Ardmore, Oklahoma

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Population in 2013: 24,950 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 12,104  (48.5%)
Females: 12,846  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 73401, 73458.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,313 (it was $28,046 in 2000)
Ardmore:

$39,313
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,972 (it was $16,502 in 2000)

Ardmore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $98,839 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Ardmore:

$98,839
OK:

$116,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $651.

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  • Races in Ardmore, OK (2013)

    Ardmore races chart
    • 15,62262.7%White alone
    • 2,72911.0%Black alone
    • 2,3639.5%Hispanic
    • 2,2128.9%American Indian alone
    • 1,6826.8%Two or more races
    • 3061.2%Asian alone
    • 1020.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ardmore detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ardmore: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.0%), Irish (7.0%), German (6.5%), English (5.7%), French (1.7%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 49.1 square miles.

Population density: 508 people per square mile   (low).

Ardmore,OK real estate house value index trend

Ardmore, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in Ardmore:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ardmore city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

1,127 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This city:

4.5%
Oklahoma:

5.7%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ardmore, Oklahoma as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ardmore to the number of sex offenders is 24,677 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $854 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $562 (0.6%)

Ardmore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (50.4 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (81.3 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (97.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lone Grove, OK (2.6 miles ), Dickson, OK (2.8 miles ), Springer, OK (2.9 miles ), Gene Autry, OK (3.0 miles) , Mannsville, OK (3.8 miles ), Dougherty, OK (4.0 miles ), Wilson, OK (4.1 miles ), Marietta, OK (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 60 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 1999: 54 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2000: 55 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2001: 45 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2005: 58 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2006: 61 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2008: 78 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 94 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2010: 116 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2011: 81 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2012: 55 buildings, average cost: $154,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 97.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,124 (+24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,719 (78.6%)

Area code: 580

Ardmore household income distribution Ardmore home values distribution

Crime rates in Ardmore by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2202013102320
per 100,000 8.48.30.08.30.04.112.24.00.07.912.28.10.0
Rapes 892016111417141411233224
per 100,000 33.637.583.166.644.957.268.956.656.243.693.7129.596.8
Robberies 22264427271925282630323430
per 100,000 92.5108.3182.9112.5110.277.6101.4113.2104.3118.9130.4137.6121.0
Assaults 226252177190222239196224286252347279316
per 100,000 950.51,049.7735.6791.3905.8975.7794.7905.51,147.1998.51,413.81,129.41,274.6
Burglaries 303325398338320313341335351394309313366
per 100,000 1,274.41,353.81,654.11,407.71,305.61,277.91,382.61,354.21,407.81,561.11,259.01,267.01,476.2
Thefts 1,1221,3011,4641,1841,0469598601,0121,0809239291,0831,238
per 100,000 4,719.05,419.36,084.54,931.34,267.83,915.23,487.04,090.94,331.63,657.23,785.24,383.94,993.3
Auto thefts 67629177577975576446536277
per 100,000 281.8258.3378.2320.7232.6322.5304.1230.4256.7182.3215.9251.0310.6
Arson 97976422468134
per 100,000 37.929.237.429.224.516.38.18.116.023.832.652.616.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 561.1620.1656.7582.3529.8543.2528.4544.3596.9555.2676.9669.9695.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ardmore detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 65 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Oklahoma average:

2.04
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +511 (+2.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Ardmore: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ardmore, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ardmore-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Ardmore city center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ardmore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oklahoma state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from Ardmore center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from Ardmore center
On 6/8/2004 at 00:15:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carter County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Fires: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ardmore topographic map

Birthplace of: Rex Ryan - Football coach, Jermaine Gresham - Football tight end, John Hinckley, Jr., Mark Gastineau - Football player, Charles Coe - Amateur golfer, Daniel Wasson - Soccer player, Joel Hefley - Politician, Kris Steele - Politician, Maurkice Pouncey - College football player, Mike Pouncey - College football player.

Hospitals in Ardmore:

  • ARDMORE ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1012 14TH NW)
  • CROSS TIMBERS HOSPICE (1514 MEADOW LANE)
  • FAITH HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA, LLC (1122 WALNUT DRIVE, SUITE B)
  • MERCY MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1011 FOURTEENTH AVENUE, NORTHWEST)

Dialysis Facilities in Ardmore:

  • ARDMORE DIALYSIS RANCH (2617 CROSSROADS DR)
  • FMCNA - ARDMORE (1402 BROOKVIEW DR)

Home Health Centers in Ardmore:

  • CARTER HEALTHCARE, INC (217 N COMMERCE, SUITE G)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTHCARE OF SO. OK (1013 15TH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • HOMECARE CLINICIANS, L L C (801 W BROADWAY)
  • IDEAL HOME CARE, LP (2417 CHICKASAW BLVD)
  • MERCY AT HOME (1011 14TH AVE NORTHWEST)
  • MORNINGSIDE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (333 WEST MAIN, SUITE 160, P O BOX 2357)

Nursing Homes in Ardmore:

  • ARDMORE CARE CENTER (111 13TH STREET NW)
  • ARDMORE MEM CONV HOME (1037 15TH ST NW)
  • ELMBROOK HOME (1811 9TH STREET NORTHWEST)
  • LAKELAND MANOR, INC (604 LAKE MURRAY DRIVE)
  • LU KEN MANOR INC (832 ISABEL S W)
  • SOUTHBROOK HEALTHCARE, INC (832 ISABEL SOUTHWEST)
  • WHISPERING OAKS (111 13TH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • WOODVIEW HOME, INC. (1630 3RD STREET NORTHEAST)

Airports and heliports located in Ardmore:

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Amtrak station:

ARDMORE (210 E. MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

College/University in Ardmore:

  • Southern Oklahoma Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 467; Location: 2610 Sam Noble Parkway; Public; Website: www.sotc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ardmore:

  • North Central Texas College (about 39 miles; Gainesville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,550)
  • Grayson College (about 44 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 45 miles; Durant, OK; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • East Central University (about 49 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 67 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • University of North Texas (about 68 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 74 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)

Public high schools in Ardmore:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Ardmore:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ardmore:

  • OAK HALL EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 93; Location: 2815 MOUNT WASHINGTON RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ARDMORE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1501 9TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ARDMORE ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 154 BEAVER ACADEMY RD; Grades: 1 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Ardmore, map of school districts: PLAINVIEW, ARDMORE

Libraries in Ardmore:

  • CHICKASAW REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,219,949; Location: 601 RAILWAY EXPRESS; 218,932 books; 7,152 audio materials; 8,077 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 289 print serial subscriptions)
  • ARDMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,028,825; Location: 320 E STREET NW; 79,016 books; 2,656 audio materials; 1,922 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 23 state licensed databases; 164 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ardmore: Tiffany Plaza (A), Southern Oklahoma Ambulance Service (B), Lake Murray State Park (C), Ardmore Air Park Fire Department Suite 7 (D), Ardmore Industrial Airpark (E), Ardmore Fire Department Station 1 (F), Ardmore Fire Department Station 3 (G), Ardmore Fire Department Station 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Ardmore Mall (1), Broadlawn Shopping Center (2), Mountain View Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ardmore include: Northwest Baptist Church (A), Northeast Baptist Church (B), Metropolitan AME Church (C), Memorial Christian Church (D), Maxwell Avenue Church of Christ (E), Maranatha Freewill Baptist Church (F), Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witness Church (G), K Street Baptist Church (H), Heritage Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hillcrest Cemetery (1), Mount Zion Cemetery (2), Pruitt Cemetery (3), Ardmore Airpark Cemetery (4), Cole Cemetery (5), Maxwell-Woods Cemetery (6), Rose Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: City Lake (A), Mckown Lake (B), Carter 1 Reservoir (C), Chickasaw Lake (D), Ardmore Rod and Gun Club Lake (E), City Lake (F), Lake Ardmore (G), Ardmore Club Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: West Anadarche Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ardmore include: Walker Stadium (1), Whittington Park (2), Fraley Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Goddard Center of Visual and Performing Arts (Museums; 401 1st Avenue Southwest) (1), Greater Southwest Historical Museum (35 Sunset Drive Southwest) (2), Dizzy's 2 (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1211 North Commerce Street) (3), Paintball Zone of Ardmore (Amusement & Theme Parks; 12 Northwest # 8) (4), Dizzy's One Fun Place (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2705 North Rockford Road) (5), Skateland Inc (1201 Veterans Boulevard) (6), Ruth Young Travel Service (Tours & Charters; 312 E Street Northeast) (7), Stone & Newton Insurance (Tours & Charters; 130 Neustadt Plaza) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Ardmore (2700 West Broadway) (1), Economy Inn Motel (1212 South Commerce Street) (2), Motel 6 (120 Holliday Drive) (3), Best Western Ardmore Inn (6 Holliday Drive) (4), Holiday Inn (Highway 70 & I 35 West) (5), Guest Inn (Junction I 35 And Hwy # 142) (6), Days Inn (2614 West Broadway Street) (7), La Quinta Inn Ardmore (2432 Veterans Boulevard) (8), Microtel Inns Suites (1904 Cooper Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Carter County - County Court Division- District Court (107 1st Avenue Southwest) (1), Ardmore-City - City Court (23 South Washington Street) (2), 20th District Drug Court (39 North Washington) (3), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (310 West Main Street) (4), Carter-County - County Clerk (107 1st Avenue Southwest) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

ARDMORE (Population served: 24,625, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2009)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
ARDMORE AIR PARK (Population served: 300, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
GOLDEN OAKS HOME OWNERS ASSN (Address: 258 Golden Dr. , Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between AUG-2008 and JUL-2009, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 55 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
C&W MHP (Address: 632 Paint Horse Rd. , Population served: 97, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Notify Other PWS - In MAY-08-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-29-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
HUEBSCH HOUSING ADDITION (Population served: 80, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black residents, 31.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 37.8% for other race residents, 26.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Ardmore in 2010:

  • 253 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 159 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 91 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ardmore in 2000:

  • 604 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 92 people in state prisons
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Ardmore, Oklahoma environmental map by EPA

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Ardmore compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.

Banks with branches in Ardmore (2011 data):

  • American National Bank: South Commerce Branch, Homeland Grocery Store Branch, Lone Grove Branch, at 1901 North Commerce. Info updated 2010/04/09: Bank assets: $295.7 mil, Deposits: $254.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Amcorp Financial, Inc.
  • First National Bank and Trust Company of Ardmore: Drive-In Branch, Ardmore Branch, 12th Street Branch, First National Bank And Trust Compan. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $452.0 mil, Deposits: $350.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation Of Ardmore, Inc.
  • First Bank & Trust Co.: Ardmore West Branch, Ardmore Branch, Ardmore East Sam Noble Branch. Info updated 2008/04/16: Bank assets: $489.9 mil, Deposits: $430.5 mil, headquarters in Duncan, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • BancFirst: 1917 North Commerce Branch, 310 West Main Street Branch, Exchange National Motor Branch. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $5,407.8 mil, Deposits: $4,893.4 mil, headquarters in Oklahoma City, OK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: Bancfirst Corporation
  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Ardmore: Downtown Branch, Wal Mart Branch, Citizens Bank And Trust Company Of A. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.6 mil, Deposits: $149.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Commerce Corporation
  • International Bank of Commerce: Ardmore Branch at 313 W Broadway, branch established on 1907/01/01; Ardmore North Branch at 2302 12th Ave., N.W., branch established on 2007/02/15. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Ardmore at 321 N. Commerce, branch established on 1918/01/01. 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
  • Landmark Bank, National Association: Ardmore Branch at 2525 N. Commerce Street, branch established on 1929/12/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ardmore, Oklahoma:

  • Holiday Inn Ardmore, 2705 Holiday Dr, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 223-7130, Fax: (580) 223-7130
  • Comfort Inn Ardmore, 2700 W Broadway, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 226-1250, Fax: (580) 226-1250
  • Motel 6, 120 Holiday Dr, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 226-7666, Fax: (580) 223-5710
  • Super 8 Motel, 2120 Hwy 142 E, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 223-2201
  • Lexington Inn Ardmore, 136 Holiday Dr, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 223-7525, Fax: (580) 223-7693
  • Microtel Inn And Suites, 1904 Cooper Dr, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (888) 771-7171, Fax: (580) 224-9589
  • La Quinta Inn, 2432 Veterans Blvd, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 223-7976, Fax: (580) 223-7393
  • Guest Inn, 2519 Veterans Blvd, Ardmore, OK 73401 , Phone: (580) 223-1234, Fax: (580) 226-1271
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ardmore, Oklahoma

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Ardmore travel time to work - commute Ardmore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ardmore city (based on Carter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,807104
Mainline Protestant6,80312
Other1,0204
Catholic8561
Black Protestant6514
None15,420-
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: 9
Carter County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Carter County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Carter County:

6.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

28.4%
Oklahoma:

29.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$63,906$51,1250$0
Other Government Administration 6$35,215$70,4300$0
Judicial and Legal 3$12,219$48,8760$0
Police Protection - Officers 44$226,739$61,8380$0
Police - Other 18$63,249$42,1660$0
Firefighters 32$152,086$57,0320$0
Fire - Other 2$7,314$43,8840$0
Streets and Highways 25$94,671$45,4420$0
Health 3$10,396$41,5840$0
Solid Waste Management 17$48,991$34,5820$0
Sewerage 19$63,372$40,0240$0
Parks and Recreation 26$83,974$38,7570$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$34,602$51,9030$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$897
Water Supply 24$88,784$44,3920$0
Local Libraries 12$40,601$40,6011$910
Other and Unallocable 6$19,735$39,4700$0
Totals for Government 260$1,045,854$48,2702$1,807

Ardmore government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,954,000 ($78.32)
    General - Other: $374,000 ($14.99)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,065,000 ($363.33)
    Police Protection: $4,985,000 ($199.80)
    Central Staff Services: $3,132,000 ($125.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,019,000 ($121.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,496,000 ($100.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,023,000 ($81.08)
    Regular Highways: $1,974,000 ($79.12)
    Sewerage: $1,681,000 ($67.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,495,000 ($59.92)
    Libraries: $894,000 ($35.83)
    Financial Administration: $428,000 ($17.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $254,000 ($10.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000 ($2.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $345,000 ($13.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,697,000 ($68.02)
    Water Utilities: $965,000 ($38.68)
    Police Protection: $772,000 ($30.94)
    Central Staff Services: $464,000 ($18.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $241,000 ($9.66)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($1.44)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($1.16)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,773,000 ($431.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($1.60)

Ardmore government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,644,000 ($146.05)
    Sewerage: $2,817,000 ($112.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,537,000 ($101.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $752,000 ($30.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $168,000 ($6.73)
    General Local Government Support: $75,000 ($3.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,287,000 ($51.58)
    General Revenue, NEC: $992,000 ($39.76)
    Royalties: $553,000 ($22.16)
    Sale of Property: $241,000 ($9.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $182,000 ($7.29)
    Rents: $83,000 ($3.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,984,000 ($199.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,509,000 ($180.72)
    Highways: $59,000 ($2.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($2.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,390,000 ($576.75)
    Property: $2,757,000 ($110.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,688,000 ($67.66)
    NEC: $1,240,000 ($49.70)
    Other Selective Sales: $636,000 ($25.49)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $129,000 ($5.17)

Ardmore government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,592,000 ($1145.97)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,084,000 ($885.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,534,000 ($622.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,246,000 ($611.06)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,846,000 ($595.03)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,225,000 ($409.82)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,675,000 ($147.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,500,000 ($60.12)

Ardmore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,762,000 ($311.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,084,000 ($965.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,049,000 ($1044.05)

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Love County, OK  0.49% ($29,450 average AGI)
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.34% ($28,518)
from Marshall County, OK  0.27% ($31,727)


5.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.46% ($25,107 average AGI)
to Love County, OK  0.40% ($28,600)
to Marshall County, OK  0.27% ($32,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ardmore:

  • KVSO (1240 AM; 1 kW; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KVLH (1470 AM; 1 kW; PAULS VALLEY, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ardmore:

  • KQPD (91.1 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLCU (90.3 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)
  • KKAJ-FM (95.7 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KACO (98.5 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: A.M. & P.M. COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KYNZ (107.1 FM; LONE GROVE, OK; Owner: CHUCKIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRX (92.7 FM; DICKSON, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K206CW (89.1 FM; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Ardmore:

  • K08GD (Channel 8; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K28AC (Channel 28; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K32EK (Channel 32; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • KOKT-LP (Channel 20; SULPHUR, OK; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K44BQ (Channel 44; ARDMORE, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ardmore fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 79m259ftTotal length
  • $23,389,000Total costs
  • 173,575Total average daily traffic
  • 18,802Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ardmore, OK
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 237 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ardmore)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ardmore, OK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 200 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ardmore)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ardmore)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 80 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 231
  • Hazardous Condition: 90
  • Service Call: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Ardmore

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ardmore, OK
Most common first names in Ardmore, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28875.1 years
John26873.6 years
William26375.2 years
Mary26378.7 years
Robert16672.8 years
Charles15474.1 years
George13577.6 years
Thomas8774.0 years
Henry8275.4 years
Ruth8181.4 years
Most common last names in Ardmore, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20176.3 years
Jones13676.5 years
Johnson12773.1 years
Williams12676.5 years
Brown10673.3 years
Miller8275.2 years
Davis7574.5 years
Taylor7377.0 years
Harris7275.5 years
Roberts6977.3 years
Businesses in Ardmore, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Ashley Furniture2Microtel1
AutoZone1Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike8
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King2Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut2
Carl\s Jr.1Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
Dennys2Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Sears1
FedEx5Staples1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jack In The Box1U.S. Cellular3
KFC1UPS7
La Quinta2Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA1
Marriott1
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