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By the numbers

Edmond is always growing. Since 1980, the population has more than doubled to more than 89,000. That makes Edmond the sixth largest city in the state behind Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Broken Arrow and Lawton.

More people coming to Edmond translates into the need for more schools, more businesses and greater city services, officials say.

Here is a snapshot of what life is like in Edmond in 2016.

89,182: Population of Edmond

34,439: Number of households

$103,237: 
Average annual household income

68.2%: Homeownership in Edmond

$325,087: Average new home price

$64.2 million: Amount collected in city sales tax in 2015

176: Number of restaurants in Edmond

829: Number of motel and hotel rooms in Edmond

30: Number of parks, outdoor venues

42: Number of commercial building permits issued in 2015

543: Number of residential building permits issued in 2015

2.9%: Unemployment rate

Diana Baldwin

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›

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