Bixby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 27,944 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bixby is the 20th largest community in Oklahoma. Much of the housing stock in Bixby was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Bixby economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Bixby, where the median household income is $83,119.00.
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.
Unlike some cities, Bixby isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bixby are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bixby is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bixby who work in management occupations (14.64%), sales jobs (13.76%), and office and administrative support (11.59%).
Because of many things, Bixby is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bixby really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bixby perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Bixby are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.43% 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 2018 was $38,965, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $155,860 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 German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Bixby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.