Stilwell is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 4,016 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Stilwell is the 89th largest community in Oklahoma.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Stilwell is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.51% of the Stilwell workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Stilwell is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stilwell who work in office and administrative support (11.01%), sales jobs (9.55%), and healthcare (6.11%).
Being a small city, Stilwell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Stilwell with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Stilwell in 2010 was $13,148, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,592 for a family of four. Stilwell also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.46% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Stilwell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stilwell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stilwell residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Stilwell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stilwell include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Stilwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.