Piedmont is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 7,884 people and just one neighborhood, Piedmont is the 58th largest community in Oklahoma. Piedmont 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 Piedmont, where the median household income is $83,413.00.
Piedmont real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Piedmont house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Piedmont is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Piedmont is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Piedmont who work in office and administrative support (14.17%), management occupations (13.00%), and computer science and math (10.05%).
Also of interest is that Piedmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.26% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Piedmont is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Piedmont’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Piedmont is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Piedmont, the average commute to work is 30.72 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Piedmont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Piedmont ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Piedmont, 43.18% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Piedmont in 2018 was $39,884, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,536 for a family of four.
Piedmont is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Piedmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Piedmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Piedmont include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Piedmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Oklahoma. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Oklahoma. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and highly educated executives.
Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Piedmont are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.8% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 47.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.3%), and 14.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.1%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Piedmont, OK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (85.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.