Ardmore, OK

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Living in Ardmore

Ardmore is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 24,698 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ardmore is the 16th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities, Ardmore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ardmore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ardmore is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ardmore who work in sales jobs (10.47%), office and administrative support (9.66%), and food service (7.77%).

One of the benefits of Ardmore is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.44 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The population of Ardmore overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Ardmore, 21.78% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ardmore in 2018 was $25,982, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,928 for a family of four. However, Ardmore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ardmore is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ardmore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ardmore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ardmore also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ardmore include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Ardmore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.