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Chandler is a city in Lincoln County, in the Oklahoma City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for George Chandler, first assistant secretary of the interior

The latitude of Chandler is 35.701N. The longitude is -96.88W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 942 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,824.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,833
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chandler demographic reports
Developed as an oil boom town

After the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, Bermuda grass from this region was used to reseed counties in western Oklahoma

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 3.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Ice Cream Festival - June 16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Chandler web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bell Cow Lake, Chandler Lake
Historic routes: Route 66
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Pioneer History
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Chandler demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lincoln County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74834 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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

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Attractions

Recommendations: The 1930s gas station on Route 66 is a popular photo opp

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chandler was $14,676, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Chandler residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Chandler festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.



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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Chandler, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $611.


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Libraries

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

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Chandler workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Chandler include Econo Lodge Chandler.

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