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. 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 $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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Bixby is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Bixby area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Bixby ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Bixby, 41.92% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate 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.