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.
Because of many things, Edmond is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Edmond really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Edmond perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Edmond is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Edmond area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Edmond is a pretty powerful place. 53.05% of the adults in Edmond have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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.