Alva is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 5,174 people and just one neighborhood, Alva is the 76th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alva is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alva is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alva who work in office and administrative support (14.90%), sales jobs (10.59%) and maintenance occupations (7.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Alva, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Alva provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.97 minutes getting to work every day.
Alva 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.