Guthrie is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 11,437 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Guthrie is the 42nd largest community in Oklahoma.
Guthrie is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Guthrie is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Guthrie who work in office and administrative support (10.36%), sales jobs (10.13%), and management occupations (9.33%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.27% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Guthrie citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.61% of adults 25 and older in Guthrie have a college degree.
The per capita income in Guthrie in 2010 was $22,469, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,876 for a family of four. However, Guthrie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Guthrie is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Guthrie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Guthrie residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Guthrie include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Guthrie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.