Duncan, OK


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Duncan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 23,231 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Duncan is the 17th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities, Duncan isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Duncan are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Duncan is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Duncan who work in office and administrative support (16.25%), sales jobs (9.22%), and maintenance occupations (6.04%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Duncan has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Duncan a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Duncan spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.74 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Duncan citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.31% of adults 25 and older in Duncan have a college degree.

The per capita income in Duncan in 2010 was $22,605, 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 $90,420 for a family of four. However, Duncan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Duncan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Duncan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Duncan residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Duncan include German, English, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Duncan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.