Overview

Introduction to Seminole, Oklahoma

Seminole, Oklahoma, in Seminole county, is 43 miles E of Norman, Oklahoma and 50 miles E of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Seminole History

Seminole was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The city came under U.S. jurisdiction in 1817. The city is in Seminole County, which was originally a small part of Indian Territory. In 1931, Seminole State College was established in the city.

Seminole and nearby Attractions

  • Seminole Shopping Center
  • Jasmine Moran Children's Museum
  • Wewoka Lake
  • Seminole Oil & Historical Museum
  • Lake Thunderbird State Park
  • Woody Guthrie House

Things To Do In Seminole

The Oklahoma Oil Museum, the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum and the Seminole Nation Museum are popular local historical spots. The Lake Thunderbird State Park and the Okmulgee/Dripping Springs State Park provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. In addition, the city hosts the Black Gold Celebration every June and the Seminole Nation Days every September.

Seminole Transportation

Will Rogers World Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Seminole Higher Education

Seminole State College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include East Central University and Rose State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,328
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+2,776
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married41%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,044
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,444
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,778

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,286
% Above Poverty Level78.5%
% Below Poverty Level21.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$645
Median House Value$63,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.4%
German8%
Irish7%
English5.1%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.6%
West Indian0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Italian0.6%
Polish0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Haitian0.1%
African0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Seminole Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySeminole County
Standard Zip Codes74868
P.O. Box Zip Codes74818
Phone Area Codes405
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.23
Approximate Longitude-96.64

Seminole Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSEMINOLE
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 95 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip40.8 inches
StationOKEMAH
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 48 F
Apr Temp52 to 73 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 74 F
Annual Precip42.2 inches
StationMEEKER 5 W
Distance26 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
Bowlegs378$49,375
Cromwell242$33,958
Earlsboro549$57,188
Maud1,143$50,588
St. Louis100$48,125
Wewoka3,367$32,333

Seminole Public Libraries

Seminole Public Library
424 N MAIN
Seminole, Oklahoma
(405) 382-4221

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Seminole Hospitals

Integris Seminole Medical Center
(Proprietary)
2401 Wrangler Boulevard
(405) 303-4000

Seminole Public Schools

Northwood Es
1001 Carson
ZIP: 74818
(405) 382-5800
Middle
Total Enrollment 368
Seminole Hs
501 N Timmons
ZIP: 74818
(405) 382-1415
High
Total Enrollment 461
Seminole Ms
618 Mike Snyder Ave
ZIP: 74818
(405) 382-5065
Middle
Total Enrollment 258
Wilson Es
1400 N Harding
ZIP: 74818
(405) 382-1431
Primary
Total Enrollment 689
Strother Es
36085 Ew 1140
ZIP: 74868
(405) 382-4014
Primary
Total Enrollment 313
Strother Hs
36085 Ew 1140
ZIP: 74868
(405) 382-4014
High
Total Enrollment 120
Varnum Es
11929 Ns 3550
ZIP: 74868
(405) 382-0812
Primary
Total Enrollment 218
Varnum Hs
11929 Ns 3550
ZIP: 74868
(405) 382-1408
High
Total Enrollment 75
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