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 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 (15.19%), office and administrative support (13.96%), and sales jobs (13.17%).
Also of interest is that Bixby has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, 40.17% 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 $36,372, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $145,488 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 French .
The most common language spoken in Bixby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.