Choctaw is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,179 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.
Choctaw is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Choctaw is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Choctaw who work in office and administrative support (17.39%), management occupations (9.19%), and sales jobs (7.81%).
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.
Because of many things, Choctaw is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Choctaw really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Choctaw perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The overall education level of Choctaw is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.68% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Choctaw in 2010 was $31,224, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,896 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 Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Choctaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.