Blackwell, OK


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Blackwell is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 6,875 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Blackwell is the 57th largest community in Oklahoma.

Blackwell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Blackwell is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Blackwell who work in sales jobs (13.04%), office and administrative support (9.82%), and healthcare (6.18%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Blackwell has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Blackwell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Blackwell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Blackwell may be for you.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Blackwell rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.11% of adults 25 and older in Blackwell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Blackwell in 2010 was $22,402, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,608 for a family of four. However, Blackwell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Blackwell is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Blackwell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blackwell residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Blackwell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Blackwell include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Blackwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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