Enid Newcomers Guide 2018 - Page 6

Location Northwest Oklahoma County............................................................ Garfield Time Zone........................................................Central Elevation........................................................ 1,246 ft. Land Area/Enid....................................75.43 sq. miles Land Area/Garfield County...................1,060 sq. miles Population Enid..................................................................51,004 Garfield County.................................................62,603 Enid Trade Area.............................................. 103,596 Income Average Family Household Income........................................................... $67,971 Median Home Value (Owner Occupied).........$96,436 Cost of Living Index........................................... 90.5% (ACCRA Cost of Living Index/ 3rd Qtr. 2017) Climate Average Temperature January ............................................................ 35.1°F Community Profile July................................................................... 92.2°F Enid is the county seat of Garfield Annual Rainfall.......................................... 34.4 inches County and was founded during the opening Annual Snowfall........................................ 4.75 inches of the Cherokee Outlet in the Land Run of Government/Taxes 1893, and is said to be named after Enid, a Type of Government................... City Council Manager character in Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s Idylls of Planning Commission............................................. Yes the King. Enid holds the nickname of “Wheat Zoning Regulations................................................. Yes Capital” of Oklahoma and the United States Property Tax Per $1,000 Assessed Value:(2015 Tax for its immense grain storage capacity, and Year) has the third largest grain storage capacity City............................................................ $96.16 avg. in the world. Garfield County......................................... $93.87 avg. The economy of Enid is diverse with Sales Tax........................................................... 9.10% its foundation in oil and gas industry and (City: 4.25% County: .35% State: 4.50%) agriculture. Enid has continued to enjoy a steady growth and a diversified economy City Services over the years. The values of personal Full-time Firefighters............................................... 82 integrity, love of culture, community and Fire Insurance Rating................................................. 2 a solid economy work together to provide Law Enforcement Officers...................................... 100 an excellent quality of life and outstanding Enforcement Vehicles............................................ 105 opportunities for business and industry. Enid’s diversified economy continues to Garfield County Labor Force Statistics provide jobs for the people of the area and (September 2017 OESC) Employed......................................................... 29,502 opportunity for future growth. Unemployed...................................................... 1,142 Unemployment Rate............................................ 3.7% Helpful Websites 4 Enid Chamber of Commerce.......................................................................www.enidchamber.com Enid News & Eagle Newspaper..........................................................................www.enidnews.com City of Enid..........................................................................................................................www.enid.org Enid Buzz..................................................................................................................www.enidbuzz.com ERDA......................................................................................................................... www.growenid.com Visit Enid...................................................................................................................... www.visitenid.org Main Street Enid........................................................................................... www.mainstreetenid.org Enid Public Schools.................................................................................www.enidpublicschools.org