Okmulgee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,240 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Okmulgee is the 35th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Okmulgee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Okmulgee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Okmulgee who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), sales jobs (10.90%), and management occupations (7.41%).
Being a small city, Okmulgee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Okmulgee are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.59% of adults in Okmulgee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Okmulgee in 2010 was $16,567, 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 $66,268 for a family of four.
Okmulgee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Okmulgee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Okmulgee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Okmulgee include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Okmulgee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Spanish.