Muskogee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 38,456 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 (13.31%), sales jobs (10.66%), and food service (8.53%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.10 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Muskogee is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.26% of adults 25 and older in Muskogee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Muskogee in 2010 was $19,155, 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 $76,620 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Muskogee include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Muskogee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.