Sallisaw is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 8,596 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sallisaw is the 48th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities, Sallisaw isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sallisaw are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sallisaw is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sallisaw who work in office and administrative support (12.68%), sales jobs (9.10%), and food service (8.92%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Sallisaw rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.49% of adults 25 and older in Sallisaw 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 Sallisaw in 2010 was $17,182, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,728 for a family of four.
Sallisaw is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sallisaw home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sallisaw residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sallisaw include German, English, Dutch West Indian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Sallisaw is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.