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 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.
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.