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Overview

Introduction to Enid, Oklahoma

Enid, Oklahoma, in Garfield county, is 56 miles NW of Edmond, Oklahoma and 67 miles N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Enid History

Enid was founded in 1893, when the Cherokee Outlet was opened. It is believed that the city was named after a character in the "Idylls of the King," a story written by Alfred Lord Tennyson. The city is the county seat of Garfield County. The economy of the city largely depends on oil and agriculture.

Enid and nearby Attractions

  • Indian Hills Shopping Center
  • Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum
  • Great Salt Plains State Park
  • Railroad Museum of Oklahoma
  • Leonardo's Discovery Warehouse & Adventure Quest
  • Museum of the Cherokee Strip

Things To Do In Enid

The Museum of the Cherokee Strip, the Southern Heights Heritage Center and Museum, the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma and Midgley Museum provide insight into the history of the area. Some of the local parks include Frisco Park, Hoover Park, the Weldon Park and Bird Sanctuary, Oakwood Naturse Park and the WaterWorks Lake Park. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Meadowlake Municipal Golf Course, Pheasant Run Golf Club, Rolling Meadows Golf Club, Golden Oaks Golf Course or at the Oakwood Country Club. Every year, the city hosts the Cherokee Strip Days, the Tri-State Music Festival, the Garfield County Fair and Oktoberfest.

Enid Transportation

Stillwater Regional Airport is nearby.

Enid Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued at Langston University, Southern Nazarene University and the University of Central Oklahoma.

Demographics

People

Total Population50,809
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens14.9%
Employed Population 16+23,010
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married52.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,065
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,193
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,455

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,076
% Above Poverty Level85.6%
% Below Poverty Level14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$811
Median House Value$102,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.9%
German16.9%
Irish9.1%
English7.5%
French Except Basque2.8%
Dutch1.8%
Czech1.5%
Italian1.5%
Scottish1.3%
Polish0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Russian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Danishn0.3%
African0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Enid Almanac

CategoryValue
County Garfield County
Standard Zip Codes73703, 73705, 73701
P.O. Box Zip Codes73702, 73706
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.4
Approximate Longitude-97.86

Enid Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationENID
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationHELENA 1 SSE
Distance24.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationBILLINGS
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Drummond432$54,167
Fairmont255$60,875
Garber865$46,786
Kremlin207$71,875
Lahoma539$63,233
Waukomis1,526$56,447

Enid Public Libraries

Enid-public Library Of Enid And Garfield Co
120 W. MAINE
Enid, Oklahoma
(580) 234-6313

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Enid Hospitals

Integris Bass Pavilion
(Non-profit)
401 South Third Street
(580) 233-2300
Integris Bass Baptist Health Center
(Non-profit)
600 South Monroe Street
(580) 233-2300
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
305 South Fifth Street
(580) 249-3740

Enid Public Schools

Adams Es
2200 East Randolph Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-7600
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Carver Early Childhood Ctr
815 South 5th Street
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-8601
Primary
Total Enrollment 141
Chisholm Es
300 Colorado Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 237-5645
Primary
Total Enrollment 503
Coolidge Es
1515 East Ash Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-7550
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Emerson Ms
700 West Elm Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-7250
Middle
Total Enrollment 417
Enid Hs
611 West Wabash Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-8300
High
Total Enrollment 1868
Garfield Es
900 East Broadway Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 709
Longfellow Ms
900 East Broadway Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-8200
Middle
Total Enrollment 490
Monroe Es
400 West Cottonwood Avenue
ZIP: 73701
(580) 366-7500
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Pioneer-pleasant Vale Es
6020 East Willow Road
ZIP: 73701
(580) 234-9628
Primary
Total Enrollment 308
Chisholm Hs
4018 West Carrier Road
ZIP: 73703
(580) 233-2852
High
Total Enrollment 296
Chisholm Ms
4202 West Carrier Road
ZIP: 73703
(580) 234-0234
Middle
Total Enrollment 241
Dewitt Waller Ms
2604 West Randolph Avenue
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-7900
Middle
Total Enrollment 657
Eisenhower Es
1301 Fox Drive
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-8100
Primary
Total Enrollment 160
Glenwood Es
824 North Oakwood Road
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-7800
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Hayes Es
2102 Beverly Drive
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-7650
Primary
Total Enrollment 340
Hoover Es
2800 West Maine Avenue
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-7350
Primary
Total Enrollment 336
Mckinley Es
1701 West Broadway Avenue
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Prairie View Es
4700 W Willow Road
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-8000
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Taft Es
1002 Sequoyah Drive
ZIP: 73703
(580) 366-7450
Primary
Total Enrollment 349

Enid Private Schools

Cimarron Montessori School
419 W Maple Ave
ZIP: 73701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 60
St Joseph Catholic School
110 N Madison St
ZIP: 73701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 74
St Paul's Lutheran School
1626 E Broadway Ave
ZIP: 73701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 58
Bethel Baptist Academy
901 S Cleveland St
ZIP: 73703
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
Emmanuel Christian School
2505 W Owen K Garriott Rd
ZIP: 73703
Elementary
Total Enrollment 139
Oklahoma Bible Academy
5913 W Chestnut Ave
ZIP: 73703
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 276
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