Ada, Oklahoma

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Population in 2022: 16,542 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 7,819  (47.3%)
Females: 8,723  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 74820, 74842, 74843, 74865, 74871.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $45,962 (it was $22,977 in 2000)
Ada:

$45,962
OK:

$59,673

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,594 (it was $14,666 in 2000)

Ada city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $149,875 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Ada:

$149,875
OK:

$191,700

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $207,087; detached houses: $208,857; townhouses or other attached units: $231,144; in 2-unit structures: $182,625; mobile homes: $73,664

Median gross rent in 2022: $855.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ada: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.4%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.7% for other race residents, 21.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ada, OK (2022)
    • 9,76258.3%White alone
    • 2,94517.6%American Indian alone
    • 1,85711.1%Two or more races
    • 1,0616.3%Hispanic
    • 7344.4%Black alone
    • 2931.8%Asian alone
    • 360.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 210.1%Other race alone

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According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Ada, Oklahoma as of April 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ada is 264 to 1.


Crime rates in Ada by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.9)
1
(5.9)
2
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.8)
1
(5.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(71.4)
8
(47.6)
21
(123.6)
18
(105.6)
14
(81.5)
8
(46.5)
7
(40.7)
3
(17.3)
7
(40.1)
12
(69.2)
20
(115.5)
15
(86.8)
10
(57.9)
3
(17.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(35.7)
10
(59.5)
12
(70.6)
9
(52.8)
4
(23.3)
6
(34.9)
10
(58.2)
7
(40.3)
4
(22.9)
14
(80.7)
6
(34.6)
10
(57.9)
9
(52.1)
3
(17.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
122
(725.9)
119
(707.9)
132
(776.9)
138
(809.6)
166
(966.8)
112
(651.0)
90
(523.5)
46
(264.5)
46
(263.5)
58
(334.5)
44
(254.0)
63
(364.6)
38
(219.9)
23
(135.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
233
(1,386)
205
(1,220)
194
(1,142)
206
(1,208)
277
(1,613)
245
(1,424)
205
(1,192)
198
(1,139)
170
(973.9)
139
(801.7)
159
(918.0)
165
(955.0)
108
(625.0)
72
(424.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
544
(3,237)
529
(3,147)
464
(2,731)
630
(3,696)
607
(3,535)
682
(3,964)
452
(2,629)
399
(2,294)
394
(2,257)
462
(2,665)
442
(2,552)
405
(2,344)
312
(1,806)
287
(1,694)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(285.6)
28
(166.6)
35
(206.0)
50
(293.3)
51
(297.0)
55
(319.7)
42
(244.3)
36
(207.0)
41
(234.9)
39
(224.9)
72
(415.7)
70
(405.1)
40
(231.5)
53
(312.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(17.8)
1
(5.9)
2
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(29.1)
5
(29.1)
2
(11.6)
4
(23.0)
6
(34.4)
3
(17.3)
3
(17.3)
6
(34.7)
3
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index462.4434.0492.9541.6543.7473.3362.9278.3268.9327.2364.7364.3252.0180.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ada, OK

Crime rate in Ada detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 36 (33 officers - 29 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Oklahoma average:

2.27
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Ancestries: English (13.8%), American (9.8%), Irish (8.5%), German (5.3%), Italian (2.6%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile   (low).

Ada, Oklahoma map

416 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.4% Africa, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.5%
Oklahoma:

6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,150 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $674 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Norman, OK (53.0 miles , pop. 95,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (69.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (136.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Byng, OK (2.6 miles ),
Francis, OK (3.0 miles ),
Northeast Pontotoc, OK (3.0 miles ),
Northwest Pontotoc, OK (3.0 miles ),
Fitzhugh, OK (3.1 miles ),
Southeast Pontotoc, OK (3.1 miles ),
South Central Pontotoc, OK (3.1 miles ),
Stonewall, OK (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 96.67 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,972 (+35.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,336 (71.8%)

Area code: 580

Distribution of median household income in Ada, OK in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ada, OK in 2022

Ada satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 10 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2021: 9 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2020: 77 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $376,000
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Ada, OK residents
Average permit cost in Ada, OK
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Oklahoma:

3.2%
Historical population in Ada, OK
Historical housing units in Ada, OK
Most common industries in Ada, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Ada, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Ada, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Ada-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Ada city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1960, a category F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ada-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 720% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from Ada center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from Ada center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pontotoc County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ada topographic map

Main business address for: PRE PAID LEGAL SERVICES INC (INSURANCE CARRIERS, NEC).

Hospitals in Ada:

  • CHICKASAW NATION MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1921 STONECIPHER BLVD)
  • COMPANIONS IN CARING HOSPICE (227 WEST 5TH STREET)
  • MCCALLS CHAPEL SCHOOL INC 9 (13546 COUNTY ROAD 3600)
  • MCCORTNEY FAMILY HOSPICE, INC (1306 ARLINGTON)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL ADA, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 430 NORTH MONTA VISTA)
  • ROLLING HILLS HOSPITAL (1000 ROLLING HILLS LANE)

Nursing Homes in Ada:

  • ADA CARE CENTER (931 NORTH COUNTRY CLUB ROAD)
  • BALLARD NURSING CENTER (201 WEST 5TH STREET)
  • JAN FRANCES CARE CENTER (815 NORTH COUNTRY CLUB ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Ada:

  • NRA - ADA DIALYSIS CTR (324 NW J.A. RICHARDSON LOOP)

Home Health Centers in Ada:

  • ADA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1131 ARLINGTON)
  • MAYS HOUSECALL HOME HEALTH, INC (803 E MAIN STREET)
  • SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA NURSECOR, INC (500 & 511 NORTH MONTA VISTA, SUITE 4B)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOME HEALTH (401 NORTH MONTE VISTA)

Airports and heliports located in Ada:

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Colleges/Universities in Ada:

  • East Central University (Full-time enrollment: 4,030; Location: 1100 E. 14th Street; Public; Website: https://www.ecok.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Pontotoc Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 601 W 33rd; Public; Website: www.pontotoctech.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ada:

  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 54 miles; Norman, OK; Full-time enrollment: 22,496)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 56 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Rose State College (about 64 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,896)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 66 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 67 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 69 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 71 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)

Public high schools in Ada:

  • ADA JHS (Students: 570, Location: 223 WEST 18TH STREET, Grades: 7-9)
  • ADA HS (Students: 560, Location: 1400 STADIUM DRIVE, Grades: 10-12)
  • BYNG JHS (Students: 306, Location: 500 SOUTH NEW BETHEL BOULEVARD, Grades: 7-9)
  • BYNG HS (Students: 291, Location: 500 SOUTH NEW BETHEL BOULEVARD, Grades: 10-12)
  • VANOSS HS (Students: 177, Location: 4665 COUNTY ROAD 1555, Grades: 9-12)
  • LATTA HS (Students: 152, Location: 13925 COUNTY ROAD 1560, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ada:

  • HOMER ES (Students: 592, Location: 1400 NORTH MONTE VISTA, Grades: PK-5)
  • LATTA ES (Students: 410, Location: 13925 COUNTY ROAD 1560, Grades: PK-5)
  • HAYES ES (Students: 409, Location: 500 SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AVENUE, Grades: 1-2)
  • WASHINGTON ES (Students: 385, Location: 600 SOUTH OAK AVENUE, Grades: 3-4)
  • WILLARD ES (Students: 357, Location: 817 EAST NINTH STREET, Grades: 5-6)
  • VANOSS ES (Students: 347, Location: 4665 COUNTY ROAD 1555, Grades: PK-8)
  • FRANCIS ES (Students: 217, Location: 18461 CR 1480, Grades: PK-3)
  • BYNG ES (Students: 213, Location: 500 SOUTH NEW BETHEL BOULEVARD, Grades: 4-6)
  • LATTA MS (Students: 163, Location: 13925 COUNTY ROAD 1560, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Ada

Library in Ada:

  • ADA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $417,445; Location: 124 S. RENNIE; 56,701 books; 2,920 audio materials; 4,018 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 193 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ada: Arlington Center (A), North Hills Centre (B), Fords (C), Lakewood Golf Course (D), Homer Fire Department (E), Union Valley Volunteer Fire Department (F), Ada Fire Department East Station (G), Carl Albert Indian Health Facility (H), Kerr Research Center (I), Ada Fire Department Central Station (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Arlington Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Ada: PRE PAID LEGAL SERVICES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ada include: Athens Church (A), Victory Temple Pentecostal Church (B), Victory Life Fellowship (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), Tabernacle of Praise (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F), Restoration Fellowship Church (G), Reaper Baptist Church (H), Philemon Baptist Church Incorporated (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Egypt Cemetery (1), Swan Hill Cemetery (2), High Hill Cemetery (3), Hickory Hill Cemetery (4), Athens Cemetery (5), Brown Cemetery (6), Memorial Park Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oknoname 123016 Reservoir (A), Oknoname 123014 Reservoir (B), Engle Lake (C), Sandy Creek Site 31 Reservoir (D), Sandy Creek Site 32 Reservoir (E), Upper Clear Boggy Creek Site 30 Reservoir (F), Upper Clear Boggy Creek Site 31 Reservoir (G), Upper Clear Boggy Creek Site 32 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Black Creek (A), Spring Brook Creek (B), South Fork Jack Fork Creek (C), North Fork Jack Fork Creek (D), Lake Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ada include: Wintersmith Park (1), Glenwood Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: The Chickasaw Nation - Cultural Resources (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 124 South Broadway Avenue Suite 310) (1), Anderson Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 925 Arlington Street) (2), Ada Vending CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 925 Arlington Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Silver Spur Motel (1900 North Broadway Avenue) (1), Ada Travel Service Inc (1 Prepaid Way) (2), The Village Inn (1121 Cradduck Road) (3), Budget Inn (1115 North Broadway Avenue) (4), Village Restaurant (1121 Cradduck Road) (5), Best Western Raintree Motor (1100 North Mississippi Avenue) (6), Microtel Inns Suites (1003 Lonnie Abbott Boulevard) (7), Statesman's Club (400 Northeast Richardson Loop) (8), Economy Inn (1017 N Broadway Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Pontoc County Juvenile Drug Court (100 East 13th Street) (1), Tribal Governments - Chickasaw Nation- Department of Social Services Headquar (520 Arlington Street) (2), Pontotoc-County - Court Clerk (1700 North Broadway Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Blake Shelton - Country singer, Johny Hendricks - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Robert S. Kerr - Politician, Anthony Armstrong Jones - Country singer, Barbara McKinzie - Accountant, Dan Cody - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Dec 1, 1981), Dave Richard Palmer - General, Jeremy Shockey - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Aug 18, 1980), Josh Fields (infielder) - Baseball player, Nick Blackburn - Baseball player.

Pontotoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ada and their reported violations in the past:

ADA (Address: 231 South Townsend , Population served: 17,112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2010)
COUNTRY HILLS MHP (Address: 16550 County Rd 1526 , Population served: 300, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
LATTA TP (Population served: 55, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.3%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Ada in 2010:

  • 1,105 people in college/university student housing
  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 34 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ada in 2000:

  • 508 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 58 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Ada (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Ada: South Ada Branch, Ada Arlington Branch, Ada Wal-Mart Branch, Citizens Bank Of Ada. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.4 mil, Deposits: $164.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizensada Financial Corporation
  • Vision Bank, National Association: at 101 East Main Street, Motor Bank Branch, Arlington Center Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $552.0 mil, Deposits: $412.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Vision Bancshares, Inc.
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Ada South Branch at 1130 Cradduck Road, branch established on 2008/04/03; Ada - Arlington Branch at 1616 East Arlington Street, branch established on 1997/02/21. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $1,675.9 mil, Deposits: $1,490.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Landrum Company
  • First United Bank and Trust Company: Ada Arlington Branch at 1221 Arlington, branch established on 2007/02/23; Ada Branch at 201 West 12th Street, branch established on 1960/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,060.2 mil, Deposits: $1,702.6 mil, headquarters in Durant, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Durant Bancorp, Inc.
  • Oklahoma Heritage Bank: Byng Branch at 101 N Main St, branch established on 1984/06/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.4 mil, Deposits: $63.4 mil, headquarters in Roff, OK, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Arvest Bank: 116 South Broadway Branch at 930 North Country Club Road, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Ada - Main at 606 East Main, branch established on 1991/03/22. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

For population 15 years and over in Ada:

Marital status in Ada, OK
  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ada:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Oklahoma average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Ada
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ada, OK (based on Pontotoc County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,50485
Mainline Protestant3,07611
Other8904
Black Protestant6132
Catholic5741
None15,835-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Pontotoc County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pontotoc County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Pontotoc County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pontotoc County:

31.2%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ada:

44.1%
State:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Ada:

28.5
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.5%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ada:

12.4%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ada:

6.8
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ada:

32.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Ada:

54.3%
Oklahoma:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ada, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 34$104,565$36,9050$0
Police Protection - Officers 30$149,442$59,7770$0
Firefighters 29$159,382$65,9510$0
Other and Unallocable 25$92,923$44,6033$4,599
Sewerage 24$76,342$38,1710$0
Financial Administration 17$86,497$61,0570$0
Solid Waste Management 16$49,485$37,1140$0
Parks and Recreation 12$44,106$44,1060$0
Water Supply 6$23,440$46,8800$0
Other Government Administration 6$53,690$107,3800$0
Local Libraries 5$18,686$44,8465$4,059
Police - Other 3$19,446$77,7840$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$15,648$62,5921$1,055
Fire - Other 2$15,768$94,6080$0
Judicial and Legal 2$11,590$69,5402$1,929
Health 2$5,848$35,0880$0
Airports 1$4,705$56,4601$841
Totals for Government 217$931,563$51,51512$12,483

Ada government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $5,264,000 ($318.22)
    Police Protection: $3,900,000 ($235.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,942,000 ($177.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,572,000 ($155.48)
    General - Other: $1,965,000 ($118.79)
    Sewerage: $1,963,000 ($118.67)
    Regular Highways: $1,627,000 ($98.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,500,000 ($90.68)
    Financial Administration: $735,000 ($44.43)
    Water Utilities: $629,000 ($38.02)
    Transit Utilities: $600,000 ($36.27)
    Libraries: $393,000 ($23.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $344,000 ($20.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $209,000 ($12.63)
    Air Transportation: $168,000 ($10.16)
    Parking Facilities: $108,000 ($6.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000 ($5.50)
    Hospitals: $64,000 ($3.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $333,000 ($20.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $2,788,000 ($168.54)
    General - Other: $1,708,000 ($103.25)
    Police Protection: $280,000 ($16.93)
    Air Transportation: $232,000 ($14.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($7.13)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($3.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($2.96)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($2.06)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($1.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $25,000 ($1.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,106,000 ($671.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $766,000 ($46.31)

Ada government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,587,000 ($277.29)
    Sewerage: $2,701,000 ($163.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $437,000 ($26.42)
    Air Transportation: $148,000 ($8.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $65,000 ($3.93)
    Other: $32,000 ($1.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,318,000 ($79.68)
    Air Transportation: $221,000 ($13.36)
    Water Utilities: $163,000 ($9.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($5.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,844,000 ($111.47)
    Interest Earnings: $408,000 ($24.66)
    Donations From Private Sources: $216,000 ($13.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000 ($9.67)
    Rents: $118,000 ($7.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,041,000 ($486.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $931,000 ($56.28)
    Highways: $156,000 ($9.43)
    Other: $69,000 ($4.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,008,000 ($1149.08)
    Other: $836,000 ($50.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $701,000 ($42.38)
    Property: $234,000 ($14.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $161,000 ($9.73)

Ada government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,780,000 ($2102.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,570,000 ($1848.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,674,000 ($343.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,465,000 ($88.56)

Ada government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,096,000 ($126.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,236,000 ($4245.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,822,000 ($110.14)
Businesses in Ada, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike6
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Payless1
Carl\s Jr.1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx4Staples1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Home Depot1U.S. Cellular2
Jack In The Box1UPS4
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La Quinta1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ada:

  • KADA (1230 AM; 1 kW; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ada:

  • K204BX (88.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTGS (89.9 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: S CENTRAL OK CHRISTIAN BROADC/G INC)
  • K209AZ (89.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)
  • KADA-FM (99.3 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: THE CHICKASAW NATION)
  • KYKC (100.1 FM; BYNG, OK; Owner: CENTRAL OKLAHOMA COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KADB-LP (96.7 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: PONTOTOC EDUCATIONAL RADIO, INC.)
  • K220IH (91.9 FM; ADA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQCV-FM (95.1 FM; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIXO (106.1 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLE (104.7 FM; WEWOKA, OK; Owner: ONE TEN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXT (90.7 FM; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: SISTER SHERRY LYNN FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ada:

  • K35CU (Channel 35; ADA, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ada fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 129Number of bridges
  • 1,070ft / 326mTotal length
  • $97,554,000Total costs
  • 312,562Total average daily traffic
  • 38,932Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Ada, OK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 91940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 251990-1999
  • 172000-2009
  • 142010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ada, OK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ada)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 382 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ada, OK)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ada)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ada)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 207. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 323 took place in 2008, and the least - 135 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ada, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.4%), and Structure Fires (27.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ada, OK
    • 2,01757.4%Outside Fires
    • 94827.0%Structure Fires
    • 37110.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1785.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ada, OK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ada, Oklahoma:

  • Quality Inn Of Ada, 400 NE Richardson Loop, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 , Phone: (580) 332-9000, Fax: (580) 332-2873
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 1003 Lonnie Abbott Blvd, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 , Phone: (580) 436-9900, Fax: (580) 436-1504
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Ada, 1220 Lonnie Abbott Blvd, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 , Phone: (580) 436-4040, Fax: (580) 436-9050
  • La Quinta Inns & Suites, 2828 E Arlington, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 , Phone: (580) 436-5000, Fax: (580) 436-5004
  • Village Inn, 1121 Cradduck Rd, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 , Phone: (580) 332-4000, Fax: (580) 332-8822
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ada, Oklahoma
Most common first names in Ada, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22972.5 years
William21175.0 years
John20176.0 years
Mary19879.9 years
Robert12473.8 years
Charles9372.5 years
George9376.4 years
Ruby9377.1 years
Ruth6683.2 years
Helen6678.2 years
Most common last names in Ada, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13876.4 years
Jones10775.7 years
Johnson9772.6 years
Brown7474.6 years
Davis6176.6 years
Thompson6076.9 years
Walker5877.4 years
Miller5872.0 years
Williams5776.2 years
Wilson5673.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ada, OK
  • 74.1%Utility gas
  • 25.5%Electricity
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ada, OK
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ada compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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