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.
Collinsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
Collinsville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Collinsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Collinsville is a very car-oriented city. 88.39% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Collinsville is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Collinsville has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
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.