provide amenities for several different types of recreational activities. The Woody Guthrie House, the Battle of Honey Springs Site, the Fred Drummond House and the Jim Thorpe House have various historical artifacts on display. Every year, the city hosts the Black Gold Days Celebration.

Glenpool Transportation

Tulsa International Airport is located nearby.

Glenpool Higher Education

Oral Roberts University, the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Community College, all located nearby, offer higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,313
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens7.3%
Employed Population 16+6,944
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married56.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.3%
Median Earnings25+$41,571
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,135
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,398

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,667
% Above Poverty Level90.7%
% Below Poverty Level9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone16.2%
Median Gross Rent$973
Median House Value$135,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.5%
German15.9%
Irish13.1%
English5.5%
French Except Basque3%
Scottish2.7%
Italian2.4%
Polish1.8%
Swedish1.3%
Arab1%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.9%
Lebanese0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Palestinian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
New Zealand0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
African0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Glenpool Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyTulsa County
Standard Zip Codes74033
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.95
Approximate Longitude-96

Glenpool Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBIXBY
Distance7.3 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
StationKEYSTONE DAM
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches
StationOKMULGEE WATER WORKS
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bixby25,818$96,269
Jenks21,793$106,771
Kellyville1,233$45,417
Kiefer2,462$70,859
Mounds1,061$50,833
Sapulpa20,659$58,710

Glenpool Public Schools

Glenpool Es
461 E 146th St
ZIP: 74033
(918) 322-9500
Primary
Total Enrollment 1388
Glenpool Hs
461 E 146th St
ZIP: 74033
(918) 322-9500
High
Total Enrollment 699
Glenpool Ms
461 E 146th St
ZIP: 74033
(918) 322-9500
Middle
Total Enrollment 551
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