Kingfisher is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 4,865 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kingfisher is the 79th largest community in Oklahoma.
Kingfisher real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Kingfisher house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Kingfisher is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kingfisher is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingfisher who work in office and administrative support (13.63%), management occupations (9.81%), and healthcare (8.07%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.01% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Kingfisher is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kingfisher a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Kingfisher has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kingfisher’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Kingfisher is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Kingfisher overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Kingfisher, 22.05% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kingfisher in 2010 was $25,914, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,656 for a family of four. However, Kingfisher contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kingfisher is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kingfisher home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kingfisher residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kingfisher include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Kingfisher is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.