El Reno, OK Profile: Facts & Data


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El Reno, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of El Reno had a population of 17,660 as of July 1, 2018. El Reno ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for El Reno is located at latitude 35.5418 and longitude -97.9613 in Canadian County. The formal boundaries for the City of El Reno (see map below) encompass a land area of 79.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Canadian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,358 feet.

The City of El Reno (GNIS ID: 2410416) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of El Reno is located within El Reno Division of Canadian County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for El Reno: Elreno.

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El Reno, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,660
Population in Households 16,097
Population in Familes 12,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,563
Population Density2 223
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $49,662
Average Household Income $65,365
Per Capita Income $25,136


Total Housing Units 7,019 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,867 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,383 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 769 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $114,303
Average Home Value $133,025


Total Households 6,250
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 3,981
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 1.14%
Households 0.82% 1.19%
Families 0.66% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

El Reno, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Reno to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 96th
Population Density # 492 33rd
Diversity Index # 103 86th
Median Household Income # 212 71st
Per Capita Income # 236 68th

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