Collinsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 6,650 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Collinsville is the 70th largest community in Oklahoma.
Collinsville real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Collinsville 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, Collinsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Collinsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collinsville who work in office and administrative support (18.72%), sales jobs (13.39%), and teaching (8.79%).
Because of many things, Collinsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Collinsville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Collinsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Collinsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Collinsville is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Collinsville, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 88.39% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Collinsville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Collinsville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.40% of adults in Collinsville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Collinsville in 2010 was $23,990, 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 $95,960 for a family of four. However, Collinsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Collinsville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Collinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Collinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Collinsville include Irish, English, European, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Collinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.