Ardmore is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 25,176 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ardmore is the 16th largest community in Oklahoma.
Ardmore is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ardmore is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ardmore who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), sales jobs (9.93%), and food service (8.29%).
One of the benefits of Ardmore is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.15 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 education level of Ardmore citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.37% of adults 25 and older in Ardmore have a college degree.
The per capita income in Ardmore in 2010 was $23,590, 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 $94,360 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. Important ancestries of people in Ardmore include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ardmore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.