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.
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 (14.63%), sales jobs (10.85%), and management occupations (9.44%).
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.
Because of many things, Owasso is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Owasso really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Owasso perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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: 30.04% of adults in Owasso have a college degree.
The per capita income in Owasso in 2010 was $27,800, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,200 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.