East Canadian, Oklahoma

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Population in July 2007: 72,697.
Males: 35,425  (48.7%)
Females: 37,272  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 73099

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,353 (it was $49,589 in 2000)
East Canadian:

$69,353
OK:

$45,690

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,677 (it was $20,971 in 2000)

East Canadian CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $148,643 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
East Canadian:

$148,643
OK:

$116,500
  • Races in East Canadian, OK (2000)

    East Canadian races chart
    • 54,12587.8%White alone
    • 2,0063.3%Asian alone
    • 1,8142.9%Hispanic
    • 1,6962.8%American Indian alone
    • 1,3932.3%Two or more races
    • 5270.9%Black alone
    • 520.08%Other race alone
    • 320.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in East Canadian: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 182.1 square miles.

Population density: 399 people per square mile   (very low).

East Canadian, Oklahoma map

For population 25 years and over in East Canadian:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Canadian CCD:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

East Canadian CCD:  0.9% ($809)
Oklahoma:  0.8% ($523)
East Canadian satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (11.6 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (193.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Yukon, OK (1.2 miles ), Woodlawn Park, OK (2.3 miles) , Bethany, OK (2.4 miles ), Mustang, OK (2.5 miles ), Warr Acres, OK (2.7 miles ), Union City, OK (3.3 miles ), Oklahoma City, OK (3.4 miles ), The Village, OK (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 35.48 N, Longitude: 97.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 405

East Canadian household income distribution East Canadian home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Oklahoma:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in East Canadian: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Canadian, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

East Canadian-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 246% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the East Canadian place center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

On 4/30/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Canadian-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 242.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from East Canadian center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from East Canadian center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Canadian County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 9, Ice Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Canadian:

  • SPANISH COVE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; YUKON, OK)
  • GRAN GRANS PLACE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; YUKON, OK)
  • YUKON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; YUKON, OK)
  • COTTONWOOD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; YUKON, OK)
  • RANCHWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; YUKON, OK)
  • DAVITA - NORTHWEST BETHANY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; BETHANY, OK)
  • NEW FRONTIERS-BRADLEY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK)

Amtrak station near East Canadian:

  • 13 miles: OKLAHOMA CITY (100 SOUTH E. K. GAYLORD BLVD.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Canadian:

  • Southern Nazarene University (about 7 miles; Bethany, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (about 9 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 4,784)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 12 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,547)
  • Oklahoma City Community College (about 12 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 8,904)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 14 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center (about 14 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Oklahoma Christian University (about 18 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 2,173)

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Notable locations in East Canadian: Pentecostal Campground (A), Czech Hall (B), Camp Kickapoo (C), Surrey Hills Golf Club (D), Mustang Trade Center (E), Cornwell Plaza (F), Town Plaza (G), Yukon Fire Station 2 (H), Richland Volunteer Fire Department (I), Mustang Fire Department (J), Yukon Fire Station 1 (K), Oklahoma City Fire Department Station 32 (L), Oklahoma City Fire Department Station 33 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Silver Shopping Center (1), Chisholm Shopping Center (2), Yukon Hills Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Canadian include: Covenant Community Church (A), Canadian Valley Chapel (B), Westchester Church (C), Ranchwood Church (D), Chisholm Church (E), Yukon Christian Church (F), Westside Community Church of God (G), United Methodist Church (H), Vandament Avenue Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forehand Cemetery (1), Frisco Cemetery (2), Yukon Cemetery (3), Mustang Cemetery (4), Riverside Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cottonwood Creek Site 33 Reservoir (A), Lakehoma Acres Lake (B), Jacobs Acres Lake (C), Mulvey Pond (D), Mustang Lake Number 1 (E), Brown-McClure Reservoir (F), Bill Garms Reservoir (G), Ramsey Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bennett Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), Shell Creek (C), Purcell Creek (D), Foreman Creek (E), Dry Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in East Canadian include: Bledsoe Park (1), Sunrise Park (2), Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge (3), Kimbell Park (4), Meadows Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Canadian County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.130. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.36. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.36
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.285. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.285
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00281. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00281
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.1%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

14.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.1%
286 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in East Canadian in 2000:

  • 383 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

East Canadian compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Oklahoma average:

11.7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Canadian CCD (based on Canadian County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,99795
Mainline Protestant9,35822
Catholic6,6227
Other2,5618
Black Protestant2542
None64,749-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Canadian County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Canadian County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Canadian County:

3.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Canadian County:

27.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

9.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.37%
Oklahoma average:

7.34%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Canadian County:

0.07%
Oklahoma average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oklahoma County, OK  4.22% ($43,357 average AGI)
from Cleveland County, OK  0.66% ($43,287)
from Grady County, OK  0.23% ($41,010)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Oklahoma average:

7.24%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Canadian County:

0.04%
Oklahoma average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oklahoma County, OK  3.41% ($36,692 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.65% ($41,835)
to Grady County, OK  0.26% ($49,390)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Canadian:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KQCV (800 AM; 3 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEBC (1340 AM; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTLR (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZUE (1460 AM; 1 kW; EL RENO, OK; Owner: LA TREMENDA RADIO MEXICO, INC.)
  • KVSP (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)
  • KOCY (1560 AM; 1 kW; CHICKASHA, OK; Owner: TYLER ENTERPRISES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Canadian:

  • KHBZ-FM (94.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTST (101.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMGL (104.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KTUZ-FM (106.7 FM; OKARCHE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJYO (102.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXY-FM (96.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATT-FM (100.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYIS (98.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOMA-FM (92.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KRXO (107.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • WWLS-FM (104.9 FM; BETHANY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K259AM (99.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KCSC (90.1 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KYLV (88.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K246AF (97.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: MICHAEL A. BROOKS / DBA JIME'NEZ COM)
  • KOKF (90.9 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: R.D.M BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KRMP (103.5 FM; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KMSI (88.1 FM; MOORE, OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORPORATION, INC.)
  • KKWD (97.9 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around East Canadian:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KTBO-TV (Channel 14; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF OKLAHOMA CITY, INC.)
  • K69EK (Channel 69; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KXOC-LP (Channel 54; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOHC-LP (Channel 7; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDSA-LP (Channel 11; NORMAN, OK; Owner: DAY STAR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQOK (Channel 30; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: SHAWNEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCHM-LP (Channel 59; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKCC-LP (Channel 19; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EICB-TV, LLC)
  • K30EC (Channel 30; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTOU-LP (Channel 21; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLHO-LP (Channel 17; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)

East Canadian on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 (73099) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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