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Overview

Introduction to Owasso, Oklahoma

Owasso, Oklahoma is 11 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is in Tulsa County. The city is part of the Tulsa metro area.

Owasso History

Owasso was first settled in by H.T. Richardson 1881. It was originally named Elm Creek. after a tributary of Bird Creek. The first post office of the area was established on February 10, 1898 and Preston Ballard became the first postmaster. The Kansas, Oklahoma Central & Southwestern Railway first entered the area on November 1, 1899. However, the depot was torn down in 1942. The city adopted its present name on January 24, 1900. It was incorporated on March 26, 1904.

Owasso and nearby Attractions

  • Echelon Shopping Center
  • Owasso Historical Museum
  • Tulsa Zoo
  • Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum
  • Lake Keystone State Park
  • Will Rogers Memorial and Birthplace

Things To Do In Owasso

Owasso offers easy access to many museums and historic, including the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum, the Owasso Historical Museum, the Philbrook Museum of Art, the Gilcrease Museum, the Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum and the Will Rogers Memorial and Birthplace. The Wah-Sha-She State Park and the Lake Keystone State Park provide facilities for camping, biking, boating and hiking. The Walnut Creek State Park also provides facilities for horseback riding, swimming and fishing.

Owasso Transportation

Tulsa International Airport is nearby.

Owasso Higher Education

The University of Tulsa, Oral Roberts University and Tulsa Community College are a short distance away.

Demographics

People

Total Population33,598
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens10.1%
Employed Population 16+17,273
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married55.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33.6%
Median Earnings25+$41,571
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,573
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,578

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,088
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone24.7%
Median Gross Rent$931
Median House Value$157,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.6%
German17.7%
Irish13.3%
English9.5%
Italian3.3%
French Except Basque2.3%
Scottish2%
Polish1.3%
Swiss1%
Norwegian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Arab0.4%
Czech0.4%
Greek0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Australian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Russian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Danishn0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Latvian0.1%
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Owasso Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tulsa County
Standard Zip Codes74055
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.28
Approximate Longitude-95.83

Owasso Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTULSA INTL AP
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp50 to 72 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp51 to 74 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationCLAREMORE 2 ENE
Distance15.5 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
StationBIXBY
Distance19.9 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
Skiatook7,958$56,027
Sperry1,144$52,361
Tulsa399,906$53,941
Vera182$45,714

Owasso Hospitals

Bailey Medical Center, Llc
(Proprietary)
10502 North 110th East Avenue
(918) 376-8000

Owasso Public Schools

Ator Es
1500 N Ash
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-2204
Primary
Total Enrollment 552
Barnes Es
7809 E 76th St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-1153
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Hayward Smith Es
12223 E 91st St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-5162
Primary
Total Enrollment 560
Larkin Bailey Es
10221 E 96th St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-5399
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Mills Es
8200 N 124th E Ave
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-2288
Primary
Total Enrollment 596
Northeast Es
13650 E 103rd St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-0015
Primary
Total Enrollment 582
Owasso 6th Grade Ctr
8101 N 129th E Ave
ZIP: 74055
(918) 274-3020
Middle
Total Enrollment 718
Owasso 7th Grade Ctr
1400 N Main
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-1183
Middle
Total Enrollment 733
Owasso 8th Grade Ctr
13901 E 86th St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-6274
Other
Total Enrollment 707
Owasso Hs
12901 E 86th St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-5311
High
Total Enrollment 2929
Pamela Hodson Es
14500 E 86th St N
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-8160
Primary
Total Enrollment 553
Stone Canyon Es
7305 N 177th E Ave
ZIP: 74055
(918) 272-5367
Primary
Total Enrollment 592

Owasso Private Schools

Rejoice Christian School
13413 E 106th St N
ZIP: 74055
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 262
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