Sand Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 19,822 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Sand Springs is the 24th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sand Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sand Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sand Springs who work in office and administrative support (18.34%), sales jobs (12.63%), and management occupations (10.73%).
In Sand Springs, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Sand Springs is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Sand Springs is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.73% of adults 25 and older in Sand Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sand Springs in 2010 was $25,442, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,768 for a family of four. However, Sand Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sand Springs is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sand Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sand Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Sand Springs include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sand Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.