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Nichols Hills, Oklahoma
—  City  —
Location of Nichols Hills, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 35°32′45″N 97°32′32″W / 35.54583°N 97.54222°W / 35.54583; -97.54222
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Oklahoma
Area
 - Total 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Land 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,056
 - Density 2,026.5/sq mi (782.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 73116, 73120
Area code(s) 405
FIPS code 40-51800[1]
GNIS feature ID 1095866[2]

Nichols Hills is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States, and a part of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The population was 4,056 at the 2000 census. Nichols Hills is a bedroom community and is completely cut off from further growth. It is surrounded by Oklahoma City and The Village on the north, and by Oklahoma City on the south, east and west. Nichols Hills is a primarily residential area, and has a very low commercial tax base. Nichols Hills is also known to have some of the highest housing prices in the state, and has the highest average household income in Oklahoma. Nichols Hills is home to the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, a private establishment. Nichols Hills has a full service city government, to include water, police and fire services.

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Geography

Nichols Hills is located at 35°32′45″N 97°32′32″W / 35.54583°N 97.54222°W / 35.54583; -97.54222 (35.545757, -97.542320)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²) of it is land and 0.50% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,056 people, 1,729 households, and 1,167 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,026.5 people per square mile (783.0/km²). There were 1,858 housing units at an average density of 928.3/sq mi (358.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.66% White, 0.42% African American, 1.38% Native American, 1.95% Asian, 0.59% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

Nichols Hills is Oklahoma's best educated city, proportionately, with 71.3% of adult residents (25 and older) holding an associate degree or higher, and 68.7% of adults possessing a baccalaureate degree or higher.

There were 1,729 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $86,303, and the median income for a family was $125,748. Males had a median income of $89,944 versus $39,643 for females. The per capita income for the city was $73,661 ranking it first on Oklahoma locations by per capita income list. About 2.8% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over.

The home ownership rate (owner-occupied housing units to total units) is 91.2%.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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