Pryor is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 9,469 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pryor is the 45th largest community in Oklahoma.
Pryor is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pryor is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pryor who work in teaching (12.88%), office and administrative support (10.82%), and sales jobs (6.21%).
One of the benefits of Pryor is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.05 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Pryor doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Pryor citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.72% of adults 25 and older in Pryor have a college degree.
The per capita income in Pryor in 2010 was $20,326, 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 $81,304 for a family of four. However, Pryor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pryor is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pryor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pryor residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pryor include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pryor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.