Catoosa, OK


Catoosa profile

Living in Catoosa

Catoosa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 7,133 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Catoosa is the 56th largest community in Oklahoma.

Catoosa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Catoosa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Catoosa who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), sales jobs (11.06%), and management occupations (8.64%).

Catoosa is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Catoosa, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 87.40% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Being a small city, Catoosa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Catoosa are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.99% of adults in Catoosa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Catoosa in 2010 was $27,203, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,812 for a family of four. However, Catoosa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Catoosa is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Catoosa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Catoosa residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Catoosa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Catoosa include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .

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