Ardmore, OK


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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%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ardmore spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.15 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in Ardmore who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.37% of the adults in Ardmore have a bachelor's degree or advanced 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.