Catoosa, OK

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Living in Catoosa

Catoosa is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 6,995 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Catoosa is the 56th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities, Catoosa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Catoosa are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.71%), sales jobs (10.69%), and management occupations (10.13%).

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!) Catoosa 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. Catoosa has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Catoosa than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Catoosa may be for you.

The education level of Catoosa citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.20% of adults 25 and older in Catoosa have a college degree.

The per capita income in Catoosa in 2010 was $29,418, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,672 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 10.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Catoosa include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and French.

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