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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Owasso is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Owasso use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Owasso‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
In terms of college education, Owasso is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.63% of adults in Owasso have a college degree.
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.