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. 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 $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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Owasso is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Owasso area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
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.