Holdenville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 5,750 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Holdenville is the 67th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Holdenville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holdenville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Holdenville who work in office and administrative support (12.76%), food service (9.43%), and sales jobs (7.44%).
A relatively large number of people in Holdenville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.03% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 citizens of Holdenville have a very low rate of college education: just 6.74% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Holdenville in 2010 was $12,190, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,760 for a family of four.
Holdenville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Holdenville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holdenville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Holdenville include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Holdenville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.