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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be a major influence in choosing which community is the best fit for you or your loved one's needs. The median home value in Enid is $103,325 and the median cost for rent is $584 a month. The rent burden for Enid is about 12.5% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Currently, the population of Enid consists of 48,325 people and in total the Enid metro area has a population of 50,122. Enid has a population density of 261 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Enid is 13.5% Hispanic, 5.1% mixed race, 0.8% Asian, 5.2% other or not specified, 3.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.7% black, 2.1% Native American, and 79.9% white. Of the population of Enid 8.2% have a graduate degree, 35.5% have a high-school diploma, and 22.1% have a college degree. In Enid, 9.9% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 50.5% are female and 49.5% are male. The median age of Enid is 35 years old. In Enid, 14.2% do not have health insurance, 63.9% participate in the labor force, 14.4% live in poverty, and 14.5% have some form of disability.
An overview of Oklahoma
In terms of resources, Oklahoma has a cost of living index of 88.1, a grocery index rating of 95.4, and a housing index rating of 71.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of Oklahoma is ranked 42nd in the nation. There are 134 general hospitals and 109 health centers that provide care for 3,953,546 Oklahoma residents. St Mary's Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hospital, Community Hospital, and Llc are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Oklahoma citizen is ranked 43rd nation-wide. Additionally, Oklahoma is ranked 47th by standards of healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 65% voted for the Republican candidate while 29% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Oklahoma, 43% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 7,057 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-47%, Mainline Protestant-18%, and Historically Black Protestant-4%. In Oklahoma there are 352 masonic lodges. In Oklahoma, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of Oklahoma ranks 22nd in the country for diversity.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Oklahoma is 38.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.2 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.85 inches. On average, the state receives 3.08 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 98F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 58F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 60F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 17F during the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 64%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of May at around 72%. While residents of Oklahoma mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Oklahoma can include tornadoes and floods and earthquakes (high).
Wildlife to be found in Oklahoma
The state of Oklahoma has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of big bluestem, yellow poplar, hickories and others, and scurf pea. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the plains spadefoot toad, the swamp dwarf crayfish, the Delaware county cave crayfish, or the common collared lizard. The state animal of Oklahoma is the American bison.