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Overview

Introduction to Moore, Oklahoma

Moore, Oklahoma, in Cleveland county, is 8 miles N of Norman, Oklahoma and 9 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city is in the Oklahoma City area.

Moore History

The first settlers arrived in Moore in 1889. It was originally known as Verbeck, named after the Railroad Company that founded the settlement. The town was renamed after Al Moore, an employee of the Railroad Company. It was believed that he painted his name outside his home to help mailmen, leading to the settlement being called Moore. The town was officially incorporated in 1893.

Moore and nearby Attractions

  • Buck Thomas Park
  • JD Estates Park
  • Firehouse Art Center
  • Oklahoma City National Memorial
  • Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
  • Lakeside Golf Course

Things To Do In Moore

Moore offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation, including the Fairmoore Park and Community Pool, the Yellow Rose Theater and the Westmoore Trails Park. Lakeside Golf Course, Broadmoore Golf Club and Earlywine Park Golf Course are great places to enjoy a round.

Moore Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport is nearby.

Moore Higher Education

Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Oklahoma City Community College, the University of Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Demographics

People

Total Population59,992
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+31,722
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married53%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.2%
Median Earnings25+$38,464
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,053
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,468

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,521
% Above Poverty Level90.5%
% Below Poverty Level9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23%
Median Gross Rent$963
Median House Value$133,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.3%
German15.1%
Irish11.5%
English8.6%
French Except Basque2%
Italian2%
Scottish1.3%
Norwegian1.1%
Czech1%
Polish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Swedish0.6%
African0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Moore Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oklahoma County, Cleveland County
Standard Zip Codes73160, 73165, 73170
P.O. Box Zip Codes73153
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.46
Approximate Longitude-97.51

Moore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOKLAHOMA CITY AP
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp48 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationBLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance18.5 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
StationEL RENO 1 N
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 47 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Del City21,888$50,610
Goldsby2,100$85,893
Midwest City57,167$56,052
Newcastle9,327$85,682
Norman119,820$70,094
Oklahoma City629,191$64,273

Moore Public Schools

Apple Creek Es
1101 Southeast 14th Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4100
Primary
Total Enrollment 565
Broadmoore Es
3401 South Broadway Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4120
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Central Es
123 Northwest Second Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4140
Primary
Total Enrollment 518
Central Jhs
400 North Broadway Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4560
Middle
Total Enrollment 611
Heritage Trails Es
1801 South Bryant Avenue
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4520
Primary
Total Enrollment 856
Highland East Jhs
1200 Southeast Fourth Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4580
Middle
Total Enrollment 681
Highland West Jhs
901 North Santa Fe Avenue
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4600
Middle
Total Enrollment 603
Houchin Es
3200 Webster Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4190
Primary
Total Enrollment 589
Kelley Es
1900 North Janeway Avenue
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4400
Primary
Total Enrollment 476
Moore Hs
300 North Eastern Avenue
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4700
High
Total Enrollment 2402
Northmoor Es
211 Northeast 19th
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4420
Primary
Total Enrollment 423
Oakridge Es
3201 South Santa Fe
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4530
Primary
Total Enrollment 576
Plaza Towers Es
852 Southwest 11th Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4430
Primary
Total Enrollment 427
Santa Fe Es
501 North Santa Fe Avenue
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4450
Primary
Total Enrollment 581
Southgate-rippetoe Es
500 North Norman Avenue
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4480
Primary
Total Enrollment 597
Winding Creek Es
1401 Northeast 12th Street
ZIP: 73160
(405) 735-4510
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Southmoore Hs
2901 South Santa Fe
ZIP: 73170
(405) 735-4900
High
Total Enrollment 2081

Moore Private Schools

Moore Christian School
836 N Eastern Ave
ZIP: 73160
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 111
Southwest Christian Academy
1005-sw 4th St
ZIP: 73160
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 86
St Johns Lutheran School
1032 Nw 12th St
ZIP: 73160
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
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