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Overview

Introduction to Norman, Oklahoma

Norman, Oklahoma, in Cleveland county, is 17 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The city is in the Oklahoma City area.

Norman History

Norman was settled during the Great Land Run of 1889. The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway planned it as a station site in 1886. It was named after Abner E. Norman, who surveyed the area. Norman is the hometown of James Garner, the American actor. It is the county seat of Cleveland County, which was founded in 1855.

Norman and nearby Attractions

  • Colonial Estates Shopping Center
  • Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Historical House Museum of Cleveland County
  • Little River Wildlife Managment Area
  • Mainsite Contemporary Art Gallery
  • Lake Thunderbird State Park

Things To Do In Norman

While in Norman one can pay a visit to the Little River Wildlife Management Area. The Historical House Museum of Cleveland County, the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and the Jacobson House provide insight into the area’s history. One can shop at the Colonial Estates Shopping Center, the Parkway Plaza Shopping Center, the Brookhaven Village Shopping Center and the Robinson Crossing Shopping Center. Local celebrations include the Cleveland County Free Fair, the Oktoberfest Frontier Style, the May Fair Arts Festival and the 89er Day Festival.

Norman Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport is nearby.

Norman Higher Education

The University of Oklahoma and Moore Norman Technology Center are the local institutions of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Oklahoma City Community College and Rose State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population118,974
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens11.6%
Employed Population 16+58,737
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married41.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.1%
Median Earnings25+$35,579
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,792
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,850

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,474
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29.7%
Median Gross Rent$802
Median House Value$163,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.6%
German16.5%
Irish12.7%
English10.2%
Scottish2.9%
French Except Basque2.7%
Italian2.3%
Polish1.6%
African1.1%
Swedish1%
Welsh0.9%
Norwegian0.9%
Russian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Arab0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Norman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cleveland County
Standard Zip Codes73026, 73069, 73071, 73072
P.O. Box Zip Codes73070
Company Zip Codes73019
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.21
Approximate Longitude-97.44

Norman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPURCELL
Distance13.7 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
StationBLANCHARD 2 SSW
Distance14.8 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
StationMEEKER 5 W
Distance32.1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blanchard8,267$78,819
Goldsby2,173$87,031
Moore59,501$69,783
Newcastle9,030$82,737
Noble6,664$57,340
Washington677$80,000

Norman Public Libraries

Pioneer Library System
300 NORMAN CENTER COURT
Norman, Oklahoma
(405) 801-4500

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Norman Hospitals

Norman Specialty Hospital
(Proprietary)
1210 West Robinson Street
(405) 321-8824
Norman Regional Health System -norman Campus
(Government - District/authority)
901 North Porter Street
(405) 307-1000
Norman Regional Healthplex
3300 Healthplex Pkwy
(405) 515-1000
Griffin Memorial Hospital
(Government - State)
900 East Main Street
(405) 321-4880
J. D. Mccarty Center For Children With Developmental
(Government - State)
2002 East Robinson
(405) 321-4830

Norman Public Schools

Little Axe Es
2000 168th Avenue Northeast
ZIP: 73026
(405) 447-0913
Primary
Total Enrollment 632
Little Axe Hs
2000 168th Avenue Northeast
ZIP: 73026
(405) 329-1612
High
Total Enrollment 349
Little Axe Ms
2000 168th Avenue Northeast
ZIP: 73026
(405) 329-2156
Middle
Total Enrollment 305
Robin Hill Public School
4801 East Franklin Road
ZIP: 73026
(405) 321-4186
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
Washington Es
600 48th Street Southeast
ZIP: 73026
(405) 366-5984
Primary
Total Enrollment 535
Adams Es
817 Denison Drive
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5972
Primary
Total Enrollment 569
Alcott Ms
1919 West Boyd Street
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5845
Middle
Total Enrollment 720
Cleveland Es
500 North Sherry Avenue
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5875
Primary
Total Enrollment 604
Jackson Es
520 Wylie Road
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5884
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Mckinley Es
728 South Flood Avenue
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5914
Primary
Total Enrollment 293
Norman Hs
911 West Main Street
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5812
High
Total Enrollment 1992
Norman North Hs
1809 Stubbeman Avenue
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5954
High
Total Enrollment 2298
Whittier Ms
2000 West Brooks Street
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5956
Middle
Total Enrollment 1130
Wilson Es
800 North Peters Avenue
ZIP: 73069
(405) 366-5932
Primary
Total Enrollment 278
Dimensions Academy
1101 East Main Street
ZIP: 73071
(405) 579-1880
High
Total Enrollment 281
Dimensions Academy
1101 East Main Street
ZIP: 73071
(405) 579-1880
Primary
Total Enrollment 95
Eisenhower Es
1415 Fairlawn Drive
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5879
Primary
Total Enrollment 627
Irving Ms
125 Vicksburg Avenue
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5941
Middle
Total Enrollment 815
Jefferson Es
250 North Cockrel Avenue
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5889
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
Kennedy Es
621 Sunrise Street
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5894
Primary
Total Enrollment 421
Lakeview Es
3310 108th Avenue Northeast
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5899
Primary
Total Enrollment 215
Lincoln Es
915 Classen Boulevard
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5904
Primary
Total Enrollment 310
Longfellow Ms
215 North Ponca Avenue
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5948
Middle
Total Enrollment 745
Ronald Reagan Es
1601 24th Ave Se
ZIP: 73071
(405) 366-5994
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
Madison Es
500 James Drive
ZIP: 73072
(405) 366-5910
Primary
Total Enrollment 425
Monroe Es
1601 Mcgee Drive
ZIP: 73072
(405) 366-5927
Primary
Total Enrollment 439
Roosevelt Es
4250 West Tecumseh Road
ZIP: 73072
(405) 447-6581
Primary
Total Enrollment 659
Truman Es
600 Parkside Road
ZIP: 73072
(405) 366-5980
Primary
Total Enrollment 404
Truman Primary School
601 Meadow Ridge Road
ZIP: 73072
(405) 366-5949
Primary
Total Enrollment 524

Norman Private Schools

Children's House Of Norman
606 S Santa Fe Ave
ZIP: 73069
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Here I Grow Child Development Center
801 N Peters Ave
ZIP: 73069
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Blue Eagle Christian Academy
2404 Classen Blvd
ZIP: 73071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Gingerbread Nursery School
602 Villa Dr
ZIP: 73071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
Trinity Lutheran School
603 Classen Blvd
ZIP: 73071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
All Saints Catholic School
4001 36th Ave Nw
ZIP: 73072
Elementary
Total Enrollment 412
Community Christian School
3002 Broce Dr
ZIP: 73072
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 627
Southwind Montessori
1601 W Imhoff Rd
ZIP: 73072
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
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