Edmond is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 91,191 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Edmond is the sixth largest community in Oklahoma.
Edmond real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Edmond house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Edmond is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.99% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Edmond is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edmond who work in management occupations (12.65%), sales jobs (12.56%), and office and administrative support (12.03%).
Also of interest is that Edmond has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Edmond 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, Edmond’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Edmond use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Edmond‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Edmond. 53.05% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Edmond in 2010 was $39,643, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,572 for a family of four. However, Edmond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Edmond is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Edmond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Edmond residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edmond include Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Edmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.