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People

Total Population 2,554
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,115
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 57.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,063
% Above Poverty Level 76.7%
% Below Poverty Level 23.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $540
Median House Value $74,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 18.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Walters Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles S of Lawton, Oklahoma (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SW of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
County Cotton
Standard Zip Codes 73572
Phone Area Codes 580
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.359
Longitude -98.307

Walters Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station WALTERS
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 97 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station LAWTON
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station DUNCAN
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Faxon 67 $0
Geronimo 983 $52,500
Hastings 51 $66,875
Lawton 97,589 $50,214
Randlett 362 $56,875
Temple 1,091 $41,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Walters Public Libraries

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Walters Public Library
202 NORTH BROADWAY
Walters, Oklahoma
(580) 875-2006

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Walters High Schools

WALTERS HS
418 S. BROADWAY
580-875-3257
Serves 186 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.7

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