Bixby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 25,333 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bixby is the 20th largest community in Oklahoma. Bixby has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Bixby, where the median household income is $76,515.00.
Bixby real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Bixby house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Bixby is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bixby is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bixby who work in management occupations (14.97%), sales jobs (14.56%), and office and administrative support (13.81%).
Bixby is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Bixby’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Bixby are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.92% of adults in Bixby have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bixby in 2010 was $36,063, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,252 for a family of four. However, Bixby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bixby is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bixby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bixby residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bixby include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bixby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.