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Canadian County, Oklahoma
Map of Oklahoma highlighting Canadian County
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the U.S. highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the U.S.
Seat El Reno
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

905 sq mi (2,344 km²)
900 sq mi (2,330 km²)
5 sq mi (14 km²), 0.60%
Population
 - (2008 est.)
 - Density

106,079
98/sq mi (38/km²)
Founded March, 1890
Congressional district 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Canadian County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2008, the population was 106,079. Its county seat is El Reno[1]. Canadian County is also part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Canadian County is named for the Canadian River.[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 905 square miles (2,344 km²), of which, 900 square miles (2,330 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (14 km²) of it (0.60%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 87,697 people, 31,484 households, and 24,431 families residing in the county. The population density was 98 people per square mile (38/km²). There were 33,969 housing units at an average density of 38 per square mile (15/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.01% White, 2.16% Black or African American, 4.27% Native American, 2.45% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 2.72% from two or more races. 3.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,484 households out of which 39.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.30% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.40% were non-families. 19.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.00% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 9.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $45,439, and the median income for a family was $51,180. Males had a median income of $35,944 versus $24,631 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,691. About 5.80% of families and 7.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.70% of those under age 18 and 7.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

† Oklahoma City is mainly in Oklahoma County, but a small part of the city limits extends into Canadian County.

NRHP Sites

The following sites in Canadian County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • William I. and Magdalen M. Goff House, El Reno
  • Jackson Conoco Service Station, El Reno
  • Mennoville Mennonite Church, El Reno
  • Mulvey Mercantile, Yukon
  • Red Cross Canteen, El Reno
  • Richardson Building, Union City
  • Rock Island Depot, El Reno
  • Southern Hotel, El Reno
  • West Point Christian Church, Yukon
  • Yukon Public Library, Yukon

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ Oklahoma Historical Society. "Origin of County Names in Oklahoma", Chronicles of Oklahoma 2:1 (March 1924) 75-82 (retrieved August 18, 2006).
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 35°32′N 97°59′W / 35.54°N 97.98°W / 35.54; -97.98


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Canadian County, Oklahoma
Map
File:Map of Oklahoma highlighting Canadian County.png
Location in the state of Oklahoma
Map of the USA highlighting Oklahoma
Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat El Reno
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.60%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

87697
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Canadian County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population was 87,697. The population has since grown to 101,335 in 2005. Its county seat is El Reno6. Canadian County is also part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Canadian County is named for the Canadian River.[1]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,344 km² (905 sq mi). 2,330 km² (900 sq mi) of it is land and 14 km² (5 sq mi) of it (0.60%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 87,697 people, 31,484 households, and 24,431 families residing in the county. The population density was 38/km² (98/sq mi). There were 33,969 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (38/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 87.01% White, 2.16% Black or African American, 4.27% Native American, 2.45% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 2.72% from two or more races. 3.86% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,484 households out of which 39.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.30% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.40% were non-families. 19.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.00% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 9.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $45,439, and the median income for a family was $51,180. Males had a median income of $35,944 versus $24,631 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,691. About 5.80% of families and 7.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.70% of those under age 18 and 7.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

† Oklahoma City is mainly in Oklahoma County, but a small part of the city limits extends into Canadian County.

NRHP Sites

The following sites in Canadian County are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

References

  1. ^ Oklahoma Historical Society. "Origin of County Names in Oklahoma", Chronicles of Oklahoma 2:1 (March 1924) 75-82 (retrieved August 18, 2006).

External links


Coordinates: 35°32′N 97°59′W / 35.54, -97.98

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Canadian County, Oklahoma
Map

Location in the state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat El Reno
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

905 sq mi (2,344 km²)
900 sq mi (2,330 km²)
5 sq mi (14 km²), 0.60%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

87,697
98/sq mi (38/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Canadian County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. In 2000, it was counted that 87,697 people lived there. Its county seat is El Reno.


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