Bixby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 24,657 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bixby is the 20th largest community in Oklahoma.
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 a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (14.98%), office and administrative support (14.44%), and sales jobs (14.02%).
Because of many things, Bixby is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bixby a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bixby has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bixby’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Bixby is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.48% of adults in Bixby have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Bixby in 2010 was $34,831, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,324 for a family of four. However, Bixby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bixby is a somewhat 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.