Cushing is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 7,867 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cushing is the 51st largest community in Oklahoma.
Cushing is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cushing is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cushing who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), management occupations (8.87%), and sales jobs (8.69%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.42 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Cushing doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Cushing with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.96% of adults in Cushing have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cushing in 2010 was $17,917, which is middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,668 for a family of four. However, Cushing contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cushing is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cushing home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cushing residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Cushing include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Cushing is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.