Blair, OK Demographics


Population (year 2000): 894. Estimated population in July 2005: 823 (-7.9% change)
Males: 436 (48.8%), Females: 458 (51.2%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 73526

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $29,821 (year 2000)
Median house value: $43,100 (year 2000)

Races in Blair:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.8%)
  • Hispanic (10.4%)
  • Other race (7.5%)
  • American Indian (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (15.8%), German (10.7%), United States (10.3%), English (3.7%), Italian (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Blair

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blair town

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-1.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Blair:

  • MANGUM CITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MANGUM, OK)
  • JACKSON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; ALTUS, OK)
  • ELKVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; HOBART, OK)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blair:

  • ALTUS AFB (about 10 miles; ALTUS, OK; ID: LTS)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 66 miles; FORT SILL, OK; ID: FSI)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 67 miles; LAWTON, OK; ID: LAW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blair:

  • ALTUS/QUARTZ MOUNTAIN RGNL (about 7 miles; ALTUS, OK; ID: AXS)
  • SCOTT FIELD (about 15 miles; MANGUM, OK; ID: 2K4)
  • OLUSTEE MUNI (about 21 miles; OLUSTEE, OK; ID: F09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blair:

  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; WEATHERFORD, OK; FT enrollment: 4,360)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; FT enrollment: 4,619)
  • SOUTHERN NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (about 128 miles; BETHANY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,002)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 130 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 5,220)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY (about 132 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 2,164)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY (about 134 miles; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; FT enrollment: 3,234)

Schools

Public high school in Blair:

  • BLAIR HS (Students: 131; Location: 610 ZINN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Blair:

  • BLAIR ES (Students: 212; Location: 610 ZINN; Grades: KG – 08)