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Anadarko is a city in Caddo County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Indian tribal name, Na-da-ka.

The latitude of Anadarko is 35.072N. The longitude is -98.243W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,181 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,539.


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Median household income
Local
$24,035
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Anadarko demographic reports
Anadarko is on the Washita River.
The Comanche, Apache, Kowa and Wichita Indian agencies were combined here in 1878.

Oil was discovered here in 1901 and the surrounding Indian reservations were then opened to white settlement.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 49. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Russell Bates, writer
· John Berryman, poet
· Jim Thompson, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Caddo County Free Fair - Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2007
  • American Indian Exposition - August 5-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Anadarko web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Southern Plains Indian Museum and Crafts Center, Anadarko Philomathic Museum, Indian City USA
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Anadarko demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Caddo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 73005 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Anadarko residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anadarko ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anadarko was $12,062, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Anadarko residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Anadarko, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $494.


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Libraries in Anadarko include Anadarko Community Library ... View libraries

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Caddo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anadarko political report.

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The average commute time for Anadarko workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Anadarko include Best Value Inn & Suites.

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