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Yukon is a city in Canadian County, in the Oklahoma City metro area.

The community was named for the Yukon River in Alaska.

The latitude of Yukon is 35.506N. The longitude is -97.762W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,289 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,152.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$45,265
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Yukon demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Garth Brooks, musician
Local festivals include:
  • Oklahoma Czech Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Yukon web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Yukon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Canadian 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 73099 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Yukon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yukon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yukon was $19,773, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Yukon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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

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

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Geocaching & geography
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Government
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Health
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History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Yukon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $414.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $811.


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Libraries

Libraries in Yukon include Mabel C. Fry Public Library ... View libraries

Maps

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Parks & recreation
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Photos & post cards
Politics

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

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Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Yukon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Yukon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Yukon include Best Western Inn & Suites, Super 8.

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