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Overview

Introduction to Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Sapulpa, Oklahoma is 12 miles SW of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is in Creek County. The city is part of the Tulsa metro area.

Sapulpa History

Sapulpa was originally settled by Creek Indians and was named Sapulpa Station. In fact, it was named after Chief Sapulpa, a Creek leader. The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad first reached the area in 1886. The first post office was established in 1889. The city was incorporated as Sapulpa in 1898. The discovery of oil in Glenn Pool in 1905 catalyzed the development of the area. Sapulpa is the county seat of Creek County.

Sapulpa and nearby Attractions

  • Sapulpa Historical Museum
  • Rock Creek Shopping Center
  • Oklahoma Aquarium
  • Big Splash Water Park
  • Philbrook Museum of Art
  • Walnut Creek State Park

Things To Do In Sapulpa

Sapulpa has numerous parks, including Aaron's Angels Park, Hollier Park, Heritage Park, Kelly Lane Park, Overlook Park and Reynolds Park. Trout fishing can be enjoyed at Pretty Water Lake. The Sapulpa Municipal Golf Course provides facilities for local golfers. Local celebrations include the International Celebration, the Royal Jazz Festival and the Route 66 Blowout.

Sapulpa Transportation

Tulsa International is the nearest major airport.

Sapulpa Higher Education

Oral Roberts University, the University of Tulsa and Tulsa Community College are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,546
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+8,753
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$33,390
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,173
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,216

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,216
% Above Poverty Level82.6%
% Below Poverty Level17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$777
Median House Value$106,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
Irish10.5%
English8.4%
Scottish1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Swedish1.3%
Italian1%
Norwegian0.7%
Polish0.6%
Welsh0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Czech0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
German0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Sapulpa Almanac

CategoryValue
County Creek County
Standard Zip Codes74066
P.O. Box Zip Codes74067
Phone Area Codes918
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.99
Approximate Longitude-96.09

Sapulpa 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
Distance12.9 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
Distance12.9 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
StationMANNFORD 6 NW
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 48 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Glenpool12,351$69,678
Jenks19,852$96,724
Kellyville1,345$46,154
Kiefer2,125$56,938
Mounds1,181$42,727
Sand Springs19,509$62,250

Sapulpa Public Libraries

Sapulpa - Bartlett Carnegie Public Library
27 W DEWEY
Sapulpa, Oklahoma
(918) 224-5624

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Sapulpa Hospitals

St. John Sapulpa, Inc.
(Non-profit)
1004 E Bryan Ave
(918) 224-4280

Sapulpa Public Schools

Freedom Es
9171 Freedom Road
ZIP: 74066
(918) 227-7838
Primary
Total Enrollment 496
Holmes Park Es
1231 E Dewey Ave
ZIP: 74066
(918) 227-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Jefferson Heights Es
1521 South Wickham Road
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-2028
Primary
Total Enrollment 373
Liberty Es
631 North Brown
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-1492
Primary
Total Enrollment 287
Lone Star Public School
2945 S Hickory
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-0201
Primary
Total Enrollment 910
Pretty Water Public School
15223 West 81st Street
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-4952
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Sapulpa Hs
3 South Mission Street
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-6560
High
Total Enrollment 1051
Sapulpa Jhs
7 South Mission Street
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-6710
Other
Total Enrollment 654
Sapulpa Ms
1304 East Cleveland
ZIP: 74066
(918) 224-8441
Middle
Total Enrollment 532

Sapulpa Private Schools

Eagle Point Christian Academy
602 S Mounds St
ZIP: 74066
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 116
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