Owasso is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 38,732 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Owasso is the 11th 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 $71,621.00.
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.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.72% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The city of Owasso is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.
The citizens of Owasso are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.30% of adults in Owasso have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Owasso in 2018 was $31,468, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,872 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 German, English, Irish, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Owasso is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.