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Alex is a town in Grady County, in the Oklahoma City metro area.

The community was named for William V. Alexander, postmaster.

The latitude of Alex is 34.914N. The longitude is -97.778W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,033 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 642.


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$27,353
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Alex received national attention for 1999 fire, which destroyed much of downtown.

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7% of Alex residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alex ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alex was $13,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Alex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $236.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $483.


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Grady County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alex political report.

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The average commute time for Alex workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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