Pawnee is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 2,160 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pawnee is the 138th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pawnee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pawnee is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pawnee who work in sales jobs (13.53%), food service (12.19%), and office and administrative support (9.40%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Pawnee spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.44 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Pawnee rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.62% of adults 25 and older in Pawnee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Pawnee in 2010 was $18,528, which is middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,112 for a family of four.
Pawnee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pawnee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pawnee residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pawnee include Irish, French , English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pawnee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.