Canadian County

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Canadian County, Oklahoma

201 N Choctaw St
El Reno, OK 73036
Phone: (405) 262-1070
Fax: (405) 422-2411
www.canadiancounty.org

In central OK, west of Oklahoma City; original county; organized 1890 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Canadian River, which runs through it; known to the Osage as Ne-sout-che-bra-ra, probably named in honor of their homelands by French-Canadian explorers or traders.

Area (sq mi):: 905.17 (land 899.71; water 5.45) Population per square mile: 109.70
Population 2005: 98,701 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 12.50%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 87,697 (White 85.00%; Black or African American 2.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 2.40%; Other 8.40%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,691; median household $45,439; Population below poverty level: 7.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,055-$26,929
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Yukon (21,596)
  • El Reno County seat (15,952)
  • Mustang (15,168)

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