El Reno, OK

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Living in El Reno

El Reno is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 19,965 people and five constituent neighborhoods, El Reno is the 30th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities, El Reno isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in El Reno are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, El Reno is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in El Reno who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), sales jobs (11.09%), and management occupations (9.25%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) El Reno has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. El Reno has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in El Reno than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, El Reno may be for you.

El Reno is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in El Reno with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.62% of adults in El Reno have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in El Reno in 2018 was $23,619, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,476 for a family of four. However, El Reno contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

El Reno is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call El Reno home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of El Reno residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. El Reno also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in El Reno include German, Irish, English, French, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in El Reno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.