Duncan, OK Demographics


Population (year 2000): 22,505. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,306 (-0.9% change)
Males: 10,647 (47.3%), Females: 11,858 (52.7%)

Stephens County

Zip codes: 73533.

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $30,373 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,000 (year 2000)

Races in Duncan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.3%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • American Indian (5.9%)
  • Black (4.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Other race (2.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (14.5%), Irish (11.3%), German (10.1%), English (8.6%), French (2.1%), Dutch (1.9%).

Elevation: 1126 feet

Land area: 38.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Duncan

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duncan city

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

2.6% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +304 (+1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Duncan:

  • DUNCAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL, INC (1407 WHISENANT DRIVE, P O BOX 2000)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Duncan:

  • JEFFERSON COUNTRY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; WAURIKA, OK)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; LAWTON, OK)
  • GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; CHICKASHA, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Duncan:

  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 32 miles; LAWTON, OK; ID: LAW)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 33 miles; FORT SILL, OK; ID: FSI)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 53 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; ID: SPS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Duncan:

  • HALLIBURTON FIELD (about 4 miles; DUNCAN, OK; ID: DUC)
  • WALTERS MUNI (about 33 miles; WALTERS, OK; ID: 3O5)
  • LINDSAY MUNI (about 35 miles; LINDSAY, OK; ID: 1K2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Duncan:

  • RED RIVER TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 3300 W BOIS DARC; Public; Website: www.redriver.tec.ok.us)
  • ALADDIN BEAUTY COLLEGE 23 (Location: 2103 BEECH AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duncan:

  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA NORMAN CAMPUS (about 59 miles; NORMAN, OK; FT enrollment: 20,154)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; FT enrollment: 4,619)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 5,220)
  • SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; BETHANY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY (about 72 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,164)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 3,234)

Schools

Public high schools in Duncan:

  • DUNCAN HS (Students: 1,069; Location: 515 NORTH 19TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EMPIRE HS (Students: 167; Location: 9450 WEST CHEROKEE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Duncan:

  • DUNCAN MS (Students: 777; Location: 601 CHISHOLM TRAIL PRKY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HORACE MANN ES (Students: 430; Location: 1201 N WHISENANT; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EMPIRE ES (Students: 402; Location: 9450 WEST CHEROKEE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • WOODROW WILSON ES (Students: 306; Location: 700 E. CHESTNUT; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PLATO ES (Students: 305; Location: 1011 W. PLATO RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEE ES (Students: 242; Location: 211 WEST BEECH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MARK TWAIN ES (Students: 218; Location: 2204 W. OAK; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WILL ROGERS ES (Students: 176; Location: 1413 NORTH 13TH; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EMERSON ES (Students: 171; Location: 1200 WEST HICKORY; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Duncan:

  • DUNCAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $289,006; Location: 815 ASH; 62,394 books; 837 audio materials; 775 video materials; 158 serial subscriptions)