Luther is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,694 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Luther is the 194th largest community in Oklahoma. Luther has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Luther, where the median household income is $63,106.00.
Luther real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Luther house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Luther is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Luther is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Luther who work in management occupations (13.34%), office and administrative support (13.34%), and business and financial occupations (7.76%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Luther has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Luther a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Luther is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Luther, the average commute to work is 36.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Luther does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Luther are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.89% of adults in Luther having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Luther in 2010 was $39,748, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,992 for a family of four. However, Luther contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Luther is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Luther home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Luther residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Luther include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and European.
The most common language spoken in Luther is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.