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Canadian County, Oklahoma (OK)

County population in 2014: 129,582 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 87,697 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 24,542
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,985
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,854
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,907 (it was 6,630 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%

Land area: 900 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 144 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canadian County: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.7%), Construction (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Canadian County, Oklahoma:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Asian alone (3.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.4%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  36.0 years
Males: 64,301  (49.6%)
Females: 65,281  (50.4%)
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Canadian County,OK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Canadian County:

2.0 people
Oklahoma:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $62,045 ($45,439 in 1999)

This county:

$62,045
Oklahoma:

$48,568

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $658 (lower quartile is $467, upper quartile is $971)
This county:

$658
State:

$590


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $156,000 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Canadian:

$156,000
Oklahoma:

$126,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,000 - $227,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,385
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 2,179

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 39
  • Auto thefts: 14

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Health of residents in Canadian County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
66.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 509 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2007: 485 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2008: 300 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 172 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2010: 180 buildings, average cost: $209,100
  • 2011: 154 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2012: 201 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2013: 256 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2014: 257 buildings, average cost: $259,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,727 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,284 (1.0%)

Canadian County household income distribution in 2009 Canadian County home values distribution Canadian County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.4%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for American Indian residents, 16.0% for other race residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.4%
Canadian County:

11.4%
Oklahoma:

16.1%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for Black residents, 8.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.4% for American Indian residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 4.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Area name: Oklahoma City, OK HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Canadian County is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $564 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $761 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Canadian, Yukon, El Reno, Mustang, Piedmont, West Canadian, Union City, Okarche, Walnut, Calumet.

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

2012 air pollution in Canadian County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Canadian County: Bethany Sewage Disposal (A), Hickory Hills Volunteer Fire Department (B), Deer Creek Fire Protection District (C), Newalla Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Canadian County include: Bethel Church (A), Saint Paul Church (B), Hopewell Church (C), Texas Church (D), United Baptist Church (E), Quail Springs United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Whisler Cemetery (1), Saint Paul Baptist Cemetery (2), Saint Patricks Cemetery (3), Luther Cemetery (4), Christner Cemetery (5), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (6), Reunion Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Booher Lake (A), Oknoname 20 Reservoir (B), Bear Fall Coon Creek Site 32 Reservoir (C), Rush Creek Site 24 Reservoir (D), Oknoname 16 Reservoir (E), Oknoname 19 Reservoir (F), Deer Creek Farms Lake (G), Oknoname 109019 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Fork Wildhorse Creek (A), Bluff Creek (B), Walnut Creek (C), Soldier Creek (D), Winding Creek (E), East Fork Wildhorse Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Blaine County , Dewey County , Independence County, Arkansas , Le Flore County , Pope County, Arkansas , Washita County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Oklahoma:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,883
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,841 (52% naturalized citizens)

Canadian County:

3.2%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 594
  • 1990 to 1994: 476
  • 1985 to 1989: 315
  • 1980 to 1984: 432
  • 1975 to 1979: 445
  • 1970 to 1974: 159
  • 1970 to 1974: 128
  • 1965 to 1969: 292
Note: State values scaled to Canadian County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 36.6%

Canadian County marital status for males Canadian County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,861
  • One, attached: 497
  • Two: 313
  • 3 or 4: 603
  • 5 to 9: 769
  • 10 to 19: 475
  • 20 or more: 988
  • Mobile homes: 2,425
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 38

Housing units in Canadian County with a mortgage: 16,528 (2,013 second mortgage, 1,229 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,713

Here:

77.8% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Canadian County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,99795
Mainline Protestant9,35822
Catholic6,6227
Other2,5618
Black Protestant2542
None64,749-
Canadian County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Canadian County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This 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.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

5.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Canadian County:

9.8%
Oklahoma:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Canadian County:

27.7%
State:

29.2%

Agriculture in Canadian County:

Average size of farms: 368 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $62,352
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $112.18
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.93%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $55,481
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $68,301
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.82%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.05
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.23%
Corn for grain: 170 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 138925 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2373 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2095 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 107 acres

Tornado activity:

Canadian County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Oklahoma state average. It is 553364.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 42 fatalities and 970 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/3/1999, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Canadian County-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 237.9 miles away from Canadian County 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 102.0 miles away from the county 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 54.5 miles away from the county 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 59.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from Canadian County 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 55.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 05, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4256: February 10, 2016, FEMA Id: 4256, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: November 27, 2015 to November 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4247: December 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4247, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2015 to June 22, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4222: May 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4222, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 18, 2013 to June 02, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4117: May 20, 2013, FEMA Id: 4117, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Oklahoma Mustang Road Fire, Incident Period: August 01, 2011 to August 03, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 2941, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1989: June 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 1989, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3316: February 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 3316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1883: March 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1883, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 28, 2010 to January 30, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3308: January 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 3308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1876: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1876, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 23 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Canadian County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 11, Fires: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (30%)
  • Mexico (20%)
  • Vietnam (14%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Philippines (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Canadian County (%):

  • German (20%)
  • United States or American (17%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Canadian County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 36,975 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 4,330 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 21 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 386 (1%)
  • Other means: 237 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,200 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Canadian County, Oklahoma in 2000:

  • 1,671 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 447 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 88 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 80 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Canadian County, Oklahoma in 2010:

  • 1,465 people in federal prisons
  • 364 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 226 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 158 people in college/university student housing
  • 131 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,492.

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%

6.84% relocated from other counties in Oklahoma ($31,429 average AGI)
2.46% relocated from other states ($12,238 average AGI)
Canadian County:

2.46%
Oklahoma average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Tulsa County, OK  0.16% ($53,672)
from Custer County, OK  0.14% ($40,246)
from McClain County, OK  0.11% ($43,636)
from Comanche County, OK  0.09% ($40,692)


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%

5.61% relocated to other counties in Oklahoma ($28,367 average AGI)
1.97% relocated to other states ($12,312 average AGI)
Canadian County:

1.97%
Oklahoma average:

2.90%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.11% ($51,696)
to Payne County, OK  0.10% ($26,500)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.10% ($57,205)
to Custer County, OK  0.09% ($33,057)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.7

Births per 1000 population in Canadian County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Canadian County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Canadian County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Canadian County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Canadian County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,353 (10,543 aged, 1,810 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,567 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Canadian County, Oklahoma in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (892)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (774)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (584)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (444)
  • Unspecified dementia (414)
  • Congestive heart failure (410)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (401)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (312)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (296)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (275)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,901
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 98
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,568

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,421
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 755
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 32.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 130.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.3
  • Other - 46.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 113,053
  • In family households: 100,063 (24,022 male householders, 7,703 female householders)
    25,303 spouses, 35,250 children (31,761 natural, 1,047 adopted, 2,442 stepchildren), 2,444 grandchildren, 733 brothers or sisters, 760 parents, 974 other relatives, 2,240 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,990 (4,954 male householders (3,890 living alone)), 5,755 female householders (4,960 living alone)), 2,281 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,488 (2,179 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 13,167 2-persons, 7,464 3-persons, 6,565 4-persons, 2,972 5-persons, 1,051 6-persons, 506 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,850 1-person, 1,561 2-persons, 200 3-persons, 80 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

18,224 married couples with children.
4,414 single-parent households (1,115 men, 3,299 women).

93.6% of residents of Canadian County speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $401,238,000 ($4,201 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $53,393,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $202,472,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,908,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,626,000
Federal grants: $36,372,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,242,000 ($661,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $81,618,000 ($36,079,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $343,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $111,706,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,963,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 6,091
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,455
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

52 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +457
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8,077
Here +82 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Canadian County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 576
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,967
  • 2000 to 2009: 10,677
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,648
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,460
  • 1970 to 1979: 9,584
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,492
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,643
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,199
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,393
Note: State values scaled to Canadian population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Canadian County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Canadian County population
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 584
  • 4 rooms: 1,587
  • 5 rooms: 7,528
  • 6 rooms: 7,710
  • 7 rooms: 3,906
  • 8 rooms: 2,057
  • 9+ rooms: 1,392
  • 1 room: 175
  • 2 rooms: 376
  • 3 rooms: 1,024
  • 4 rooms: 1,711
  • 5 rooms: 1,949
  • 6 rooms: 785
  • 7 rooms: 441
  • 8 rooms: 110
  • 9+ rooms: 59
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Canadian County, Oklahoma
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Canadian County population
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 475
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,992
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,110
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,900
  • 5+ bedrooms: 345
  • no bedroom: 181
  • 1 bedroom: 1,462
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,493
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,131
  • 4 bedrooms: 348
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Canadian County, Oklahoma in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Canadian County population
  • no vehicle: 570
  • 1 vehicle: 5,383
  • 2 vehicles: 12,469
  • 3 vehicles: 4,695
  • 4 vehicles: 1,324
  • 5+ vehicles: 413
  • no vehicle: 637
  • 1 vehicle: 3,154
  • 2 vehicles: 2,305
  • 3 vehicles: 440
  • 4 vehicles: 85
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

54% of Canadian County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Oklahoma.

Canadian County:

53.7%
State average:

52.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 57,967
  • Northeast: 1,847
  • Midwest: 8,691
  • South: 10,080
  • West: 5,646

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Canadian County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (69.2%)
  • Electricity (21.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.0%)
  • Utility gas (52.2%)
  • Electricity (42.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 704
Here:

6.0%
Oklahoma:

6.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 284
Here:

4.7%
Oklahoma:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 434
Here:

13.0%
Oklahoma:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Canadian County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,639,000
    Police Protection: $2,017,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,755,000
    Financial Administration: $1,411,000
    General - Other: $1,056,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $549,000
    Health - Other: $485,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $231,000
    Libraries: $48,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,130,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $479,000
    Central Staff Services: $81,000
    Health - Other: $69,000
    Financial Administration: $38,000
    Police Protection: $27,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,805,000

Canadian County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,181,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $257,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $447,000
    Sale of Property: $67,000
    Royalties: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,739,000
    All Other: $4,394,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,373,000

Canadian County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,794,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 963
  • Number of aged recipients: 120
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 843
  • Number of recipients under 18: 214
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 570
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 179
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 290
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 436
Canadian County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Canadian County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,222$139,427765$133,9402,501$135,054361$29,9362$1,524,000326$106,47276$56,947
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$153,45037$111,459229$143,21028$31,5360$012$91,33320$61,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED93$133,032129$100,093864$134,699228$27,1932$906,00053$122,62350$50,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN112$138,241107$140,542682$147,07643$34,5350$034$89,0889$63,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$140,76917$97,765141$133,8168$88,7500$02$48,00012$65,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED155$177,155158$167,7850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$181,15452$163,5584$200,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$179,00025$174,6403$117,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$185,11113$163,8460$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$107,5001$195,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Canadian County, OK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary32480.2 years
John30874.4 years
William28976.0 years
James27972.8 years
Robert18271.3 years
Charles16073.7 years
George15177.1 years
Dorothy11978.4 years
Margaret11780.5 years
Helen11478.9 years
Most common last names in Canadian County, OK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18376.7 years
Jones11573.9 years
Johnson10476.1 years
Williams10074.3 years
Davis9276.5 years
Taylor8476.5 years
Brown8174.5 years
Miller7778.1 years
Thompson6478.9 years
Moore6071.7 years
Businesses in Canadian County, OK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2KFC2
Arby's2Little Caesars Pizza2
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
AutoZone2McDonald's2
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Big O Tires1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet2SONIC Drive-In3
Cricket Wireless2Subway5
DHL1Super 81
Days Inn1T-Mobile2
Dennys1Taco Bell2
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx4U-Haul2
Ford2UPS4
GameStop1Walgreens2
Goodwill1Walmart2
H&R Block2Wendy's1

Canadian County on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"