Moore, OK

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Living in Moore

Moore is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 61,415 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Moore is the seventh largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Moore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moore is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moore who work in office and administrative support (17.15%), sales jobs (10.30%), and management occupations (8.88%).

Also of interest is that Moore has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Moore is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Moore, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Moore are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.01% of adults in Moore having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Moore in 2010 was $26,472, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,888 for a family of four. However, Moore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Moore is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Moore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Moore include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Moore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.