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Blanchard, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The City of Blanchard had a population of 9,323 as of July 1, 2020. 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 1,273 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.


Blanchard, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 9,323 (100%)
Population in Households 9,290 (99.6%)
Population in Families 8,177 (87.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 33 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 314
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $66,508
Average Household Income $87,141
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $32,323
Wealth Index5 97


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,731 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 661 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $193,116
Average Home Value $209,184
Housing Affordability Index3 209


Total Households 3,392
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 2,610
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 2.21% 1.74%
Households 2.21% 1.76%
Families 1.81% 1.7%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
Owner Occupied HU   1.76%


Blanchard, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blanchard to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 48 94th
Population Density # 446 40th
Median Household Income # 56 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 232 31st
Per Capita Income # 75 90th
Diversity Index # 663 11th

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