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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.
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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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blanchard was $17,323, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Blanchard residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Blanchard, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $737.
Libraries in Blanchard include Blanchard Public Library ... View libraries
McClain County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blanchard political report.
The average commute time for Blanchard workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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