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Overview

Introduction to Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, in Garvin county, is 35 miles S of Norman, Oklahoma and 53 miles S of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Pauls Valley History

Pauls Valley was founded by Pioneer Smith Paul in the early 19th century. In its early years, the economy of the city largely depended upon agriculture. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad first entered the city in 1887. The first court house of the area was built in 1895. The city is the county seat of Garvin County.

Pauls Valley and nearby Attractions

  • Valley Plaza Shopping Center
  • Longmire Lake
  • Toy and Action Figure Museum
  • Santa Fe Depot Museum
  • Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Things To Do In Pauls Valley

Pauls Valley includes a number of lakes, such as the Pauls Valley City Lake and the R.C. Longmire Lake. These lakes offer facilities for fishing, camping, boating, jet skiing and hunting. The Pauls Valley Municipal Golf Course provides facilities for local golfers. One can shop at the Burr Shopping Center and the Valley Plaza Shopping Center. Apart from these, Pauls Valley hosts the Brickfest every May.

Pauls Valley Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Pauls Valley Higher Education

The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Oklahoma City Community College and East Central University are the local centers of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,096
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+2,343
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married40.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,859
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,056
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,779

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,041
% Above Poverty Level77.4%
% Below Poverty Level22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone34.6%
Median Gross Rent$596
Median House Value$82,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53.9%
Irish15.5%
German13.2%
English7%
African3.4%
French Except Basque1.9%
Swedish1.2%
Italian1.1%
Scottish1.1%
Norwegian1%
Portuguese0.9%
West Indian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Polish0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
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Pauls Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Garvin County
Standard Zip Codes73075
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.72
Approximate Longitude-97.22

Pauls Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPAULS VALLEY 4 WSW
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationPURCELL
Distance21.9 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
StationCHICKASAW NRA
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Byars176$27,292
Maysville1,208$36,458
Paoli659$44,375
Wayne683$40,536
Wynnewood2,288$40,000

Pauls Valley Public Libraries

Pauls Valley-nora Sparks Warren Mem Library
210 N WILLOW ST.
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
(405) 238-5188

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Pauls Valley Hospitals

Pauls Valley General Hospital
(Government - Local)
100 Valley Drive
(405) 238-5501

Pauls Valley Public Schools

Jackson Es
1015 South Walnut
ZIP: 73075
(405) 238-2312
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Jefferson Early Lrning Ctr
500 East Garvin
ZIP: 73075
(405) 238-6413
Primary
Total Enrollment 176
Lee Es
301 West Bert
ZIP: 73075
(405) 238-7336
Middle
Total Enrollment 224
Pauls Valley Hs
601 North Street
ZIP: 73075
(405) 238-6497
High
Total Enrollment 304
Pauls Valley Jhs
109 West Guy
ZIP: 73075
(405) 238-1239
Middle
Total Enrollment 333
Whitebead Public School
16476 North County Road 3200
ZIP: 73075
(405) 238-3021
Primary
Total Enrollment 403
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