Muskogee, OK


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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, Muskogee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Muskogee are a mix 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 (13.49%), sales jobs (10.42%), and food service (8.88%).

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 17.31 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of adults in Muskogee who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.82% of the adults in Muskogee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Muskogee in 2010 was $19,380, 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 $77,520 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 Vietnamese.