Talihina is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,097 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Talihina is the 207th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some towns, Talihina isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Talihina are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Talihina is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Talihina who work in healthcare suport services (15.53%), management occupations (11.80%), and office and administrative support (10.25%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Talihina spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.26 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Talihina doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Talihina are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.44% of adults in Talihina have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Talihina in 2010 was $14,425, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,700 for a family of four. Talihina also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.47% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Talihina is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Talihina home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Talihina residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Talihina include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Talihina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.