Durant is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 17,286 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Durant is the 32nd largest community in Oklahoma.
Durant is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Durant is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Durant who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), sales jobs (12.01%), and teaching (8.43%).
Also of interest is that Durant has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Durant is a college town. There are a lot of students in Durant attending college, and as a result Durant provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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 17.36 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Durant overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Durant, 22.74% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Durant in 2010 was $18,951, 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 $75,804 for a family of four. However, Durant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Durant is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Durant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Durant residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Durant include English, German, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Durant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.