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.

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 (15.24%), sales jobs (11.06%), and management occupations (8.64%).

Catoosa is a very car-oriented city. 87.40% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Catoosa is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Catoosa has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

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.