Nowata is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,743 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nowata is the 95th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Nowata is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nowata is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nowata who work in office and administrative support (18.77%), food service (8.91%), and sales jobs (8.11%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Nowata has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Nowata has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Nowata than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Nowata may be for you.
Nowata is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Nowata are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.58% of adults in Nowata have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Nowata in 2010 was $16,919, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,676 for a family of four.
Nowata is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nowata home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nowata residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Nowata include Irish, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Nowata is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.