Profile for Guthrie, Oklahoma, OK
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Guthrie is a city in Logan County, in the Oklahoma City metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for John Guthrie, Kansas judge.
The latitude of Guthrie is 35.878N. The longitude is -97.425W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,110.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Guthrie demographic reports
State capital until 1913
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 53. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1988 movie, "Rain Man"
· 1996 movie, "Twister"
Well-known residents have included:
· Carrie Nation, prohibitionist
· Tom Mix, cowboy actor
Local festivals include:
- International Bluegrass Festival - October 4-6, 2007
- Apples & Quilts Festival - Sept. 11-15, 2007
- 89er Celebration - April 17-21, 2007
- Jazz Banjo Festival - May 25-27, 2007
- Guthrie Art & Wine Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Guthrie web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Noble Park, Highland Park
Historic sites and museums: State Capital Publishing Museum, Oklahoma Territorial Museum, Oklahoma Frontier Drugstore Museum, National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame Museum
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 Guthrie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Logan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oklahoma City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 73034 ZIP code.
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Ancestry & family history
13% of Guthrie residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Guthrie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Guthrie was $15,774, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Guthrie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Guthrie festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- 89er Celebration - A
- International Bluegrass Festival - O
- Jazz Banjo Festival - M
- Apples & Quilts Festival - S
- Guthrie Art & Wine Festival - O
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Guthrie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $299. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.
Libraries in Guthrie include Guthrie Public Library ... View libraries
Logan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Guthrie political report.
The average commute time for Guthrie workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Guthrie include Best Western Territorial Inn, Sleep Inn.
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