Choctaw is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,524 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Choctaw is the 39th largest community in Oklahoma.
Choctaw real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Choctaw house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Choctaw is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Choctaw is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Choctaw who work in office and administrative support (18.29%), management occupations (12.39%), and sales jobs (7.36%).
Also of interest is that Choctaw has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Choctaw is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.97% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Choctaw in 2010 was $32,720, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,880 for a family of four. However, Choctaw contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Choctaw is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Choctaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Choctaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Choctaw include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Choctaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.