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Blanchard, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Blanchard had a population of 8,846 as of July 1, 2018. Blanchard ranks in the lower 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 Blanchard is located at latitude 35.1378 and longitude -97.6581 in McClain County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blanchard encompass a land area of 29.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. McClain County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,270 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Blanchard are located in McClain County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Grady County.

The City of Blanchard (GNIS ID: 2409861) 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 Blanchard is located within Newcastle-Blanchard Division of McClain County.

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


Total Population 8,846
Population in Households 8,812
Population in Familes 7,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 298
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $60,032
Average Household Income $74,859
Per Capita Income $27,740


Total Housing Units 3,365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,537 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 677 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $201,334
Average Home Value $207,598


Total Households 3,214
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 2,470
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 2.11% 1.94%
Households 2.08% 1.96%
Families 1.57% 1.87%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Blanchard, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanchard 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 # 49 93rd
Population Density # 451 38th
Diversity Index # 650 11th
Median Household Income # 58 92nd
Per Capita Income # 140 81st

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