Ardmore, OK

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2022 Population
24,784
0.181% 1-year decline
US Senator
James Lankford
Republican Party
US Senator
Markwayne Mullin
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
17.7%
6.46% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$49,408
7.88% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$153,300
23.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ardmore, OK had a population of 24.8k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $49,408. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ardmore, OK declined from 24,829 to 24,784, a −0.181% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,797 to $49,408, a 7.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ardmore, OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (9.22%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.89%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.67%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.33%).

None of the households in Ardmore, OK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.5% of the residents in Ardmore, OK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ardmore, OK are Southern Oklahoma Technology Center (418 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Ardmore, OK was $153,300, and the homeownership rate was 56.2%.

Most people in Ardmore, OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Ardmore, OK was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ardmore, OK is home to a population of 24.8k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.43% of Ardmore, OK residents were born outside of the country (1.35k people).

In 2022, there were 6.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.2k people) in Ardmore, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Ardmore, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ardmore, OK was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ardmore, OK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.2k ± 383
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.29k ± 300
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.2k ± 219
11.5%
Hispanic Population
2.85k people

In 2022, there were 6.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.2k people) in Ardmore, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.5% of the people in Ardmore, OK are hispanic (2.85k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Ardmore, OK as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.43%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.35k people
5.84%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.45k people

As of 2022, 5.43% of Ardmore, OK residents (1.35k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ardmore, OK was 5.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    448 ± 112
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    352 ± 110
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    141 ± 58

Ardmore, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ardmore, OK employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in Ardmore, OK are Retail Trade (1,565 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,476 people), and Manufacturing (1,466 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,232), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,641).

Occupations

10.8k
2022 Value
± 608
2.52%
1 Year growth
± 8.08%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ardmore, OK grew at a rate of 2.52%, from 10.6k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ardmore, OK, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,116 people), Production Occupations (1,106 people), and Management Occupations (1,105 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ardmore, OK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2022 Value
± 608
2.52%
1 Year growth
± 8.08%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ardmore, OK grew at a rate of 2.52%, from 10.6k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ardmore, OK, are Retail Trade (1,565 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,476 people), and Manufacturing (1,466 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ardmore, OK, though some of these residents may live in Ardmore, OK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,856
Median earning men ± $2,152
$30,403
Median earning women ± $2,217

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($78,056), Manufacturing ($57,925), and Wholesale Trade ($57,097).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($43,553), Construction ($42,656), and Manufacturing ($41,667).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Oklahoma.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oklahoma went to Donald J. Trump with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.58%).

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing the state of Oklahoma. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Oklahoma

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James Lankford
Senator from Oklahoma3
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Took office following the resignation of Tom Coburn.
Markwayne Mullin
Senator from Oklahoma2
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Took office following the resignation of Jim Inhofe.

James Lankford and Markwayne Mullin are the senators currently representing Oklahoma.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Oklahoma over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Oklahoma

Oklahoma is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Oklahoma have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Ardmore, OK awarded 418 degrees. The student population of Ardmore, OK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 274 male students and 289 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ardmore, OK are White (252 and 60.3%), followed by Two or More Races (53 and 12.7%), Hispanic or Latino (44 and 10.5%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (42 and 10%).

The largest universities in Ardmore, OK by number of degrees awarded are Southern Oklahoma Technology Center (418 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Ardmore, OK are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (46 and 11%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (31 and 7.42%), and Carpenter (24 and 5.74%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.873% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.779% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (965k), Some college (734k), and Bachelors Degree (494k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ardmore, OK was $153,300 in 2022, which is 0.544 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,000 to $153,300, a 23.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Ardmore, OK is 56.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ardmore, OK have an average commute time of 16.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ardmore, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ardmore, OK is $49,408. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Ardmore, OK was Census Tract 8927 with a value of $60,699, followed by Census Tract 8929 and Census Tract 8931, with respective values of $46,789 and $42,712.

Property

$153,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,260
$5,461
Median Property Taxes
±$430

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Rent vs Own

56.2%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.2% of the housing units in Ardmore, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8927
  2. Census Tract 8929
  3. Census Tract 8931

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ardmore, OK was Census Tract 8927 with a value of $60,699, followed by Census Tract 8929 and Census Tract 8931, with respective values of $46,789 and $42,712.

The following map shows all of the places in Ardmore, OK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$49,408
Median Household Income
± $3,986
9.72k
Number of Households
± 560

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.72k households in Ardmore, OK grew to $49,408 from the previous year's value of $45,797.

The following chart displays the households in Ardmore, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ardmore, OK is from Oklahoma.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Oklahoma
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Oklahoma

In 2022, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.507% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.7%)
  2. Carpooled (13%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.93%)

In 2022, 79.7% of workers in Ardmore, OK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13%) and those who worked at home (2.93%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ardmore, OK have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Ardmore, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ardmore, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ardmore, OK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ardmore, OK (4.25k out of 24k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ardmore, OK is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

83.5% of the population of Ardmore, OK has health coverage, with 39.1% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Carter County, OK see 1850 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1853 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1511 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 218 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,850 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Carter County, OK

Primary care physicians in Carter County, OK see an average of 1,850 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,853 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Carter County, OK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.5%
Uninsured
39.1%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
1.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ardmore, OK declined by 2.74% from 17% to 16.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ardmore, OK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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