Muskogee, OK

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Living in Muskogee

Muskogee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 36,878 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Muskogee is the 11th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Muskogee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Muskogee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Muskogee who work in office and administrative support (13.11%), sales jobs (9.61%), and healthcare (8.65%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Muskogee spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.88 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Muskogee citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.91% of adults 25 and older in Muskogee have a college degree.

The per capita income in Muskogee in 2018 was $22,107, which is middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,428 for a family of four. However, Muskogee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Muskogee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Muskogee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Muskogee residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Muskogee include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Muskogee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.