Owasso is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 35,784 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Owasso is the 14th largest community in Oklahoma. Owasso has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Owasso, where the median household income is $67,340.00.
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.
Owasso is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.64%), management occupations (10.96%), and sales jobs (10.75%).
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.
The overall education level of Owasso citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.63% 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 $29,889, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,556 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 French .
The most common language spoken in Owasso is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.