Owasso, OK


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Owasso is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 34,542 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Owasso is the 14th largest community in Oklahoma. Much of the housing stock in Owasso was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Owasso economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Owasso, where the median household income is $65,881.00.

Owasso real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Owasso house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Owasso isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Owasso are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Owasso is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Owasso who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (10.04%), and management occupations (10.00%).

Also of interest is that Owasso has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Owasso is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Owasso’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The overall education level of Owasso citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.24% of adults in Owasso have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Owasso in 2010 was $28,224, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,896 for a family of four. However, Owasso contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Owasso is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Owasso home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Owasso residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Owasso include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Owasso is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.