Regional Facts & Figures

About Norman

Regional Facts & Figures


County: Cleveland
Nearest major city: Oklahoma City, 17 miles
City size in square miles: 190
County size in square miles: 558
Elevation: 1,170 ft.

Road System

Norman is located on I-35 and is intersected by U.S. Highway 77 and State Highway 9. Norman is just 17 miles south of I-40 and I-44.

Distances to Major Cities

Albuquerque 562 miles
Atlanta 859 miles
Chicago 811 miles
Dallas 189 miles
Denver 694 miles
Houston 516 miles
Kansas City 367 miles
Little Rock 344 miles
Los Angeles 1,348 miles
New Orleans 710 miles
New York 1,467 miles
St. Louis 516 miles


2010 census: 112,384
2000 census: 95,694

2010 Estimated Population by Race

White: 79.7%
African American: 4.3%
American Indian/Native American: 4.7%
Two or more races: 5.5%
Hispanic: 1%
Asian: 3.8%
All other races: 0.5%


2010 Median Household Income: $44,396
Median Family Income in 2010: $62,826
Median Family Income in 1999: $51,189


Property Tax (ad valorem)
City: $5.51 per thousand of assessed value
County: $21.07 per thousand of assessed value
Public Schools: $67.08 per thousand of assessed value
Technology Schools: $14.38 per thousand
Total: $108.04 per thousand of assessed value
Valuation is 12% of Fair Market Value.

Sales Tax
Oklahoma: 4.5%
Norman: 3.75%

Income Tax
Personal Income Tax: 5.5% maximum
Corporate Tax Rate: 6% maximum


Type of City Government: Manager/Council
Planning Commission: Yes
Zoning Regulations: Yes

Cost of Living

Median Home Value: $160,329
Median Rent: $636
Percent of Home Ownership: 65%
Cost of Living Index: 91.80% (ACCRA)


Average Annual Temperature: 61.2 degrees

Seasonal Averages:
Winter (Dec., Jan., Feb.): 39.5 degrees
Spring (Mar., Apr., May): 60.5 degrees
Summer (June, July, Aug.): 80.4 degrees
Fall (Sept., Oct., Nov.): 60.7 degrees

Average Annual Rainfall: 37.65 inches
Average Annual Snowfall: 6.2 inches
Average Relative Humidity: 68%
Prevailing Wind Direction: South