Bixby is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 26,724 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.
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, 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%).
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.
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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bixby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.