Okemah is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,247 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Okemah is the 106th largest community in Oklahoma.
Okemah is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Okemah is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Okemah who work in office and administrative support (9.74%), sales jobs (8.82%), and healthcare suport services (8.22%).
The citizens of Okemah are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.27% of adults in Okemah have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Okemah in 2010 was $13,139, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,556 for a family of four. Okemah also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.08% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Okemah is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Okemah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Okemah residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Okemah include German, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Okemah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.