Temple is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 993 people and just one neighborhood, Temple is the 219th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Temple is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Temple is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Temple who work in healthcare suport services (9.97%), office and administrative support (9.70%) and healthcare (8.63%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Temple is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Temple has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Temple has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Temple than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Temple may be for you.
One downside of living in Temple is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Temple, the average commute to work is 30.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.