Checotah, OK

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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%).

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

Checotah is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Checotah, just 10.89% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

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.

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