Chickasha is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 16,488 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chickasha is the 31st largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chickasha is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chickasha is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chickasha who work in office and administrative support (14.31%), sales jobs (8.88%), and food service (7.01%).
The education level of Chickasha citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.72% of adults 25 and older in Chickasha have a college degree.
The per capita income in Chickasha in 2010 was $22,000, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,000 for a family of four. However, Chickasha contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Chickasha is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chickasha home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chickasha residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chickasha include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Chickasha is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.