Inola is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,834 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Inola is the 157th largest community in Oklahoma.
When you are in Inola, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.42% of Inola’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Inola is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Inola who work in office and administrative support (18.94%), sales jobs (7.36%), and teaching (7.22%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Inola has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Inola has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Inola than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Inola may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Inola doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Inola with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.71% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Inola in 2010 was $20,174, 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 $80,696 for a family of four. However, Inola contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Inola is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Inola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Inola residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Inola include German, English, Dutch West Indian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Inola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.