Checotah is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,095 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Checotah is the 103rd largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Checotah is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Checotah is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Checotah who work in sales jobs (16.33%), food service (12.94%), and teaching (6.79%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Checotah has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Checotah a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Checotah doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Checotah with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.89% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Checotah in 2018 was $18,831, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,324 for a family of four.
Checotah is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Checotah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Checotah residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Checotah include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Checotah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.