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Blanchard is a city in McClain County, in the Oklahoma City metro area. (The community straddles McClain and Grady counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for W.G. Blanchard, developer

The latitude of Blanchard is 35.137N. The longitude is -97.657W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,270 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,178.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$37,121
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Blanchard demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jody Miller, singer
Local festivals include:
  • Pepperfest - June 16, 2007
  • May Daze - May 17-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Blanchard web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Blanchard demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McClain County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oklahoma City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 73065 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Blanchard residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blanchard ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blanchard was $17,323, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Blanchard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Blanchard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $737.


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Libraries in Blanchard include Blanchard Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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