Overview

Introduction to Sand Springs, Oklahoma

Sand Springs, Oklahoma, in Tulsa county, is 6 miles W of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is conveniently located inside the Tulsa metropolitan area. There are an estimated 17,451 people in Sand Springs.

Sand Springs History

Sand Springs was founded by Charles Page, the Oklahoma philanthropist. He wanted to develop it as a model city. The city was named after the springs on the Arkansas River. Sand Springs was incorporated in 1912. It is partly located in Osage County, which was founded in 1907; and partly in Tulsa County, which was formed in 1850.

Sand Springs and nearby Attractions

  • Prattville Shopping Center
  • Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum
  • Walnut Creek State Park
  • Gilcrease Museum
  • Lake Keystone State Park
  • Fred Drummond House

Things To Do In Sand Springs

While staying in Sand Springs, one can pay a visit to the Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum, which provides insight into the history of this area. The Sand Springs Shopping Center, the Harris Shopping Center and the Prattville Shopping Center are some of the local shopping destinations. The Osage Hills Country Club provides excellent facilities for golfers. Visitors can also plan a day trip to the Walnut Creek State Park and the Lake Keystone State Park.

Sand Springs Transportation

Tulsa International Airport is nearby.

Sand Springs Higher Education

The University of Tulsa, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa Community College and Oral Roberts University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,864
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens16.7%
Employed Population 16+9,107
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$40,394
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,305
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,008

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,343
% Above Poverty Level89.5%
% Below Poverty Level10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$831
Median House Value$122,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.2%
German14.8%
Irish13.9%
English8.3%
French Except Basque2.4%
Scottish1.9%
Italian1.1%
Polish1.1%
Norwegian0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Welsh0.6%
West Indian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
African0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Russian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Sand Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyTulsa County
Standard Zip Codes74063
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.13
Approximate Longitude-96.13

Sand Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKEYSTONE DAM
Distance7.9 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
StationBIXBY
Distance16.6 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
StationCLEVELAND 4 WSW
Distance25.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Jenks21,793$106,771
Prue410$44,250
Sapulpa20,659$58,710
Sperry1,201$48,333
Tulsa402,223$57,868
Westport484$71,500

Sand Springs Public Schools

Anderson Public School
2195 Anderson Road
ZIP: 74063
(918) 245-0289
Primary
Total Enrollment 271
Angus Valley Es
412 West 55th Street
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1520
Primary
Total Enrollment 457
Central 9th Grade Ctr
14 West 4th Street
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1440
Other
Total Enrollment 500
Charles Page Hs
500 North Adams Road
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1470
High
Total Enrollment 1286
Clyde Boyd Ms
305 West 35th Street
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1535
Middle
Total Enrollment 1217
Garfield Es
701 North Roosevelt
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1462
Primary
Total Enrollment 396
Keystone Public School
23810 West Highway 51
ZIP: 74063
(918) 363-8298
Primary
Total Enrollment 308
Limestone Es
4201 South Walnut Creek Drive
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1560
Primary
Total Enrollment 285
Northwoods Fine Arts Academy
1691 East Old North Road
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1455
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Pratt Es
301west 35th Street
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1550
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Sand Springs Ec Ctr
1701 East Park Road
ZIP: 74063
(918) 246-1570
Primary
Total Enrollment 216

Sand Springs Private Schools

Landmark Christian Academy
4700 S Highway 97
ZIP: 74063
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 12
Moriah Christian Academy
680 E 41st St
ZIP: 74063
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 68
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